Happy 6th Birthday Peanut!

Happy Birthday Peanut! Today you are 6 years old! What a big girl you are. 🙂 6 is the number of notebooks you have. You feel that none should be empty so each one has your creativity in them. You have 6 courses in school, and you’re doing so well in each of them. The…

Happy 5th Birthday Peanut!

It’s that time of year again that our precious daughter turns another year in age. My little 5 yr old.. this is for you: Precious child of mine.. today you are 5: 5 is the number of fingers you have on one hand, and 5 is the number of fingers your little brother has and…

Happy 4th Birthday Peanut!

Happy Birthday my sweet Peanut. Today you’re 4 years old. Mommy feels old now and even more sad because you’re even less of a baby now, and I really loved you as a baby. But as a little girl, you’re wonderful. You’re vibrant, exciting, curious, loving, sensitive, shy, and talkative. People love you. Kids want…

Counting Apples with Peanut

We’re teaching Peanut how to add using our fingers and calling them apples. My apples and her apples. We usually have this conversation before bedtime.. and this is what happened last night, almost verbatim. (Mommy) “If I had 1 apple and you have 1 apple. How many apples do we have together?” “ONE! TWO!” “So…

New member of family

We have a new member of our family. His name is Bobby (guess who named him?) and he’s a beta fish. I don’t know what came over me to actually agree to having one. Maybe because they don’t need a bubbly thing to breathe, and his little home is a simple round tank that I…

Happy 3rd Birthday Peanut!

Happy 3rd Birthday Peanut! Today you’re three! What is the number three? Three is the number in our little family. You, Daddy, and me. Three is the number of big girl cups you have. Three is the number of cats we used to have before you were born.. now we just have Louka, but that’s…

Sick of precociousness

If anyone shares stories of how smart their kid is, I won’t follow-up with any of my Peanut tales because it honestly doesn’t matter to me anymore. I’m going to enjoy her as she is because I honestly believe (and came to this realization today) that no matter what she knows right now has absolutely…