Tuesday

In the Car

In the old Mini Van I keep an extra booster seat. It has come in handy in many situations. We meet a friend for lunch, and than if we want, he can come over for a play date. Also, if I happen to watch someone's kiddo for a day, I can still leave the house.

Back Seat

I have a BIG problem staying home for an entire day. After about lunch time the walls start to cave in on me. Sometimes, it is not even enough to leave to get the kids from their half day of school. Shag and I normally do not come back home until lunch with the older boys.

There is always a lot of talking on the ride home from school. I must say, I really like it when my kids talk to me. It seems like in the car, they are engaged and not distracted. They talk about a lot of things and I find out so much about them and their thoughts. Don't get me wrong, I do still like the quiet rides, but then I find myself calling a friend on the phone.

Mall
This sweet girl offered to take a photo of the boys and I while at the mall. None of the photos I took erally turned out. But I liked this one.

18 comments:

Jen January 20, 2009 at 8:13 AM  

That's a great shot. I love the faux hawk. You need to frame thatone for sure.

Jaimee January 20, 2009 at 8:54 AM  

How could you not love that shot? :)
I love riding in the car...but, I can't stand it to be silent, I either have to be listening to something interesting on talk radio or be on the phone talking to a friend...

LuLu & Co. January 20, 2009 at 9:36 AM  

What a beautiful picture! All of you are so cute!!!Chatter and constant chatter in our car... I love to hear all the conversations.
LuLu

Kristina January 20, 2009 at 12:21 PM  

The car pic is really neat. I hate staying home all day too.

kanniduba January 20, 2009 at 5:07 PM  

OMG, they are so danged handsome I can't stand it!!! :)
I'm a "runner" too...I'm okay at home for a day or two, then I have to get out...anywhere! Then I spend money. Bad cycle. lol

somethingcheeky January 20, 2009 at 7:57 PM  

Love those pics! The car one is so cool and the one of you all together is just perfect!

Maggie January 21, 2009 at 12:50 AM  

What a great shot of the four of you -- the boys are so handsome and you look great!

Christina January 21, 2009 at 8:40 AM  

Love the picture of all of you!! So special. I also have always loved rearview mirror shots. Personally, I hate driving. Really, really detest it.

PamperingBeki January 21, 2009 at 9:32 AM  

Your kids are so stinking cute! And you're gorgeous!

Your little one is sporting that hair that I love. :)

How did you get the mirror without showing your camera in the mirror? Hmmm...

Maya January 21, 2009 at 10:08 AM  

Isn't it nice to get in a photo with the boys! I feel like I'm never in the photos!

Cara January 21, 2009 at 12:45 PM  

I love it. You a great looking bunch. Your boys are so handsome.

Joanna January 21, 2009 at 4:43 PM  

How nice of that girl to offer to take your picture. I love that shot. Funny, I often beg for silence in the car. I ask Ella to listen to the quiet! Most of the time its the only chance I get to think. :o)

meg duerksen January 22, 2009 at 10:13 AM  

what a cute family you are!
my kids want music on in the car all the time. over and over.
and i love to hear what they say after school about their day.

cute pic in the mirror. :)

Shelly January 22, 2009 at 10:24 AM  

Thanks for visiting my blog. And by the way, I just love the title of your blog! Haha. You have a lovely family and I love the picture you took of the boys through the rearview mirror - very creative!

Kimberly January 22, 2009 at 1:13 PM  

Are those Britax seats I spy? Love the jungle print. :)

Oh, and lovely photo of you and yours. Photos like that are hard to come by around here.

carissa... brown eyed fox January 23, 2009 at 10:31 AM  

i love that a lady offered to take your pic... neat to see yall all together... very cute!

the extra car seat... oh yes... comes in way handy! we have an extra in hubby's & my car too! :)

Stacy January 25, 2009 at 8:58 PM  

Love that shot of you and the boys - you are so pretty! What a nice lady to do that for you. Usually when someone takes my camera they can never manage to get a picture in focus. :(

carrie January 27, 2009 at 9:37 PM  

Oh the van shot - that is fantastic! I like the one of you and the boys too - we are the same way around here...let's go to the gym, or to lunch, or to the park..just OUT of the house! :-)

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