Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Around our home

Sweet Cheeks let it be known that she was done with diapers a couple weeks ago. While that wasn't my plan, we are happily obliging. And Little man is being such a helpful big brother! After any success, there is a huge applause from all the big siblings!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Camping with one bro

Holding uncle A's hand

A stick, her footsies and a fire=happy place
Uncle A refused to share our tent so he had to sleep in the trees.

Smarshbellows time!

The boys and Scoob

Finding a natural slide

Balancing act

Big brother muscles

D girl bravely jumping to her daddy's strong arms

90+ degrees!

View from near the top.

Static child 

Trying to get a kids and uncle shot

Harder than it looks when in a hammock or maybe it's because there's 4 kids in there...

Afternoon trip to SF

The babies had the best seat in the city.

Making mommy nervous.

Lombard street

SF in the background.

One who smiles, and one who hides.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Heard by my ears

Polar bean: "John Wayne always married the same lady."

Heard by my ears

Spoken to daddy...

Little man: "When you go up to heaven, I'll cry with a smile."

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Heard by my ears

Little man to mama: "When I kiss you on the nose, you need to keep your eyes open."

Saw by my Eyes

Mama: "Scoob, time to go."

And she maneuvers her body in this way to show her 2 year old attitude.

Heard by my ears

Little man: "A dinosaur!"
Actually it's an ostrich.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Heard by my ears

While we watch educational animal videos on YouTube...

D girl: "I wish I could have a whale like that."

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Heard by my ears

Polar bean reading in school: "Grandmongrel"

Correction: "Grandmother."

Monday, August 11, 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Heard by my ears

Daddy to Mama: "Please don't open that can of worms."

Polar bean excitedly: "What can of worms?!"

Daddy: "Nothing. It's a metaphor."

Monday, July 28, 2014

Heard by my ears

Little man leans in with a pucker...

Mama: "You may kiss me on my cheeks."
Little man: "I want to kiss your lips."
Mama: "No, the lips are for daddy. Your lips are for your wife."
Little man: "My lips are for you."

Heard by my ears

D girl when asked if she wanted to play Snow White: "We don't have enough trolls."

She must be listening to Lord of the Rings. 

Trolls=dwarfs in her mind!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Why are we loved?

"We are loved because we are his children, because we are. If we feel that we ought to be loved because it is our due, or because we deserve it, the less we will truly feel the need of God's love; the less implicit will be out trust; the less we cry out, "Abba!"

Madeleine L'Engle 

Striped Brothers

  The boys opted to wear matching shirts to church.

Brothers are born for adversary. 
And laughs.
And friendship.

D Girl's Birthday Yogurt

We will have celebrated D's birthday 3 times within a month.
So for her actual birthDAY, we celebrated by going out to a local frozen yogurt shop.

 All the kids enjoyed the treat!