Category Archives: Probably only interesting to the boys’ grandparents.

These posts contain information, pictures, and videos that might make the average view fall asleep or worse, a little nauseated (due to poor filming techniques). View at your own risk.

Parker and some PCS fun

While our family was in the midst of packing up all that we have, Parker serenaded me with his ABC’s.  I understand that by showing this video to you, I am proving that I have not taught my three-year-old the … Continue reading

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Pull-up bar, wooden stool, & frozen peas

What do those things have in common? Nothing, unless you’re a ten year old boy. Recently Hayden and Carson were playing around on Matt’s pull-up bar and Carson had been using a wooden square-shape-topped stool to reach the bar.  Hayden, … Continue reading

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“All done. ALL DONE!”

Each of our babies learned sign language to help them through the really tough season of not being able to verbally communicate with us.  This was a fantastic tool to help us know what the kid needed even before he … Continue reading

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Family Funnies

Over the past few weeks I’ve been collecting some of the funny things my kids have said or done.  I love them.  They make my heart sing.  These kids are why I’m on the planet right now and I love … Continue reading

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Parker and Insanity

Forgive the toddler’s lack of fashion sense and join me in appreciation for his dedication to fitness.  Here’s Parker doing Insanity with me: I love this kid!

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Potty training: Part 4, take 3.

I enjoy parenting.  I love most aspects of it, good and bad.  I don’t necessarily like the emotional roller-coaster I go through the first two weeks after having a new baby, and I really don’t like the missed sleep that … Continue reading

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Some things are just crazy funny.

Our family really likes our traditional Friday Night Movie Night.  It started while Matt was deployed as a way to have a weekly event to look forward to.  We were utilizing Blockbuster.com and I always had a kid-movie waiting for … Continue reading

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Escape Artist

During Parker’s bout with pneumonia he started having a really hard time falling asleep by himself.  I believe it was just because he felt absolutely miserable and needed some serious cuddling.  I mentioned before that he had lost his thumb-sucking … Continue reading

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Pneumonia. Seriously?!?

Parker has had a rough time the past five days.  He started out with what I assume was a stomach bug on Thursday.  I was very glad it didn’t hit him until after our packers drove away with all of … Continue reading

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Habit breaking?!?

I have yet to fully comprehend that I just spent 17 days in Italy. I have yet to fully accept that my dream-trip is over. I have yet to put into words the thoughts I have had regarding my trip … Continue reading

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