to have family? The girls and I just spent such a lovely time with my parents, my brother and my sister. We ended up staying for a week. The little girls were so sweet, they slept well and ate well and were just adorable for everyone. We took the girls to church, to the park and a concert, shopping, and even got a chance to swim, which they are learning to like. This is the first trip I took that actually felt like a vacation with them! With so many hands to help, I even got to read an entire book from cover to cover over the week. Imagine that! Of course, it is extra endearing to see how everyone loves your children, and dotes on them endlessly despite all the trouble they get into. My mother is stepping into the Grandma role just perfectly, cooking up delicious meals and even smoothies, which her grandtwins just love! All in all, a very good trip.
Then to come home to a much-missed husband and father who has cleaned the house and left a 2 liter Dr. Pepper on the kitchen table! (Did I mention I gave up the soda-fast?)
It doesn't get much better than that!