Thursday, March 18, 2010

Letter for Kate...

Dear Kate,
Today as we were driving home from the gym you made my heart melt. You sat in the back seat, buckled up in your car seat, singing your little heart out. You went through every single nursery song you knew, word for word, note by note, hand motions and all. You sang every song you knew from Book of Mormon Stories to Itsy Bitsy Spider. You even added your favorite rendition of Wish You a Merry Christmas. You were so animated and your eyes and face were lit up with pure joy. Grandma Laraine said to me, the last time she was in town, "Kids sing when they are happy." If this is the case, then you are one of the happiest little girls I know...As we were getting off the freeway you were just finishing up with the song I am a Child of God. I thought you were done until you proceeded to fold your arms, pinched your eyes shut and said a little prayer to yourself. It was the sweetest, most earnest prayer I have ever witnessed from someone your age. As I watched you in the rear view mirror, I realized again just how special you are and how lucky I am to be your mom. Can I freeze you? Oh please say that you will stay this way forever. I love you little one-ie!
Love,
Mom

Things about you...
You love these leggings. You ask to wear them every day. You love the colors pink and purple, and even on St. Patrick's Day, was not going to leave the house without wearing your pink socks. Today you put your shoes on all by yourself. I love it... wrong feet and all! You love the Doodlebops and ask to watch them every day, all day. You love to ride your bike and pedal like a mad furry around our complex. We are always on our toes and you continue to surprise us.





6 comments:

Laraine T said...

Loves to sing? Dance? Hmmmmm, reminds me of someone else. She only needs a rock wall upon which to stand and perfom HER heart out!

thomfam5 said...

What a cutie! Love her and can't wait to see more of all of you!

The Perry Family said...

so sweet! Love that letter!

Krystal said...

Ashley that was such a sweet letter. Kate will cherish it! Your right these little ones are such a blessing. We are so lucky to their moms and take in all the moments that life give us. Your little princess is beautiful and a happy, singing one at that! Too cute! By the way I love all the faces of Zach in his green shirts. He has always been willing to show you his fun side even at such a young age. I just see what your kids are into these days and think Trey and KJ would have such a fun time with your sweet babies. One of these days right? Well enjoy all the precious moments I'm affraid they are growing up too fast.

The Skinners said...

I love that she sings all the time. Aliyah is the same, its so adorable! Kate is so cute, I love her hair and shes getting tall!

amyandseth06 said...

That was the sweetest letter ever! What an adorable little girl.
Amy
(from Bunco)