It’s true, I’ve reached the stage of life where my friends are popping out gorgeous babies left, right and center.
And as the friend, I’m lovinggggg it! I get to hang out and play with these gorgeous kiddys in their prime. And as soon as it’s hungry, sleepy, poo in pants time… I get to give them back! Man being the friend is the best!
Steffi and I went to high school together. She’s always been one of those people that makes me laugh until I get a stitch (or heavens forbid, wet myself). And now she has a family. That she raises west of Sydney in Australia. I love it when she comes home! Love, love, love it!
NO WAIT.. that’s a Pukeko! …
Meet Brodie. He’s a happy 8 month old crawling machine!
Who has a serious side too.
He charms you with his gorgeous smile, but really he’s out for world domination!
Or so his Mother tells me. lol
Meet Summer. She’s a dazzling princess, all dressed in pink.
But even princess’ can be quite cheeky!
And Steffi. Their wonderful Mother and my very good friend.
Steffi does such a good job. Her other half Barry is in The Australian Navy and this time has been sent to sea for SIX MONTHS! … SIX MONTHS!!!
It’s good for her friends here in New Zealand because it means she comes home for lengthy periods and we get ‘Steffi time’!
But it’s hard. Real hard. And I don’t know how you do it Steffi. You are quite amazing and so are the kids!
Back to Brodie’s serious side. When I first met the bundle of joy. Every stupid face I pulled and noise I made to make him smile didn’t break that serious exterior. I asked Steffi what the code word was to crack him…
Well I was only joking… but Steffi promptly replied with … “Poos”… Hey presto..I present to you a… smile!
And I like to think I save the best for last… Someone get me a spoon so I can eat him up!
It seems to me that Brodie thinks his sister is responsible for it raining leaves!
But never the less, they are blue eyed buddies.
Argh, it’s always hard saying good bye to you Steffi and now equally hard because you keep producing gorgeous offspring! Promise me that nothing cute will happen until your back and I can capture it… or at least witness it! ;-)
Love you all so much!