like father, like daughter

You know how when a new baby arrives, everyone tries to decide who the baby looks like? There end up being a lot of discussions that include things like "oh, that's her mom's mouth", "he has his dad's eyes", etc., etc. Sean always likes to interject something along the lines of "You know what? She looks like both of them! It's amazing! It's like they're her parents!". Anyway, of course this has happened with our little ones as well, and continues to be a frequent topic with family and friends.

I have always seen a strong, strong resemblance to Sean in Maggie, but we frequently hear how much she looks like me. This has also happened in reverse with Calvin - he is a carbon copy of my dad at his age, but we always hear how he looks just like Sean. I'm guessing that this has a lot to do just with the fact that Maggie and I are girls and Calvin and Sean are boys. Hallie is still up in the air - the consensus is split between her being identical to Maggie or Calvin.


All of that to say that thanks to our friend Joan (and her apparently abundant free time in Photoshop), I don't think I'll be hearing any more about how much Maggie looks like me...

like father...

You may need to look a few times to figure out what it is exactly that you're seeing here. Is it Maggie? Kind of. Here's the majority of the picture...


But here's the (darling) face that's been Photoshopped on...

1979-80 sean kindergarten

That's Sean's Kindergarten school picture. Look how cute he is! Anyway, I am very thankful that our girl can look so much like her dad and still be a beautiful little lady as well.


baseball or ballet

posted by SKH

I know you really want to hear about Hallie. That's understandable. Rest assured more will be said and shown of her soon. For now, enjoy the following exchange between Calvin and Maggie as they enjoyed dessert together a few days ago.

Calvin: "After 'ssert play ba'ball?"

Maggie: "Or, we could dance?!"