Sweet little Becky turned 4 this year. Seems that time just keeps flying by faster and faster!
It is hard to remember a time when we did not have Becky. In fact, it's hard to remember a time when we did not have a 4-year old, talking, mischievous, and incredibly cute Becky. She is such a sweet little creature, and sure knows how to keep us ever on our toes. Smart as a whip, she will never accept an easy answer to any of her many questions. She is a real math whiz, and about two years ahead of her level even at this young age.
She had been wanting a ring sling for her doll for a long time
Dress-up clothes are always a favorite gift
Strawberry shortcakes for breakfast
A baby carrier I sewed her for her dolly
Typically, when one of the children has a birthday, we don't do any school work. We try to do a special outing or field trip instead, and the birthday child gets to choose what they would like to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, we usually do a party for every child, every year, although siblings whose birthdays are within days of one another may share a party (John and Anna, Isaac and Miriam).
For Becky's birthday, we visited the Phoenix Zoo, and did all the "extras" they offer, such as feeding the giraffes and riding a camel.
For her birthday dinner, she asked to eat at Chick-Fil-A. Not my first choice, but then, it wasn't my birthday.
For the party a few days later, we had a "cookie decorating" theme, and decorated all kinds of animal-shaped sugar cookies.
Lots of toppings to choose from
Becky is a sweet little muffin, and we are so grateful for her!!