So it's better than we ever expected....and crazier, more chaotic, tougher, unrelenting (in a big good way)..and it rocks more than I ever could of imagined. "It" being insta-parents to two 19-month old twin toddlers. We're now five months into parenthood (our Gotcha Day was Nov 6, '06). Sometimes I feel like we've been doing this parenthood gig forever and sometimes it completely takes me aback that we actually have 2 amazing people...forever...in our lives. As anyone who has adopted knows so well, we have (at least once a week) strangers come up to us and say directly to our girls "how 'lucky' they are".....And, of course our retort is "no, no, no, WE are the lucky ones....!
Since I've truly been pretty abysmal at getting pics and notes sent out to family and friends, I thought it'd be loads more fun to start a blog...especially since I've been an avid lurker on some really cool blogs out there and I'm jealous that I don't have one.
Now for some pics....Sammi (Samantha) is the first pic with Nicki (Nicole) next. We try to reserve "pink" for Nicki and "stripes" for Sammi...These pics are right before Christmas so they are about 15 months old.
And now here they are just three months later. Pretty cute,huh?
And here's Nicki all upset because Sammi monopolized the toy cell phone that just came with their really cool Step2 playhouse. Wow, that little phone kept Sammi happy for 2 hours (it's all about the phone...) and Nicki is simply desolate that she didn't have one. What was I thinking? Gotta buy two...gotta buy two of everything......So what if the Step2 Playhouse cost hundreds of dollars and the phone probably cost 37 cents. Shoulda got two Playhouses so they'd each have a 37cents play phone....(just kiddin')