Knowing you has brought to me the realization of fragility Like a bud not yet in bloom the innocence of humanity
Thank you for being the big-hearted little girl that you are.
Thank you for noticing when I am overwhelmed and for stepping up to be my little helper.
Thank you for being good in school despite the fact that I don't get the chance to sit with you and help you learn. Your smile glows and twinkles in your eyes I love how you lose control when you laugh Giggles like ripples through your small body I wish I could freeze time like a photograph
Thank you for your calm demeanor when both your sister and I are losing our minds.
Thank you for always being supportive of me, especially the day your daddy moved out, but also every day before and since then. Still so young but soaking it all in Every day an experience brand new My eyes see unbelievably mostly nonsense in the things that we do
Thank you for your beautiful singing voice and sassy attitude.
Thank you for the dimpled smile you throw my direction when you realize I'm not falling for the sassy attitude. Thank you for your patience... with your sister and with me.
So who's the teacher and who is the student Its your wisdom we all should follow Every day a blessing My life is fulfilled I can't wait for our lesson tomorrow.**
Thank you for your wisdom. I am still learning from you.
I love you my bunny, Mommy
** written by T, Spring 2002, Rose was 6 months old
Update: Can I just say AWWWW?!? My soldier called to wish her a happy birthday too. He figured out the time difference wrong and missed her. He was trying to convince me to drive to her school and take the phone so that he can say hello. What a man!