Thursday, January 17, 2008


I know crying comes with the baby territory but the wailing and gnashing of gums has gone on for about 5 days now and I'm about to lose it. No amount of rocking, bouncing, singing, or feeding seems to soothe. So, rather than go off the deep end I thought I'd share it with all of you. (Somehow this might relieve my anxiety).
I really do love the little fellow.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The "Good Ol' Days"

So, we dug out the old Nintendo the other day and introduced the kids to video games. We had a great time playing Super Mario and Duck Hunt. It's funny after so many years you can pick up a control and still remember how to warp to world 4. We got a clip of Emma shooting ducks - I have to stand just as close as she does.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Hi Grandma!

Uh Oh! Looks like we've got a thumb sucker!
We love him in spite of his bad habits :-)

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

In with the new

We celebrated the end of 2007 with some good friends; playing games and eating like it might not be allowed next year. The dads and the kids watched the NY ball drop at "midnight" - 10 p.m. - and then the little people did a bubble wrap stomp to ring in the new year!

The Christmas lights and decorations are put away. The house feels bare but clean. I'm looking forward to wrapping up in a blanket and reading a few good books during this snowy January.

Here we are with this new year before us. We'll be musing over our resolutions for a few weeks...they will surely include abandoning food altogether, regular physical exertion, more zeal for FHE, scriptures & family prayer.
Here's to you and your resolutions! Happy New Year!