Adelie and Staley's World

Adelie and Staley's World

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Growing Up

She has a loose tooth.
She bravely got her Kindergarten shots without crying.
She is too big to go to the church nursery in the summer, now sitting in "big church" with us.
She just attended her last ever pre-K summer story time.
She can count by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
She can tell time on a digital clock, and is learning to tell time on an analog clock.
She can do addition, subtraction, and is starting to do some multiplication.
She can read words (not yet books) and loves to practice writing.
When Adelie asks questions about Jesus or heaven, she can answer them.
She is riding a 2-wheeled bike all by herself.
She doesn't want to hold my hand anymore when crossing the street.
She refuses to wear her puddle jumper for swimming.
She paints her own fingernails and toenails...and does a good job.
We can discuss daily clothing options without tears.
I can tell her "no" without tears.
Actually, we make it through most days without tears.

She is sweet and opinionated and helpful and stubborn and social and loving...and growing up way too fast.

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