Friday, July 10, 2009

Back To Reality

Parents Night Out
Papa, Grandma, Mommy, Daddy, Auntie Em & Uncle Jim

Our Sparkling Cousins!
Jakob, Makenna, Josh & Hannah

After spending nearly a month away with our family in Iowa we are home at last!  The kids and I had such a wonderful time and we didn't want to leave.  What a gift it was to be with the family and to get so much help with the kids.  We kept busy and the time flew by too quickly.  We are so thankful for Auntie Em and Uncle Jim giving up their house for the past month and for Jakob, Hannah and Josh for loving and entertaining our little guys.  It is funny how much kids learn from other kids.  Every night, Hannah, Josh & Jakob would throw on their favorite tunes and dance their hearts out.  Yesterday, we turned on some music and all the kiddos started bustin' a groove and shouting "Hannah! Hannah!".  Sophia is even trying to do some of their breakdancing moves - although it looks more like some Jane Fonda leg lifts to someone who hasn't seen their cousin Makenna's hip hop routine!

After this great adventure, Chris and I, the toys and dishwasher are back to reality (and only being able to play outside between the hours of 7:00am and 7:30am).  We miss everyone like crazy and can't wait to get together again.  

Barefooted Bus Ride
Sophia, Mommy, Noah, Finn, Cohen & Daddy


Stephanie said...

Welcome back!! (to all the heat!)
How wonderful that you are able to spend that time with all the family! Soudns like you all enjoyed it!!
Love the barefoot pic!!

Alaine said...

Glad you had safe travel! I am at the beach with wild breezes and equally wild children. (and I only have two right now) If you want a day of sand just email me. I am here until the morning of the 20th. Very happy you had all the time with family and what sounds like lots of fun. Much love to all of you!

Following Him said...

Glad you guys are back safe and sound!

Anonymous said...

Glad you are back safe and sound. There is nothing like family to hang around with and have fun!!! Debbie

ANSLEY said...

So happy you guys made it home. We ARE ready to see y'all!!! Went to Arkansas and my mom drove back with us, so after Monday we are all free! XOXO, jenn & Ansley