Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Number Monsters and a Baby
We spend a lot of time drawing on our dry erase boards. The twins tried to explain the intricate meaning behind their number characters but I only ended up confused because they couldn't get through their sentences without laughing. Surely an art therapist would tell me that Penny understands her role as the baby of the family? Well, I can assure you she is far from "baby" anything...
This particular photo will always hit me right in the chest. Knowing that she is my last kid gives me an extraordinary heart ache. Little Pen. She's already so wise and independent - and I try to coddle her here and there because I know I'll regret it if I don't. In this crazy world where (if desired) I can have a visual catalogue of every single moment in my kid's life drawn up on the computer in a flash of a second... well... as a parent it can be extremely sad to re-visit those images. Sometimes it feels easier on my constitution to try to forget how quickly kids grow.