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Life and being thankful

This week has been a week of sickness. I started it off with one of the worst UTI's I've had. Tyler went late Monday night to the store for me to get some more pain relief even thought he didn't feel good. We didn't know it at the time but Tyler had strep throat. He was so sick he was in bed most of the week. Brig ended the week with strep throat. I have had a lot of time to ponder things this week as I laid around and awake. Whenever I'm sick it makes me so grateful for when I'm not. I am so thankful that I am healthy most of the time. It made me so grateful for my sweet kids. Spencer knew that I wasn't feeling good and I was getting up to clean and he insisted that I sit down and he cleaned for me. Spencer is such a great son. I feel so blessed to be his mother.

Austin has been quite a challenge this week. Whenever he doesn't get his way it turns into a tantrum. I love Austin so much and I wish I knew the right things to do to help him…

Brig is 2!

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On Friday the 8th of January Brig turned 2 years old. I can't believe that my baby is that big. I was worried that we wouldn't have a camera to take pics on his birthday but fortunately we were able to get another one. Here Brig is at the hospital...notice how chubby his little legs are. They are still chubby in a cute way :)
Here he is blowing out the candles on his cake. I had to lite them twice because he kept blowing them out. His shirt is dirty because I let him lick the bowl that had cake batter in it.


Here Brig is enjoying his cake and ice cream.


I'm so thankful that Brig is a part of our family!

For one of our family night activities we made journals. They are to help our kids recognize Our Heavenly Father's hand in our lives. Also it is a gratitude journal so that they can think of things that they are thankful for. In Hailey's journal she came up with all sorts of things that she was thankful for and the very last thing that she wrote was "I'…

Seattle and Gratitude....a life lesson

On the 28th of December we left for Seattle. My BIL Trevor was getting married. We were all excited to go and planned to stay a few extra days to see some of the sights. On the 30th Trevor was married and Shawn (another BIL) took a really nice pic of the fam at the temple with our digital camera. I also captured a few really adorable shots of Brig. Our kids were so well behaved on the trip that wherever we went we were complimented on them. This definitely made me feel pretty good. On the 31st we went to the Space Needle and Pacific Science center. I am extremely afraid of heights and decided not to pay to be tortured so I stayed on the ground with Brig while Tyler and the rest of the kids went up to the top. I took a few pics of the Space needle before we went in and when we came out I was really glad I had because it had started raining and it would have been hard to get a pic in the rain. On the 1st (New Years Day) we decided to take our kids out to Ocean Shore to see th…