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The Best Gift For My Kids
Sometimes I get frustrated and fed up!
I realized a few years back that having two kids was double the trouble for me! However it wasn't till recently that I realized that it was the best gift I could have ever given my girls! To put it more simply, the best gift I've given to my kids was each other. I can't wait till the day they realize this and appreciate what they are and who they are to each other; sisters, companions for life, personal care taker, inspiration, teacher, a second mother (at times), and most of all the best-est friend that a girl can ever have!
They are three years apart and they drive me so crazy, because little sister is constantly worried about where and what her big sister is doing; because she admirer's her and tries to be like her.
Big sister is worried about where and what her little sister is up to because she doesn't want her to be getting into trouble or getting hurt and especially not into her (big sisters) stuff!
They can't be around each other for more than five minutes without one of them crying, hitting, yelling, running, or just plain bickering at each other.... I am like OMG can you girls just stop and relax for at least a hour, I need some peace and quiet. Sometimes I think to myself wow big sister is having patience and is acting really nice all of sudden to little sister hum I wonder what she wants? Sure enough I was right she did have a motive but when she doesn't get her way bam she turns into ms. mean girl and takes it out on little sister; she gets me so upset when she does that. Then she is always saying that her little sister is a pain and bugs but, as soon as her little sister is minding her own business and entertaining herself with her own toys not bothering anyone, here comes big sister to mess with her and get her all fired up. So now little sister want to play with big sister and then once again she starts to say leave me alone, you bug!! So here comes mom, what OMG she was fine minding her business until you go mess with her and now you don't want her, leave her alone if you want her to leave you alone! Geez girls why can't you just get along and love each other; then I start to remember when I was little and my big sister couldn't stand me and I hated when we would fight because she would always kick my butt! On the other hand when ever she needed something or wanted me to do this or that, then she didn't mind having me around!
After all the yelling and crazy-ness I start thinking and I laugh to myself after I realize that I am probably not ever going have any peace and quiet! However I still hope that one day, one day soon they will realize and appreciate the gift I have given them, and that is EACHOTHER!