Full of energy, enthusiasm and personality, Sweetpea is both miss independent and mama's little girl. She knows no stranger and loves to meet new friends. I often hear her go up to a child close to her age and say, "hello friend, do you want to play with me?"
Sweetpea loves to dance, play ball and climb anything and everything. She loves to color and has just started drawing pictures of people over the past few weeks. My grandpa thinks Mr. Potatohead is her muse, as we all have big round bodies. :)
Any time she finds me in the kitchen, she wants to help. I've started planning our meals so that there is always something she can do to help. The promise of a craft can get her jumping up and down - especially if it involves glue or safety scissors.
Princess dresses are a favorite from the dress up box at the moment, though in our house princesses are brave, smart and strong - not just pretty girls waiting for their prince to come. When not all dolled up, Sweetpea is begging to dig in the dirt - planting flowers and looking for worms. She is so excited that the weather is warming up and playground weather is almost here!
Now that she's 3, I've started the tradition of asking a series of birthday questions. Here were her answers this year:
Favorite color: yellow
Favorite show: Max & Ruby
Favorite book: Boo Hoo Bird (by Jeremy Tankard)
Favorite song: Who loves Sweetpea (a made up song to the tune of Frerejaka)
Favorite thing to do: playing at the playground
Favorite game: playing dancing princesses
Favorite food: fruit salad
Best thing about your sister: Playing with her!
I'm a little late with this post, but I didn't want to miss the chance to celebrate Sweetpea's birthday. I'll be sharing party pictures in the next few days.
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