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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Maddie drew this picture recently, and I asked her about it. She said, “That’s our house. That’s me, and that’s Cullen” (Maddie on the left, Cullen on the right). I asked her what all the circles between them were, and she said, “Snacks!” I think this is my favorite drawing that she has done so far. LOVE IT.

Maddie’s Letters and a Homemade Card

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Maddie has been getting better and better at writing her name and other letters. She loves to ask us how to spell things and writes them, letter by letter.

These were taken at the end of September.

She wanted to write the names of everyone in our family (she had a little trouble with Cullen!):

And this is the first real card that she has made, for her friend Sophie. Sophie is in the middle with Maddie on the left and Cullen on the right. Maddie does pretty well with relative size when drawing stick figures (Sophie is tall!).

She doesn’t mind if the letters don’t fit on one line (and sometimes she won’t continue to the next line but just fits the letters in randomly):

She drew Daddy, Mommy, and Sophie’s Mommy on the back. When I asked her why I didn’t have arms, she said that I didn’t need them. Ha!

I love it – I see lots of homemade cards in our future!