Showing posts from January, 2011

January in a nutshell

On Christmas Eve after I had put the kids to bed, Ethan came up to me and said "Mom, I know I am going to get a lump of coal." I said "Why, have you been naughty?" and he said "A little bit." We had been reading the book It's Christmas, David! And in the book he dreams that he gets a lump of I had been thinking about how I needed to write that down so that I don't forget it.

On the 8th of January Brig turned 3! I can't believe that my baby is 3 years old now. He still seems like my baby but maybe that will change when I have the baby. He is talking so much now, it seems like his vocabulary is increasing every day. On his birthday I handed him a present and he ripped the paper off and then went for the next one...he forgot that there would be something in the I took him to stokes to pick out his cake. He thought it was great and most people thought that I was expecting my second since he was the only one with me…

Christmas, Birthday boy and Belly

Christmas this year was probably the most relaxing one that I've had in a long time. Santa had all of the presents ready to go by 11:30. This year all the kids really got from Santa was what was in their stockings. I put a lot of time and effort into getting things that they really wanted and I didn't want Santa to get the credit for

Tyler had his last appointment with the neurosurgeon and he was given the all clear. He doesn't even have to go to physical therapy! Really his back healing so quickly without permanent damage is a miracle :)

Brig didn't really want to get up on Christmas. We made the kids wait until 6:30 to get up. Spencer woke me up at 6:15 and asked if it was close enough and I said no. Santa didn't get to bed until midnight so I really wanted those extra 15 minutes. The way Brig acted reminded me of Ethan when he was 3 (Brig will be three this week).

Austin's Birthday is the Day after Christmas. Sometimes I feel guilty that …