Tuesday, May 24, 2011

A Weekend Adventure

By the title of the post, you may think that we did this last weekend.  It’s a little misleading but showing pictures immediately after they happen would require me to download pictures more frequently.  I think my awesome sister would love to get me this for my upcoming birthday, so I can download pictures (and blog) easier!  What do you think?
Ok I digress.  
We were able to go to Atlantis over Mother’s Day weekend.
We didn’t stay there.
We slept in our own beds.
We can do that since we live about 15 minutes away.
Until the AC broke.
Another story for another day.
Sounds thrilling.
The boys loved the aquarium part of Atlantis.
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The kids pool was amazing as well.
Slides, sprayers, buckets, squirt things!
This is how Miller swims.  He uses his arms and legs on the bottom of a shallow pool.  He says, “I SWIMMIN” really loud!
I don’t have any pictures of the lazy river.  The river isn’t very lazy.  When my awesome sister took me to Atlantis when I was pregnant with Miller, the lazy river was my favorite part of the whole trip.
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Jackson loves it as much as his mama.
Miller loves it as much as a round of shots.
Maybe I went a time or twelve times too many before he was born.
Sorry ‘bout that!
The boys are still talking about it!  We will go back when our friends visit at the end of the month to make more memories.

Friday, May 20, 2011

What we’ve been doing

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He has done really well with going in the potty for the #1.
Not so much with the #2.
His older brother was not exactly a breeze to potty train.
He likes to strip off his clothes whenever the mood strikes him.
The mood strikes him a lot, a lot, a lot.
He is also in love with this book.   It is one of those look and find books.  He has every page memorized.
Miller has memorized most of his favorite books.
He also knows all his letters and most of his numbers.
He doesn’t know his colors.
He is going to school in the fall.
That is already making me sad.
He really needs to go to school.
Someone needs to teach him to sit and listen.
Before he goes to school he has to be potty trained.
I’m working on it!
Maybe he will learn to read soon.


Tuesday, May 10, 2011


At times it is hard to remember how fortunate we are to have such a wonderful life.
it’s easy to get dragged down in the minutiae of life. 
Potty training, grocery stores with children, broken AC make each day a bit different, but also pretty trying on the patience.
Then something like this brings it all back into focus.
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Last Man Standing

It was bound to happen. 
Miller got the Bahamas crud. 
I guess I am an eternal optimist because I thought he was beginning to play appropriately.  Nope, he was just sick. 
When I took him to the doctor (because I didn’t want him to suffer the way I had with the coughing all night long) he has acute bronchitis. 
He has been prescribed four medicines. 
I am lucky if I can get a half a dose of any one into him. 
He’s not a fan of medicines. 
I’m not a fan of being hit, spit on, head butted, and bitten. 
I’ll blame it on the steroids.  It seems that he has gotten at least some of them! 
Here is my sweet hornet Butterbean in time out. 


My sweet boy is a bit mean erratic these days. 
He should pull out of it soon.
Until then we will be in the house.
Beach days are coming again soon!