Friday, June 17, 2011

Turning Seven… Is this supposed to be Heaven?

So my baby is turning seven today…. Kaitlyn Paige Mundschenk arrived at  10:16pm on 06/17/2004. It was a beautiful summer evening. Beautiful, in that it was literally a beautiful summer night AND because I won the wager between the delivering OB and myself, on what time Kaitlyn would arrive… Experience Schmerience pal… pay up.

Seven years…. Where did it go? The time I mean? She was just taking her first steps… Getting teeth… (for the first time) Keeping us up all night due to a formula sensitivity issue… (Karma for her brother sleeping through the night at a month and a half)
Now it’s about silly bands, riding her bike, looking at yearbooks with her girlfriends, and listening and talking about all things Bieber! WTH??? Who is this little Tween? How did this happen? She is seven.  She should still be about dress up,  fairy tale princesses, and boys should still be gross and dumb! It’s that too much for a Dad to ask??? 10 years… Give me ten years of my little girl being .. well a little girl…

You know what it is? I blame tweens and teens.  Little girls are being exposed to the antics of tweens far too early and then want to emulate them.  It’s bad enough that she is going to grow up and discover I’m not a superhero, nor am I the strongest man in the world. With all hyper development* going on… she is going to find this out when is she like 12. SO NOT COOL!

*-Totally trade marking that. Hyper Development can not to be used anywhere without the express written permission of Musings of Munch. Thank you.

Fortunately, I still get many glimpses of the comedian she is and always has been. From the get go, my baby girl was Daddy’s Little Comedian. She has never stopped trying to make our family laugh. Her perfect day would be spent all day laughing and playing games with just her family.

She has also always been Daddy’s Little Snuggler. She seems to be growing out of this… Something I strongly dislike…. But like all fathers, I have no choice but to accept, as she'll eventually find someone to replace me.  

Describing Kaitlyn…

K -  Kind Hearted
A – Amusing to all

I – Intelligent and introverted

T – Tomboy

L – Loves her animals
Y – Yells when you hurt her

N – Nosy. Always up in yo business!

Hey KK… if you are reading this on a day, in the not too distant future, when you are much older…
I hope you had a great 7th birthday. I love ya baby girl with all my heart.


P.S. I’m sure I’d like a call. You should totally pick up the phone and call your Daddy. Better yet, just come over and snuggle with me on the couch, while we watch some Ninja Warrior reruns.


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  2. Oh that is the greatest blog yet!! Love you too baby girl!!! This tells you how much your daddy really cares for you!! Happy brithday Kaitlyn!! Love ya - Mommy

  3. Yes, I agree...a great blog...David showing his sensitive side, talking about his little touching and sweet..Happy Birthday KK...Your Aunt TEE loves you too..


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