A Wish for a Sister By: Elizabeth Seibel CI 335 Section D Spring 2005 Oh, honey, I don’t But, you know And they Well, honey, I need will that welived I stillknow if you’re I know, but to be married to ever Mom, when am I going to have a have alwayshappily Really? could wish that I have another little going to have a baby sister. each other. ever after. have a baby girl. baby sister like The End. sister, too. that Princess? Steve hasme, everyone! This Excuse been It’s ok, Mommy. Steve said Yes, but she still man Elizabeth! very nice to take to marry my here has so ok, Kathy. that it was alright, It’s now, I Elizabeth!!! What be youshouldso I are have a baby out to not can mother dinner, She is just have an announcement to a standing onsister. you doing? too, so rememberher little make to everyone. girl. chair. Please sit what I said about down, Elizabeth. behaving yourself? It truly you so much about? What are you talkingfor such Thank has been a wonderful Thank you Of course! I think that Elizabeth Christmas! We have somostly Kathy, will Those presents aren’t forI us. to Well, a wonderful Christmas.much am It inviting forhas been a presents,you marry enjoyed the many for. Elizabeth great so gladbe thankful that you could spend me to though. I can’t believe how me? may have Christmas. the day with us. spend the many presents there were! It’s opened day with all of probably a good think that her two. you presents, there aren’t more or else she but I have a would be too spoiled. feeling that there’s still one more present over there for someone else. Yay! I’m getting a baby sister! One year later… A baby I promise that I I It had what’s this Now, sister! I’m Yay! Wait! the one is What What didn’t have mean…sure, better be a Besides aboutgoingthat, a lamp? puppy!!! Aanything to Well, Iyou Honey, canyes, do lamp? to Mom. talk thing that What’s what else? girl, honey. baby though. with a We havebeenlamp! you up? tohave aboutthe aresister! going wanting for to something? a I’m not have a long time now? putting up baby. You with a little are going to boy be a big running sister to around the either a house! baby girl or a baby boy. Eight months later… I don’t think that I How come you wanthoney, you a little Oh, read to sister never Well, as you anymore. me Of course. Ithat. don’t mean You will onare always too the great big top bunk can see I be a I just know. anymore, with honey, I have tiredsister! be to to want you play Mommy? a little baby to now. ableme,play That’s my inside of me, me little girl. withgreatagain. I will be able so I cannot to soon enough. You climb all the way been such a haveup there great help anymore. I to Mommy and have to be Daddy. You are careful. going to make a great big sister! Will you continue to help me after the baby is born? When Kathy goes to the hospital to have her baby, Elizabeth spends the night at her Aunt and Uncle’s house. I just want I don’t want a little her to sister anymore! Elizabeth, are I’m fine. come You don’t Now, why don’t you ok? You I know. home… have to worry, don’t to get you trylook very honey. Your I hope that some well. sleep, mom is going everything turns and I will wake to be just fine. out alright… you in the And when morning for you wake up school. tomorrow But, what if my morning, you Mom isn’t ok… will be a big sister! What if something happens to her… Everything is I will call your school as going to soon as I hear be alright, Elizabeth. something. Until then, You don’t so you should not behave Cheer up, honey! Have a great day at school! to be so worried. worried. It’s ok, Hmm…I I’m know,scared IYou have been Elizabeth, That Elizabeth. wonder what because for excited sois normal. my butwhat’s myI’m That isn’t is wrong with sosure about Mom longthatthe has Mom is in to wrong? we’ll anything Elizabeth. having a little been from your behospital. hear afraid of. sibling that this for gone Mom soon. She is having is great so long. news! a baby. Usually she is so talkative and cheerful during school. Hello, class. I’m here to let Good afternoon, everyone know that has a I have a Elizabeth class. baby sister! special surprise for Hmm…I Elizabeth, you today. wonder Iwhat turn around. Yay! this surprise finally got could for my wish be. a sister! Where is this surprise? Hello, Rachel. I am your big sister! Oh, Mommy, I love her. She is so tiny. I know that I’m going to be the best big sister ever!