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Tomorrow.

May first.

They turn ten years old.

Ten years ago, my twin baby girls came into this world.

God blessed us with so much when He gifted them to us.

When I found out we were having twins, it was a big surprise. One is never really ready for a newborn, let alone two!!

They have changed my life. Made me who I am today. Created me into the mother I didn't know I could be -- it is a scary, unknown role.

But, every day, they make me a better person. Not perfect. But always reflecting and progressing. Lots of hugs ... and plenty of apologies.

These two, though, bring us so much joy. They are similar, but yet so different.



Sweet, stubborn, silly, kind, sassy, loving, funny, creative, special, determined, thoughtful, smart, beautiful inside and out.

These girls are growing up before my eyes. In a blink. Ten years. A decade. Double digits. 10.

I'm extra thankful for this time together now -- to savor every moment of every day. Before another ten years flies by ...





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  1. Happy birthday to your girls! I can't believe they will be ten! I'm even more impressed that you were able to blog in those beginning days. I can't wait to continue to read about the adventures of the girls.

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  2. " In a blink. Ten years. A decade. Double digits. 10." Wow! There is so much to celebrate! Blessing upon blessing! Enjoy the festivities.

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  3. Double Happy Birthday! I hope you have a fantastic family birthday celebration.

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  4. What a fantastic 10 years these have been! And how quickly they have passed! Wish we could be there to share in the birthday celebration, but it'll have to wait. "Sweet, stubborn, silly, kind, sassy, loving, funny, creative, special, determined, thoughtful, smart, beautiful inside and out." Sounds like the characteristics of their super Mom! Hugs to all! Love ya, Mom

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    1. Awww, thanks Mom!! Miss you so much too!

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  5. Happy birthday to your girls!! Ten is such a special age. I hope you enjoy every moment!

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  6. I remember reading slices when they were preschoolers. Where has the time gone? I love that you've captured them at this time in your description and with the photo collage. Enjoy the celebration.

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  7. Wow! TEN! I agree with Ramona & am so glad you captured them in this moment. I hope the celebration was delightful!

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  8. I tried to comment earlier in the week. I hope this one sticks! I love the line: Created me into the mother I didn't know I could be. You made me think about how we create ourselves and how the waters are uncharted. I wish for you and your girls smooth sailing and peaceful horizons!

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  9. l don't re member 10 much. I hope their year is AMAZING !

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  10. Happy Birthday to your girls! This is my third week reading your blog, and I'm again noticing your lists. So many words to paint a picture of your twins. So much mamalove!

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