FIVE YEARS OLD!
she turns 5 today, and with this big milestone, comes all the feelings. for all of us. including eleanor. before bed last night, she professed, i don’t want to turn five! followed quickly with i just want to be twenty! i don’t know where that comment stemmed from, but when she tried to pout as she said it by folding her arms across her chest dramatically as her nose wrinkled up just a bit while she squinted her eyes and furrowed her brow, i noticed all her new found freckles from the australian sun spread across her tiny cheeks and wrinkled nose, and it was like i saw a grown version of her… maybe an eight year old version, maybe a little bit of a twelve year old version, or even a twenty year old version… and while it scared the living daylight out of me, it was also just a little bit endearing....Read more