Mackenzie

Mackenzie Now {Two Years}

October 9, 2012

It’s precious and adorable, and it’s driving me nuts.

That’s how all parents feel about the two-year-old stage, right?

Mackenzie turned TWO last Monday. If it weren’t for the very age-appropriate behavior, I wouldn’t have believed it myself.

We celebrated on Sunday, the 30th, at Lucky Ladd Farms with friends and family. Everyone had so much fun. We fed the animals, and the girls got to do pony rides. Mackenzie and Chris road on the train for the little ones together. We had healthy snacks for everyone, plus gluten free strawberry cupcakes from Holly and a delicious Elmo cake, both made especially for Mackenzie.

Emma, Mackenzie, and Ana

Blowing Out Her Birthday Candles

Singing the Birthday Song

Elmo Birthday Cake

Pony Ride

Birthday Guests

Aunt Lea

At her two-year checkup the other day, Mackenzie measured 34.5 inches tall (almost three feet!!) and 27.7 lbs. The circumference of her head was over 47 inches, which I guess means she’s super smart. As if I didn’t already know. She puts lots of two and three word sentences together, and I can ask her questions and give her instructions. She is making choices about giving truthful answers and whether or not she will obey my instructions. We have also unintentionally started potty-training, totally following her lead. We have had a few successful attempts. 😉

Mackenzie is at a really fun age. Super fun. When I’m not with her, I miss her, and I can’t wait to hug her and play with her and read to her. I am cherishing the moments when she says, “Mommy sit,” and pats the floor, inviting me to join her.

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5 Comments

  • Reply Mom October 11, 2012 at 10:14 am

    So Precious and wonderful! Thank you for sharing! Love you!

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    Dee Reply:

    Thanks, Mom! Love you, too!

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  • Reply Hope October 12, 2012 at 11:57 am

    Happy birthday, Mackenzie!

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  • Reply grandma October 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Dee, What wonderful pictures of MacKenzie’s
    second birthday! It is amazing that she is
    already 2 years old!
    Give her a hug from me…..

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    Dee Reply:

    Thank you, Grandma Wilcox!! We owe you a Skype call very soon! 🙂

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