Tuesday, February 21, 2012


As many of you may or may not know, my relationship with my sister is everything to me. We have an on going conversation that lasts through out the entire day, turns into texting in the evening and then  picks up where it left of by that first morning phone call.

We clean our houses together, watch our favorite shows together, and if we are lucky, once in a while we take a quiet drive without the kids together.....all over the phone of course.
Oh yeah i forgot to mention, we also have this habit of getting knocked up together.

.......my sister feels like an extension of myself. Twin souls, five years apart.....me the youngest, of course.

And lately something wonderful has been happening in our home. Two more twin souls are finding each other.
Sliding from room to room on quilts and playing under make shift tents........

Last night while cooking dinner i turned around to find this giggling blob had made it's way into the kitchen.

Even though i didn't want to intrude on their moment, i could not resist the urge to take a peak. My mommy heart was happy, and i wanted to see the magic of their little world.

And just like that baby sister jumped into sissy's arms and destroyed the tent...again.

Sweet Ava.....I love this face. This is the face of a big sister....a real sister.

And this one...a real baby sister.....

I try to remember sometimes how i felt in the beginning. How i thought i had failed at giving Ava a sister, how they would never have what my sister and i have........
Now i realize, that it is not for me to decide.It is for Paloma and Ava to decide. I realize now that sisters come in many different shapes and sizes. That Paloma and Ava will have something unique and special to them, something that as their mom, i will never truly be able to understand. A sisterhood is a force to be reckoned with......and this sisterhood is no different.

trust me.....i know twin souls when i see'em.....


  1. AWWWWWW!!!!!! I sure do love your ice...

  2. So sweet! I wish I had a sister... however, I am very happy I was able to give that gift to you. It brings me joy. :)

  3. You and your sister are so beautiful and I think it is so wonderful that Paloma has a big sister to guide her and be her best friend. Matti's older sister is 14, I can only hope they will find their own special bond as well. I don't have a sister so I can only imagine the kind of bond sisters share. How wonderful!

  4. So beautiful! I hope everything is going well with Paloma! I sure enjoyed talking about her and Calvin and health stuff.