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interview with a 5 year old

Interview with a 5-year-old

I’m having a little trouble wrapping my head around Gem turning five. She’s clearly 5. She acts like a 5 year old. She thinks like a 5 year old. I’m just having a little trouble keeping up. I thought an interview might be a good way to try to catch up Favorite color: Red and …

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Gem at three

Favorite TV Shows: SuperWhy, Diego, Dancing with the Stars, Billy the Exterminator, Angelina Ballerina, Shark Week Favorite Movie: The Princess and the Frog Shoe size: 10 What she wants to do when she grows up: Rescue Animals – and – be like Mommy (mama swoon) Favorite Books: Too Princessy, The Animal Encyclopedia, Too Purpley, Sharks …

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Three

How important is it to throw a party anyway? I didn’t even think it was on her radar, but then a few weeks ago,¬†as my daughter was explaining to a random cafe customer that she’s almost three and going to have a birthday party with a cake and presents and candles and new dress and and and [deep breath] and and and and

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Barb’s 40th Birthday – Redo

This weekend, my friend Barb turned 40… Again ūüėČ The stars came out and hung a giant, full moon for her birthday party, as we sipped our drinks under twinkle lights strung from a Parisian street lamp at Bastille in Ballard. We noshed on good food Enjoyed great company As the sky continued to darken …

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Two

There are stairs on the other side of this platform, but she doesn’t care. She does it her way. Often that means the hard way. She loves to explore. she gets exasperated by her dear old mom, with that obnoxious camera she¬†vacillates¬†between outgoing and shy and most any problem can be solved by some time …

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