She’s excited and nervous and apprehensive and intrigued about being a teenager. I trust she’ll handle the teen years with the same grace, kindness, and open-heartedness she has handled the previous ones.
Present opening happened. She’d chosen her gift, and even helped pay for it, so it wasn’t a surprise, but still fascinating to all.
Siblings gave her gifts and cards that brought many hugs:
With Dad home to be part of the fun, cake decorating happened today, one day post-birthday:
A wish for another fantastic year! And on to another 700 blog posts. Promise fulfilled.