Eliana’s sense of style is quite humorous. I guess stripes match stripes??? I can’t wait to explain to her in years to come that there are just some battles (like matching clothes) I chose not to fight every day.
This was taken at the beginning of the month when we didn’t know Natalie had an ear infection that was causing sleepless nights.
My girls were just as covered in colorful chalk as our friend Amelia. Awe! To create is a delight! Go back and notice her observation when one rubs the chalk with one’s hands!
I couldn’t help but chuckle as I watched Natalie learn how to put on sister’s pajamas. She already had made it clear that she wanted sister’s pink shirt on. After all, she watches Eliana play dress up often, why wouldn’t she?
How to avoid a meltdown when the Dora plate is not available:
Step 1: Apologize and admit fault for not remembering to turn the dishwasher on.
Step 2: Offer a surprising alternative.
Step 3: Smile at success!
Step 4: Thank Aunt Marcie for completing steps 1 through 3.