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26 April 2013

My Beautiful Birthday Girl

Oh Olivia,

You are my feisty, brilliant, creative, spirited little girl.  I love you more than I could ever express.  You bring so much joy to my life and you make me work so hard at being the right kind of mother to you.  You love to learn, you love stories, you love imaginative play and I want to foster that love for as long as I can.  You also love doing things your way and on your terms and I want to do everything I can to channel that spirit into good.  I love you so much -- you and your wild hair, your strong will and your incredible beauty.  Let's make four the best year yet.

Favorite color: pink
Favorite toy:  my princesses
Favorite stuffed animal: Frenchy the dog
Favorite thing to sleep with: my ballerina doll
Favorite fruit: strawberries {and applesauce}
Favorite cereal: Trader Joe's pink cereal {Strawberry Yogurt O's}
Favorite thing to eat for breakfast: toast with Nutella
Favorite thing to eat for lunch: mexican pizza or grilled cheese
Favorite dessert: ice cream
Favorite drink: water or strawberry milk
Favorite animal: elephant
Favorite song: It's a Small World and Sofia the First songs
Favorite book: Sofia the First
Favorite game: Super Why
Favorite tv show: Sofia the First
Favorite movie:  Ariel {The Little Mermaid}
Favorite thing to do outside: play at the playground
Best friends: Kendall and Brooke
What do you want to be when you grow up: a princess*

*Maybe Princess Kate is having a boy and we will send Olivia to college in the UK. Not happening because that looks like UK as in University of Kentucky and not a chance...

If you've got 12 minutes to spare, enjoy a picture slideshow of Olivia's 4th year.

Olivia's 4th Birthday from Amanda Michelson on Vimeo.


Poppy said...

Those are some beautiful precious moments captured on film. She is indeed very special and so is her mama. Everytime I watch this it brings tears to my eyes. Love you all so much!


Mom Cooper said...

Oh Olivia, I hope you always know how much you are loved. I have been blessed by every day of your 4 incredible years. You have brought me such joy and happiness. I have always said I was born to be a grandmother and in this case I am so proud to be called your Nana. I love you better than a cat loves cream.

Side note to your Momma: I love you for the love you show to your daughter(s). I must have done something right because you are one terrific mother.

Olivia, I can't wait to see what year 4 brings.

xoxo Nana