Sunday, April 25, 2010


So, I found a really good deal on a big bag of suckers. They came in the mail the other day and did I ever have some excited little boys.
Here is Asher trying to count them. :)
He is getting so big! I just wanted to put a few shots up so you can see how cute my baby is. :)


So, we are sick..Not my favorite part of being a mom. I am thankful that Isaac is excellent at making it to the toilet or puke pot when he needs to. Last night he said he wasn't feeling well so he slept with the pot next to him. He threw up and while Dan (YES HE IS AMAZING) was cleaning it up (DID I MENTION I LOVE HIM) I asked Isaac how he was feeling. He looked at me with such a pathetic face and answered "Not awesome"

Then this morning he came in and asked me how I was feeling. I told him I wasn't feeling well. He told me he would pray for me because God can make me feel better. I love him.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Portrait innovations pictures

Here are a few of the pictures we recently got taken. I love seeing how much the boys grow when I look at old pictures. It goes fast.

No more nap?

I think Isaac is losing the nap. I am still going to do rest time, but I feel like he doesn't sleep unless he is forced and then he doesn't want to go to bed at night. I'm so sad to lose this special time. But it is what it is. I think I am going to try and do some school with Isaac while his brothers are asleep today.


This little guy is everywhere! He is crawling like crazy and standing on everything now he is only holding on with one hand. It won't be long before he is walking. Last night he fell down the stairs. I felt so bad. He is fine, but I really hate when he gets hurt.


Asher is doing great with potty training. Today he went upstairs without me even asking and he peed and POOPED in the potty. I'm so excited that he is doing so well. He actually wants to go in the potty and I think that makes a huge difference.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

adventures in potty training.

So after Isaac I think God knew I would need a child who was willing to potty train. Asher has never liked to have a dirty diaper, but recently he has decided to be a big boy. We are working on potty training and today has been a great day. He was wearing underwear all day until nap. I put him in a pull up to keep from having a mess. However, Asher can remove a pull up.

During nap time he must have pooped and decided he didn't want that mess. So, he took it upon himself to take off his pull up. Then he climbed into the top bunk smearing brown along the entire bed. Once he got up there he must have decided it a good plan to smear what was left on his hands onto the ceiling. REALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!! UGH! So, I heard him talking and went into check on him. There he sat. In his brother's bed...naked. He announced "Mommy, I Pooped." Proudly and then asked me to get him down. I took him to the tub, because trust me he needed it. I washed him up, pulled the bedding off and took it to the washer, crawled up and started scrubbing the ceiling. YUCK!

While I was up there the boys took it upon themselves to color a picture for me. Asher thought body art would be a nice touch. So now he is covered in marker. Fabulous, son, fabulous.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Potty training

Today Asher has gone all after noon with only using the potty not his diaper. Every time was on his own not with prompting. I'm excited. God knows after Isaac I need an easy one.

Pretty girl

Today I was getting ready in the bathroom and Isaac asked "Mom, how long will your beauty take?" I laughed and told him it could be awhile.

Then I asked him who the prettiest girl in the whole world is. I shouldn't be surprised by his answer...

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Here are just a few pictures from our Easter. Poor Asher was so sick. We started out on a bad note, but he was still ok with a chocolate bunny and egg hunt.


On Saturday we ventured out to Columbus to check out Cosi. It has a lot of cool science exhibits for kids. A lot of it was over my kids heads, but the upstairs was all for their age.

Isaac loved the rock climbing wall in the grossology section. Asher was a little construction worker in the kid place.

I wanted to add a picture of my handsome hubby in the space exhibit. 

There were a lot of fun hands on activities. Check out this fun baby water table. I love it. You just stick the kid in the seat. So fun!

playing outside

I'm sitting on our back patio listening to the wind blow every wind chime on the block. Isaac is kicking a soccer ball into his goal and yelling "score!" every time it goes in. Asher is looking at me through the sliding glass door because he decided he wanted to go inside. So instead he is whining, but the door is shut. So, all I see is him mouthing "Mommy" through the door.

It is gorgeous out. I love this weather. Warm with a breeze. The kids love being outside and I'm hoping it will help them sleep tonight. Sleep is something I've been missing the past few nights. Asher has been sick, which means he is up most of the night...which means so are we.

Dan should be home soon. Tonight we are having more Easter leftovers for dinner. I think I can get away with it for one more night before I need to start giving our leftovers a makeover. Asher has now made his way back outside to let me know he is very ready for my attention. So, I better be off.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Playing at the park

Spring has sprung and we have loved going to the park. Isaac is showing off a swing injury that came from an underdog push gone wrong...

Levi and Asher both loved the swings though. Everyone loves playing outside. Mommy loves the chance for them to run off some energy.