…and they got plenty of it! Whether it is wrestling, dancing, laughing, tearing, eating, running or singing.
The boys got enough gifts for 3 sets of triplets! In addition to our gifts, they got more from Aunts, Uncles and Grandparents. Hopefully, this doesn’t set any future expectations. Hannah’s family visited in late November, Manish’s parents in mid-December, Amisha just before Christmas and Sachin (“Oak”) during Christmas. Everyone was here at some point but at different times.
The boys loved all their visitors. More people to play with and, in Evan’s case, boss around. Ethan loved having his Grandparents over and Evan told Uncle Sachin “you are my best friend.” Aiden loved having people over (as far as he is concerned, the more the merrier).
Additionally, the twins have really started taking to football. Manish tried explaining some of the players during a Philadelphia Eagles game. He told the about the quarterback, running back, etc. A week later, it was the Pittsburgh Steelers against the New York Jets. As they were watching, here is how the conversation went:
Ethan: Where is Michael Vick?
Manish: You remember Michael Vick from last week? Wow. He plays for the Eagles. That was a different game.
Ethan: I want to see Michael Vick.
Manish: That is another game.
Ethan: Is Michael Vick a good guy or a bad guy?
Manish: Well, he is working on trying to become a good guy.
Ethan: So there are two Michael Vicks?
Manish: Sort of…well, not really.
Evan: Who is that? [As he watches the television.]
Manish: That is Ben Roethlisberger.
Evan: Like a Hamburger?
Manish: No. That is Roethlisberger.
Evan: Can I eat him?
Manish: Not a hamburger, he is Roethlisberger.
Evan: What does he taste like?
Out of the mouth of babes come some of the funniest things!
The images below include the boys wrestling, decorating cookies and opening gifts. The wrestling is a lot of fun to watch although it typically ends with at least one person crying. Also, you can see from the video below that the boys (especially Aiden) love to dance. Amisha also seems to like it
They love wrestling
Papa and Grandma wash dishes while these two fight
Evan wants some more
Here comes the little one
Are you running from your brothers or to them?
Almost got him
Ethan smiles for the camera
Don’t pile on him!
Evan decorates cookies with Amisha’s help
Here come the sprinkles
Aiden does some as well
Amisha reads to Aiden
The kids are ready to open their gifts
Some are more ready than others
The “Waste Management” garbage trucks were popular for a few minutes
Evan wants the Mater video to be played
Aiden rips into his gift
The “Mac” trucks replaced everything else
Ethan devours a cookie
Aiden and his toys.
No boys, it is NOT a puppy!
Let’s open it up.
They love their car garage. (Putting this thing together was not fun.)
Oak helps Ethan
Aiden arranged his new toys very nicely…
…while the twins watched some football.