Sunday, November 29, 2015

Mother Of Eleven

Another opportunity arose for me to spend time with Mia and I jumped at it even though it meant getting up earlier than normal and driving the hour and a half in the fog to get to her house.  We have fun!

Among other things (and I mean a lot of other things), we played store, where I was the store owner and Mia was a mother shopping for her children. She shopped in the family room and her bedroom bringing items for me to "hold while she shopped." Finally, I just had to ask.

These are a lot of gifts. How many children do you have, Mrs P?
Her response was nonchalant. I have eleven kids...five girls, four boys, one baby girl and one baby boy. (I still wonder why the babies are not counted in the girl/boy count.)

And so, the small mother of eleven 
placed her children's gifts under the Christmas tree.





13 comments:

  1. She is so sweet. Wow, I could not imagine being a mother of eleven children, she has big plans. I am glad you enjoyed your time together.
    Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  2. I just love this time in a child's life...all her children accounted for and babies not quite "big kids" yet. So sweet. I am glad you had that time together making memories. xo Diana

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  3. The imagination of children is so amazing. You must have had a grand time playing with her. Christmas is such an exciting for the younger ones of us.

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  4. Eleven....I can't seem to get past that.

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  5. Ha! I once wanted a LOT of kids...until I had two and realized that was enough. lol She sounds like a delightful little girl!

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  6. I think Mia and I would have been great play buddies, I always wanted a dozen kids!

    Cindy Bee

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  7. this is so sweet.. her mind is amazing and she is so smart..plus she got the math right.

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  8. LOL, too cute. How on earth does a mother of 11 manage to get out of the house to shop alone....lol

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  9. good shadow shot, have a nice Sunday

    much love...

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  10. What a sweet 'mother' and wonderful time you spent with her. Love the photo.

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  11. Ha ha - too adorable.

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  12. Love this... Oh my..laundry for 11... Michelle

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