Monday, June 17, 2013


I was in Audrey's shoes at one point, the littlest one and it has it's perks but it also has it's cons.

She has a lot to say about being left out of big girl stuff
But at the same point she will point out that she is just "little" and that she is 2.  
Although for an hour on Saturday she told us she was 3.

If she is left out she sort of looks like the above picture
Sometimes the arms are crossed and the lip is out
Sometimes there are loud tears
Sometimes she simply walks away, shrugs her shoulders and finds something else to do.

They love each other so much.  When it is just the two of them they typically
play together.  On rare occasions the older one wants some time alone, usually to play legos.  She does not want baby sister's hands wrecking her legos.  Baby sister is sometimes okay with it and sometimes sobs.  Big sis has a right to some alone time.  But it is so hard for the little one to understand.

The little one also thinks she is often big.  That is a problem at times.  She is only big when it is convenient.  If she is tired of walking then she is little and needs uppy.  But she will sit beside Big Sis and pretend to read or write.  She is positive that she can do those things.  

This week is going to be a tough one for little sis.  Cousin Katie is here primarily to play with Big Sis and it is just the first afternoon/evening and already little sis has met me on the stairs with big crocodile tears because the Big Girls did not want her watching them when they changed.  Fair enough I suppose but I suspect that is not the first time.  Audrey showed them though by prancing around in all her "nakeyness" for a bit this evening.

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