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Growing up; growing together

My little girls are growing up.  They’re catching up with each other, and then they’re racing away as they go through their developmental growth spurts.  But whatever the case, they are growing together.  And it’s the joy of my life.  You know that feeling?  When you’re just sitting there, watching, enjoying, with a goofy smile on your face.  Yeah – that feeling.  It’s awesome.



One day, after Little Miss M and Dear Husband had already left for the day, I was lounging around in bed – ok, I was wallowing in self-pity over my head cold.  Before he left, I think Dear Husband had a quiet word to the two little one to let me rest.

And so they did.  I heard some shuffling.  I heard some whispering.  I heard some furniture being moved around.  I heard some “help please Ditse”.  I heard some “Ssshhh, mama’s sleeping.”

Of course, who can resist that?  I had to get up to see what was going on.  And this is what I saw…


 Little Miss Independence and Little Miss Independence-in-training.  Gee willie winkies – they’re clever, huh?


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