Friday, April 27, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Leah is 3 and Sarah is 18 months. Tyce and Leah are SO cute together and Sarah is a little angel that just toddles around babbling. Traci (who only lives .4 miles away from me) typically drops them off about 8:30am and we play for about an hour, go to the gym, then come home for lunch. After lunch we play for a while then Sarah goes down for a nap (all I do is change her diaper and lay her down and she goes to sleep like an angel). Sometimes Tyce naps as well while Leah reads stories and plays quietly. Traci usually comes over about 3:30pm, we talk for as long as the kids will let us, then they head home. It's been such a blessing to have these girls in our home. For one, I get my girly fix. Traci's girls are VERY girly, painted toes, dolls, pink and purple, playing mommy and daddy and baby, etc. Another thing that I love about it is having Leah and Sarah over has really brought out all my boys' sensitive side. Josh seems to have a special connection with Sarah that is so precious. One day she was crying in time out on the bottom stair and Josh just walked over, put his arm around her, and she stopped crying. After a few minutes Josh sighed and said, "how much longer do I have to do this?" Haha, so cute. Tyce is also really sweet, one day Sarah was crying and Tyce ran upstairs, got his "la la" and came downstairs to wipe her tears away with his la la. So sweet. Leah and Tyce are hilarious. One day Leah asked Tyce to marry her, he had no idea what she was talking about. Later in the day they were playing babies and Leah goes, "Tyce if you marry me we can have REAL babies!" Hahaha. Traci and I are, of course, hoping at least one of my boys ends up with one of her girls. I love having Leah and Sarah in my life, I love them so much. When I go pick them up at the gym day care Sarah runs to me and says "mimi mimi mimi" (mommy) and puts her arms up for me to hold her, so cute. There are some tough days, of course, with three kids ages three and under. My house is a mess, sometimes they fight, and none of them are great eaters. But the good times greatly outweight the bad times (like when Traci drops 9 month old Sarah off, hands me a bottle and says "Sarah has never had a bottle before," and leaves, and Sarah screams for hours!) Hahaha.
Here are some pics I took of them today...
They were playing "airport." They each packed a backpack, set up all the chairs and stools in a line like an airplane, then Tyce would say "9, 4, 3, 2, 1, BLAST OFF!" Leah would laugh, then they would "fly to Utah to see grandma and grandpa."
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Haha, it was a little bright outside so most of the pics are of them squinting... Tyce and Jake were SO cute on this, until some big fat 10 year old got on and almost popped them both right off!
The whole clan...Brianna and Josh enjoying being pushed by Jack...
So Kimberly and I are chatting on the bench and Jake yells, "look mommy!" He was at the top of this big toy! I go, "oh wow, Tyce would never do that he's such a wuss." A few minutes later I look over to see this...I couldn't believe he climbed to the top! He's a total wuss on playgrounds, rarely even going down slides!
It was a great day! Kimberly and I love playdates where everyone is happy and they leave us alone to chat :) We're grateful for such great friends!!!
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Parker said they all had so much fun and the boys were so interested. They asked him lots of questions about baseball, thought the home runs were SUPER cool, thought the broken bats were SO cool, and were excited when a "big brother" gave them a foul ball. They have their first t-ball game next week!
While they were at the game Tyce and I stayed home and watched a movie together cuddling on the couch. Randomly he looks back at me, wraps his arms around my neck and says, "you my beeeeest friend mommy." MELTED MY HEART!