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Our First Christmas Together!

I am so pleased with what a beautiful Christmas we had this year. We spent Sunday with Brian's family and did dinner and gifts. The girls, the boys and Genna got wonderful toys and Brian and I got some very nice things as well. Christmas Eve was nutty. We had lots of wrapping, last minutes details and preparing to do. We slept at my parents so we didn't have to get the girls up super early to make it in time to watch the big kids open gifts. So we went to Christmas Eve mass at 5 and then went back to my parents. The girls went to bed around 10 and we all stayed up to watch Christmas movies. We got up bright and early to see what Santa brought and open gifts. Santa was very kind to the babies... bringing them toys, the Fisher Price bouncer, musical instruments, books, CD's, DVD's, a CD player and some other fun stuff. My Mom-mom made each baby a hand made raggedy ann doll. They were so beautiful.

After gifts I made everyone breakfast and the kids spent the day playing with their toys. We had an early (and huge) dinner and spent the night hanging out. The girls were in heaven having so many people to play with and hold them. It was such a nice Christmas for us since we have had to live through so many longing for children to share it with. We have always been so lucky to have Will, Jordan and Genna to love and help raise. It is extra nice to have all our 5 children together.

1 comments:

Mandy 6:21 PM  

I'm glad that you had such a wonderful holiday! Sounds blissful to have a peaceful day.

Glad we finally got to chat tonight too. Feels like it's been forever since we've talked!

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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