The other day me, my Mom and Nana were discussing who the kids looked like. I was telling them that I don't really see myself when I look at them. Then I got out these photos to prove my point. The baby pic on the bottom right resembles Maggie but that's about it, in my opinion. I wish I had childhood pictures of Ruben so you could see how much they all look like him, but I don't.
I love the one of me ironing. Little did I know that chore would take up hundreds of hours of my life when I got older! I wish I was that happy ironing now. Unfortunately it is a part of my life because I refuse to pay for dry cleaning. Plus, I'm quite good at it so I see no reason to pay someone else to do it. You see, me and the iron go WAY back. I remember my Dad teaching me and my sister to iron his pants and shirts when I was in 2nd grade (maybe younger). I don't know if my sister pretended to be really bad at it but in no time it was officially my job. Thanks Jen! I also ironed my school uniforms when I was at my Mom's. My friend Rita's skirt was always nicely ironed (by her mom) and her pleats were perfectly flat. I can't even tell you how many hours I spent trying to get my skirt to look as good as her's! I never did. Maybe we had a crappy iron? I don't know, but it drove me crazy!
I didn't anticipate this post being about ironing but hey, that's where it went! How many times can say iron? A lot. Here's one more just for fun- IRON! hahaha I suppose I could have used pressed instead. Oh well.
So, my question to you is- Do you think your children resemble you? Or if you don't have kids, do you resemble your parents? AND Does anyone else out there iron? Or am I a loner on that one?
ps- I posted a fun popsicle recipe over at The Ma Books so go take a peek here!