In the course of the endless sorting, donating, and throwing out, I found a few old photos from the early 90s, when the kids were small, including one of my favorite shots of my notoriously camera shy late husband:
You can see where Girlchild got her smirk, can't you? I think she was 8 or 9 here:
I swear I was sober in this picture, and all I can say about the hair and makeup is give me a break, it was the 90s. I don't think the makeup was really that heavy in person, I think that's an effect of the flash. I hope.
Boy was around 11, and in this picture appears to be 11 going on 20 - what a serious kid he was, even then.