When I was a kid my parents decided the entire family had to all wear matching shirts when we went to the state fair of Texas. I can remember it clearly. It was that morning, while putting on my matching white T-shirt with the red pony on the front that I swore I would never do that to my kids. I realize that my parents probably did it in order to keep up with three kids running all over the fair grounds, but it wasn't cool. Funny how your perspective totally changes when you get to be a parent! What is it that is so cute about two siblings (and the same gender is even cuter!) wearing the same outfit?
It was this little itch that started when I was in Waco last weekend. I was about to walk out of Common Grounds (our favorite little coffee shop there at Baylor) when I spotted some kid tee's over in the corner. The itch began like a little scratching on my heart, just enough to where I couldn't ignore it. I had to go over and take a look. Of course Jill (the owner of Common Grounds, who was a friend of mine and a pi phi sister) had printed the coolest little boy t-shirts. I told myself I would ONLY buy them if they just so happened to have the boys sizes in stock, and of course the rest is blog-worthy history. I broke my own childhood promise and took the shirts up to the cash register.
I'm sure this is only the first of many of the "I will never do that when I am a parent" promises I will break, but Jimmy can crack corn about this one, because I don't care; they were too stinkin cute!
Now, just look at those little guys wearing their Common Grounds t-shirts with the deer wearing sunglasses on the front! :)