I always wanted a little girl…even from the time that I was a little girl. I was as “princess” as they came~ I role-played all of the damsels in distress in my make-believe world (with a little help from some Disney vinyl records that had all the songs). When my oldest daughter was born, I was beyond excited. After several years passed, I realized that she was a tomboy at heart~ there were no princess dresses for her.

Flash-forward 12 years later when I found out I was pregnant with Kaylee, and I was psyched to have another chance to have a little Disney princess of my own. The diagnosis definitely put a damper on my long-term visions for my baby girl, but one thing that WHS would not be able to do was keep me from experiencing that small piece of my fantasy.

In fact, I figured….why wait?

This Halloween, I chose Belle from Beauty and the Beast purposely: she is a girl who is thoughtful, unpretentious, and could be defined as an “old soul”. The problem is that no one can understand her. To the people around her, she is “peculiar” and “odd.” By the end of her story, we come to realize that she is special because she has the unique ability to love someone for who they are– not just what they are. She leaves a special mark ~ she changes people.

Meet my Belle…

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10 Responses to Introducing, Princess Kailyn Elizabeth Hunter!

  1. LeeAnn says:

    LOVE. Love the meaning behind that you describe also, beautiful post!

  2. LeeAnn says:

    LOVE. Love the meaning behind it that you describe also, beautiful post!

  3. christine spencer weatherley says:

    What a beautiful child….apart from love there isn’t anything else and she certainly knows that….bless her

  4. Hilary says:

    BEAUTIFUL!! Your post brought tears to my eyes. Kaylee is a princess both inside and out! Love her!

    ~Hilary

  5. Heather says:

    Oh my. This has brought some tears to my eyes… Belle really is a sublime choice. She wears the costume beautifully, and the character nobly. Congratulations to you on your perfect princess.

  6. Neelam says:

    This was such a cute story and what an adorable little girl! I’m so glad your dreams of having your little princess came true! You were a great teacher and an even more amazing mom, they are lucky to have you! Have a fun Halloween with the kids.

  7. Nancy Mastrola says:

    I have been blessed with being able to see little Kaylee on an almost weekly basis. The growth she has shown, and the love she gives out, is amazing. Kaylee is the one of the sweetest, cutest babies I have ever seen. She has shown a will to learn and I have high hopes that she will exceed any predictions. Thank you for sharing Kaylee’s story and keep enjoying your princess.

  8. oliviagrace says:

    She is an absolutely beautiful princess!!!

  9. JessMarie9 says:

    She is a beautiful princess even without the Belle costume. I love it.

  10. Noreen says:

    This is a lovely child and of all the Disney princesses, seems Belle was truly a special one..

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