Heavenly creatures

After my downer of a post 3 weeks ago, I have been slowly putting my shit together, regaining some stamina for my project, talking more openly to DH, and most importantly appreciating better my accomplishments as a mom.

A friend without children recently told me: ‘you are losing your head about achieving stuff, making something out of your life but you do realize you have achieved a lot right? You have a big family and a functional one too. You will always time for the rest.’

I don’t know if it is her comment or street Christmas lights or the fact that I am still digesting my thanksgiving dinner but I woke up in a disgustingly sappy mood, my heart full of love for my 3 ‘creatures’, as my friend Levon calls them. So this ‘awesomely crazy and cute stuff they say’ post is for you monkeys. Even if I often complain about you, I am thankful for you. I am. Enjoy this post because tomorrow I will be back to my bitchy self.

G: ‘So there is this house and there is a lion in there and a wolf knocks on the door and the lion is so scared he locks the door …brrrr’

Me thinking: I see that family membership to the Bronx zoo has been a good investment.

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G:‘L is a silly baby but he is too cute …sigh.’

Me thinking: Awww.

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P: ‘I want to be a big person when I grow up but a big person like Daddy not a big little person like Mommy.’

Me thinking: Fair enough.

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G:
(When peeing first in the morning) ‘I have to hold strong because I have a big zizi (‘willy’), so so big.’

Me thinking: boys will be boys 🙂

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L: (when prompted to say ‘Thanks’) ‘Ti tyou’

Me thinking: Awww.

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P: ‘I hate all boys at my school…except for one.’

Me: ‘Who is THAT boy?’

P: ‘It’s G (her twin brother) because he is really so sweet and so, so cute’.

Me saying: ‘Awww’ and thinking:’Remember this next time you try to strangle him’.

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P: ‘Why are you sad Mama? There are no reasons for you to be sad because you have me, papa, G and L. You cannot be sad. We are all here.’

Me thinking: Nobel Prize.

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To finish here’s a snippet from my conversation with P yesterday. I was talking with DH about old times and P asked:

Was I in your belly then?

‘No’.

‘Where was I then”

‘Well …you did not exist then’.

‘What?????’ shell-shocked I could have a life without her in it 🙂

‘Let’s just say you were a wish’.

Her eyes lit up and she screamed: ‘Yes I was a pink wish!!! But then you prefer grey…would have it been better if you had a grey wish instead of a pink wish?’

I was not sure what to say. I finally answered: ‘No, because you, my pink wish, are here. I have millions of wishes including the grey one but they are not here and it is ok. I am very happy about it.’

And then P flashed a kick ass and proud smile. Melt.

Have a great week end!!!

Photos by Helene McGuire, LN Photographie

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