Last night after dinner I handed Tillie a green pen and asked her to write a 'T' on her card for her teacher. I've seen her write 'T's and 'M's before, so I thought it would be cute. To my complete shock, she went on to write an 'i' next. She needed a few reminders about what letter came next, but she did it all on her own. Later I asked her how to spell her name and she told me all the letters in the correct order.
To review: My daughter knew how to spell and write her name, but I didn't even know it.
I don't blame her for choosing an uppercase 'E'. I had a lot of trouble with 'e's when I was little.