Tuesday, December 23, 2008
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Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
So, on Sunday, we went to eat at Fuddruckers. They have an outdoor playground, so my kids were happy. They played for a long time, then ate, then went to play some more. We were chatting, watching them play, and just enjoying the sunshine when we heard Sullivan playing with some little kids. The kids were shouting things like "Get over here slaves!" "Get more slaves" "Buy some slaves" Beat some slaves", etc. We were kind of concerned and told Sullivan that we needed to leave. Perhaps their parents were ok with this, but I am not about to be shot because my kid picked up some junk on the playground! So, when we were walking to the car, Aaron tells Sullivan its really not nice to play like those boys were and that we don't play with slaves and we certainly don't hit people. Sullivan gets really upset and asks why. Aaron asks if he even knows what a slave is. Sullivan looks at him like he is the stupidest person in the whole world and says "Of course! Its what you ride in the snow! Why wouldn't you want to play with those and buy more?" Ummmmmm.........
Yesterday, Aaron took Sullivan to the eye doctor's office where they were checking out some glasses. Aaron puts on a pair of frames and asks Sullivan what he thinks. Sullivan holds four fingers up and says "How many fingers can you see?" Aaron laughs and says "That's not the kind of glasses they are, they don't work yet." To which Sullivan replies, "Oh I see, they haven't put the brains in them yet."
Sophie LOVES saying no all of the time. Last night, after she was supposedly asleep in the bed, she came in our room and yelled at the top of her lungs, "I say NO to the nap, I say NO to the bed, No nap, No bed, No nap, No bed." We promptly put her back in her bed and showed her who is really the boss ;)
Posted by IamtheMom at 10:15 AM
Monday, December 8, 2008
One of the four times Miss Tiff had to clean Sophie up from getting into the cake.
This is how we roll in our car- her first time to wear headphones.
Posted by IamtheMom at 7:43 AM
Friday, December 5, 2008
A few new Sullivan funnies. He's been dressing up for the last few months. He is either Indiana Jones (that was about of month of dressing in the same clothes every day), Mario, Luigi, or Sonic. He gets really frieked out about what color clothes he needs to wear so everyone knows who he is for the day. Yesterday, he was Luigi. He was trying to phonetically explain to Sophie how to say it. Remember, he's five, so some phonics just don't work.
"Sophie, its Luigi, you know MMMMMMMM Luigi. Try that Sophie mmmmmmmm Luigi"
Last night, when he wasn't being very good and after making us call him Luigi ALLLLLLL day, Aaron says "You know, Luigi would never act like this. He always listens to his mom and dad."
Sullivan replies, "I am pretty sure he doesn't even have a mom and dad, he is a cartoon character, plus, I think you know I am not the real Luigi, but Sullivan pretending to be. And, everyone knows that Sullivan doesn't always listen to his mommy and daddy"
The other day, the two of them were playing really well together in his room. He usually leaves the door shut and doesn't let her in, so I thought it was really sweet. Then, I heard Sophie screaming BLOODY murder. I run into his room, she is laying on the floor (on her Dora couch that he apparently had the piece of mind to bring in there first) and screaming. I asked him what happened and reiterated many times that he better tell the truth (it seems that any time she is crying, they "bonked" heads- his excuse that he thinks won't get him in trouble). He thinks really hard, and then decides to tell the truth.
"I wanted to see if she was a real super hero that could fly." (is your stomach hiting the floor like mine was at this point?) "So, we got on the top bunk, and I grabbed her hand, and we jumped. But, she couldn't fly."
"Sullivan you could have broken a bone or even worse- killed her!"
"I wasn't trying to kill her mom, just see if she could fly, and she can't."
Posted by IamtheMom at 4:45 AM
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
The kids are growing, we are getting ready for Christmas. We are trying to convince Daddy that Santa needs to bring us a trampoline. He is a big safety guy, so its taking some serious convincing. So, neither of my kids have ever been very interested in pajamas. Now that its getting colder and Sophie is sleeping in her own bed (you read that right folks!), we have been trying to get her to wear them. She has plenty, just refuses them. She tells us she feels "stuck" with them on. So, last night, while we were going through our routine of putting all of her babies in their perfect places and covering them all up so she could go to bed, she made me pull all of their clothes off so that they wouldn't be stuck either. Thank God for heaters. Oh yeah, she was doing great pottying until Nanny bought her some Dora pullups, now she only wants to wear them. And, she has to kiss Dora (on the pullup) and then turn it over and kiss Boots before you can put them on. Santa is bringing her some Dora panties (so I have heard).
Posted by IamtheMom at 10:36 AM
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Sullivan and I are TOTALLY pumped about cooking our annual Thanksgiving meal tomorrow. I LOVE cooking for Thanksgiving and have since we have been married. We almost left this year, but decided to stay home. Tomorrow we will cook away and have leftovers for weeks. HOORAY.
Here are things we are thankful for over here:
A husband who loves me so much, who has desire and a crazy ambition to be the boss
A little boy who is as gorgeous inside as he is outside, who is learning to read, and soaking in knowledge by leaps and bounds
A little girl who looks ridONCulously cute in pigtails, allows me to dress her in some crazy outfits and put very large bows in her hair, who is taking in the world around her faster than I can teach her
Parents who love me dearly and support me in any way possible
Family, LOTS of family
My best bud Jamie, who has listened to hours of gab, who sends random cards when I need them, and who I am loving raising families with at the same time
My BFF Tiff, the bestest friend a girl could ask for- we are too alike for our own good
Too many loving friends who are willing to open up their lives and families' lives to share!
My daddy building legos with me
When people give me legos so my daddy can build them
That there is a Santa Claus who might give me legos
(and just in case you think he is rotten)- That God is proud of me
Dora Potty Chair
Dora Movies in the car
Dora Movies on my daddy's phone
Dora Movies you can rent
Dora shows that come on the tv
DVRs to record Dora shows on
Posted by IamtheMom at 3:45 PM
Friday, November 14, 2008
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Monday, November 10, 2008
Posted by IamtheMom at 7:15 AM