Thursday, February 24, 2011


Luca drew this picture at preschool the other day, and it's her first real family picture. I asked her to tell me about it, and she said:

"This is my family but they're skeletons. There's Luca and mommy and daddy and Rohan. And mt 2 cousins because I love them." She pointed to each figure and I made a mental note so that I could upload this later and label each one. She also practiced writing her name at the bottom (she knows the letters, though the order isn't always correct) and drawing hearts.

I sat there with her on my lap, listening to her desrcibe what she had drawn, and my heart ballooned with pride. Listen, I KNOW pretty much every kid will draw a picture of their family at some point, and that family will be a bunch of circles with lines coming out of it. But the thing is: this is my kid and she drew her family. Our family. And I was choked up with pride.

1 comment:

Suzie @ cupcake monkey said...

I think I commented on FB about this, but what a wonderful drawing! Luca has such a big heart and it is obvious what great parents she must have. :)


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