Thursday, December 18, 2008

When my kids were still very young, I spend the better part of my Christmas money shopping for their clothes, shoes and gifts. I normally buy them three changes of clothes, two pairs of shoes, and at least three gifts each. My hubby did not mind though. On the onset, he knew I was one crazy mom so he never really bothered with my eccentricities. I no longer go 'crazy' buying my kids stuff for Christmas. They're all grown up and the novelty of new clothes and toys is long gone. Now, they want cars, laptops, Ipods, travels, Blackberry, etc. The only thing I can afford is a blueberry or strawberry. Sigh!

The Cousins (hubby's side) back in Christmas 1993. Far left is the dentist.
Right smack in the middle is daughter #4. Far right second row is my son.

My mama with her grandchildren. On her lap is my nephew from NJ.
L-R: daughter #3, 4, my son, my nephew, daughter #2 and 1. Dec. 1992

It's so nice to look back at years past and reminisce. When my kids were at this youthful stage, I couldn't wait for them to grow up. Now that they're all grown up, I wish they were young and dependent on me again. I so miss buying my girls all those frilly silly dresses. Looking at these old pictures, I am reminded how good my son smelled when he was still a wee boy. Now? Nevermind! Christmas past makes me sort of.... sad.
Posted by desperateblogger On 12/18/2008 09:23:00 PM 6 comments


  1. OH! I also wore white stockings and dresses and headbands!!!

  2. renz: i've the same taste as your mom! lol!

  3. Can you still make them sit together and have their Christmas picture taken? Can you believe na wala kaming pics together? Sayang...puro kanya kanya.

    On posting yung 'love' [achoo!] story namin ni M...somebody started a meme on that a long time ago...and I posted about it....

    Mali pala yung sabi ko na the lawyer wanted us to wait 3 months....60 days lang pala...we didn't even make it to 60, only 57 days ata...guess why? Hahahaha....

    Pasko na...may nanalo ba sa 200+ mil na lotto dyan? Balato naman...


  4. huling: yah my kids are all for peechuran.

    give me nga the link to your love story and post pics of your wedding.

    what 200M? hindi ko nga alam na ganun kalaki jackpot!

  5. Naku magkakasundo pala kami...kasi camera shy din in 'shy nakangiti pag may camera'....peechure queen ako dati sa school sa Taiwan...

    Andun sa post ko sa tag yung link....sabi: here.....hahaha...nah....eto yung link:


  6. this is true... and i know its gonna happen.. that's why if only i can make my 3yr old girl still be 3 forever i would.. love her dearly.. and i love to buy frilly dress like this too for her..


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