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Friday, March 13, 2009

Well now they've gone and made me cry

TubaDad is still on his business trip in Spain and the girls have now made me cry. And not for the reasons you might suspect. Last night it was finally bedtimeohblessedbedtime and I tucked the girls in, blew kisses to them and all of their mangy stuffed animals, and whispered the same thing I tell them every night, "I love you more than chocolate." Normally they giggle or blow kisses in return, or maybe one of them will squeak out a "nite mama, uv you," but this time I heard "I uv you more dan candy necklisses!" Oh man, Cutest Thing Ever. Well I just couldn't help it, I got all mushy and hugged and snuffled all over them and bedtime was kinda delayed. Funny, tough little girls making me get all sappy like that. Sniff. DSC_2079m DSC_1984m DSC_2018m I'm a finalist!PS: Voting for the Scholastic Parent & Child mommy blogger contest is ending today, and the Salsa Blog is falling behind... So would you mind popping over there and putting in a vote for our blog? Please? I promise I won't cry anymore. Heh.

27 comments:

  1. Awwww... those are the times that really get me too!

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  2. I love the way you dress your girls. Do they pick out their own outfits? I can not wait for mine to start picking out their own whacky outfits. Your girls are beautiful!

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  3. Awwww, so sweet... I would've burst into tears right there too...

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  4. Wait til they tell you they love you past China!! I always tell my Emma that I love her past the moon and then one night she said "Mom, I love you past the moon and past Florida and even past China". They truly melt our hearts. It's the best feeling ever!!

    Have a good weekend.

    Laura

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  5. Anonymous3/13/2009

    i have asked all my friends to vote for you :)

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  6. I got my "cry" also during bedtime when I said "I love you" and she said "I love you more." We also blow kisses that we catch and put underneath our pillow so we can have sweet dreams.

    I have another curious question. When you are alone, who gets tucked in first? Do they stay in their room while you tuck in one of them?
    And have you ever had the girls sleep with you when their Daddy is away on his trips?

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  7. Anonymous3/13/2009

    Well, Meanest Mom has the entire Mormon population voting for her so good luck! I voted for you and hope more people will in the next few days.

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  8. Anonymous3/13/2009

    Okay, just testing my telling-the-girls-apart skills. Is Ro in white and Ree in black? They are both adorable, no matter what color they have on!

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  9. Love those pigtails!!! If your camera was out of focus it looks to me like it is ok now.

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  10. What sweeties....that would have melted my heart!!

    Their hair looks so cute like that...adorable!

    Can I vote again? I did it last time when you blogged about it....I am heading over now:)

    Lisa

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  11. i was just sent the link to your blog from a friend, i love it!! I've voted for you and will be following from now on! :)

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  12. How'd you do their hair like that?

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  13. Awwww, that is so sweet its bringing tears to my eyes too! My girls and I spend half an hour every night saying stuff like, "I love you more." I love you more than that." I love you twice as much as that. I love you two times anything you say.

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  14. More than candy necklesses is a lot of love!! Hope you survive the girls week.

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  15. Sooooo sweet! Melts my chocolate heart!

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  16. Now that was a sweet bedtime story. :0)

    I've sent in my vote and even my kid in college has voted.

    LOVE those cool pigtails

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  17. So sweet! I love those pics of them with the twisty hair!

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  18. Aww now, the tears would be flowing with those sweet comments for sure! Adorable beyond measure!

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  19. Hi guys, thanks for all the sweet comments and for the votes! Let's see, here are the answers to the questions:

    Cara: Depends on the day and my mood. :-) Sometimes I just hand them what I've picked for the day, sometimes I ask what they're in the mood for and give them a few choices, and sometimes Ree drags her stool into the closet and picks out the complete outfits for both of them (Ro is pretty indifferent).

    Mexican chopsticks: When I'm alone, we do the bedtime routine in Ree's room (it's bigger) so that's pjs, toothbrushing, and reading stories, then they jump in their beds and I go in the room of whoever's in bed first and tuck her in, sing a couple of short songs, and give kisses, then I go to the other room and do the same thing. They're great about waiting patiently, and the most they ever have to wait is a couple of minutes. The girls have never slept in our room at home, even when TubaDad's gone, but we do the roommate thing on vacations, which is a fun treat. We've learned that the best way for us to travel is for TubaDad and Ro to share a room and for Ree and I to share a room. That way the girls are never alone in a room in a new place.

    Anon: Yes, you got it right! Ro is in the cream-colored Pear shirt and Ree is in the dark Mickey shirt.

    Melissa: To make the little twisty ponys, I started to put their hair in normal ponytails but on the last loop of the rubberband I only pulled the hair halfway through (so they had little loops with long trailing ends), then I wrapped the trailing ends around and around the loops and secured the whole thing with another rubberband.

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  20. Anonymous3/13/2009

    ok, I started to cry...and nobody loves me more than candy necklaces. how awesome. you are the luckiest woman on the face of the earth.

    how wonderful.

    Connie In WI

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  21. Anonymous3/14/2009

    you are deserving it :) if i had such a caring and loving mom like you i would be saying the same thing like ro and ree did :)

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  22. sniff.sniff. I love what kids say!

    Love that "pear" tee shirt... reminds me of your gotcha call!!!

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  23. OMG - Those two sure know how to melt a Mama's heart! Adorable!

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  24. i love their hair like this! glad i have a boy except for when i see the twins' cute hairstyles!

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  25. I tried to vote again but it won't let me. Says we can only cast one vote each - darn. Hope you win. You're fabulous.

    www.atlastmilanascominhome.blogspot.com

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  26. What a wonderful way to make you cry!! BTW, we voted for you!!

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  27. Love their hair. They are so sweet! I would have cried too.

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