Friday, March 1, 2013

Mama Denial

GGirl keeps informing me that she's a big kid.  Under numerous circumstances since her birthday she has made it known, usually very loudly and indignantly, that she is not a little kid and not a little girl. 

The voice in the back of my mind keeps saying "she's only 4, she's still a little kid/girl." 

Then there are days like today: Mama and GGirl day out for errands, lunch and haircuts.  She carries on a conversation about where we are going and what we are doing and there is a MiniMe talking away in the backseat.  I look across the table at lunch and see the big girl she us becoming.

My dad has a line that he's been using for a long time and now I use it with my girl: "You'll always be my baby girl."

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