Category Archives: Sunflower

Eight Years Old

Today Sunflower is the ripe old age of 8!  I first met her when she was 3 and so tiny.  Now that she has grown so much, she likes to tell me, “Pick me up!” just to see if I … Continue reading

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Seven Years Old

Two days ago, Sunflower turned 7 years old. When I look at pictures of her from when we first met, when she was 3, I am shocked at how small she looks. She is larger than life now, independent, quite … Continue reading

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Her Daddy

I wasn’t there, six years ago today, when Sunflower was born. Six years ago, I had never met Gary, didn’t even know he and the kids existed, and I had no idea that a strong, beautiful baby girl being born … Continue reading

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Birthday Wish

Sunflower turns 5 years old today, and in honor of her birthday, I researched a few articles with ideas for raising strong, confident girls. How to Raise Strong, Confident Girls encourages parents and caretakers to: * Praise little girls for … Continue reading

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