Thursday, December 27, 2007
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
We had a wonderful day and made lots of memories! Benjamin rolled over from his stomach to his back tonight! He did it twice before he got tired of me flipping him back over and told me so!! I'll be posting pictures after I get them off of my camera.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Monday, December 03, 2007
Friday, November 30, 2007
I just read this news story and had to share it! Check out the Best and worst environment and the Happy or not? sections! (Best #3 for each!)
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Monday, November 26, 2007
I'm sending prints of these to the family, so you don't have to print them out. The first one is so cute that the photography place is going to use it in their book of examples! It's also the one we chose for our Christmas cards.
Friday, November 16, 2007
Well, I go back to work on Monday, November 19th. I'll have had 14 weeks off, although it doesn't seem that long. My in-laws are coming to watch Benjamin Monday through Wednesday, then there's the 4 day Thanksgiving holiday/weekend. On the following Monday, Rob starts his leave and will be home until the end of the year. Benjamin will be 20 weeks to the day when he starts day care! I seriously thought about staying home full-time, but just know I would not be a good stay at home mom. I love my baby very much. but need the outside, adult stimulation that I get from my career. I'm anxious to return to work, although I know it will be difficult with lots of tears. Thank goodness I've been able to get Ben to take a bottle. He did when he was younger, but then we didn't have a need for him to use one, so we didn't. It took a few weeks, but he's doing well with the bottles now. I'm hoping that I'll get to see him roll over before I go back - I suppose that means I should let him have some time on the floor - I spend most of the day holding him because I know I won't get to soon.
We're headed to Minneapolis this weekend for Owen's baptism - he's Rob's cousin's son and is 4 weeks younger than Ben. It will be a quick trip, though - Rob's got band practice tonight, so we won't be leaving until Saturday morning and need to be back by 6 on Sunday so I can attend It's a Wonderful Night at the mall. It's a tradition for me and Emily to go to it!
And on a more serious note - I have a request for prayers. My step-mom's sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer. So far the prognosis is good - it doesn't seem to have spread to the lymph nodes or the bone, but her mom and her aunt both died of breast cancer, so it's scary for the family to have to go through this again. Plus, she's my age with 4 children at home! So please say prayers for Lisa and her family to get through this - she's having surgery on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Ben had his 3-month check-up and shots on Tuesday. He did very well and is growing like a weed! He's gone from around the 10th percentile in height and weight to the 40th percentile! He weighs exactly 13 pounds. Here's a picture of him today.
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Thursday, November 01, 2007
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Benjamin and I recently returned from visiting my 91-year old grandma. We flew out to New Jersey, so it was a bunch of firsts for him - first time flying in an airplane; first time meeting Grandma Nana; first time at the shore.
We got to spend time with Grandma, Grandpa Don, who flew in from Texas to help, Cousin Amy and her family (husband Chris and boys Nicholas and Owen), Aunt Ruth and Uncle Bob, and Aunt Linda and Uncle Dick.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Friday, October 26, 2007
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Monday, October 08, 2007
Even though my blog has been slow, my family hasn't been!
Samuel turned 7 on August 25th.
School started on August 30th. Sam's in First grade and Emily's in Eighth grade.
Rob turned 40 on September 4th.
Lots of pictures to follow...