“I got this bunny for Easter. It’s pretty great.”


“Wow. This thing is neat. I wonder what it does?”


“Oh, I see. It’s got a face on each finger. I like it!”


“Are you still here? I’m playing with my presents from Gramma Mary.”

 Independent play (with a parent still in the room, or else she cries) is key at our house right now. Kivrin likes to do her own thing, sometimes with assistance, but often on her own. So, taking pictures of her opening presents was a challenge, because she never wanted to look up from whatever she was busy doing…