I repeat one line to the boys often... "Brothers are best friends." I often tell them when they are fighting, playing together, etc that they will never have a friend as good as their brother. I hope it sinks in and that our three boys grow up with very close relationships to each other. Some days it works well and others it doesn't. On the times that it does, they are so cute together. There are times that they will just play and play like best friends.
The other night I was testing my battery theory on our camera (I finally figured it out - it's our charger that has gone bad). I wanted to play and take some pictures so talked Ryan into taking pictures with his brother and then with the three of them together. There was bribing of m&m's that took place but I did get some great shots!
All three of them together. This is Ryan's... "I'm smiling for you face." I took a lot of pictures and in more than half Ross is looking up at his two big brothers or else someone is squirming and the picture is fuzzy. Trying to get the three McDowell Boys to sit still is not an easy challenge!
Nope, they are awake... and hanging like the monkeys that they truly are: