Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Same, Only Different
Yes, they were born on the same day. In the same year. Only a minute apart.
But they couldn't be more different.
Grace is sensitive. Claire is tough.
Grace is opinionated. Claire is mellow.
Grace is content to sit. Claire is always on the go.
Grace is messy. Claire is not.
They are completely different kiddos who happened to share the womb at the same time.
But, honestly, I wouldn't want it any other way. When we found out we were having twins, the first thing I said was, "We aren't dressing them the same." Ok, maybe that wasn't the first thing. I think that was "OH MY GOD."
But I really do want them to have their own personalities. Be their own people. I know the connection between them is naturally strong. I know my girls will grow up to be best friends (at least I hope so). But I also want them to be confident in who they are as individuals.
There's no denying they are special because they are twins. But they are also special because they are Claire and Grace.