Thursday, October 3, 2013

Theme Thursday: Secret


When I read the topic for today I couldn't help think of a particular five year old and her struggle to keep any present she's found for any member of the family a secret this year.  It usually goes something like this:

Sadie (returning to the car with Daddy):  "Mommy we got you a birthday present."
Me:  "You did?"
Sadie:  "Yes.  And it's a secret.  You won't know what it is until your birthday."
Me:  "Oh, really?  Do you think you'll be able to keep from telling me."
Sadie: "Yes." 
(approximately thirty seconds pass)
Sadie:  "And it's black.  And it's a dress."

So my version of the topic "secret" looks something like this when it comes to my eldest child:

She starts off determined.

And then... her mouth opens just a little.
It's really all over at this point.
The secret is about to come bubbling out.

Ever so excited about what she's just told.
(with her tattoo from a trip to the dentist...
I thought that thing was never going to come off...)
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  1. She probably wouldn't let you remove it right? Otherwise rubbing alcohol works like a charm.

    Cute little secret "keeper."

  2. Adorable! They try so hard, don't they? Secrets are just so much fun to share.

  3. I'm with Sadie. I'm the worst at keeping secrets. My process of divulging looks exactly the same.

  4. Adorable! I love the progression.

  5. Cute..and I'm also terrible at keeping secrets so I can understand Sadi'e difficulty.

  6. I love the pictures to go along with the story of how your daughter "keeps" a secret!
    Big Family Small Farm


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