Anyway, this afternoon as we headed upstairs to get ready for naptime, she casually said, "Mommy, today at school I had to say how many brothers I have and I said, 'One,' because I have Max."
"Oh wow, honey, that's great. Did you also have to say how many sisters you have?"
"Yes, and I said, 'Two,' because Kate will be here soon too. Mommy, there are 6 in our family now. We have lots of people."
"Yes, that's right, sweetheart. Our family is getting bigger."
...and then I about burst into tears, but thankfully didn't because that might have really confused her. Charlee is the kind of little girl that doesn't always say much about what she's feeling, but she doesn't miss a thing, takes it all in and then reflects on things in her own time. Occasionally, there will be glimpses like this indicating that she does think a lot about things, just not in the moments when Adam and I would maybe want her to. There's a lot going on in that little 6 year old's mind. And I love when she lets me have a peek into her heart when I'm least expecting it.
|She told me she didn't have room to draw her new brother and sister. ;)|