I'm feeling extremely emotional tonight so this may be short! My baby girl turned 4 today. It seems just like yesterday that we were holding this TINY little being in our arms for the first time. I can't tell you how excited I was to have a GIRL. There are the obvious reasons like painted fingernails and matching hairbows but I was more excited about the relationship we would have. I couldn't imagine life without being able to share the sort of relationship that I had with my mom with my daughter. I think that we are a lot alike which, at times, makes things rather difficult. Her daddy is so incredibly enamored with her that she can do little wrong! She has a strong will but a kind and appreciative spirit. She makes us ALL laugh and tends to be the ring leader in the house.
We had a carnival themed party back in Indiana about a month ago. She wanted to make sure that ALL of her friends would be able to help her celebrate.
Her morning started with a gift. A Grandma Carla gift that has been sitting prettily wrapped for over a week now. She has been eyeing it and begging but, being the mean mom that I am, I made her wait until today! She scored a new diaper bag for Bitty Baby, aka Gracie, and the little mommy couldn't be happier.
We took a friend of hers for the day and headed out to Jumpin Jellybeans. I didn't get great shots but figured that I'd share them anyhoo. They had a GREAT time and were SO tired by the end! We feel so blessed to have met such a good little friend for Livi so fast.
Tonight we had cake, played outside for a bit and opened her last presents. I'm embarrased to say that the gifts that I had ordered for her didn't arrive until she was actually IN BED. Thank you UPS for making us wait ALL DAY! I didn't have a chance to grab my camera for that set but I'll try to shoot some in the morn with all of her loot.