While we were visiting with my parents, we took a day and drove a few hours away to visit with more members of my family. We had a mini impromptu family reunion...we haven't had too much success getting the whole lot together at one time...one day. The very first picture, with Kate and Cara remind me how important belonging is. Just the look of recognition on their faces says it all. We long for familiarity as a human race...it validates us, makes us feel secure, and gives us direction. As I think about the families that I belong to, I am so absolutely grateful for their love, acceptance, and guidance.
My parents have gone above and beyond when it comes to making their homestead into the world's best personal Dude Ranch. I took the children for a week to visit Grandma and Grandpa down at the ranch. We had such a good time. There was an endless array of activities and my parents seemed to have an endless amount of energy dealing with the little ones. Thank you, thank you, Mom and Dad! We miss you tons already.
Seth's teacher is expecting her first child in just a few weeks. I wanted to do something unique for her and asure my son's position as "Teacher's Pet":) I whipped out this Diaper Cake in about an hour and it was so easy and fun and fairly inexpensive. I used about 60 or so size 3 diapers and came up with a cute way to give diapers as a gift.
I have a little experience in diaper construction. For my sister's baby shower I built a Diaper Castle fit for only the most spoiled princesses. And, yes, I did make the watermelon baby carriage too...since I knew you were wondering:)