This is her.
At her graduation from Grade 6 last June with one of her best friends.
At my sister’s wedding a few years ago dancing with her dad and I.
She is my little monkey. My snuggle bug, my darling daughter.
The easiest by far of all the births of the kids, Kathryn was born at home after only four hours of labour on a lovely spring night. She has always been dainty, girly and giggly. She has always had an enormous capacity for love and embraces her friends just as much as she does her family.
She is vivacious and artistic and loves Japanese anime. She loves vampires and reading (a girl after my own heart) and has recently discovered how much she also loves painting.
Now she is a teenager. Another teenager in our house and yet, to me she will always be my Rinna-bear.
I love you, dearest darling girl. Happy Birthday.