"The truth is, raising a child is like watching a continuously unfolding miracle."
About a year ago, I came across this quote that I had written down from some Montessori book that I read when Vera was small. It's come to mind so many times as I watch Ruth grow and wake up to the world around her. I have always loved looking back on the blog here, remembering all the little moments I'd post here of both Vera and Edie and am sad that I just don't have the time or the motivation [or the computer space to store photos!] to keep it up anymore. It truly is a miracle watching a child grow, to see where they started and what they become. I especially love this age Ruth is at now - between like 10 months and 2 years. I could sit and watch her for hours.
I took these pictures several weeks ago when I noticed that she would go up to the little handle here on the cupboard and either pretend to wash her hands from it or fill up a cup and drink from it - among her first "pretend" play. I love it.