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Oh, how fast they grow!

 
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Did you think I was JUST talking about my Sisterlocks?! Gotcha! I'm and I'm not actually... I have been just so touched by how fast my kids are growing. These girls are my twins. Two-thirds of my offspring.

McKenzie here just lost her first top tooth on Friday.
While, her twin sister (the older one by 20 minutes) lost her second top tooth just the day before on Thursday.

Oh my twin babies, weren't, and aren't, they just the cutest! (Having a Mommy moment totally right here...just bare with me...)
To think... these babies (preemies born 2 months early) grow and mature much like our locs. Just continue about your everyday routine and regimen... then before you know it, you'll see major growth. You might lose a figurative tooth along the way (like that initial self-consciousness of really being nappy in a public of perm-out and weaved-up beauties), but it's all good...

'Cause guess what? We are all the happier for it. Water is now OUR friend.

Hope you, too, are enjoying your summer, Natural Journeys family!

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anthia-ofo said…
They were so cute
dewdrop said…
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dewdrop said…
Your twin daughters are so beautiful! I know you are a proud mom! It's interesting how our hair strongly influences our decision about exercising. It almost seems as if we went from one extreme to the other i.e. permed hair= avoid water, rain or any form of exercise that will cause you to sweat, versus, nappy hair= water is now our friend and feel free to swim, sweat and get wet! (Then again, I have issues with sand getting in my locs at the beach, lol! ) This is a great photo of you looking so peaceful as you float in the water.
3girlsmomma said…
Dewdrop, girrrllll... you ARE SOOOOO RIGHT ABOUT THE SAND... YIKES!!

Thx for the compliment on my offspring. I am 3girlsmomma and so blessed by motherhood. I'm DONE, though...

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