Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Wonderful girls

Let me introduce you to two wonderful girls-- Myah and Allie. They are Kylie's cousins (by Karen's brother) and I adore them.

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Karen, Kylie and I went home to TN for Thanksgiving. We stayed at Karen's parents' house. Myah and Allie were staying there too. And they were simply awesome with Kylie. It was wonderful to watch them play together. And even more wonderful to be able to do a few things like shower and get ready without my two year old clambering for my attention. They picked Kylie up and moved her around like a little doll but Kylie didn't mind it. In fact, she loved every minute she was with them.

We spent Thanksgiving Day with Karen's Mom's family. Here is Karen's mom and grandmother:
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And at Thanksgiving, Kylie got play with even more cousins. These great girls ran after Kylie, handed her countless sticks and rocks because she liked them. They played hide-and-seek with her and then buried her leaves because it made Kylie laugh. Kylie was the center of attention and she ate it up.
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The day after Thanksgiving was spent with my Mom and Grandmother. We enjoyed a wonderful brunch and then let Kyie entertain us with all her antics including trying on all of my Nanny's hats.
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And Saturday was spent with my Dad and his partner Margarita at Karen's parents' house. We spent a lot of time outdoors getting treasures like leaves and sticks for Kylie to put into the treehouse.
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Sunday was an incredible 10 hour drive home. Even though Kylie was on her best behavior and we had new DVD's and new Tag books for her, we were all edgy and exhausted from the trip.
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We are very happy to be home and back to our usual routines, like playing in the park. I just wish I could have smuggled Myah and Allie home with us.
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4 comments:

Laurie said...

What a wonderful post! I'm so happy that you all were able to spend the holiday with so many wonderful people. Kylie is so lucky to have all that love!

Kerry said...

great pics!

Stacey said...

sounds like it was a wonderful trip (except the drive). great pictures. i love that about family--taking our kids from us for a little break.

Ethan Barry's Momma said...

I love all of the family photos. It sounds like you had a wonderful holiday. Thanks for sharing. :)