But I can't wait for her to grow up either. I so look forward to tea parties, dress up, and baking treats together. And even for her learning to drive, going to college, getting married, and the late night/early morning phone calls regarding what to do with this new little baby of hers -- the transitional phase from mommy to oldest friend.
In the meantime, I'm going to mourn the loss of 3 month clothes, the appearance of teeth, and the weening of nursing. But I'm going to hold out a hope that what is to come is going to be far better than anything that's been!
As I try to live in this expectancy, I like to daydream about Corrie's "big girl" room. Here's some inspiration for myself to look forward to:
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