By: Jennifer Murray

Please Stay ON Grass…

Brad and I let the boys do some grass exploration the other night after a long walk. At first they just sat in it motionless, then Henry (shocking, I know) took off, and before we knew it we were playing “Keep the Quads on the Grass”, giving about 12 of our neighbors some nice entertainment. Perhaps its time to start getting some fence estimates????? After this Brad “jog mowed” the yard before dark – Joe & Suz, you know what I’m talkin’ about! They look so serious in these pictures – but TRUST ME they LOVE being out in the Great Outdoors!







Brooks and Henry

26 Responses to “Please Stay ON Grass…”

  1. Baylee's Mommy
    April 25, 2008 at 4:21 pm #

    i know you are super excited about the warmer temps and the ability to take the kids outside! I am LOVIN the warmer weather! Great pics!

  2. Cadi + 4
    April 25, 2008 at 4:38 pm #

    Adorable!! The colors just pop in the green grass.

  3. Rebecca (Ramblings by Reba)
    April 25, 2008 at 7:33 pm #

    I’m glad they had fun!

  4. Rachael
    April 25, 2008 at 8:19 pm #

    james, ella and cameron adore being outside too and it is so fun to watch their reactions to everything since it is all so new. i am so glad that they had so much fun! i love the pictures of the boys outside – there are just some gorgeous shots.

  5. The Lockwood Family ♥
    April 25, 2008 at 8:52 pm #

    I just stumbled upon your blog the other day and just wanted to say what a beautiful family you have! Your boys look so sweet and so very boy! 🙂
    I know the Lord gives all the grace you need day to day to care for your precious boys…I’ve never had even a set of twins, but the Lord has abundantly blessed us with 11 children in the past 11 years.
    Your whole family has such joyful faces 🙂 Children truly are a blessing.

  6. Barbara Manatee
    April 25, 2008 at 10:15 pm #

    Amazing pics, Jen! They looked like they were enjoying the fresh air – as we all are! Sarah can not walk outside without running for the swing/playset!! Oh…was thinking of you while at the Dr yesterday. Check out my Wheezy post.

  7. Tony & Jaimie
    April 25, 2008 at 10:37 pm #

    My favorite is the one of Clark looking up at you. Cool Pic.

  8. Moni Graf
    April 26, 2008 at 12:16 am #

    All I can say is, “Thank the Lord, spring is here!” Great pics, Jen. It looks to me like Isaac and Henry still have such baby faces and Brooks and Clark are starting to look more and more like “little boys”. They’re all so handsome and I love watching them get bigger and grow up every time I log on.
    Enjoy the beautiful weather!
    The Graf Quads

  9. Emy
    April 26, 2008 at 7:55 am #

    Totally cracking up at the jog mowing comment. Seen it done before, and it’s quite a sight, ha ha ha!!

  10. Jennifer
    April 26, 2008 at 8:29 am #

    Oh this brings back memories. I have a picture of my third child about the same age in the grass. I sat her down in our back yard so that I could push her brother on the swing and she would not keep her legs touching the grass. So picture her in a little sun dress bare legged sitting on her bottom and trying to hold her legs up so that the grass wouldn’t touch them. She almost rolled right on over backwards a couple of times. But as soon as she came back forwards and her legs touched the grass back up they would go. It was hilarious!

  11. My Goodness
    April 26, 2008 at 9:15 am #

    Very cute!!
    Yes, you may want a fence, hee!!

  12. Krystyn
    April 26, 2008 at 10:07 pm #

    Looks like the boys had a great time! I love the pictures. The color is so bold and vivid.

  13. debi9kids
    April 26, 2008 at 11:48 pm #

    They all just look so gorgeous! How thrilling to have them all enjoy being outside! YEAH!
    Sadly, Will has so many problems with his sensory stuff that he HATES touching the grass. (not that I have any since our pig eats it all! LOL)
    ps You have a BEAUTIFUL lawn! I am so jealous!

  14. Following HIM
    April 27, 2008 at 12:18 am #

    So cute! I hope they love the outdoors!

  15. Emily
    April 27, 2008 at 1:24 am #

    Great pictures!!! I really like the first one of Henry.

  16. whattoexpect
    April 27, 2008 at 3:53 am #

    Love the pictures. Glad to see everyone enjoys a little time outside.

  17. Quad Squad!
    April 27, 2008 at 2:36 pm #

    Great pics! It’s so funny when babies meet grass for the first time, and they just sit there unsure of what to do with that prickly green stuff! What fun!

  18. Anonymous
    April 28, 2008 at 9:11 am #

    Cutest little “squirrels” I’ve even seen in a yard – haha! 🙂 Wish the squirrels in my yard were that cute – ha! 🙂 glad to see that they are all well enough to be outside together enjoying some sunshine!! It will be a fun Spring and Summer for you with lots of new things to introduce them too—ENJOY.. Got your card – thanks so much – they will be thrileld!!!! (you’ll have to talk to your mom about what our plans our next weekend) 😉 Love Aunt Dar Dar

  19. Anonymous
    April 28, 2008 at 9:13 am #

    gees – think it’s too early for typing = sorry for the typos 🙂 Aunt D: )

  20. ~Denise~
    April 28, 2008 at 10:44 am #

    Absolutely adore those photos of the kiddos in the grass. How fun!

  21. Williams' bunch
    April 28, 2008 at 11:51 am #

    Too cute!

  22. Amy from Occupation: Mommy
    April 28, 2008 at 5:05 pm #

    I love the pics, especially the one of Clark taken from above.

  23. Anonymous
    April 29, 2008 at 1:10 pm #

    Just wanted to say thanks. Your blog has been a life saver today. I have three very sick little girls here and the only thing that is making them happy is looking at your boys and saying babies. I swear they must know that your DH and I share the last name or something. LOL!

    Way to go Murray Boys, you have made three sick little girls very happy today.

    Kimberly and the GA Guinn Triplets

  24. Drea
    April 30, 2008 at 8:39 am #

    awe.. they all look so cute!

  25. Casey's trio
    May 1, 2008 at 4:09 am #

    Freedom! How fun for the boys and what a great workout for you:)

  26. Busy Momma
    May 3, 2008 at 2:41 pm #

    looks like fun!! you got some wonderful shots.

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