This year has been a busy one in our household. We have had many changes and developments that relate to life in general. Birthdays, anniversaries, and accomplishments have come and gone with much ado but a very significant milestone has been reached and is now cause for celebration: my sweet baby girl, Madeline, has graduated from kindergarten. I am both proud and sad to see this come to pass.
Due to this, our recent move to a new town, and because any excuse for a party sounds good to me; we are going to have an extra special party for her fast approaching summer birthday. I recently had someone point out some of the beautiful wedding invitations available online and spent a little time visiting the Minted website and a few others for party favor ideas. I have to say, I’m a little surprised and impressed at how many beautiful things, that just a few years ago were DIY, are available to order. I’m debating on a few of the cute Minted party ensembles. The thought of receiving coordinating party embellishments and extras, ready to use (instead of staying up all night making them — not that I ever procrastinate or undertake huge projects!) is wonderful.
Now onto dealing with the bittersweet sadness of realizing that my baby is no longer a baby but a
preschooler kindergartener FIRST GRADER.
But, as my Grandma Walton always says to me, I tell my Madeline every day: “You’ll always be my baby, no matter how big you are!”