Thursday, February 5, 2009

Let Them Be Kids!!

As a Mom I sometimes cringe when I see my kids covered in something i.e food, paint, glue, soap, whatever their fancy but I would say that for the most part I have a pretty relaxed take on the whole thing. More so since Grace was born but even when Lexi was little I remember laughing when she came in to show me that she had gotten into the Elmers Glue and she was covered from head to toe, I took pictures before giving her a bath just because I thought it was funny. Now don't get me wrong I don't give my kids free reign but I try to let them be kids. Well I have been working on scanning the girls pictures (pre-digital) into the computer and I found some evidence of the amazing work that my girls have done. James has not yet given me the photo opp but he has plenty of time so I won't be rushing him any!!



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The one of Grace (top) she was eating yogurt and decided it would make for an excellent body lotion!

The one of Lexi (bottom) she was finger painting and I left the room to use the restroom and upon my return I found this!! How could you get mad at that face though!!

4 comments:

Rachel B. said...

What a good mom you are. I'm definitely working on not getting stressed about the messes. It's starting to get to a point where it's just out of my control anyway. Those pictures are great!

Leah and Dustin said...

I love these kind of pictures! I have one of Madison with lotion and one of Karley with toothpaste!
Alexis has the sweetest baby face...and she DOES look like your Mom!

Liz - Jess said...

Too funny! My mom tells me all the time to just let them be kids, but I still fly off the deep end. :-) I'm sure my kids would like me a lot more if I were a FUN mom like you!

Jessi McCall said...

ooohh I have yet to experience this, and I can only hope I stay patient and laugh, but judging from how I reacted when Phoenix pooped in the tub, I don't have much faith in myself. LOL