Friday, May 30, 2008

monkey's first haircut

Well I haven't blogged in almost two weeks, sorry about that. The kids and I flew home to Alabama last weekend. We left Thrusday night and got back Monday night. We had a nice visit. I only wish it were longer than four days:( The kids did great flying it is about a two hour flight and they were very good. I finally got to meet my nephew Michael, who is just sooo cute! He is my only nephew and I wish I was closer to him so he would actually know me better. So we enjoyed a weekend of swimming and hanging out with the family as well as a few close friends. Thanks to everyone who came by to see us while we were there.

I wanted to update my blog look, since everyone else has done it. Peer pressure is horrible, Amy, and Miranda! I needed it done, and finally sat down last night and did it. Hope you enjoy it!

Monkey got his first haircut last night, I know that you are supposed to wait until they are one, but we couldn't, his was getting to long and curly and the ends. So here are a few pictures of his new haircut. Hopefully I'll blog more later. the hubby is taking speed racer to a baseball game tonight so hopefully I'll have pictures from that to post later!
Have a great weekend
monkey before

Getting it cut


After the cut

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

6 years ago today

6 years ago today I became a mother. I'll take you back to that moment..:)

I had pre-term labor with Speed racer for about 4-6 weeks before my due date (June 4th), they had stopped it several times with medicines and bed rest. Well on Sunday afternoon I just could not get comfortable and thought "let's go back in, only to have them say no you're not ready yet" Well we went in Sunday evening pretty late I think around 10:00pm. They gave me some sleep meds and decided to start everything back up in the morning. So on May 20th at about 7:30 am Dr. Dupre came in and broke my water, because I was at 4cm already. He got up and said "Well I'll be back around dinner time and see if we are ready for a baby" Boy was he wrong! I then got the epidural and I remember getting ready to fall asleep and my mom and dad saying they were going to eat, my mom said "If you have this baby while were gone make sure they page us" (jokingly) Well sure enough about 9:00 am or so the nurse came in and woke me up to be checked. To her suprise and mine I was at 10cm and ready to push! Yes my parents made it back in time. So anyways Hayden was born at 9:48am. Two and a half hour labor isn't too bad huh? So at that time six years ago I was a mother. Hayden and his father share the same birthday as well. So Happy Birthday to David.

Speed Racer and I have been through a lot these past six years. I can honestly sit here and say that I think I have become a much better mother than I thought I would. He means everything to me, and believe it or not, I depend on Hayden probably about as much as he depends on me. I'm so thankful that he made me a mother. I just hate to see my "baby" grow up so fast! Last night I heard one of my favorite songs "You're gonna miss this" by Trace Adkins. I started to tear up listening to it. I do already miss it. I miss having my "baby" as a baby. I miss a lot of those little things. But on the other hand I'm thankful that he is no growing so well, and such a smart child. I'm thankful that he got my dad's genes in that part:)

Here are a few pictures enjoy!

speed racer at a few weeks.

Speed Racer's first Christmas picture

speed racer at one year

speed racer's first birthday picture

speed racer being a wonderful big brother and feeding monkey

Friday, May 16, 2008


Princess had her first ballet recital last night. She did very good, I was worried that she would freeze up but no she did wonderful. We gave her flowers at the end, and the whole way home she sang "I'm so happy, I love my flowers, I'm a ballerina" was so cute to see how happy she was about doing it. I'm so glad she didn't get scared onstage.

We have a busy weekend, so I probably won't blog again until Monday or Tuesday. We had a water leak last weekend. It started Friday night in the garage and we thought, hot water heater. Well then by Saturday morning it was soaked in the hallway, bathroom, boys room, our room and closet, and the living room. The sides of the yards were pretty deep with water as well. Turns out there was a water leak, hot water leak. I had told the hubby on Thursday that the tile by the washer and dryer (right off the garage) was hot, he said it was nothing. Well it was the water leaking then. So anyways the plumber comes out Saturday and can not do anything until Monday and was here on Monday for several hours, they jackhammered into the (new) tile for a few hours then decided to scratch that and run a line somewhere else. Much quikcer process, they should have done that from the get go! So by Monday night our hot water was back on, however our carpets were horrible with the smell. Luckily my mother in law and the hubby's aunt came over to suck as much water out as they could, and that helped. At that time I was at the ER with Princess, oh yeah she fell at Ballet and landed in the concrete on her arm, we thought it might have been sprained because of how she acted, but she turned out to be good:) So then the air is having some problems, it was cold but not that cold, so Saturday we were a tad hot, since the temp got to about 95, but the rest of the week has been nice. They fixed it for the time being, until we can get a second opinion. So the carpet guys came out Tuesday and brought 7 fans (big water damage fans) and three de-humidifers. Those had to run until yesterday afternoon (which was quite loud in here. Thankfully that dried the carpet up and fixed the problem, so the carpet will not have to be replaced.

So we've had a busy week, and I'm expecting an even busier weekend. We have the last tball game and party tommorrow, then Speed Racer's birthday party on Sunday. I'll post pictures of that Monday or Tuesday.

Monkey got his first tooth on Saturday, I needed that :) It made my day better. He's been working so hard on it, I'm glad it finally came through. He will also stand if you put him somewhere to hold on, however he hasn't starting pulling up yet. He is crawling everywhere! and he is wondering towards the steps, but hasn't actually attempted it yet, thankfully!

Well hope you enjoy the pictures from last night and the videos.
The family

The end where all the girls came back out

Princess getting her roses


Princess and Speed Racer

Speed Racer opening his gifts from Grandma, Papa, Aunt Ninny, Uncle John and Michael

Heely's YAY!

The day Monkey got his first tooth, you can't see it, but it is there:)

Monday, May 05, 2008

15 Days

It is only 15 days away from my "baby boys" 6th birthday! I can not believe that he is already almost 6. He is looking forward to this summer, it's the first one that he will go to his dad's for one whole month! He will be flying out by himself. He is exicited about it, I however am not too exicited. He is doing a little better in school, and is starting to realize that he can not act out of anger. All of his tests for diabetes and such came back normal.

Monkey is crawling and into everything! I'm glad we have more space now for him to get around. He can not sit still for anything!!! Busy, busy , busy.

Princess has his first ballett recital on May 15th, and she is so exicited. Everytime she puts on her costume so says "Me sooooo pretty!!!!" She won't show us her ballett moves, but does say me so pretty the entire time with it on. I think that is what she will do the whole recital.....we shall see.

He is some pictures of Speed Racer's new bed. He feels like a big boy now, and we got a great deal on the bed.
Speed Racer climbing up on the bed

The kids watching dad put the bed together

Speed Racer on his bed