.....one of the very best parts of keeping McKid and having a 7 year old niece is that I get to buy all the girl clothes that I want! And they are not to the point yet that I have to really argue with them about the appropriateness of what they want. McKid wears whatever you put on her. Zgirl still likes all the "Hawaiian colored" things--bright capri pants and flowery shirts.
I got to take Zgirl shopping for her birthday today. I know years will come when I will be sitting in some teen-girl store, trying to get her to buy something that covers her belly-button or isn't black, probably. But it was so FUN to go buy blue sandals with white flowers on the toe to go with wildly colored capris and t's. I'm living it up now, and practicing my "Well, that is certainly INTERESTING" look for later.