He ain’t heavy – he’s my brother

My children.

They make my life complete.

And my daughter turned twelve a few days ago… Sigh – they grow up too fast, don’t they?

I’m off to the little cottage by the sea again – HURRAY! – so won’t be around to visit you all. Back in a few days.

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67 thoughts on “He ain’t heavy – he’s my brother

  1. Your children are SO beautiful, Fiona!! And what a terrific capture for the day! A very Happy, Happy Birthday to your delightful daughter! How blessed we are to have them to enrich our lives each and every day!! I feel that way about all four of mine!!

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  2. They do grow so fast, Fi. My oldest grandchildren will spend time with us before school. I don’t think they need me to hold their hands anymore when we go on hikes! Yours are beautiful.

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  3. Beautiful, beautiful photo. I love the softness. And yes – they grow up too fast! Our twin boys will be 16 this fall. Crazy.
    Have a wonderful, peaceful time!

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  4. You have the sweetest looking family! That’s a picture worth framing- although where is Oscar??? Cheers, Danette

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  5. Sweet sentiments and I feel the same way about my own child, all grown up and married now. He is still my child ๐Ÿ™‚ This is also a very sweet photo of your children and a belated Happy Birthday to your daughter. Wishing you all a lovely time at the little cottage by the sea. It sounds idyllic.

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  6. By the look on big sister’s face he’s definitely not heavy….. beautifully captured moment in time.

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  7. You have the most beautiful children, and it’s been fun to watch them grow up on the blog.

    Jen

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  8. I don’t have children, but I still know of what you speak – because whenever I see a parent friend after an absence of some time, I nearly always end up asking, “So how is Junior/Juniorette, is s/he in kindergarten yet?” only to be told, “No, s/he’s about to graduate from high school!” It’s just so different with dogs, you don’t tend to notice the passage of time quite so dramatically! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Your daughter is becoming a lovely young lady – please pass along a very happy belated birthday to her! And what an affectionate kid brother she has – such a sweet, sweet photo!

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