However, we are extremely fortunate and proud to say that the hugging heavily outweighs the harassment around here.
Lovebug and Ladybug are... to our profound happiness, the very best of friends... (still).
I would love to say that the closeness between these two is a direct result of our stellar parenting skills, but... this just kinda happened... with no pressure from us at all.
I like to suspect that all this hugging, and cuddling is learned behavior, because we are super affectionate in this house....
I couldn't even begin to guess how many hugs and kisses I give a day.... fifty? A hundred?
Combine that with the fact that we do almost every single thing together, as a family... and well, these two have spent very few hours of their lives apart.
We don't use babysitters, we grocery shop, watch football, and walk around the block... as a foursome.
When it's time to pick up Lovebug from pre-school... my Girlfriend pretty much baby sprints to the car.
The Dolls are very similar to Husband and I, and honestly just hate to be apart.
I can't say that we do everything (anything?) right, or that we ever will...
We, of course, question our parenting skills all the time... that's just life.
But when I look at our children snuggling, and laughing together...
When I see their eyes light up at the very sight of each other...
I know that somewhere along the line, at some point during all this chaos that is our lives... we did something right.