Sunday, August 23, 2009

Oh, to get a decent picture

Hey guys, it's been a while since mommy has taken a picture with all of you in it. Do you think you could sit here on this step and let mommy get just one good picture? You ready?
Well, that was okay, but do you think that this time, Dylan, you could give me just a little smile? Please? Okay. Here goes.
Oh, well, honey, that wasn't quite what I had in mind. Perhaps this time you could just give me a natural little smile and Bryan, you and Lydia should look at the camera next time, okay? Okay. Here we go:

Okay, um, sissy, can you sit back down please? Bryan, Lydia, just ignore what mommy told you and smile pretty, okay? Sissy? Sissy? Elysa? Sweetie, can you please come back for another picture? Just one more? Okay. Maybe not.
Listen guys.
Mommy really only wants one simple, sweet picture. Just one.
I've got icecream!!! And there you have it: proof that bribery really works. Kinda.
Happy Monday!!


Grandmommy said...

I thought the first picture was good but I was thinking why was Lydia & Elysa out of order, then I saw the finished product. I will have to replace my old picture with this one. Now I know what to keep in my freezer for bribes.

Sara said...

hahahaha I don't know what is better, your hilarious commentary or your super cute kids!

Amanda said...

You have way more patience than I do. When my kids act up during picture time, I throw in the towel after the second time. I guess I need to try to bribe them. Plus, I love how you get them on their tummys. I can't wait for ten years down the road, when you try to get a picture like this!

Me, me, me, and more me said...

What gorgeous kids! I'm extremely impressed that it didn't take WAY more tries than that. Kudos for your patience. I've gone with bribing Kaylie with money now. I say I'll give you $5 to do something. She says she doesn't want $5, she wants $2. She drives a hard bargain!

♥Kim said...

Ha,ha! This was too cute and funny! :) I love your silly post! Such Darlings!!!! ♥ :)

Anonymous said...

All pictures were good but No.5 is priceless.


Crystal M. said...

You got some adorable pics!! You should turn the one of them facing the pond black and white!!!
Crystal and Eva

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