June 25, 2009

I'm such a bad mother!!!

I don't know why I'm posting this, it makes me feel awful! Today Hailey rolled off our bed and hit her head on my night stand. She had the BIGGEST goose bump! It made me so darned sad... I set her in the middle of my bed while I was getting ready and Elijah was playing in the near vicinity. Anyway, she ended up laying down on my bed instead of sitting and I should have put her on the floor then but I guess I figured she would be okay. I was wrong. It always makes me hurt when I see my kids crying like that. She's fine now but she's going to have a massive bruise on her forehead. A reminder to me to be more cautious in the future.

And now for a happy moment: Elijah got to play outside in his swimming pool yesterday. It was the first day this summer that it has been warm enough to get it out! And since Joe has been trimming our tree we actually get a little patch of sun on our back lawn, just large enough to shine on his pool. He had such a good time, although he spent more time out of the pool "watering" things than he did in the pool. A couple hours after we were done Elijah said to me, "You forgot to take pictures of me swimming in my pool!" He was very annoyed that I had forgotten so I promised to take pictures next time. And when I do I will probably post them here..

June 13, 2009

You need some help?

So I mentioned before that saying prayers with Elijah is some what humorous... Well, last night I was gone and Daddy and Elijah were saying prayers together. Usually when we want Elijah to say the prayer, we start it and Elijah just takes it from there. So Joe started the prayer, "Heavenly Father," and then paused for Elijah but he just looked at Joe and said, "You need some help?" Needless to say, it took a little while for Joe to compose himself and get the prayer finished. I'm so sad I missed it!

Anyway, it's been raining here for about 2 weeks straight and I think we are all going a little stir crazy. So today I built Elijah a little fort. He had a great time in it! He took in some books and animals and ate his lunch in it. We gave him a flash light to play with in there which he thought was the best ever! He also learned that a fort will not hold if you jump on top of it. We have had to rebuild the fort many many times....

And a picture of Hailey for the heck of it..

And one last fun bit of news. Joe and I went anniversary shopping today. We left with the intent of buying a new VCR/DVD combo and came back with a 32 inch Samsung flat screen TV. YAY! It's so beautiful! We hooked up my laptop and finished watching the second season of "Chuck" on the TV through Hulu. We kinda figured that we had earned it and we have been scoping TV's out for a while so it was kinda an impuls buy but kinda not. I love anniversaries!

June 8, 2009

Alice the Camel

Hey there!
Because I have no more school, and Diana is continually bogged down with work and school, I have volunteered to add my two cents about our family. Everything is going really well. As mentioned above with me out of school there is more time to do silly projects that I have been meaning to do for the last year. Again Diana is constantly busy but always looking stunning! Elijah made a big step this last week by spending the night over at Grandma Georgia's. A lot of his cousins were there so he wanted to stay the evening. I thought that he wouldn't make it, but Diana got him to sleep and he did great. Yea, the first over night with out mom or dad. Hailey is doing well and likes to show her 7 teeth by grinning. She has found that clapping feet together in the bathtub gets lots of attention and people wet. She's a cutie, definitely from Diana.

Here is Elijah Singing "Alice the Camel." It has become one of his favorites from a sing-a-long CD we have of children's songs.

Here is Elijah singing the "A,B,C" song.