Tuesday, June 7, 2011

AbbyDay - The Twins are Growing Older

It is always hard for a nanny to admit that her kids are getting older and don't need her as much. I know it's what I need to do; teach them to be able to live on their own and be strong does.


But I am still sad.
We were out grazing the other day and Thelma didn't even notice I was moving on.




She was too busy hopping on a log and looking at her reflection in the window of the publicist's yurt. She was having a good time hopping up and down on the log and I just wanted to eat some grass.


Thelma just wanted to hop and jump and play like a kid should.




I left her there and Louise and I moved on.
It IS good she is confident.
But I know I will miss them as they grow and leave.
A nanny always does.


But I will soon have my first grandkid when Nora has her first kid in July.
I think it will be fun to be a grandnanny.

12 comments:

  1. count your blessings...at least goat kids don't return to home base!

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  2. Thelma, you are too cute hopping up and down off that log. It is too bad you can't stay with your Mom a little longer. It is sad when they have to be weaned. Hope all have a fun day. Take care.

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  3. It is nice to be a grandnanny. In fact, Minnie likes that better than having her own kids. :-)

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  4. awww. babies grow up so fast... sweet post.

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  5. *sigh*

    I don't *want* Darla to grow up...........

    (I love Abby Day!)

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  6. I know I've said this before, but I can't believe how quickly baby goats grow up!

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  7. It's true - baby goats DO grow up very fast! My human needs to take note of that the next time she gets excited over baby goats.

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  8. Awww, you know, humans feel the same way about their kids, too.

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  9. Your kids did grow up really fast but they are still cute as can be! We bet the Farm Cats were enjoying Goat TV starring Thelma!

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  10. Oh, the heartbreak of motherhood. Our sole job is to raise those babies and then we spend the rest of our days missing them and wishing they were little again. I know the feeling, goat pally. All too well.

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  11. The twins are just about two months old now. They will have to find new homes soon. Which is sad....

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Maaaaaa away....

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