Well, I didn't get a good chance to tell you about the "goodbyes"!
Todd and I have sent Ellie Sue away for the night. She has stayed with JinJin, Pops, and Staci. However, it has always been IN TOWN! This was our first time to ship her off on a real, live TRIP!
She packed her bags, and of course, had plenty of accessories in her extra bag, purse, AND backpack! I put these little Polly Pockets in the bag for her to have something to keep her little hands busy on the 7-8 hour trip.
Right when we got her out to the car, Maddi was already in full-on BEACH mode! She asked her mom,
Staci says when her child has snowy white, flawless skin, we will see who's laughing at who then!
for like, oh, 30 minutes!
I was a bit teary! You'd think we were sending her on another tour to Iraq. I mean, it was emotional.
Look above at our reflection in the side of the car. We watched them go all the way out of the driveway!
And steadily trying to roll up her window!
She is definitely going to be one of those, "Oh, Mooooom, please do NOT come pick me up from the dance" kind of girls!