Tuesday, April 12, 2011

My Girl Hugs!

Studio Calico Sketch challenge due April 18th.
Materials: Singing in the Rain kit and Tap Dance Add on. Crate Paper Emma's Shoppe papers and chipboard. Martha Stewart 3 in 1 butterfly and Monarch punches.
Lola has learned to hug. She's hugging her plush toys, her Aunts, her Daddy, her grandma and occasionally even me. Spontaneous baby hugs. 
Best medicine ever.

This really happened. 
Lola was playing with some bright colored blocks when this taller (but younger) kid pushed her down to take it away. I looked over at his caretaker but she's on the phone. 
Here was this kid pushing my lil' bit around! Lola is confused- she looks like she may cry! OOO I'm starting to get my Hulk on!! What should I do? I can't yell at a baby! He's not  my baby! 
Besides- he's a BABY!
Before I open my mouth to firmly tell him to share and not push, Lola gets up- goes towards him- looks him in the eye AND GIVES HIM A HUG. !!!!!!!!  
Wish I had the photo! 
That little boy ran away crying. He was tired and cranky and needed a nap. I don't know what Lola was thinking but she blithely skipped any of my expected reactions. I gleefully noted- she got revenge AND played nice. Not that she meant to. I'm the evil person who's glad she confused him right back. So Lola is 19 months and already a better person than her Mom.
My face, it's beaming.
Magnolia on a 80 degree day- I'm in heaven.

MuChOs SmOoChEs!


  1. LOVE your page! and LOVE LOVE LOVE the story behind it. Fantastic! This completely warmed my heart.

  2. Adorable photo, great colors, and I love the story -- glad you scrapped it!

  3. So little miss Lola is the lovey dovey type? She is just too cute in those photos...another stellar layout Michelle!

  4. Love the LO! The colors and details are amazing! But the story about your wee one.... AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! isn't she just a sweet lovie! She's learning your teachings if you know it or not ;)


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