Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Sick again

Well it has been a busy last few days. I had my sister Alison and her family here as well as my brother Adam and his family. We had fun hanging out together and the girls enjoyed all our shopping we did. Our husbands might not have enjoyed the bill that will come in the mail on our credit card statement. The best part of the weekend was having the great grand kids spend time with my grandparents. We took lots of pictures and had a blast. It really makes my grandfather happy when the little ones come and see him.

When everyone left on Sunday that night I came down with pink eye as well as another virus not sure what it is this time. I have been sick on and off for a month. I am shaky and dizzy and my eye sight is out of focus. Chris gave me a blessing last night and I am doing a little better today. I have no energy. On days like today I wish I had my mother close or mother in law. :)

Anyway, I need to lay down, but wanted to do an update.


Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Sloane Says

I miss everyone and can't wait to see you soon. My cousins are coming to visit me tomorrow from California to get away from the fires. Grandma and Grandpa I love you tons.

Long Day

Today has been one of the longest days of my life. I have been up since 3:30am. I 5am I took 2 teachers from Sloane's school to the airport in Vegas and Chris was Mr. MOM and got all the kids off to school. I got home around 11am and was hoping to take a nap, but our little guy prevented that one and then kids started coming home from school and a nap went out the window. It is now 8pm and I am going to bed. Hope everyone had a great day. Everyone is finally well.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Hair Cut

well I did it. I cut off my hair. I think it looks really cute. Chris said he is going to have to get use to it. When Harrison gets home I will have him take a picture and I will put it up. Holden wasn't too sure when he first saw me and keeps on touching my hair. I wonder what the rest of the kids are going to say.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Hair Cut

Friday I took Holden to get a hair cut. This was his first time sitting in the chair all by himself. He didn't want me to hold him. He was being so good. I was noticing his eyes getting kind of glossy and told the lady who was cutting his hair that he is going to fall asleep. Not more than a minute later I was on my knees holding his head up and he was sound asleep. He slept through the rest of his trim. Everyone was laughing. I wish I had my camera with me.

Sick Kids

Just when I thought we were over sickness, Chandler came home last night from being with his dad saying he doesn't feel well. His room is right below ours and I could hear him throwing up in the night. Needless to say he is home from school today. Hopefully it is just a 24 hour flu and I am hoping it DOES NOT go through the rest of us.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

The Parents

Krissy: Well, about a week ago our new roberts opened and some friends are I got there at 6am to be the first ones there and get some of their prizes. Chris thought we were nuts but it was fun. If was almost like black friday. I got a lot of good deals and won a couple of prizes. Yesterday Chris, Sloane, Holden and I went to Vegas and ate at Treasure Island and then went shopping for a video camera. We found one we like and have had a blast recording the kids. I am busy with being the Treasurer at Pineview middle school and room parent at Sloanes school as well as doing 2 scrapbook clubs. Sometimes I think I need to cut back on a few things but I love to stay busy. I have another goal and that is to make afgans for all the kids. Chandlers is first and it is like a basket weave in black camaflodge. Everyone knows that I am not a reader, but I have to say I am loving the Twight books. And I just found out that there are 2 more coming WOOHOO. Anything to get me reading...lol. I have some pictures I will upload and probably put on tomorrow. Chris has taken all he can of Holden for the night. I will have to update everyone on Chris next post.

Stressed with 5

Well, seems the children are always the most important in a family so I will start with them.

Chandler: he is having a ball being in tackle football. He is the smallest on the team but is full of spirit that drives him to prove himself to be just as good as the bigger boys. And he has done that and has more playing time then the lazier boys. He is doing really well in school. His first report card consists of all A's and B's. We are really proud of him. We know how much harder he has to work to get good grades. He is now in 2 resource classes. One is for language arts and the other if to help him in his other classes but they focus a lot on math. He is loving 8th grade. He is such a blessing in our lives. I always call him my peace maker.

Tevin: when I think of Tev I just laugh. He may drives us crazy, but he keeps things fun. He has strated guitar lessons and is loving every minute of it. I am finally glad to have Tevin involved in something that he is passionate about. His teacher (Hal Stead) is amazing and knows exactly what Tevin needs. I love to hear them play together. School on the other hand with Tev is ok. His grades range from A's to D's. I have to say that he did have F's but got 2 of them up to C's and one to a D. These are classes he is bored in. I told him if the grades don't stay up then the guitar lessons with have to stop. So he is trying hard. I took Tevin out on a date night the other night and had a really good talk. A lot of it was about 2 girls he likes and him wanting a cell phone, and me telling him no to a lot of things he wants for Christmas that cost over 300 dollars each. I think he just likes to talk the talk and try to get me worked up. He is now officially taller than his mom who tops out at 5ft 11in.

Harrison: Harrison is not involved in anything right now after school, but he is our straight A student. I was so proud when I saw his report card. He works so hard on school work, and is still afraid that he is going to do poorly. When he handed me his report card he had the biggest grin. I told him he is going to put me in the poor house, because we pay 10 dollars for every A. He is enjoying 6th grade and learning to play the bass. Man that is a big instrument. He loves to play night games with his friends in the neighbor hood. They ususally play every night but Sundays. We have good kids in the neighborhood. He is into girls as well, and he was telling me a girl wanted him to be her boyfriend and he told her not tell he was 16. That made me proud. I feel like Chris and I are raising him right.

Sloane: Our sweet little princess. For the last month she has and still is counting down the days until her birthday. She has a list that has about 20 things on it and she tells us what she doesn't get from us for her birthday that she would give the rest of her list to santa. She has lost her 2 top teeth and has a little bit of a lisp. She is also getting more freckles across her cheeks and nose. She reminds us often that Uncle Dan loves her freckles. She loves school and is doing really well. She is now doing 1st grade math and are starting to read at 1st grade level. We are so impressed. She has homework nightly even on the weekends and right when she gets home from school she gets in done. She counts all the time and starts to drive her parents crazy, but we know she needs to practice and loves the praise she gets in return. She is a big tease. He daddy has taught her well.

Holden: hmmm, oohhh, naaaa. Our little stinker. I can't believe he is almost 2. He is a spit fire. There are days where he is wonderful, but then like today he is a monster. He loves to go for rides. When we get him dressed in the morning he automatically thinks we are going bye bye, which we usually do so mom can get her 52oz diet coke for the day. His brothers are his hero's. He adores that ground they walk on. He loves to go crawl into bed with Tevin at night. It is so sweet. And the boys love him just as much. Sloane is really good with him as well. He was in trouble today and Chris put him in his room and after the 1 minute time out period Chris went in to go make the peace and Sloane had him laying on her lap telling him a story. It was so sweet. Tonight he also wanted Daddy to do push up with him. They both were on the ground and Holden was grunting and breathing hard like his daddy usually is. He talks a lot and understands so much. He is a blessing in our lives.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Guilt Trip

Ok, I am finally giving in to the blog thing. My life is pretty boring and it is mainly focused around kids these days. But I will do my best to keep everything up to date. I plan on working on our blog this weekend so be patient. Love to all krissy