I'm coming to grips with the fact that Tessa, is becoming a tween. I know that we are closer to the time when she will be leaving, then we are to the time of her being home, but it hadn't really hit me, until I saw this:
At the New Beginnings, she got a smash book to use for Young Women's. She wanted to put EVERYTHING in it, and I thought maybe she should save it for church stuff, so I just bought her a sketch book at Walmart to use as some other sort of smash book. And this is what she put in that smash book: Every picture of Louis from One Direction that she could find. She had Valentine's, and pictures from a calendar that she had, and stickers. It just sort of makes my heart hurt a little. (And not because it's One Direction.) She's getting old, and it's happening all of the sudden. All of the sudden.
But then I saw the next page was this:
The page is titled, I love animals! Oh, there's my little girl. She's not all gone yet.