My parents have been in Birmingham for the past 10 days. Their visit was initially planned because they were babysitting Christian and Henley for 5 days, and it conveniently worked out that Bennett's dance recital was a couple of days later, so they stuck around to watch her perform. Though we got together with all of the children a couple of times, we didn't get to spend as much time with them as we usually do when they visit. However, the last few days were spent with them staying here entertaining our kids.
They played outside, visited the library, played hide-n-seek, had tea parties, did puzzles, played chase with Poppy, and just shared fun times. Though there were some tears (as there always are, every day, with toddlers), there were also a lot of laughs. Bennett and Preston really love their grandparents (all of them), and love the attention. Unfortunately I didn't take nearly enough photos, but here are a few of my favorites.
Above is a photo of my mother at the bird exhibit at the zoo, she kept gathering up the little birds on her hands, arms, shoulders so the kids could get a quick pet before they flew off. Then the other photo is my father hiding during a game of hide-n-seek. Pres found him the first time, but then everyone wanted to take a turn hiding in the same place.
Until next time....