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Mother's Day Weekend

I am very thankful that my parents have been here for almost a week. They left this morning. I enjoyed them being here and they were so helpful with Emily. She is a handful! I loved having my mother here for Mother's Day. It has been nice to get ready in the morning and have people here to watch Emily. I usually just rush and pray she does not burn the house down or something worse. My mother helped with laundry and did many other things to help. I am grateful!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Here is Emily giving Kristen the cat some treats. Emily would feed her the whole bag if I let her. Emily loves Sisten, as she calls her, but Kristen DOES NOT like her. Actually, Kristen does not like anyone but me.
Emily on Mother's Day.

Comments

Leigh Ann said…
You always have Emiliy in the prettiest dresses! I love the pic of you, E and your mom. So pretty.
Michele said…
You look great, Laurie - love that pink dress - I don't think I ever looked that polished when I was pregnant - LOL!
Kelly said…
I'm glad R&M have been there - I wish I could have seen them. I know you need some rest!!!!
Emily looks so pretty!

I've missed you - can't wait to see you!!!
pinkmommy said…
You look great!!! And Emily is the cutest!

So glad you got to be with your mom on Mother's Day!
Meredith said…
I am so glad ya'll had a wonderful Mother's Day and a good week together!
Hillary said…
Emily looks like a little princess! And Kristen looks as mean as ever!

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