But today, I was saying it a lot. And so, as a little break from our New Story (which perhaps should have been called the "Long, Long Story"), I bring you two "Oh, Yi-ya" moments from today:
The Yogurt Incident
I gave her yogurt to get started on while I got the rest of her lunch ready. She was doing pretty well so I let her keep at it while I tidied the house a bit. The next time I looked around, I saw this:
The Acting Class
During one of the many fits I witnessed today, Lila walked into our room, stood in front of our full-length mirror and proceeded to watch herself wail pathetically for nearly five minutes. She was more than a little perturbed that I wasn't sufficiently moved by her performance. The fact that I was laughing at her and taking pictures probably gave me away. But I just had to document it so I could share it with you:
I anticipate her teenage years with a healthy bit of trepidation.