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If I actually kept up…

with the paper journal that sits beside my bed–these things would make it inside:

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And two priceless conversations this week:

Emma: sitting beside me, fingering the pearl earring in my earlobe:
    "Mom, when can I get my ears replaced?"
Me: "replaced?"
E: "yeah, so I can wear earrings like you."
M: "Oh, you mean pierced. When you’re thirteen, babe."

Emma and Mary sitting a the dinner table together:
Mary: Emma, am I being nice to you?
Emma: doesn’t answer, as she takes long slugs of milk
Mary: Emma, am I being nice to you?
Emma: still drinking
Mary: EMMAA!! am I being nice to you?
Emma: still drinking, now purposely taking way too long

(I get involved: Emma, don’t be rude to your sister. Answer her question."
Emma, in a sing-songy voice: Yes, Mary.
Mary, after a brief pause: "What question did I ask you?"

Thank goodness for this little blog to help me remember some of these priceless moments that would otherwise fade away in time.

with the paper journal that sits beside my bed–these things would make it inside:

P1010032

P1010025

And two priceless conversations this week:

Emma: sitting beside me, fingering the pearl earring in my earlobe:
    "Mom, when can I get my ears replaced?"
Me: "replaced?"
E: "yeah, so I can wear earrings like you."
M: "Oh, you mean pierced. When you’re thirteen, babe."

Emma and Mary sitting a the dinner table together:
Mary: Emma, am I being nice to you?
Emma: doesn’t answer, as she takes long slugs of milk
Mary: Emma, am I being nice to you?
Emma: still drinking
Mary: EMMAA!! am I being nice to you?
Emma: still drinking, now purposely taking way too long

(I get involved: Emma, don’t be rude to your sister. Answer her question."
Emma, in a sing-songy voice: Yes, Mary.
Mary, after a brief pause: "What question did I ask you?"

Thank goodness for this little blog to help me remember some of these priceless moments that would otherwise fade away in time.

14 comments on “If I actually kept up…”

  1. I love those little conversations.We had one with Josie last week when we went to a public toilet and she talked about the ‘dis-stapled peoples’ cubicle!

  2. i am so bad about writing the little things down! isn’t it great there is another place to put it all?

    lovely photos of your girls.

  3. I really see my blog as a baby book/scrapbook. I’m much better at keeping it up then I ever was at journaling or heaven forbid their baby books

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