they are always bumping their heads


The other day Isaac asked if he could have a bb gun, and in all seriousness, I said, “No. You’ll shoot your eye out.”
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This is the last email from a series that my friend Brooke and I were writing.

Dear Lunching on Brownies,
 
I like your food tastes.
 
Yours,
Just Ate An Entire Pie
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This morning Jude and Ian were crying at the same time, and Isaac said, “Mama, are you frustrated?” And I said, “Yes. Why?” He said, “Well, if you’re frustrated, just look at the cross,” pointing to the glittery glued-together popsickle sticks on the refrigerator. 

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Our schnauzer, Miles, just ran away (because our back gate had been mysteriously left open). For a second, I was glad. After about 30 seconds, I surprisingly panicked and started squealing out some really country dog-calls in the neighborhood. He is now safely slobbering all gleefully on my carpet at his recent escape. 

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All three of my boys slept about 45 minutes at naptime, and they are still exhausted. We only have to make 5+ more hours until bedtime – trying not to spend all evening in the kitchen staring at the sparkly instrument of death on the refrigerator for deep-breathing exercises. Five hours – that’s all. 

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Don’t wish these years away, you say? I know. I have two babies making each other giggle right now.

I’d have them put together a crying choir for just a few minutes of those giggles.

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TexasNeals
Reply June 20, 2008

i REALLY need to have suzannah or molly beth make me a glittery popsickle cross.....REALLY!

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