Tonight as I was tucking Violet into bed we started talking about her favorite stuffy. He’s been around since her first birthday and at this point he’s basically a smooshed flat pancake of what was once a stuffed wolf. She mentioned that she wondered what he looked like when she first got him. I thought it’d be fun to show her so after I came downstairs, I did a google search but couldn’t find a picture.
I decided to start digging through old pictures to see if I could find a picture of him before he became the well-loved version he is today. And that’s when I stumbled on this:
Trying to wash that off her was like trying to wrangle a greased watermelon. She was slippery for days.