Sisters Are Best Friends For Life

Having sisters is an interesting dynamic.  I know.  I have two of them.  One day you love them.  The next day you won’t speak to them.  You fight over petty things like whose turn it is to clean out the dishwasher or fold the laundry.  You argue about what movie to watch.

However, there’s the flip side of being sisters.  No matter what happens, you’re always going to be there for the other.  You are going to lift them up when their worlds are crumbling.  You are going to celebrate  with them as the earn awards, graduate, get engaged, get married, and have babies.  You are with them for life….love it or hate it. 

My girls don’t understand that yet.  However, when I went to check on the kids, the girls were both in Evie’s bed.  It was so precious.  I love that they love each other on such a primal level.  There are going to be fights, hurt feelings, and disappoints over the years.  However, when all is said and done……they will always be sisters and best friends for life.

I love you all.

Ginny

Special Moments

I can tell the kids are growing up (way too fast for me personally though).  Today, Evie went to  Josh and rubbed his back and gave him a kiss.  Both Evie and Josh told me to “shhhh” because sissy was still sleeping.  Then, when we went to Publix, I asked Josh to hold Evie’s hand and Evie to hold my hand.  Maggie was in my arms.  They followed my directions, and we happily walked into Publix.  They gives kisses to each other, me, and their Daddy on a regular basis.  They are out of their cribs and in toddler beds.  Evie is getting interested in the potty.  They can entertain themselves.  They only make half the mess with food they used to make.  I think that when I blink, I’m going to be at their college graduations.  I’m not ready for that yet.  Anyways, here are a few more pictures from the beach!

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I love you all.

Ginny

Oh, The Things You Will Do….

Oh, the thing you will do.  This is instead of  “Oh, the places you will go”….

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You will play in the ocean.

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You will play in the sand.

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You will learn how to swim.

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You will ride the choo-choo train.

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You will ride on the swings.

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You will fly on airplanes.

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You will ride a ferris wheel.

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You will love life.

I love you all

Ginny

My Beautiful Family

We went and had beach portraits taken this morning.  My kids were NOT happy about it.  However, we did get a few good pictures.  I can’t wait to see the pictures from the photographer!

Thanks to Lydia we got this first picture….and I adore it!

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Is he not the most handsome little guy in the world?!

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Maggie was not happy…can you tell?

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Evie looks like she’s straight out of a Strasburg catalogue!

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Daddy and Josh

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Me and my girls….with the sun in my face!

I love you all.

Ginny

Water Babies

I think my kids were meant to be fish!  They absolutely love the water!  None of them are afraid of the waves.  I think we were meant to move to the beach one day!!!

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Daddy with Evie and Josh!

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Building sand castles is fun!

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My crew!

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Beware if Maggie!

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Daddy, Josh, Lydia, and Maggie

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Josh’s boogie boarding….with Daddy’s help!

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He got a wave!

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Then, there’s sweet Olivia with her Mommy!

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Uncle Casey, Aunt Susan, and Olivia are floating!

I’ll tell you about the airplanes and choo-choo trains later!

I love you all.

Ginny

Missed us?

To be honest, we just have such a “normal” life.  I’m not sure anyone really wants to see the “average day” pictures.  Plus, the kids are keeping me crazy busy!  I’m having an absolute blast each minute with them though!  I’m starting back to make a concerted effort on the blog.  I hope you don’t think our “normal days” are too boring!

We’re having a blast right now! 

We want to say hey to Lydia’s family!  We’re having a blast!  Thanks for letting her come with us!

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Maggie, Josh, and Lydia are all playing!

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All of the girls!

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Evie and Josh

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Josh and Maggie LOVE it!

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I didn’t think we were going swimming, but I guess I was wrong!

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I love this picture of Evie!

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My babies are so happy!

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Evie and her Daddy!

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Where’s Evie?  Peek-a-boo!

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Do you see Lydia playing with Josh in the back?!?

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Evie loves the slide!

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My big man!

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Magsters is so happy!

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Lydia playing with the babies!

I want to tell Raj

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!!!

You are the most wonderful father and husband!  I’m so glad you’re on this crazy journey called life with me!  I love you!

I love you all.

(More to come!)

Ginny