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As I’ve already mentioned, my nine most popular photos on Instagram this year were all of my three-year-old Harlow. I tried to make up for that sad fact by posting all about Mazzy, even though it’s really YOUR FAULT and not mine. Please throw a “like” or two at my six-year-old every once in awhile, ‘mmmkay? Even though she’s not the one wearing a bright red wig while eating corn or spouting nonsense about doughnut eating raccoons.

Truthfully, my favorite photos last year were not of Mazzy or Harlow. They were of Mazzy and Harlow. (See what I did there???)

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My favorite photos showcase the beautiful ever changing and growing relationship between my little girls. I love seeing how Mazzy and Harlow are not just my daughters, they are sisters. They have a relationship that exists all on their own.

Here are 36 photos that perfectly capture the current relationship between my two little girls:

1) Late Night Lipstick Application (it’s actually lip balm, but don’t tell them that)

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2) Room Service at the St. Regis (“so this is what waffles taste like that don’t come straight from the freezer…”)

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3) My Badass Snow Bunnies

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4) Tub Time

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5) These are called “pillow houses”

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6) That time their dad dressed them while I was away for work

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7) Two Monkeys on the Couch

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8) The love is mostly mutual

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9) Sharing the bathroom sink (I imagine this gets harder as they get older)

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10) Modeling Fashion By Mayhem’s collection for J.Crew

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11) Reading a LEGO friends catalog like it’s their job

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12) This is as All American as it gets

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13) Two old school teenagers fighting over a land line

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14) Whose big feet are those anyway???

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15) Disgust and Joy (who looks way more like Sadness)

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16) When you live in NYC, this is what playing in your backyard looks like

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17) Look how happy Harlow is to be playing with the big kids

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18) Couch Snuggles

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19) Sometimes the love is so big, it hurts

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20) Is this laughing or crying?

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21) Definitely laughing

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22) July 4th Love

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23) Yes, I’m the kind of mom who abandons her kids in an ice cream shop so she can take a picture of them through the outside window

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24) This is how they said goodbye to each other every morning when Mazzy left for camp

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25) Being a Mommy is very serious business

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26) “We should be make-up artists!”

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27) I thank my lucky stars that Mazzy and Harlow can share an iPad without fighting

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28) Stopping traffic in NYC

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29) Mazzy: “Are you reading a book?” Harlow: “No. I’m writing one.”

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30) Celebrating their newly decorated room at the house

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31) When your kids won’t stand still for your picture so you play freeze dance and when you yell “FREEZE!” this is how they pose:

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32) Harlow trying to cheer up Mazzy with a hug

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33) Spontaneous Jazz Hands

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34) The Dreamer and the Realist

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35) Pure Love

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36) Best Friends for Life

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If you want to see more pics of Mazzy and Harlow, make sure you follow @mommyshorts on Instagram!