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Tiaras and Trucks

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

On the Road Again

The kids and I are lucky to have a pretty full schedule most days.  I try not to "overschedule", but I also like to be out of the house at least one time every day, and between old friends, new friends, our MOMS Club, and family in the area, we have many places to visit and people to see.  Needless to say, we are usually in the car at least once a day. 

During our jaunts around town, we tend to listen to music (The Lion King Soundtrack is a major favorite, along with The Fray, and occasionally some of "Mommy's songs") and have chats where Abbey tells me stories about her friends, some of whom are real and some of whom (Mit the Mouse for instance) are wonderfully detailed figments of her imagination.

Ryan and I talk about taking some genuine road trips with the kids when they're older, to places like the Grand Canyon.  I can only hope that those road trips can be as harmonious as these, where we can spend time with A & D, listening to music we can somewhat agree on and have conversations that are both silly and serious. 

Probably what will actually happen is that they will sit in the back, earphones plugged in, and roll their eyes at each other when their goofy parents try to talk with them and play outdated music on the car stereo.  But, for now, I will enjoy our car rides and keep my road trip fantasies alive!
getting comfy in the car
hello kitty (of course) slippers
he doesn't contribute much to the conversation yet
sometimes I like to think that he's singing along

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1 Comments:

  • At October 23, 2010 at 8:04 PM , Anonymous lumpsonablog said...

    Love the cowprint carseat. I totally wanted to get that for K, but couldn't resist a sale & ended up with a boring color!

    It's so important to get out of the house for us too. I think I drive C nuts b/c she asks me, at least twice a day, "where we going today, mama?"

     

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