Sophie turns 5 today. Wow!
I asked her if there was anything she remembered learning as a four year old, anything that marked being four for her, and she came up with this amazing list. The year Sophie was four she learned how to:
- post on a horse and hold the reins with one hand
- count to 100
- snap her fingers
- swing on the swing without me pushing her
- write her name, and Luc’s name, and my name, and Daddy’s name
- make oatmeal
- swing [hand over hand] on the monkeybars
- do a cartwheel, and a backwards roll
- walk a log on her toes
- play Go-fish….
And then she ran off to do something else, done with my lists. I could add a hundred more things, but I love that these are the things she thought of. Here she is a few days ago, in the last days of being four, hanging out in the yurt:
She is so cool.
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today's yoga practice
June 16, 2013 | 10:10 am
Primary to supta konasana. Long stay in baddha and uphavista, then ollapse. i feel so winded today!
June 16, 2013 | 10:09 am
June 16, 2013 | 10:08 am
yin yoga again. lazy yoga.
June 13, 2013 | 2:19 pm
Primary to Janu B and then I ran out of time. Better than nothing, I guess.
June 11, 2013 | 11:09 am
Primary to navasana. Chatted with Luc about his favorite show for the second half, so breathing and focus were zilch. But mama/little boy time is worth it.
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