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The Princess becomes a Diva

Our daughter turned 9 years old last weekend. To celebrate, she had 11 other girls over for the night. The evening was filled with Just Dance 2, pizza, fashion shows, manicures and lots of giggling. They crashed finally around 2:30 a.m. and I was glad for a few hours of sleep on the couch before getting up around 7ish to fix turn-overs for breakfast.
The next weekend was the dance team clinic so we scheduled a family dinner afterwards. Because of sickness, things didn't go as planned, but we made the best of it.

Now our little Princess is half-way to 18. How scary is that? If the next nine years go by as fast as the last nine have, I'm in trouble. How will I ever be ready? She is more grown-up by the day and I am seeing previews of the teenage years, Lord help us! Ha!
Happy Birthday to our Princess Diva! What a big girl you are these days. No matter how old you are, you'll always be our sweet Baby Girl. We love you!

Andrew Peterson - Dancing In The Minefields (2010 Video & Lyrics)

Well I was 19 you were 21
The year we got engaged
Everyone said we were much to young
But we did it anyway
We got the rings for 40 each from a pawnshop down the road
We said our vows and took the leap now 15 years ago

We went dancing in the minefields
We went sailing in the storm
And it was harder than we dreamed
But I believe that’s what the promise is for

Well ‘I do’ are the two most famous last words
The beginning of the end
But to lose your life for another I’ve heard is a good place to begin
Cause the only way to find your life is to lay your own life down
And I believe it’s an easy price for the life that we have found

And we’re dancing in the minefields
We’re sailing in the storm
This is harder than we dreamed
But I believe that’s what the promise is for
That’s what the promise is for

So when I lose my way, find me
When I lose loves chains, bind me
At the end of all my faith
to the end of all my days
when I forget my name, remind me

Cause we bear the lig…