Thursday, May 26, 2011

Don't wanna forget!!

Life gets crazy.
It gets busy.
Days mesh together.
Before long I forget.
I forget things I want to remember.
I didn't write as much as I wanted when the kids were little.

So here are things I don't wanna forget from today, well yesterday now....actually two days ago now, as I didn't publish this yesterday ;)

The twins playing in their room so nice together.
Their conversation.
Aiden laying down on Ava's monkey pillow- they were imaginary it!

Aiden getting into my sisters car for a playdate.
He was so excited and so cute leaving.
He hasn't done that much.
And the twins haven't been apart much.
But what I really wanna remember is Aiden having toys piled up in his lap, and stretching his head up life a giraffe to see us over the toys. It was so cute. He just had to say bye.

My oldest has been boy crazy since she was 4. Seriously. I thought that was bad.
Well of course Ava had to beat that and declare that a teenage boy she saw walking down the road, cute. She said, "That boy cute."
I'm afraid.

My husband and my oldest son outside working in the yard together. I don't wanna lose that picture. He has been teaching the boys how to work equipment. I loved watching AJ watch him, when he was fixing equipment. It reminded me of him going behind Antwone with his fisher-price bubble lawn mower when he was a toddler.

Ari taking Aiden on endless walks around the neighborhood, and Lani joining them.

Amia making calls to stores. I loved hearing her doing what she's heard me do. You know how your 'phone' voice changes. It was cute!

There are the things I don't wanna forget that happened on 5-24-11

Saturday, May 21, 2011


Give me some water and soap!!!

Now before you gasp and call child services, I DO have them in my home, right now as I type and I've just used them.
But that is a rare occasion. 

Now back in the day, when it was just the 5 kiddos, and they were little I went through band-aids like I went through diapers.....

Every time a kid got hurt, they all needed a band-aid....all 5.

And if I tried to explain to the others, that in fact so and so was the one who just got hurt and you've been fine without one, or don't have an ouwee....they'd find one! Even if it was a millimeter.....a speck you could only see with a magnifying glass!

So, I stopped buying them, and ya know what- they lived. 

But you should see how other kids that visit my house react when they find out I don't have band-aids, when they get a booboo. Can we say *MELTDOWN* you know the kinda melt down where the child thinks its pretty much the end. Well, if you think they're bad....encounter their parents. You know the parents I'm talking about.....they either only have one child, or are germaphobes.....neither of those can I say I am.
And they gasp, and can't believe with 7 children I don't have band-aids. 

Fast-forward 5ish year later {from the last time I probably bought band-aids} and I start couponing. I find great deals on band-aids...and figure I have twoddlers, I might wanna give them another try. So I buy them, for pennies btw.

Thursday {5-19} Ava takes a fall on the sidewalk. I act like a total veteran mom {that I am}, and don't overreact, just watching, waiting for a reaction. She gets up, walks over to me, I'm not far at all, and by now I'm asking if she's fine. I pick her up, and suddenly I'm abducted by aliens. I had no control. I turned into a germaphobe, first time, overreacting mom....rush her into the bathroom to wash of her scraped knee, apply peroxide...blow on it, add neosporin and then a band-aid. Now the saddest part of the story is it was barely bleeding. The skin was barely cut. She watched, in amazement to the steps taken, as she's never experienced this before. She took it all in, every step. Because she's observant. But guess who else was watching. Yep, you named it. Aiden. And guess who else needed a band-aid. Uh huh, Aiden. Can you guess the first thing I said???
Aiden, sissy got hurt. You don't need a band-aid, you don't have any ouwees.
Now of course he started inspecting his entire body, and sure enough he found a little scab on his ankle that was the size of a kernal of corn, maybe smaller, that was already healing on its own. So the good mother that I am, puts some neosporin on a new band-aid and puts it on his almost completely healed ouwee. 

Fast forward 2 minutes, we go into my room to change diapers and guess who needs to take the band-aids, that I so meticulously applied to their ouwees off??


Yep, both of them. 

Warning to all the germaphobe, overreacting mama's out there......if you come to my house you might wanna


Thursday, May 19, 2011

Oh Blogger

How I have missed thou.


It all started when I had to go and start selling, hello NO extra TIME!!

Then blogger had to go and be down and everything.

I would like to take this time to apologize to anyone who was inconvenienced while blogger was down. I have decided it was  my fault. Solely. Yep, I'm taking full responsibility for it. See, I was gonna blog about stuff....which I  mostly can't even remember right at this moment {Thank you Lord} BUT, it was crap. Whiny crap at that. I think, because I really can't fully remember. And if you know me, me NOT remembering doesn't surprise you!!

So there, I apologize for blogger being down.

Speaking of apologizing....oops, whole nutha blog post!! {sorry, that was just wrong, right?? *insert evil snicker*}

And ever since blogger was down, I've wanted to blog, But I've been busy making these bows, and of course all the other stuff I normally do, and if I listed that, you'd probably fall asleep. But just know its acrazylot!! I've thought about blogging So I hope I don't spend as much time gone, as I have the last couple weeks. I have things to write about and things to share!!


Saturday, May 7, 2011

May Day

Our first May Day where we actually dropped off flowers
on a porch 
of a neighbor
rang the door bell
and ran

or ran and fell

or walked....
but it was fun!!