I didn't tell the kids cause I knew that's all I'd hear about until we picked her up. On Friday morning I woke the kids and told them I had a surprise for them. We loaded up in the car, made a quick stop to get Yiayia some ballons and were off to the airport....the kids still didn't know what we were doing.
getting ready to see yiayia...
waiting patiently...but still don't know what for...
Nay pushed Elijah out of the way, jumped in Yiayia's arms, locked eyes with her and never let go.
We had an incredible week with her. We maybe did a little too much shopping...
(yes those would be baby pink uggs)
Elijah took her on a date. One of his favorite things to do with her. He took her to Starbuck and she got her coffee (something she was dying for...we don't drink coffee so she was a little desperate) and he got chocolate milk and a donut(maybe two.)
We tried to show her as much of Boise as we could with two little ones, but mostly we just did everyday life with her. We took her to the farm where we get our produce.
(i told the kids to look at me...this is what i got.)
She was a blessing to me...letting me sleep in and take naps, gettting up with the kids at night, helping with meals. (she made caleb his favorite granola and peach cobbler.) She's a true servant. She helped me with the house getting things in order and always did it as if it was the most exciting thing to be doing.
While she was here we also found out we're having a...
We found out while Caleb was at work so mom and I painted these shirts while the kids were sleeping...I'm a Girl...and wore them to his Lacrosse game.
Saying good-bye was way harder than I thought it would be. She is so missed in our home. We love you Yiayia.