this sweet girl does not get near enough of the attention that she deserves
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Posted by Melissa at 11:11 AM
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Posted by Melissa at 11:31 AM
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
1} Tree Branch Earrings from: http://CinnamonCottage.etsy.com
2} Love You To Pieces Toddler Shirt from: http://bowdaciousbaby.etsy.com
3} Beautiful Red Bag from: http://aandvdesigns.etsy.com
4} Felt Cake Stand from: http://sweetiepiebakery.etsy.com
5} You Rock Card from: http://greenapplepaperie.etsy.com
6} I love Mom Toddler Shirt from: http://smallthreads.etsy.com
7} Circle of Love from: http://MadisonReeceDesigns.etsy.com
this is a just a few of the many Valentines gifts that you will find on www.Etsy.com.
i would love to hear your ideas.
Monday, February 8, 2010
over the next couple of days we may possibly get another 6-8"
Sunday, February 7, 2010
Posted by Melissa at 3:54 PM
Saturday, February 6, 2010
you are growing up to be a beautiful girl....
i can't believe we have done this 12 times already
and what great friends you have (i think)!
you definetly try me, but you make me a better Mom.
you are a great big Sister.
you are considerate of others feelings.
we are lucky to have you for a daughter.
you make good choices in life.
we are sooo glad you came into our lives 12 years ago.
i can't imagine life without you.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAY!
1}Take them to a movie they want to see.
2}Go on a treasure hunt (collect all the loose change around the house/car) together and then
3}Take a long nature walk together, at their pace. Let them lead the conversation.
4}Find qualities about them that you genuinely love, and compliment them in front of others.
5}Frame a photo of the two of you, and display it in their room.
6}Put a few Hershey’s Hugs in one of their coat pockets, and Kisses in the other.
7}Play a game with them.
8}Let them win.
9}Make bath time special. Add lots of bubbles, colored soaps, maybe you could purchase a new
10}Send them a handmade card in the mail with a coupon to go get ice cream with you.
11}Gather all the home movies that feature them as the “star” and have a movie night complete
12}Using blankets and chairs, or a card table, build a clubhouse together and have a picnic inside. 13}Read “I love you” books together.
14}Let them stay up past their bedtime with you and watch cartoon classics together.
15}Do a chore that is normally reserved for them.
16}Tuck an encouraging note inside their lunchbox.
17}Give them your full attention.
18}Tell them some of the ways they make you happy.
19}Make them laugh.
20}Laugh with them.
21}Make their favorite treat to welcome them home from school with.
22}Show them your joy when they arrive.
23}Ask for hugs and kisses.
24}Listen, and let them make their own decisions whenever possible.
25}Make them a coupon book filled with things they’d enjoy doing, or things they’d like to get
26}Take a day off from everything: work, household duties, technology, etc. and focus entirely
28}Write them a poem using the initials of their name.
29}Decorate their room for no reason.
30}Create a sign that lavishes them with praise.
31}Kidnap them from school and take them out for lunch.
32}Make home a fun place to be.
33}Make a treasure box from an old shoe box, fill it with “gold” (chocolate coins) and make an
34}Go to the store and let them pick out all the ingredients to make banana splits. Make and eat
35}Wrap up in a warm blanket together and take turns making up stories to tell each other.
36}Make a list of things you love about them and put it on their pillow before bedtime.
37}Talk about what they did in their day at dinnertime.
38}Sit down together and write a list of fun activities to do in a day. Write each idea on small
39}Play back rub/tickle games—ie; Spider crawling up you back…
40}Make a CD with all their favorite tunes and have a dance party.