Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Letters to my kiddos

Dear Tristan,
You will be home in 2 days. Finally. You know what I miss? I miss you playing tricks on me, like when I buy more Diet Dr. Pepper at the store and you hide it in your bed. Did you take that box of macaroni and cheese that disappeared for 2 days and then reappeared on the shelf?? Fess up. You act so much like Dad that it's not even funny. For real. You acting like a dog until I cried- that was just wrong. But you know what- I would rather have you here, acting like a dog, then away for any longer.
I love you.
Mom

Dear Alec,
I've missed you Mr. Alec!! I've missed your laugh, your big crocodile tears and your hugs. You know how when you start kissing up my arm when we're standing in the check-out line at Wal-Mart and I'm like "Dude. Stop..." Well, I miss it. You can kiss up my arm all you want when you get back- within reason. I know your friends in the neighborhood have missed you. They all keep asking "When's Alec coming home? When's Alec coming home??" But I've missed you more. I love you Alec.
Love,
Mom

Dear Izzy,
Holla!!! Just 2 more days and I get to pick you up at the airport and give you big hugs!! I sure have missed hanging out with you and playing the spelling game on the way to gymnastics. (Can you spell "University?") Ya know, I bought a ton of strawberries the other day. I don't know why because YOU are my big strawberry eater. I ended up throwing a lot of them away. I'm going to the grocery store on Wednesday to stock up on your favorites. I can't wait to see you flipping around on the trampoline. I've been working on my front flip. No laughing!!
Love you more.
Mom
PS. Dad and I have a surprise for you in the backyard...

17 comments:

Mel said...

I know I've said it before but you are such a fun mom! The kids are going to be so happy to be back home as a family again.

Jenny said...

Awww! Those letters are so cute! I can't imagine how hard it's been without them. My son went away with his dad for 4 days, and we can't wait til he comes home! I'm glad you only have 2 more days!

Amanda said...

So cute!!! Your kids are so lucky to have such a fun, sweet mom. Hurray, only two days left!!

CHEL said...

That is so cute... they are just dying to be home with you!!

Liam's Mom - Gina said...

I love your relationship with each of them. I can't wait to have inside jokes and laughing all the time with Liam.

Katie said...

Yay for an end in sight! I'm excited for the backyard surprise!

Heffalump said...

Two more days! Yipee! You are almost there. Now you don't have to endure this again for another year!

Suzanne said...

You should get a countdown display for when your kids are coming home like NCS did for when she'd take out her sewing machine. Although, hers was a lot longer than yours would be now! :)

I'm sure the days are dragging by. Yay for only two more days!

PJ said...

Beautiful letters! I'm so glad it's almost that day!

No Cool Story said...

You are such a good mom. Your kids are so blessed to have you.
I'm with katie, they are going to super love the backyard.
2 more days!

SoDak Angel said...

You are so fun!

wendy said...

Awe! What sweet kids you have!

What's the suprise? You can tell us!

s--max said...

YAY!!! Wish we could see you now. Bet you have a smile from ear to ear & beyond.

Kayelyn said...

Yay for kiddos coming home. I know you are a great mom and your kids are so lucky to have you. I can tell from your letters that you are just as lucky to have them.



LOL: while typing this I saw the pic of Taj with underwear on his head!!!! I love it!! I love that you got it on camera.

elasticwaistbandlady said...

And now its only ONE MORE DAY!!!

aubrey said...

those are the sweetest letters. you're an awesome mom!

Lauren said...

BAHAHA I love that you said "HOLLA!" to Izzy. You are too cool!