Happy Birthday Big Girl

Today is my oldest daughter's 11th birthday. Eleven once seemed so grown-up to me, when she was 4 and I could hardly imagine such a mature version of her. But funny as it is I still see my first baby when I look at her. Yes, she is growing in leaps and bounds. Her waist…

Ugg!

My amost-11-year-old daughter was treated to a shopping trip with my mother-in-law for her birthday this weekend. I hinted to her that "Uggs" are something she has been wanting for three years now. Most of her friends have them and I once did, and she likes them. The fact that they are "Uggs" and very…