June turned FIVE on Monday! Five! I’m as surprised as anyone at how fast those five years flew. June was a sweet baby & continues to be a very very sweet girl. She is friends with everyone in her 4yo preschool class–her teacher, Mrs. Gerber, always tells me how nice & kind & friendly June is to all her classmates. Always smiling. Always happy. Very VERY happy to learn. Inquisitive. Curious. Good listener. Follows the rules…wants others to follow the rules as well & kind of a stickler about it, yikes! 😉 Calm, collected, but fun. She is kind of oblivious to the crazy in her classroom (there’s a lot of rambunctious kids in there)–she just does her thing & honestly doesn’t really care what others think about her...but she absolutely hates to make a mistake, a mistake she’s aware of, I mean. If she doesn’t know how to answer something, Mrs. Gerber said she will just smile with her huge blue eyes & stare at her. Ha! Working the angles already, I guess! Can’t be wrong if you don’t say anything!
Brand new five year old about to wake up!
Merritt left a present for her on the dresser.
Blew out a candle with her breakfast. I sang Happy Birthday to her, which she loved, & later I heard her singing it to herself in the bathroom. Too cute! She is the Shining Star at preschool this week. Such a thoughtful idea to honor each child for one week throughout the year.
June brought Harmon for her show-and-tell (the kids LOVED him, loved him too much!) & also her new binoculars from her Bodeker grandparents. Everyone wanted to try them on & June, being the sweetie that she is, had no qualms with it.
Such big eyes June has!!!
June said we should take a selfie together, ha!
Decorating for June’s birthday dinner. On the menu, per her request: Veggie dogs with Ranch dressing, baby carrots, milk, and some chips.
This isn’t working, Mom!I guess I’ll try two since one doesn’t work.
Gifts from Aunt Ellie, Uncle Paul, & cousin Theo.
Five! I’m fairly certain she wished for either a pony or her mama to have another baby, a baby girl. She has been praying to God lately for him to give her a baby sister…poor kid, she’s got some disappointment coming her way!
Harmon was fairly pleasant during dinner (that’s a welcome change). The best gift she got came this morning–she finally got to carry Harmon around! I told her she could when she turned five.
We love you, Junie Belle, our “bestest girl ever” & Papa Hammond’s “rock star”!
You are growing up to be such an interesting, awesome girl!