Wednesday, March 26, 2014


One of my favorite milestones is when my babies start understanding what I am saying. 
The other day I was talking to Chad on the phone when he was leaving school, I told Porter that Daddy was on his way home.
He quickly crawled over to the couch, and climbed up to the window.
Porter is my daddy's boy. 
They just have a special bond, and have had one, since I brought Porter home from the hospital.
Chad has been going to school now for just over a week and Porter has been an even bigger stinker than usual, and just clings to Chad when he comes home.
He sat there and waited and waited and pounded on the window saying dad dad dad.
It was so cute, I had to take some pictures.
It's understandable why he loves and misses his daddy so much-he is pretty fantastic.
I just love that he understands me now, it is fun to see his face light up when I talk to him about things.

One other thing he understands is Albertsons Bakery. 
It is rather funny, but obnoxious, every time we go in, he gets all excited and starts grunting like a caveman and pointing in the direction of the bakery. 
I take the kids over and the older ones ask politely for a cookie, and this little cute monster baby sticks out his hand-yells "COOOOOOKKKKIE!!!!" and then yells "arrrrrrrrr" until the baker hands him one. 
Then he smiles sweetly and stuffs his face.

The lady thinks he's so adorable...he is...but I am trying to teach him to not scream for things and to say please and thank you (which he can-he just chooses to scream instead).
Understandable-he gets his way a lot quicker with everyone but me, by screaming his desires.
See I told you he understands.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

March 06, 2014 at 06:58PM


March 4, 2014

Dental cleaning day! 3/4 had no cavities, can you guess who does? It's Christopher, it's always Christopher! That kid HATES brushing and flossing. Major fights, wailing and gnashing of dirty teeth have occurred over this kid and his dental hygiene. Grrrr.

March 3, 2014

Christopher made a robot arm for art today out of things found in the recycle bin...and a maraca. Because he needed a muscle. :)

March 2, 2014

After church play dough time with quiet naughty and noisy naughty! These two make church...interesting.
It's pretty fantastic when your kids genuinely like each other! These two never fight and always are planning something. Their latest idea has been planning a restaurant. Love them!

“Like it? Well, I don’t see why I oughtn’t to like it. does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?” I totally Tom Sawyered all my kids into painting the doors for the craft room. They couldn't get enough!

March 1, 2014

Red robin time! Starting off Christopher's birthday week at our favorite (family) restaurant!

Embarrassed but loving the attention of the pretty waitresses singing happy birthday.