Thursday, September 18, 2008

Happy Birthday Alexa!



Today my little girl turns two. I can hardly believe it. These 2 years have literally flown by. I can't imagine not having her always this little. But I know I can't make her stay a baby forever. And I know she isn't really a baby anymore. But she's my baby. Every day she gets smarter and smarter. Today she told Eddie, "Don't you do dat. Don't you evuh run away fum me again, baby." I'm pretty sure she heard this from Monster's Inc. This is an exact quote from the movie. Minus the word baby. I can't believe how well she talks. I can't believe how well the kids play together. Sometimes.

This little girl has a strong personality. My husband just gave me one word to sum her up, "firecracker." She's a momma's girl, and she loves to play with trains and cars just as much as her baby dolls. She fights with her brother over any random toy he picks up as the toy of the moment and vice versa. If she feels that Eddie has done something wrong, she points her finger at him and sternly commands him, "NO. NO. DON'T DO DAT!" She's also very sweet and loving. She needs lots of hugs and kisses. But she'd rather get them all from mommy. I must add too that she likes shoes. Thanks to her nana (and her mommy, with the shoe fetish) the girl has quite a few pair. {{thinking of that, I owe a friend a picture of her shoe closet, lol!}} Miss Alexa actually goes into her closet daily and picks out a pair that she wants to wear. What can I say? That's my girl!

So yesterday, in preparation for today, I took out the camera and snapped about 100 pictures. Honestly, I couldn't get the child to sit still. Mommy had plans of capturing a sweet smile, a with her face looking at the camera, all while holding up a number 2 that I had cut out of cardboard. Alexa had other ideas. Do you want to know who won?

Yup. She did. But I bet you probably guessed that. Here are a few more of the pics I took.


So now, as of today, I am mommy to a two year old, and a three year old. Sounds a little crazy huh? Even to me.

Happy Birthday sweet girl!! Mommy loves you!

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15 comments:

Shannon said...

Happy Birthday Alexa!

Those dresses are ADORABLE! Love the pics, even if she didn't cooperate :)

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Princess!
2 years old today.
We love you.
Nana and Tito
in Tucson, Az

Dawn said...

Happy birthday to Alexa!! I love the pictures!

Hot Tub Lizzy said...

Happy Birthday Alexa!!

I hope you all have a wonderful day!!!

Lauren W said...

She is so beautiful!
Happy Birthday to Alexa :D

THopgood said...

That last photo is priceless!

Ashley said...

Oh my gosh! This is so adorable! I love the girly dresses! She is just too cute!

Chelle said...

Happy Birthday (a day late!)

I think the pics turned out great, by the way--you totally captured her!

And I hope her finger is doing better, poor thing! And poor momma, too. I know that had to break your heart.

Mamasphere said...

Happy Birthday Alexa! Welcome to being an official Big Girl!

Those dresses are beautiful. And the pictures totally capture her wonderful spirit.

Domestic Executive said...

That's one sassy kid! Happy Birthday Alexa

Thanks for stopping by my blog onthe BATW tour to New Zealand.

kiki6363 said...

Happy Happy Happy Birthday
Darling Lacka!!!

We miss you on your b-day and always!!!

You look Marvelous!!!!

Hugs & Kisses

Your Aunt Vicki, Uncle Dan,
Cousin Cait and Chris!

Shell said...

Happy Birthday Alexa!! You look pretty in your birthday dress.

Susan said...

Happy Birthday Alexa!
Those pics are adorable. They truly do show what a fun little personality she has.

365steph said...

Happy Birthday Alexa!

You are the most beautiful pink princess I've seen!

Hope you had a day full of sweets and kisses!

Anonymous said...

We miss our Princess Alexa here in Tucson, Az. Hurry back for a visit.
Love ya;
Nana