See this little girl? She is 2 1/2. She loves her dolls. She likes to take her "kids" with her everywhere. We were recently on a weekend beach trip and she forgot her "kids". She was really concerned. She had to call her aunt "Lissa" to see if she would babysit and take care of her "kids" while she was gone. I guess being the fourth child, one doll isn't enough....she carries at least 3 with her (it's normal to her). She recently learned how to tell people how old she was when people would ask her, with her fingers. In this picture she is holding a doll that belongs to her sister. She came to me and said, "Mama..Kalyn won't let me doll"...I said, "Kalyn won't let you have her doll?" She nodded. I told her that Kalyn bought that doll with her Christmas money. She said, "Switch?" I told her to ask her sister...she did and of course her sister said no. She thought a little more and said, "Two dollars?" Her sister decided to take her up on that offer and sold her the doll for $2.00. A few things with this whole scenario: 1. It's a little troubling to me to know that my two -year old is already learning how to bargain 2. She's learned that you can buy almost anything with money 3. There needs to be a new chapter about bargaining toddlers written in parenting books 4. In the future, I hope Madi doesn't think you can buy people 5. HELP ME?!?!
It's been a while since I've written on here. Time got away from me and now it's been over 5 months. There has been so much happening. Instead of writing about everything I decided to create some photo albums. Enjoy them all. Hopefully, it won't take me as long to update next time.
Ally, Brayden, and Kalyn waiting in line for a game at the carnival.
The McCauley, Haworth, and O'Connor kids.
Seeing ddoouubbllee? Look at all those muscles!
Melissa and Madi.
Trunk or Treating 2008
This year our ward had a carnival and the trunk or treating for the kids. My sister Melissa and her daughter Ally came with us. They all had a good time. They got lots of candy, and that IS the most important thing you know.
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's about learning how to dance in the rain."
-Stake Relief Society Leadership Meeting October 2008