Is she really 5 years old?? This precious little bundle of girlyness
who, after 3 boys (and at my age of 42) was quite a surprise!
I asked at every ultrasound for them to check again, just to be sure! After delivering a house full of testosterone, I was NOT convinced that she was in fact a girl until she was born and I could check for um, missing parts, if ya know what I mean! Hehe!
And what a girl we got! I had hoped for half tomboy and half girlie girl and I do believe the Lord heard my plea. This child will dress up in her best Princess dress, ready herself for the ball while shooting Nerf guns at her brothers and if necessary, tackling them to the ground without toppling her tiara! The girls got talent, y'all!
We call her "Charlie's twin," Lord help
She is LOUD and
She certainly did open her arms and her heart to her sister, whom she adores!
Don't get me wrong, they can fight like - well - sisters but...
They are each others side kick and best friend
and have a very special bond
Oh and she also wants to adopt a baby - from New York - when she grows up! Yeah, don't ask! LOL!
She is the one I chose to home school this year,
Yep - this one - really!
I am loving it. Em, on the other hand, would like to go to a school with a playground! Sigh! I am committed though and because I got to experience this with my Em, we have now decided to keep Caleb home next year - and maybe both girls - sorry dear Em but you may be stuck with me for another year!
My precious Em turned 5 a couple of weeks ago but due to this
We weren't really able to celebrate like we wanted to, so we waited until there was a break in this
to be able to come to JuJu's and PARTY!
The table was set, the ice cream cake, divine, the cousins all there and...
my sweet baby got to do the one thing she was so hoping to do....
It had rained all day and was not as warm as it had been but she didn't care. As soon as the rained stopped (well almost stopped), they jumped in - at night - in the cold - in the drizzle and had a blast! Funny thing is the 5 younger ones all jumped in while the older 3 hid in terror! With age, comes wisdom???? Heh!
Em's other 5 year old request was to go down to my brother and his wife's farm and ride horses!! This is truly a little slice of Heaven on earth for my kids. They love going to the farm and who could blame them?
There are chickens
and cousins on horses!
Em loved it
When she is 16 and driving for the first time, however, I don't think she will let me run along side the car, will she?
So my darling Emmeline, you haven't changed much in your 5 years
except for getting taller and older (sigh) and maybe a little LOUDER (again, Sigh), and I am so thankful that you haven't! You are just as sweet and loving and fun as you have always been.
You still love to snuggle and take comfort in your Momma's arms and that does this Momma's heart good!
My beautiful Emmeline, I wish you a very Happy 5th Birthday and hope the next 5 years will bring you lots of ballet and soccer, tea parties and flag football! You are my precious Princess Tomboy and I wouldn't have it any other way!
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