Thursday, September 3, 2009

Notes for Holland

My kids are obsessed with their new cousin Holland. Angela's prayers are pretty much, "We are thankful for Holland and please bless Holland, Amen." It is very sweet.

Completely of her own volition, Elizabeth took some paper, scissors, glue, and letter stickers, and made this card:

On the inside it says:

That picture at the bottom is Holland with her long, flowing hair.

Also, Elizabeth drew the following at church last week:

If you can't tell, that's Eliz herself on the right, grasping a huge mug of hot cocoa with a snowman on the front and lots of marshmallows, while Angela looks on enviously on the left. Underneath is Holland, again with very long hair. "She's under the table!" explained Elizabeth.

Beautiful girl

I took these because I thought Elizabeth looked very cute with her hair curled:

I haven't been able to do it again since, because time is always so short in the mornings. In fact, I was looking at these pictures, taken a mere 2 weeks ago, and thinking, "Oh, THOSE were the days, when I had time to do this in the mornings! What happened??"

Elizabeth's first day of school!

Elizabeth is in first grade!

Before she left:

And when she came home: