Monday, May 18, 2009

Happy 6th Birthday Kylie!

Princess,

I can’t believe that you are 6 today! This year has flown by so fast…I would give anything to make time stand still because I feel like in a blink of an eye I will be saying you’re turning 16.

This year was a big year for you…you started school! I still remember that first day…you wore your green “Paris” outfit and had your long hair in pigtails. Your dad and I walked you to school and you were so nervous and shy. What a difference a year makes! Now you have a whole class full of friends and act like you run the school!

Right after you started school you got a new baby brother! For such a long time you were hoping it was a girl. By the end though, we had you convinced that there were upsides to having another brother (like not having to share your clothes and toys!). Thank goodness we did because you received another brother! From the get-go you were the biggest help! And to this day you are so helpful with Ryan and so very protective of him. Whenever you hear him crying you try to make him feel better, and you always want to come with me when I feed him. Sometimes we’ll watch a show, and sometimes you’ll read a book to me, and sometimes you’ll just talk to me. I love spending time with you!

When I was on maternity leave this year I got a lot of extra special time with you. I was able to take you and pick you up from school, and I was able to meet you for lunch once a week. I got to meet all your friends and some of the teachers at your school.

Because of being in school this year, you can now read anything. And I mean anything! You read so well and I have so much fun writing you notes! You are also a fantastic writer! You and I like to play a game where I’ll start a story, and then you write a sentence, then back to me, and so on until the end. We have come up with some crazy stories!

You and Joshie are the best of friends. You play together all the time and 99.9% of the time are the best big sister to him. You take care of him and watch out for him. You guys are still sharing a bed (even though you each have your own room) and have no desire to have your own space….yet :)

You LOVE gymnastics! This past year you skipped two classes and are in the big gym with the big girls. You are now in a special class training to be on team maybe next year. You are doing cartwheels and roundoffs everywhere! And just recently you did your pullover and back hip circle all by yourself! I’m so happy that you like to do something that I know about and have done before!

You are so inquisitive and smart when it comes to the Bible and Sunday School. This year you are in Carlo’s class and are learning so much! For your party this year, you even requested that you open all your presents from your family after you friends left. You know why? Because you said that you always get such good presents from your family, and one of the commandments is “not to want what other people have” and you were scared that your friends would want your presents. What 6 year-old thinks that way??? My Ky-Bear!

Your favorite color is purple and you love The Littlest Pet Shop, baby dolls, Webkinz and pearler beads. You like to watch The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Hannah Montanna, but you also still ike to watch Barney and the Berenstain Bears.

You are the light of my life and I’m so very thankful that God gave you to me. Each day you amaze me more and each day I love you more (which I still don’t understand how that’s possible). Thank you for being my special girl!

Love,
Mommy

4 comments:

Amy W said...

Happy Belated Birthday!

phonemom said...

Happy belated! Sounds like you're both lucky and had a fabulous year.

Sherry said...

OH that is so beautiful and something she will cherish when she is older. You are right time goes by so fast seems like they go from 6 to 16 in the blink of an eye.
Happ Brithday a day late, hope you had a great day!!!

Christy said...

Belated happy birthday! I can't believe she is 6 already. It is amazing how quickly the years fly by ones you have children you are watching grow.