We did however manage to squeeze in a little party and some presents in the afternoon. Kaitlyn had an early release day so when she got home we let Madelyn open up one gift...The new Barbie Mariposa movie which they watched as Jeff continued to garden and I made cakes and dinner.
After we ate dinner I called my parents and they came over for the party. She opened her presents. It was mostly a Barbie Mariposa theme and then we had cake...all of us, that is, except Madelyn...She had no interest in cake at all...Next time I am going to make the kind I like.
Thinking about the day M was born...It does seem like it's been five years but at the same time, it doesn't feel like we have had her for five years...I think in the last couple years she has become her own little person and in that she still seems younger to me. Plus my kids are so tiny that none of them look their age...
She is growing up and becoming a darling little lady. I am interested in seeing how she changes between now and when she starts school in August. And then after that how she changes from being in school. We love her so much. She is a perfect fit for our family and we would not be whole without her. (sniff sniff)
My favorite quote of the day was when we were eating dinner and Madelyn said to me, "Mom, I still feel four." She kills me.