The girls will play. The 2 oldest boys have been at my moms house since Friday and its been pretty peaceful. Girl #2 has been following Girl #1 around everywhere. They've painted their nails and shared a soda and giggled non stop. Unfortunatly, since there is not a big boy around for them to fight with they have also been fighting with each other.
There is peace and quiet. I don't understand the phenomenon that when you suddenly have less children, even if its just 1/4 of your kids, the house seems so much quieter. I guess you get used to a certain noise level. Its not like other kids are quiet. The neighbors would certainly argue that point.
You suddenly remember how easy it was when you only had 6 kids. Wait, did I think it was easy when I only had 6 kids? Well I think 6 kids is easy now, compared to the 8 I normally have. Although, when we went to the mall I kept thinking I was missing someone. I felt like Marlin on Finding Nemo trying to count my own stripes. "Thats all I have?"