Like most seven year olds, there are lots of pictures of rainbows, butterflies, flowers, princesses, castles... Mediums of markers, pens, pencils, crayons, watercolors, even tempera paints sometimes. All of them wonderful because they're little windows into her personality.
This past weekend, though, was an original. I guess for background, you have to know that Daddy loves - and I mean LOVES - to sing. Not so much along with songs on the radio; no, he loves to sing while he cooks or does the dishes or picks up around the house, and he loves to compose lyrics and sometimes even the tunes to go with them.
Knowing that, this is one of the most priceless creations yet:
Somehow I doubt Caroline intended to give Mommy a diabolical tool.
It came with song lyrics, too, about one of Daddy's favorite things:
I'm determined that my kids will be engineers or scientists. But if Caroline wants to be a struggling songwriter on the side, I'm okay with that, too.