Bedtime stories

by DaniGirl on January 7, 2012 · 4 comments

in Ah, me boys

Tristan just asked me if he could read Lucas a bedtime story, instead of being read to by Beloved.

Big brother reading

These are the moments that make it all worthwhile. Blogged because I want to remember this one.

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1 Paula Schuck January 7, 2012 at 8:37 pm

Love the pic. This is one of my favourite times too. I am just now realizing we haven’t done this in awhile. Time to start again.


2 CoCo January 8, 2012 at 8:29 am

Awesome …and how quickly they grow up !!

3 Sarah (mrsgryphon) January 8, 2012 at 11:21 am

Precipus and perfect!

4 Chantal January 9, 2012 at 3:41 pm

OHHHHH I can’t wait till that happens to me!!!! Hey go on my FB page. I posted two cute vids of my baby (indulgent I know but I want everyone to see them ;) )

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