These are not my kids. But I would take them in a second.
Not because they are perfect. But because they are wonderful.
…and that is the thing about having 4 (or more) kids, that I am learning from this sweet family.
They will never be perfect, but they can be wonderful. And with 4+ of them, you can’t fake it either. There’s no stopping the meltdowns, or the madness, but you can do your best, and go with it.
As we wandered around downtown Torrance, in the heat, through scraped knees and missing bandaids and chocolate Foster’s Freeze all over everything Dave joked to Aaron and I, about what we would say later…
“Remember that day we decided NOT to have 4 kids?”
And yet every time I get into the madness of this family that I love, I think to myself…