Friday, June 11, 2010

Pool Fun

We've had some friends visiting with us the past few days, but are sad to say they had to leave yesterday. :(  My friend from home, who has been a source of support and an ear to share with over so much of my life (we've known each other for about 23 YEARS), came with her two little boys.  They came Tuesday night in order to see Miss Olivia for a bit before she headed off to the airport.  After Braeden, Liam, and I dropped Olivia off Wednesday, we headed home to play outside in our pool arena! LOL (The huge pools that they are!) :)  They sure had a blast though!!!

The funniest thing is that her oldest (and my adorable Godson), who is as tall as Braeden, is actually about a week YOUNGER than Liam!  My kiddos are so puny! :)  And her youngest at 2 is almost as tall as Liam!  So her oldest thinks Braeden is his peer and playmate and that Liam is just some little guy tagging along!  Hilarious! :)

Not sure why Braeden isn't in any of our pics!?  Oh well, he hogs the camera enough on other days I guess! :)


Christie said...

All you need is a bucket and some water!!

Love the pictures and glad you all had a great time!!

tyroneb said...


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I am a single mom to four amazing kids; each of whom just happen to have been adopted. The first three were adopted through foster care, and we just completed an international adoption from Haiti. Our family has grown through adoption and I am all the more blessed to know each of my children. I worship a mighty God, teach Special Ed, love bargains, and am inspired by Pinterest... come along with us for the ride!

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