Friday, January 29, 2010

Happy girl..

I'm enjoying the last few days of this girl laying still!  She is, oh so close, to rolling over and then there is no stopping her!!

Thursday, January 28, 2010


Remember this handsome boy when he goes All-Pro in any sport he chooses! 

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Last week the "Most Eligible Bachelor"...

ate ALL these Veggies!*

I'd say that one day, that girl is going to be pretty lucky to have a man that eats his veggies!!

*Note - we normally don't have a problem getting Cutter to eat his veggies! This night just stood out because he wanted to finish off the bowl of brocolli, cauliflower and carrots!! 

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sleepy Girl!

You know your girl is sleepy when she falls asleep in the jumper, funny thing was she had just woken up from a nap!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Tank Park

Good thing I don't blog for a living, otherwise, I would be fired!  I'm trying hard to keep up, but days pass and I just don't get a chance to sit down and type up a blog post.  For some reason I think it may be easier to keep up with once I get back into my normal work routine.  I feel guilty about getting on line with the kids awake and, truth be told, Cutter doesn't really allow me to be on the computer.  I don't blame him, he wants his momma to play with him, so I oblige and don't get on the computer much.  Once I get the kids to bed, all I really want to do it curl up on the couch with Greg and watch one of our shows and before you know it, it's time for bed.  Then I get up and do it all over again!  I'm not complaining, though, I love being a mommy and wouldn't trade it for anything.     

On Friday, we went to a local park for some outdoor fun! We needed some vitamin D baby! Being locked up in the house can take a toll on you! Stephanie and Wyatt joined us, Wyatt and Cutter play so well together that we enjoy getting them out when the weather is nice.

At the park they had an old Army tank and the boys really enjoyed climbing up and down the ladder.  We had a hard time getting them to stop and pose for us, but alas they did and they looked super cute posing for us.

Cutter is really into posing these days.  All I have to do is say "Cheeese" and he will stop and smile (or stick his tounge out) for me!
The weather was just perfect for our boys to be outside to burn off some engery.  It was a little windy, so I borrowed Cutter's beanie for Gracie to wear.  She looked super cute and I think she even looks a tad bit like Cutter. 

She hung out in the sling for awhile, but that little girl is getting so big and my back started to hurt.  So I placed her on a blanket and let her enjoy the fresh air!

Cutter enjoyed the slide, swing and playing with a Thomas the Train ball.  We stayed about an hour before we decided to head home, then we had two unhappy little boys!  They quickly cheered up when we told them when they got home they could have popcicle!

We are already planning a trip back to the "tank park" as soon as the weather warms up again!

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Back to work...

This is going to be a stream of consciousness type post.  I got the idea from MckMama.

I'm back at work, returned on Saturday.  I left both my babes for the first time in a long time.  I cried the whole time I was driving, hoping the tears would dry up before I got to work.  They did, but soon returned when I called Greg at 6:30 to check to see if Gracie was awake.  She wasn't, but Cutter was and he talked to me, said "Momma, home?", I told him bye and that I loved him and Greg said he kissed the phone.  I just bawled like a baby.  He is more aware now than he was when I returned to work after he was born. 

I miss them.  I miss holding them. I miss rocking them.  I miss reading C a bedtime story and his all time favorite "sing Dwinkle".  He loves when I sing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and rub his hair.  Oh man I miss them! 

Tomorrow Gracie will go to the sitters for the first time.  We went on Friday to visit and she seemed happy to be there.  Cutter was shy for a minute, then opened up and was his usual happy self.  I'm sure he will have fun playing with the other kids and I am almost positive that he will make sure Gracie is happy.  That little boy loves his sister and he doesn't like to see or hear his sister cry.  I miss them.

I talked to Cutter 3 times today, he does good talking on the phone with me.  I can almost always tell what he is trying to tell me.  His vocabulary is growing more and more everyday, before I know it, I am going to be carrying on conversations with him. 

I just got off the phone with Greg, I asked how bed time went.  He said that Cutter kept going to our room, he wanted to sleep in our bed.  He has never gone to "bed" in our bed.  He might end up in our bed, but he never gone to "bed" in our bed.  Greg said that he kept patting the bed, asking for milk and wanted to watch Mickey.  This puzzles me.  Greg ended up rocking him to sleep.  I know he doesn't understand why I'm not there.  It makes me sad.  I want to be there...

Monday, January 11, 2010

Hop up, Jump in!

We had a fun filled day at Pump it Up, Jr - Handy Manny style!!

He loved it and I loved the fact that I didn't have to clean my house!!

Can you say AWESOME cake?!?! And it was YUMMY!!

  Lots of FUN was had by all!

*I am extremely tired!  We had a busy weekend packed with lots of family and more Christmas.  C crashed and burned last night and tonight at bed time, so I know he played hard and had a great time.  I'll post more later...*

Friday, January 8, 2010


We've had company since Tuesday and I am lovin' it! 

We are having a blast!  Check back in later!!:)

Thursday, January 7, 2010


What do you think?

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


Today Gracie turns FIVE months old!  Where did the time go?  I will soon be returning to work, returning to leaving my kids 2 nights a week - I am NOT looking forward to it. 

I find this time going by much faster than it did with Cutter.  I'm sure it is because I don't have time to sit and wait for her to roll over or to wonder if she is meeting the specified milestones, I simply don't worry about it.  She's fine, she's happy and I know that she isn't going to go off to kindergarden NOT rolling over.  For now, I'm enjoying her just sitting there listening to her belly laugh at Cutter and smiling at Momma and Daddy. 

I love this girl more than words can say!  I can't stress enough how much Cutter loves her and she loves him.  It is a bond I will never know.  I know the love of sisters and I know the love/bond that they have for each other overwhelms me.  Cutter is very protective and doesn't let many people get close to her.  He kisses her goodnight, everynight!  He "tickles, tickles" her, he holds her, he feeds her, he tries to burps her, he covers her up, he gives her her paci, and he takes care of her.  He is her big brother and don't anyone forget that, I sure won't let him. 

Gracie is such a happy baby, I have been blessed beyond my dreams.  Most nights she sleep from 730 pm to 530 am <-----that makes me extremely happy!!  She is consistantly eating 7 oz at every feedings and has tried peas, greenbeans, sweet potatoes and carrots.  All were loved by her and Cutter!

I love her giggles, I love her smiles, I love her smells, I love her cheeks, I love her peach fuzz hair (yes, most of her hair has fallen out) and I have absolutely fallen in love with this girl!