Emergent Reader

June 17, 2010 @ 6:19 pm | Filed under: Family, These People Crack Me Up

Rilla, who is four years old now, pointed to the garland (made by Lesley) that hangs between our living room and kitchen. “I can read that,” she announced matter-of-factly.

“It says, ‘Please—be—on—this—house.'”

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  1. Oh, four year olds. She and Trixie are peas in a pod.

  2. Early messages to St. Nicholas from girls who are surely being very good?

  3. LOL! She’s adorable. I hope she knows that.

  4. Too cute. St. Nick was the first thing i thought of too. 🙂


  6. Well, technically she DID read it. She just didn’t read the letters. Good job, Rilla!

  7. So cute!

    Every day when I drive my kindergartner to school, we pass the Foster Memorial Church. A few weeks ago a little voice piped up in the backseat: “Mama, I have been meaning to ask you…what is Frosted Memorial Crunch?” (we have decided it is our new holy breakfast cereal 🙂

  8. VERY cute.

  9. This is *very* sweet, Lissa and makes me *very* happy to have been a part of…I wonder if that could be a new garland sentiment? If I were making them anymore, that is!

  10. Lesley, you are a part of many stories around here, because there are Small Meadow things all over the house. 🙂

    Katy, Frosted Memorial Crunch! I love it! Too funny.

  11. We have that same garland here. 🙂 I’ll have to tell my girls about Rilla’s translation ….

  12. […] been inspiring me daily since then. There are Small Meadow touches all over my house: the “Peace Be on This House” garland hanging between living room and kitchen; the little stash of stationery (now almost […]