All of a sudden she seems to have grown up, again. She is using more mature turns of phrase and chastising her brother with hands on hips (clearly mimicking me ;) She is stubborn, feisty and sweet-as-pie. My beautiful girl.
"ah-ba. ah-ba. ah-ba." Abracadabra! A little more independent each day. Learning more and more from his big sister, he watches her like a hawk. He adores her.
The best thing about this photo? - I didn't ask them to hold hands. They were walking all by themselves from me to the bend in the path and back again. She would hold her hand out to him saying "come and walk with me buddy" and off they went.
Oh my heart.