As we take the girls out we STILL get people asking us if they are “one boy and one girl?” and it makes me laugh. Can you guess which one of our cuties they mistakenly assume is a different gender? I’ll give you a hint: she sports a mullet.
I think it is funny that even at 17 months people can’t tell what gender a baby is. I could understand completely when they were newborns, because all newborns look similar, and could understand if we had a bald baby, but we don’t. Maybe people are just thrown off by the mullet and the fact that they look nothing alike, but are the same size (therefore twins) so they assume that they must be different genders.
But, when a lady in our new ward asks if they are a boy and girl though they are both sporting very pretty dresses, I have to wonder how boyish Lisa really looks! It may have been a blue dress (with flowers), but a dress nonetheless. It happened again to us on a walk the other day when Lisa was wearing a skirt. I know she was strapped down in a stroller but she still had a skirt on.
It happened on Tuesday this week when I took them to the plastic surgeon. Lisa was wearing the shirt above and so was Alison. A lady who works at the hospital thought Lisa was a boy and gave her a monster truck sticker (Alison was given a Dora one) and then the plastic surgeon thought Lisa was a boy and even called her “Buddy.” It doesn’t even seem to matter if we put pigtails in her hair or not or dress her head to toe pink. She apparently looks like a boy. And it doesn’t help that she throws and jumps like a boy.
Most people do say that she looks Josh, A LOT, which we completely agree with. Josh makes one cute little girl apparently.
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