Photo by HeartLove Photography*
She is a bundle of energy. She always, always, wakes up happy. She's learned to give kisses and gets so excited and wraps her little arms around us and
And have I mentioned that she's a mama's girl? Oh yes. With 3 out of 4 (more) teeth having broken through this week she's proven this ten times over. She snuggles into me and practices touching my face "gently" (something we work on constantly so I don't get walloped!) and giggles.
I speak to her in French often. Usually as a reprimand. "Écoute-moi. Arrêter!" Listen to me. Stop! And it gets me odd looks (because it can sound harsh), but she knows what it means and she generally turns back and smiles.
I never imagined loving someone the way I love her. I snuggle her and I say, "You are my heart." And then I melt as she hugs me tighter.
*My friend Jill is an amazing photographer who we recently did a photo shoot with. Nora was a ham for nearly 2 hours!