Today has been SUCH a fun day! Two of my best friends and favorite people drove up from Little Rock to visit me! Kandi and Leigh Ann were two of my best college friends/roommates. I wish I could see them more often. They had planned to come visit Harper in the hospital but we got to go home the day before they were going to come. So they came today and they got here right as tornado sirens were going off and a HUGE storm blew through. It was a little scary for a minute and I thought we might have to all hang out in our closet. (I hate storms)
Harper was very interested in them. I told her all week that two of mommy's best friends were coming to see her. She was NOT interested in sleep today (or the last few nights) so that made for one fussy/crying/screaming baby but they got to see a few smiles from her.
Kandi and Leigh Ann both have two beautiful children each. Kandi has two girls and Leigh Ann has a boy and a girl. They left them home for the day and I'm pretty sure they enjoyed having the time in the car to catch up and visit. I fixed us a lunch of Poppyseed chicken, green bean bundles and brownies and ice cream.
Leigh Ann is one of the sweetest people you will EVER meet. If you don't read her blog - you should. I couldn't believe when she and Kandi told me that next month they will both celebrate FIFTEEN years of marriage. Are we really that old? ha! (Of course we are just at 5 years!) They are both married to the EXACT perfect man for each of them. I like their husbands so much!
Here we are in college with our other roommate Jennifer. And yes that is me in the red shirt with dark hair. (and bright red lipstick). (This was 1992 I think).
I had to show them during one of Harper's meltdowns what our magic potion is - Praise Baby DVD's. At first we thought it was Baby Enstein and she will tolerate those for a few minutes but we have one Praise Baby DVD and she will watch that over and over and over and it calms her down every time. I think it's because she probably heard a lot of worship music when she was in my tummy and when she was in the hospital and got in her own room - we played CD's for her constantly. Yesterday I went and bought two more because we were getting tired of the same songs over and over. But THANK GOODNESS for these DVD's - I think she just loves the music more than anything! I SO hope she will be musically inclined. (But it won't come from her parents).