Sunday, June 24, 2012

Candle for God & Little Chick's 6th Tooth

"Mommy, we have to light a candle for God."
~Little Chick
On Friday we went to Manhattan with my good friend Geri, her friend and of course Little Chick's doll. She was so excited to get her doll's hair done at The American Doll Store. A couple of years back Geri had gotten Little Chick the doll. We went into the city together and she got to pick it out. Now it has become something really fun for us all. While we were on the train Little Chick said, "Mommy, we have to light a candle for God." Every time we go to the city we always go to Saint Patrick's Cathedral to light candles and say prayers for my Dad, our little puppies and all the people we love. I loved hearing my daughter tell me that she was so excited to light a candle for God. Each time she lit one she placed her hands together and said a prayer. It was so sweet and beautiful. Last night Little Chick lost her 6th tooth! Now both of her front teeth are missing. Little Chick's tooth fairy, Oceana Wavey, makes her second trip in one month. It has been so much fun the past few days!
Little Chick's 6th tooth


  1. How cute is that doll salon??!!! Adorable. Great pics as always, and lovely stories to match!

    Have a great Sunday!

  2. how fun! and the doll salon? precious! I can imagine her eyes lighting up as she walked in...

    I would have probably wanted to make one, and I'm an adult!!

  3. Hi friend!!! I always get the biggest smile on my face when I see your name pop up! Hello!! :-) OK, first.... Manhattan - my photography DREAM!! 2nd... 2 missing front teeth - the cutest!!! Third... will you adopt me???? You guys always look like you're having so much fun! LC has such a rich life... it's just wonderful! (And I mean rich as in "full"... full of so many experiences!!) Have a wonderful summer! xo

  4. Looks like a beautiful time! I love that LC wants to light a candle for God. You are so great at making fun & memorable experiences for your girl :) I think you are one of the first blogging friends who I remember lives in the moment with her daughter and that has stayed with me about you. Such a wonderful quality to live and breathe in. Hope you continue to have a super summer!

  5. What a great day!
    Little Chick is an amazing little girl. What a big heart!

  6. i believe the little things are so important -- i love how you and your family and good friends always celebrate those little things (which become big things!). your posts make me smile : )

    thank you for the kind message too. that means a lot to me. you're someone i know who understands. as hard as missing grampa is i feel so happy ella and zoe got to know him -- i think of you and little chick, and how much harder in some ways it would be to have lost your dad at such an early age. big hugs to you!! : )

  7. looks and sounds like a very fun day! good for all of you!! I have never heard of getting a dolls hair done but have been to the beautiful Cathedral many times...
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

  8. Looks like a fun time and I just gotta say again I love the name Oceana Wavery - good stuff!

  9. I love St. Patrick's Cathedral! I love the fact that Little Chick wants to light a candle for God and of course, your father. I've been teaching Lewie about how his grandfather (my father) is around sending us signs from above all the time. It's so important for them to learn how our loved ones are always with us. What a special little trip with so much meaning!


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