Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Dear Amanda (part one)
Who is this kid?

Who is this LITTLE girl?
Thanksgiving 2004

This girl with whispy curls?

This girl with bangs and a purple back pack?
amanda 4-15-05

This girl who still lets her mommy brush her hair?
Amanda 3-26-05

Who still shoots a smile at the camera when asked to?
Amanda 02-22-04

Who's not too cool for school?
Amanda's ribbon

Who is still a LITTLE sister and not a big one yet?
lunch in a boat

Who brings stuffed animals out in public?

Who gets tickle attacked by her uncle?
Amanda - flying

Who thinks being silly is fun?

Who thinks being a grown up is all about wearing makeup?

Who lets Mommy dress her for picture day?
picture day 2004

This girl who is learning how to be a big sister?
hold my hand

This girl with messy hair who still sits on Winnie the Pooh chairs?

And makes faces at her Mom?
Silly Face

Who thinks making brownies with her mom is super fun?
Amanda stirring her mix.

And who still wears Arm Floaties?
Noah - pre Navy

Who doesn't have a fashion sense?
Amanda: in her element

Who is learning about how to be a big kid?
My Third Grader

But also who is learning how to still be a little kid?

I see this little girl...

In her Barbie pajamas...
This would have been in 2003

With that sparkle in her eyes...
My girls

Who still gets loose teeth...
hanging on - barely

And writes papers about loving her family...
The Great Family

And while she will always be this little to me....
look how little they are!

Tomorrow, she will be thirteen....

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