Six years ago today Girlie-whirl was born!!!! It was a horrific pregnancy. Although in my heart, I knew that it would be worth it; (she is, after all, child number six) near the end I had nagging doubts in the back of my mind. Could it really be worth THIS? As they put her in my arms, all worry was quickly swept away as I basked in the joy of my beautiful new daughter.
Girlie-whirl has been happy and adventurous from the beginning. Unlike my two previous daughters, she took to water like a fish, needing protection from drowning, rather than coaxing to dip a toe in. She loved to climb on the playground well before she had acquired the needed motor skills. She's a girlie-girl who, until just recently loved all things pink, purple and sparkley (red, is now her favorite color). Being the baby by six years, she has been my constant companion, just her and me during the day, for years now. I sent her off to kindergarten this year... sigh, she growing up.
Happy Birthday Girlie!!! I can't imagine life without you!!