Aruba in April

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Greetings from the white beaches of Aruba!  

After 2 days of exhausting all-out potty training with the quads, Brad and I were completely THROUGH!  We turned our boys over to the Potty Whisperer Service and set out for a relaxing tropical retreat!  Although, we miss the boys tremendously; they are in wonderful hands, and our families are just a phone call away.  And how nice will it be to return to 4 completely potty trained and independent boys!!! Did I mention they also deep clean your house while you’re away?

We left “behind” the potty chairs and wipes and  have been enjoying horseback riding on the beach, romantic candlelight dinners, and soaking up this tropical paradise. 

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Minus Brad’s sunburn and heavy appetite, things couldn’t be “dreamier”!

Oh Wait….

Did I say dream?

It IS APRIL FOOLS, You know!

Reality calls…I think I have a potty (or 4) to clean!

19 thoughts on "Aruba in April"

  1. Lani says:

    you totally had me going for a sec Jen:) ahh, wouldn't it be nice though!!

  2. 12-arrows says:

    I found your blog from the McNultys! you had me going girl, I was even getting a bit envious of that beautiful vacation, just the two of you! you GOT ME in the end! LOVE Love love your blog!

  3. Megan says:

    Ha ha!!! I was thinking, "must be nice" but then I was really excited for you. The picture had me do a double take. Thanks for the laugh!

  4. J Myer says:

    Oh, wouldn't that just be awesome though?!?

  5. Suzanne says:

    haha! aruba!!! oh man, i WISH! hope the potty training is well on its way to being a success! i know it will!

    love you,
    suz

  6. KSDallas says:

    I am potty (house) training 2 puppies right – does that count?? If so, sign me up… I'd rather be in Aruba! Maybe someday we'll both make it there…

    dreaming with you from Dallas…

    Krista

  7. AmazingGreis says:

    Happy April Fools Day! Aruba does sound like fun!

  8. Anonymous says:

    Good one Jen! You're so creative!!

  9. Seriously…HILARIOUS :) You had me going until the picture. HA…Happy April Fools Day :))
    ~Elyse

  10. Stephanie says:

    You got me!!
    I kept thinkinging.."I swear we would have heard that they were going on vaca by now!" lol
    Good one girl!!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Haha, you fooled me for sure! Good luck with the potty training!

  12. Gail says:

    Hahaha! You totally got me! Can't wait to hear all about the potty-training experiences. Hang in there.

  13. too funny! Don't we all wish we could just ship our kids off for potty training while we took a trip! You're on to something there!! ha!

  14. J says:

    How funny! I was all ready to go on vacation vicariously – lol.

    If inclined – visit our blog. We're doing a little give away

    JO

    http://www.teensandtriplets.com

  15. Connie says:

    Ok, now that's funny! Good luck with the PT, it usually goes better when there's competition :)

  16. Love it!!! I want me a potty whisperer.

  17. Anonymous says:

    I saw and thought, "wait, WHAT?!?", then saw the Potty Whisperer and was completely baffled. The funny link set me straight. Good joke! Well done. :)

    -Holly

  18. Wow…you got me with the Potty Whisperer link! I thought, hmmm – that's pretty interesting to leave your kids and come back and have them trained! Or I thought that might have been a code word for the grandparents. :) I continued to skim through, at least thinking you were somehow in a tropical paradise. Bwahahaha!!!

    In my defense, it's time to go get the girlies up from their afternoon nap, and I wasn't fully concentrating. :) Nice to see you from the Multiples and More site!

  19. ShannanB says:

    You totally had me until I saw the photos. I was thinking –> good for them, they SOOO deserve some time away — and how awesome to have someone else do the potty training!

    Too funny.

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