Sunday, May 29, 2011


Our baby is three!  And if she heard me say that, she would quickly respond, "I'm NOT a baby!  I'm a big gull."  She's still working on pronouncing those R's.

I took her out on a birthday photo shoot.  She is going through that fake smile phase that makes photography challenging.  I have never been so grateful for a digital camera.  I took over 200 pictures of this cutie in thirty minutes.  And then I quickly narrowed it down to my favorite 75.  :)  I won't post *all* of those.  But here's a glimpse of Caroline at three.

 She has started sleeping in a little bit--at least for her.
She now wakes up between 6:45 and 7 most mornings.

She has been a milk chugger most of her life,
but has recently grown out of it and prefers OJ.

 Has also become our pickiest eater.
Some days we wonder how she gets by
with consuming as few calories as she does.

Is done potty training.  Yay!
But now we're working on potty perfecting.  Boo!

Has developed some intense fears lately.
Some nights she's afraid to go to sleep.
She's terrified of bugs. (I sympathize!)
Even when we're driving, if I take a corner too fast,
she yells, "Slow down, Mom!" because she's frightened.
I hope this is a phase.

In this photo, she's trying to figure out how to hold up three fingers.
It's tricky!

A few of her favorites:
TV show:  Phineas and Ferb
Movie:  Tangled
Food:  Chicken
Treat:  Candy--especially fond of Airheads
Toy:  Any of her stuffed animals or dolls
Things to do:  Hang in the tree, ride her kitty bike,
go to the science center, have friends over to play.

Caroline is a fun and silly girl. 
She makes us laugh. 
She is a great shopping buddy. 
We.  love.  her.


  1. We want to see all 200!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Love you all.

  2. I can't believe she is three! what a big girl! We love her too.

  3. What a beautiful girl! Love the pictures. Can't wait to see her.

  4. She is a cutie!
    You got some nice pictures :)

  5. happy late birthday to caroline! the pictures & stories are terrific!