It’s hard to believe. She’s 11 years old. Can’t I just press ‘pause’ on time? We gave her a small handbag for her birthday and I’m happy to report that she loves it. I was concerned that she wouldn’t like what we chose, but she does. It looks very cute on her. It also makes her look even older. Ugh.
We gave her a book about managing money, written for kids, and another book about the business of babysitting. She is a young entrepreneur, you know, so we need to provide her the tools to succeed. She likes the babysitter book, but thinks the money book is a little dull. I can understand that.
I hope she has another great year. And I hope to make the most of my time with her before the ‘teen’ suffix comes into play. Which means making some changes in my life. Sooner rather than later. I love you, my dear Chloe. Happy 11th birthday.