Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Baci & Papa's Favel! :(

I was so sad to see my parents go. It's always hard for me - my heart really feels like it's breaking. BUT we really had a great visit. The kids had such a great time. They needed it.

Dag and I were really happy too because we all played lots of poker, drank lots of alcohol, got to see some of Denmark and just had fun hanging out together. I'm so grateful that they made the LONG trip over, if not for the kids, but for me! I needed them to come. I miss them.

Thanks Mum and Dad. I love you both and cried the whole day that you left. My kids keep telling me:
Riis: "Don't be sad mommy. Baci and Papa will be back soon. They told me. They'll be back this summer!" & "Are you crying? Don't cry. They'll be back soon."
Beck: "Mommy sad. Why?"

Copenhagen Airport - Departure Day - Sad...

Love you!

It's funny and sad at the same time. :)

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Baci & Papa's visit! Viking Ship Museum & Copenhagen

The knot in my stomach clearly indicated that my parents were leaving soon. It was a hard pill to swallow. We drove back to Copenhagen, 8 days after my mom and dad arrived, to see them off. We stopped at the Viking Ship Museum on the way. So cool. (Neill, you would have been proud of Riis. He used his first bow and arrow.)

We did a little shopping in CPH and had a delicious dinner in the center of the city. Yum! My mouth is watering just thinking of it! And then we walked around and listened to music. (I did, while my mom kept a close eye on a sketchy guy who was standing a wee bit close to Riis. She said she'd take him down in two seconds flat and he wouldn't know what hit him! Thanks Mum!)

We also took a train to and from our hotel. I accidentally booked us at the Scandic Sydhavn which was two stops away from the center of the city. It was fine though. The kids were happy to take the train and we didn't care!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Baci & Papa's visit! more home in Århus

Face painting with Baci.

My mom thinks it's funny to wrestle me to the ground and pin me under her knees. Riis thought it was hilarious! I was hopeless. No chance of beating the JYD (Junkyard Dog).

Baci & Papa's visit! Legoland

We went to Legoland with my parents and had the BEST time! Riis got to take them on the dragon roller coaster which he's been talking up for quite some time now! I think we actually went on almost every ride because there were no people there that day.

My mom, the long lost Charlie's angel.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Baci & Papa's visit! Our house in Århus

After Copenhagen, we drove to Århus (3 hours away) and just hung out at home with my parents. To say the least, the kids were so happy to have them here. I can't be certain, but I think it had something to do with my parents wrestling with them and my mom doing head stands with Riis on the couch. :)

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Baci & Papa's visit! Copenhagen, Day 1

My parents flew into Copenhagen on Friday May 15 and we saw the city by boat. It was so much fun. It seemed that the whole city was out drinking beers in the sun at 2:30 in the afternoon. Needless to say, my parents were happy. :)

We got to walk around the center of the city and then ended up eating at the Hard Rock Cafe before we went to our hotel for the night. Lights out by 7:30ish for the kids and my parents. It was an awesome first day!