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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Quite the Artiste

Mairead loves to draw, paint, color, write, or create pretty much any kind of project.  She loves the art table in the office and spends a lot of time there working on her masterpieces.  Just about fifteen minutes ago, she came down to the kitchen where I was working and said, "I have something very special for you.  It's in the office."  I followed her up the stairs as she instructed, "Close your eyes!"  She led me by the hand to the art table where she showed me her latest creation.  She said, 'It's a family!"  She named each person in the picture.  If you can't tell, from left to right we have Ben, Jack, Mairead, Daddy, and Mommy.  So proud of her!

Most of the time, she has multicolored fingers, paint marks on her clothes, and random traces of marker on her arms... but she's still beautiful!

Yesterday's work was this picture that she did completely on her own.  If you can't read it, it says, "
I LOE DAD" with a heart and a picture of Daddy.  She is too sweet!
It's hard to believe that this little girl will be four years old tomorrow!  Time has gone by so (too) fast, but it's hard to remember life without her in it.  She has already overcome so many challenges and she continues to amaze us every day.  I just wish I could slow things down sometimes before I blink and she is all grown up.  Her height also makes me feel like she is on 'fast forward' since she does not look like a four year old.  At the playground yesterday, another mother of twins asked me how old the boys were and then asked about Mairead.  She asked, "and that's your daugther?  How old is she, 6?"  I said, "Uh, no, she will turn four on Friday."  Three mothers went on for five minutes about how they just couldn't believe that, and what a tall girl, etc.  No matter how tall she is, she is still our baby girl!

1 comment:

Terry Family said...

Happy Birthday Mairead! xxoo