Monday, December 14, 2015

Evelyn - 7

We are almost 3 months into you being 7, Evelyn, and we are all doing a lot of learning.  Seven has not been easy.  Seven feels different.  Seven has you reading, thinking, exploring, and changing in so many ways.  You growing into a young lady and you heart and head are sometimes a tiny child and sometimes wrestling with big things.  Your dad and I fail you daily.  We don't know what we are doing...a lot.  We love you more than words and want so much for you.  We will all figure this out together.


This last year you have accomplished lots of things.  Reading is starting to click for you.  You love to write letters to grandma and are learning to sound out all the words yourself.  You passed the swimming test at the Y to get to swim at the deep end and go down the slide.  You are doing to start gymnastics classes.  You are doing great in first grade at your new school having made several best friends and a teacher who adores you.

Way back on your birthday I gave you your yearly interview and here is what you had to say.

Who is your best friend?
Stella, Pela, Leila, Havilah, Mia, Nikyla, Jalyse, Sammasia, and Greta



What is your favorite color?
teal



What is your favorite animal?
Dolphins and horses



What is your favorite thing to do?
crafts and gymnastics



What is your favorite thing to wear?
long dresses and shirts and jeans



What is your favorite food?
marshmallows and nectarines



What is your favorite show?
Wild Kratts



What is your favorite thing to do when we go to Iowa?
play with grandma and swim



What is your favorite thing to do with daddy?
wrestle and go on dates



What is your favorite thing to do with mommy?
snuggle and go on dates



What do you want to be when you grow up?
teacher



What do you want people to know about you?
I really like to do crafts.

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