Thursday, 28 March 2013

It must have been the fairy?


Sofia is smiling again. Yes, indeed, larger than life she's back, and not only that, it would appear the fairies have been in...


So this morning Esme Grace (gregarious 4YO) decided to dress Sofia Faith (mischievious 18MO) in the Tinkerbell outfit. I have to say it looked somewhat un-Tink-like though, for prior to being dragged out of the dress-up box for the second child's leap into imaginary play, it had already served one child's lifetime of fairy quota. It's grotty to say the least. 

Not threadbare thou, yet, but clearly that won't be long. Honestly, the way it was hoisted and inched over Fia is beyond me. I'm not sure I could have squished her in it. Esme obviously managed, down to her basic bossiness. But then Sofia is so much more compliant for her big sister. (Little moo)!

How much bigger is Sofia than Esme at the same age? Don't compare your second to your first so the saying goes, but sod the saying - it's too easy to look back and compare in our household, for they are exactly three years apart, give or take two days. And Fia is so much taller. Truly I love that she is of Amazonian stature already, her blond Boris locks self-twisted to dreds and sticking out all angles, adding to her overall dimensions. 

So tall yes, plump no. Rather solid. Solid to the point that the Tinkerbell dress over her pj's and a cardi, when stretched over her torso looked like a sausage skin at the butchers; fully loaded. Adorably hilarious! Plus a ruddy cheeked smile that made the trauma of the last few weeks melt away.

I'm guessing it must have been something to do with fairy magic?

An hour later, Tinkerbell was sat smiling, surrounded by soil, complete with mud in her mouth, skew-whiff wings, having pushed over a poinsettia. So yes, Sofia is back. 
And I'm so very thankful.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Girls love dressing up don't they? I'm glad Sofia is now better #PoCoLo

Glitzy Gleam said...

lovely post, glad to hear Sofia is back xx #PoLoCo

Tori Wel said...

Glad to hear that Sofia is back on form :)). It always amazes me to see how different siblings can be too! Thanks for spreading the PoCoLo xx

sara carvosso said...

Love the sitting in the mud bit! x

Nichola Fabfortymum said...

This made me smile, I love how girls just decide to do something to the other one and they just go along with it! #PoCoLo

Anne Stone said...

mmm sounds just like my girls :-)
#PoCoLo

Anonymous said...

Fab news Em. Lovely to hear that Fia is back to herself again. Lots of love Em xx

Jaime Oliver said...

lol my daughter was so like this! lol

Anonymous said...

My eldest has just started dressing her little sister up too. I find it adorable the way she just goes along with being bossed about! Glad she's better.#PoCoLo

Louise Fairweather said...

My boys are all totally different x

me and the tiny 3 said...

that has made me smile so much. glad shes getting better #PoLoCo