Tuesday, April 01, 2014

seven to eight

seven was...


  • long hair that always knots, lately pulled up "in a high pony" you tell me.
  • big girl teeth and that awesome smile (you still get that crinkle in your nose)
  • played your first team sport, soccer, decided it wasn't really for you.
  • love to dance and sing and dance and jump . did i mention dance?   :)
  • learned to ride your bike and swim in a pool! (2 HUGE milestones)
  • took your very first airplane ride (wasn't your favorite... guess you take after me there.) 
  • grew out your bangs
  • fantastic reader, preferring science books to chapter books
  • you have beautiful handwriting
  • crazy good speller
  • hula hooper
  • irish stepper
  • wonderful sister 
  • stuffed animal LOVER/hoarder ;)
  • nature lover, beach comber, wave jumper, snow tuber
  • you adored the movie Frozen this year singing all the songs over and over to us
  • brand new pierced ears!!!! (milestone)
  • funny sweet silly smart sassy fun energetic artistic beautiful you
today you are eight.
EIGHT!
and i know for certain, eight will be GREAT!
happy birthday to our wildflower.


 wish BIG my sweet girl

love,
mummah

5 comments:

Susan said...

Oh so sweet, Kristin! Happy birthday to your girl!

beth lehman said...

what a fabulous list... i love that you do this for your kiddos (and your momma heart!!)! happy birthday to you both!! xo

lifeinthewyldewest said...

Oh yes! eight will be great! I feel honored to have watch your beautiful girl grow before my eyes! I love the things you wrote about her. You are a really great mom. Love your friend Tracie and of course a very happy birthday to your new eight year old beauty.

Diane said...

Lovely mama! such joy and delight you have captured.

Cathy said...

i love your birthday list and the way you make a collage of their year. such a gift. happy belated birthday to your sweet girl. I know your heart is full. xoxo