Saturday, April 23, 2011

Alarm clock at 12:30 am

Sorry for all the posts today. I knew there was something else I wanted to post, but couldn't think of it at the time. Last night while I wasn't sleeping good anyway.....I heard an alarm going off at 12:30 am, but it wasn't ours. It dawned on me then that it was Michael and Grace's clock. So, I went in and hit the snooze then was trying to figure out in the dark how to shut it off. I thought it was funny that neither of them stirred the whole time until I started to walk out and then Michael stirred a little. I guess I will have to teach them to wake up to an alarm (when that time comes).

Milk in cereal!

This morning Lydia got to experience having milk in her cereal. She really enjoyed it. Not only eating it, but just seeing it in there. We had one little mess (and that was after 4 bowls of cereal!) so I would say she did a pretty good job! She is more of a juice drinker so I guess this will be a way to get some milk in her too.

Boots in bed

So, as I've said before I go in to check on Michael and Grace when I go to bed. On Tuesday night when I went in to check on them I found Michael in bed with his boots on! I guess he really wanted to wear them or maybe his feet were cold and that's all he could find to keep them warm! I'm not sure, but I forgot to ask him when he got up the next morning if he still had them on.

Friday, April 15, 2011

The little things......

It's the little things that make our kids happy. :-) Last night Paul and I had to be at the church for a meeting. So, Ashley came over to babysit. When we got home I took Ashley home and Paul put the kids to bed. Later we were sitting on the couch and he moved something and found Grace's blankie. He said "oh that's why we couldn't find it". So, when I went to bed I took it in and laid it beside her (I always go in and check on them anyway). So, this morning at 6:15 she come running in to daddy's side of the bed and says "Daddy, here's my blankie". It was so cute. She was so excited it was there with her when she woke up. :-)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

They are listening even when you think they're not

We have Michael sit with us in church now on Sunday and Wednesday nights. Paul is teaching on Wednesday nights. Michael was coloring and drawing through the whole service and acting like he wasn't really paying attention. This morning we realized he had heard at least one story! Paul told a story about spilling coffee at school one day. We had to take Paul to school this morning and in the van on the way, Michael says to Paul "Daddy, you have to be careful with your coffee today and don't spill it". So, just another time that we realize he does hear what we say even if he doesn't always act like it. :-)

Monday, April 11, 2011

Addition to walking like a duck

I was informed I forgot to tell that it was Grandma Welch that taught them to walk like a duck. Unfortunately, we didn't get that on video! LOL She says Grace needs a little more work though. HAHA!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Walking like a duck

Here is a video of Michael and Grace walking like ducks. We had gone to the park to feed the ducks so they decided to be like the ducks. I'm not sure if they thought the ducks would think they were one of them so they would come closer. :-)


Friday, April 8, 2011

Family Fun Night

We try to set aside money each month to have a family fun night. Basically we get to go out to eat once a month with the money. Of course, we don't always stick to just going out just that one time, but we are trying to do better. Anyway, last night we decided to get out of the house and go eat supper at Carl's Jr. This way the kids could play and we could talk and relax. Well, we get to Carl's Jr and go to order and the lady starts to take the order and then says "by the way, our kids area is closed". So we left. The kids were upset, but we told them we were going to go find another place that they could play. It was too windy to go get something and go to the park. So, we tried Burger King. We hadn't been to this one so we didn't know if they even had a play place. We figured if nothing else we would go to McDonald's. But, we got to Burger King and THEY HAVE A PLAY PLACE!!! And it was open!!! There were a couple other kids, but by the time we got our food and the kids ate some it was just us. It was really a nice and relaxing time. I was so glad the lady at Carl's Jr told us about the kids area before we placed our order. Now, I have a new place to meet our friends too!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Handsome man!!

So, I happen to just be sitting at the computer and this picture flashed up on the screen (we have all our pictures randomly doing a slide show for our screen saver). I thought "What a handsome man?!" So, I just wanted to share it with you all. :-) This was the day after Christmas and he was wearing his new shirt from my parents so I was getting a picture for them. I know it looks like he doesn't have any hair in this picture, but you should see him now......it's completely shaved. I know it's hard for him to keep it that way, but I really like it. Ok so enough of my rambling about my HOT husband!! :-)