Thursday, March 25, 2010

hangin with big brother...



These two... sigh... i just can't get over how sweet they are together. She gives him smiles and coos that no one else gets, and he wants to take her everywhere with him. That's where this picture comes in... he said "mom, i really want baby eislee to watch me play my video game!" and i said "just a minute maiko we'll talk when i finish the laundry." A few minutes later i emerge from the laundry room and where's eislee?! I wander into my room to see if maiko knows where she is and... well... you see.... she was loving it. He brought that little chair in first then went and got her and carried her over and put her in the chair.
And today, today i was really frustrated with little eislee. She was crying constantly and so finally i put her in the other room and walked away. Well, maiko says "mom, what are you doing? why did you just leave her in there?" and i say "maiko she just keeps crying."
"mom, she just wants you to hold her!"
"maiko, she can't have everything she wants!"
"she's just a baby mom!"

I didn't know what to say after that one, when did my five year old son get more patience than me? Also, just a couple weeks ago, i was telling the kids how pretty soon eislee wouldn't be a baby anymore and maiko just burst into tears, he was so sad at the thought of not having a baby anymore. Such a sensitive soul that maiko. i'm so glad my girls will grow up with such a wonderful big brother.


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jenny!! I love you sooo much!! Thank you so much for your posts and pictures!

Love Cousin Kathi

jenny said...

KATHI!!! i love you too :) and i miss you girl! we got to get together!

amanda said...

Oh my goodness Jenny that is so cute!! What a good big brother Maiko is!! I can't wait to be able to hang out with all you guys again!! The kids look so big :( I can't believe how much they have grown in the year we have been gone!! Miss you guys and we hope to see you all soon!!

jenny said...

i know they have grown so much! i can't wait to see you and your wonderful family! so glad you guys are moving back to this side of the us haha! we should meet half way for a big camping trip this summer or something!

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