On Easter Sunday my mom and stepdad were visiting and my sister and her family came after church for a meal. But first we tried to have seven children (ages 7,6,5,4,3,3,3) hold still and smile at the camera.
The results were well worth the energy spent.
My kids LOVE their time with cousins.
They know when it's been too long between visits and often ask,
"When are we going to Auntie Emi's again?"
It's so dear to watch them interact with one another
and it can drive us nuts all at the same time.
(A saving grace for us mommies is video-time!)
And here's one of our four on Easter.
They clean up nicely if I may say so myself.
Right after these pictures they ran inside to change,
and after our yummy meal they escaped to play outside in the dirt.
The current task: building an underground fort.
Many hands makes light work and filthy fingernails.
What?! That's not how you spent Easter?