Our birthday bash for Brooklyn this week looked like this:
Okay, maybe that’s just wishful thinking. Or nostalgic thinking. The party actually looked like this:
I seriously remember that first party like it was yesterday, even though it was 9 years ago.
She is now 11 years old, and in her final year of Primary and Elementary School. She is really developing her own style, a quiet sweetness with love of peace signs, bright colors, dogs, and a complete addiction to music.
Which is why we were so excited to give her this:
Her very own ipod! If the photography was better, you would have seen this priceless look on her face that made the whole thing worth it.
She also scored some dang cute clothes and shoes from the grandparents, along with cute socks, earrings, and movie tickets. She was thrilled!
Having a baby this old is… well… old. There’s no other word for it. Brooklyn is beautiful, inside and out, and our family would definitely not be the same without her.