Happy Birthday, Finley Grace!

Happy Birthday, to our sweet little Finley Girl! Finley is the youngest of our four and the only girl. Being the youngest with three older brothers, she is one tough girl. The other day at the playground she spent the whole time working on getting across the (spinning wheel type) monkey bars. She fell off once, cried a little and needed cuddles from mama, but then was back at it. Finley is determined, spicy, sassy, and spunky. She is confident and outgoing and loves making new friends and having new experiences. She is adventurous- being the youngest of our kids to willingly spend time at friends’ houses, go to Sunday School and happily try new things out of her comfort zone. She is a sweetie pie, lovey girl, always gives hugs and kisses and cuddles, telling us how much she loves us, holding hands and sitting in our and her brothers’ lap. She often gets into bed with me in the morning and strokes my face and kisses my cheeks and tells me how much she loves me and how beautiful I am. Just this morning she laid in bed with me, held my face in her hands and said, “you’re my gorgeous mama. My sweet, lovely Mama.” She is sensitive, empathetic, and compassionate. She is motherly and nurturing (and sometimes bossy) even to her brothers, who are older and bigger. She is feisty, a leader, and a strong little lady. She is beautiful and feminine and soft. Her best friend is sweet Georgia (daughter to my friend, Keely), her favorite colors are pink and purple, she’s taking a...