All the kids love to hold their new baby sister, and she loves to be snuggled by them. BUT they are learning to wear long sleeve shirts when they hold her… or she tries to “EAT THEM UP” and they giggle and squirm cause it tickles! Since she is a breast fed baby she feels skin and she thinks it is time to eat…lol. Silly little girl, we sure do love her!
Who ever said you have to spend money to have fun, has never been around my family. Growing up on the farm there are lots of ways to have fun with no money involved. We went to my parents house Easter weekend to have an egg hunt with the kids and let the cousins play. My Dad then informed the kids that they could go find the the eggs on the farm and then he would let them throw them at his work truck.
My Mom and Dad normally collect the eggs from the chickens and eat them, but they were gone for two weeks and the eggs did not get collected. They needed to get the old eggs out so they could start fresh…. so off the kids went on a “real egg hunt”. Lifting chickens, searching threw the straw and loving every second of it as they found the eggs.
Grandpa even drew targets on the side of his truck for the kids to aim at. The kids lined up and the eggs began to fly, smashing against the side of the truck. They thought it was a blast…. I mean when else do you get the green light to smash eggs on a truck. My kids said it was the “best day ever” and think Grandpa is pretty amazing.
As always I am never very good at the “wordless” part…lol.
My kids had their science fair at school this week. They were SO EXCITED to show off their projects.
It is fun to see my kids enjoying learning so much! It was optional for them to take part, I was feeling stressed and it would have been MUCH easier to have not done a project. But after seeing how HAPPY there were, I am sure glad I let them take part in it.
I love my girls long hair… BUT long hair and busy girls also mean LOTS of tangles. SO brushing it out became rather dramatic each morning. They would try to brush it themselves but just could not reach the back, so “mom” became the bad guy each morning and night as we tackled those tangles. They both decided short hair was “cute” and would be easier to manage.
I have to admit it was hard to see it go, but they look cute as can be and it is NICE to no longer be the bad guy with a brush every morning. Bonus they absolutely LOVE it.
Many of you long time readers remember the day this sweet little boy was born… can you believe it has been 4 years! He had his 4th birthday his weekend I need someone to slow time down a little, not ready for my baby to be this old yet :) He informed me that he is not a baby, but it is ok if MOMMY thinks he is baby cause he likes my snuggles (just no kisses on my mouth, cause that is gross…lol).
Happy Birthday Maveric, we sure do love you!
My 9 year old and my 5 year old BOTH had a loose tooth. It was my 5 year olds very first loose tooth, so she was very excited and has been WAITING to loose a tooth for quite some time now. Big sister has not been able to eat very well the last 48 hours due to the pain of the tooth when she bites… so I decided to give her tooth a little yank. She thought I was “mean” until she saw the tooth in my hand and then was all giggles and happy it was out. That left little sister feeling like she wanted hers out too…. so another yank and little sister now has a toothless grin as well.
They could hardly wait to put their teeth under their pillow, write the tooth fair a note and dream of the tooth fairy coming to visit them as they sleep. Oh to be a child again
Here are some fun books if your kids are starting to get loose teeth too.
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