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Christmas Eve at Our House

All of our grandchildren and their parents were here for Christmas Eve dinner.  It was 9 months since our last group grandchildren photograph, so we lined them up on our bed and tried to get all of them ready for a short photo shoot.  I'm sure that this is an age old problem whether you have grandchildren like ours who are 2-11 or 8 teenagers.  But I was determined to give it a try. 

Take #1  They definitely weren't ready.

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This was Take #2.  Everyone needed to get back in position and it took a minute to settle them down again.    

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This was take #3, but we could barely see Annabelle behind her baby brother.

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Then it became very difficult to keep all of them still and  William escaped from Annabelle again.  This is take #4.  

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Once the tickling began, mayhem ensued, Take #5 - and the final attempt with my camera for this holiday.  

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We gave up when it became clear that the children were more interested in dinner than posing for our photo.  My daughter-in-law is a wonderful photographer and I'm hoping that there is a better photo of all 8 on her camera.  We were taking photos simultaneously and every once in a while a split second makes a huge difference. 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND BEST WISHES FOR 2015! 

Comments

These are wonderful! I only have one grand baby, Sadie now 3.5 months. I can't even imagine the exponential amount of joy there must be in 8 of them!!!! What gorgeous adorable children. They must be so happy having so many cousins!

Hilarious! You should post the pictures from all the years each year, beginning with the most recent.

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