Friday, April 29, 2011

friends. {old and new}

you've all heard me gush about our buddies, sandra and ben, many times. and it's because we just love them so. :)

through our buddies, we met some new friends, gabe and his momma, and liam and his momma. all four little dudes came home from korea last year and are within two months of each other, age-wise.

last week, we got together at a local park and had fun playing (read: chasing our wandering children) together. though it was an unseasonably cold day (the day before and the day after were well into the 70s!), we bundled up and enjoyed one another's company.

now, onto the pictures!

there was some excited screaming going on.
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some sweet sharing of snacks.
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some peeking through tunnels.
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(how CUTE is gabe?!)

some...i'm not sure what's going on in this picture, but i find choi boy's expression hilarious!
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and there were also some attempts at taking a group picture.
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yup. attempts.
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do you know how hard it is to take a picture with four toddlers?
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really,
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REALLY,
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REEEEEEEEEALLY
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{ugh, i give up.}

HARD!!!
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(thank you for being so patient and still, liam!)

:)

it's always wonderful to spend time with other families that our similar to ours and i hope that as choi boy grows older, he will cherish the friendships he has with these buddies that have similar stories to his.

wait, do boys *ever* cherish friendships?

it's possible, right?

i hope so! ;)

20 comments:

  1. You may have to do some cherishing for him, but he'll cherish some too. :) I saw Ben today and Sandra mentioned you to me and all of a sudden Ben perked up "Grace, Grace", I think he was real disappointed that you and CB weren't joining us. Hope life is good. Great pictures, even if the kids don't always cooperate! :)

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  2. Love that you have those friendships!!

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  3. omg, i'm dying here from the cuteness. God sure has blessed you all with beautiful boys!!!

    and...i think cb is getting chubbier. love it.

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  4. I love how the little ones' personalities really shine when you try to get a group photo!! We have a few funny Seoul Brothers pics like this one, but now that the boys are a tad older, we can use a bit of bribery for better success :)

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  5. We're so lucky to have all of these awesome friends. And why is my child still always the one crying?

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  6. I LOVE your group shots- too funny! And they are just an adorable group of friends whether they would pose or not. :)

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  7. These friendships are so great for all of you! I love the group shots! It's hard, but they are always good for a laugh!

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  8. that is just too much cuteness for one playground! what fun! :)

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  9. Great photos! I just love how Liam is standing there, so good, the whole time. And how cute that Ben just pops up in the 3rd photo, but then wants his Mom so badly. It is waaaay too difficult to get 4 boys in a pic, but these ones are what memories are made of. I love it!

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  10. What darling boys! How fun was that to have all those cutie pies running around in a playground together?!

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  11. What cuties! I see Ben wanted his Mama!!

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  12. Fun playdate! The group shots are hilarious!

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  13. Ahhh,a good toddler group shot is the holy grail, and you my friend did not find it :)
    I love all our fellow ka friends for Gabe too.

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  14. That first pic of CB is precious! He's such a handsome little guy!

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  15. Those group photos just crack me up! Sounds like a fun day!

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  16. Love all those shots of the toddler group! Seriously, that little Liam is a saint :)

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  17. I love the series of group shots! So funny!

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  18. hee hee! the group shots are hilarious!!!

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