1) There are three days of the year where the kids just KNOW that Mom can take pictures and THEY can't complain... my birthday, Mother's Day, and the first day of school. They aren't allowed to fuss about it. And it pays off. Big time. :)
2)Thanks to Daddy for making these kiddos smile. It was tooooooo early for me to work my silly magic!
3) I'd like to point out the addition of Cat-Cat this year here in the bottom of this next picture. Of course we could NOT leave her out!
4) This was right before the bus came. I wanted just a couple more in different lighting. I love this shot because it's so them. Colston is trying to get away and wiggle out of the picture, and Carlie is being her usual bossy self and trying to restrain him. (with the help of C.C. of course!)5) Seriously... they are growing too fast. Carlie looks like a baby to me in the 2007 image. Not so much in the next. The first one is from 2006... I finally found it!!And right (as in like 2 seconds) after the bus pulled away with her big brother, best friend, and worst enemy on it, Carlie turned to us and said, "Now what did I used to do last year when Colston was at school?"