Friday, October 3, 2014

Fall already

I clearly have not kept up as I thought I would! 

We are back to normal around here, or the new normal since it's a new year with a new kid and a new dog! 
Bel is in 2nd grade, a new year with new excitement and new challenges. She continues to love art, always doodling, coloring or creating. The imagination on her is so fun to watch come to life! She is dancing again at the same studio but has added a class which she loves. There was also a driving force to join soccer this fall. When Buddy wasn't here yet she played, it was not anything more than picking flowers, but now she is running, kicking and we'll trying to play goalie. All in all a great start to a new school year!

Buddy boy...where to start with this guy? He is 3, boy, I mean all boy. Never in my wildest of dreams would I have been able to predict what being a mom to a boy, now two would be like. This guy is a hand picked gift and a true challenge. His energy is boundless, with eagerness to play, talk sports, toss a ball, take slapshots and shoot arrows with a hanger as is bow. He is 99% potty trained thanks to a long weekend with Grandma and Grandpa while we visited friends out east. He loves super heros too, he wants to wear them, rapead them, play them, and thank God for marketing because he can eat them too. He is back at daycare and loves it there and is bummed when his buddies aren't there. He also started Fath Formation and is super excited about it (he is working on learning the Hail Mary, his siter is teaching him). He will be starting to skate next week and I think that will provide him with what will be his love in life, hockey! 

Little dude is almost 7 months. He is a bundle, not a light one, of pure love. He smiles, snuggles and talks up a storm. He has adjusted to daycare though isn't a fan of napping (which isn't new to him) but has a BFF there and is with Buddy so it's great! He is curious about everything his siblings do and say. They are his world though he is for sure a mamas noy, which we'll I don't mind. He has finally out grown his daddy makes me cry stage so that has been fun to see the relationship between DH and LD develop. He is so good natured getting dragged around to what everyone else has going on, I hope his personality stays similar to what it is now, an easy going kiddo would be a nice change!

I started my 11th school where my career is continuing to fulfill my dreams of teaching. Each year is different, new challenges, new joys. I am blessed beyond measure to get to do what I love. DH is our constant. Though he is exhausted at the end of the day, his commitment to our family and faith is never shaken. We are looking forward to our 10th wedding anniversary this year and of course what the rest of 2014 will bring!

Friday, July 11, 2014

A reintroduction!

It's been a very long time since I have used this blog to keep up with all of our families doings! I primarily use Facebook because it's so easy to do and I haven't thought about how much I used to love writing here. I hope to be back more regularly to use this as a means of recording our family life and use Facebook less.  

In the time between posts our lives have changed a lot! We have an almost 2nd grader, an almost 3 year old and this winter added two babies (one human and one pup)! As you can imagine things are pretty different around here and we are loving it! Bel, Buddy and Little Bubs are an amazing trio of siblings. Our older two had no problems adjusting to a new baby in the house and new baby adores his siblings! As for the new pup, this is a new ball game for us. We lost our beloved Karamia around the second week of January, she was the most amazing companion and the thought of her being gone still brings me to tears at least once a week. The Zdog is our new girl, she is amazing! She was house broken within a couple of weeks, loves her daddy and Bel the best! She is full of energy which is a drastic difference from Mia who slept a good 22 hours at the end. 

As for the adults, well we are pretty status quo. DH continues to work incredibly hard, trying to build his business, growing in directions that hopefully are going to make the business better and better. He continues to be a wonderful leader of faith in our home and is the best husband and father! I continue to teach, continue to love what I do! Since last posting I have now completed my 10th school year and am feeling incredibly blessed to have a job I love, work with people who make me smile every day and to have so many students that make me want to do and be better at my job. 

With this I am back....I think! 

So let the blogging begin or start again 😉

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Kid Free Trip!

Our summer trip without kids was amazing! We headed out east to celebrate our freinds getting married! So fun and such amazing history which obviously as a history teacher made me feel like a kid in a candy store! And becasue I am 11 months behind in posting It will be some awesome pictures to tell the rest!