Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wordless Wednesday~ Me and my shadow

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

I was looking through our pictures and came across this one of a fence. Not sure why we took a picture of our fence but we did. I almost deleted it but decided to see if there were any clever quotes about fences., there are not. But I did like this one by Robert Frost.
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Monday, September 27, 2010

the post where I complain about my day!

Today Nathan and Noah had their appointments with their new Endocrinologist at Emory University. I set this appointment up right when I knew we were moving here back the beginning of March. I spent lots of time making sure that I had everything sent over to the new Dr.

Well, 2 hours before we were to be their, the actual Dr. called and said that they had absolutely NOTHING on the boys, no medical history on either one of them. WHAT?! That can't be, I said. I wanted to throw the phone across the room! For the next forever I was on the phone with medical records (after being on hold for gosh knows how long) and the very nice lady said she would fax the consent forms to Drew (who was at work) so that we could try and get them to the new Dr. by appt. time. After getting the kids fed, cleaned, dressed, diaper bag ready, myself dressed, and this that and the other, I took off by myself with the kids to downtown Atlanta to a hospital I had never seen before in my life during lunch time rush hour!!! Luckily I made it with absolutely no minute to spare. Drew met me there. Noah was pitching a Noah fit x's 10 so bad we could barely hear the Dr talking. Afterwards we headed to the lab. I think Drew could tell I was ready to scream so he took N & N to get the blood drawn while I sat back out in the waiting room with Zayne. I gotta say the waiting room was great! They had little tables so the kids could color and a huge fish tank with all kinds of neat fish and turtles. After that sweet hubby took the boys for their bone scan while I stayed with Z. I would have been fine if Noah would not have screamed every time he didn't get his way. Very tiring, embarrassing and loud! We had to wait a lot in between the procedures. We ate dinner at the hospital and fought the rain and rush hour back home. Whew!! What a day! I hope I have no more days like this --yeah right!! Tomorrow workers are coming to tear apart my kitchen floor, Zayne has a therapy appt. and Nathan will probably have makeup work to no end.

Oh, and we have a rat in our house.

So see, your day wasn't so bad after all!


Quotes for today:

"With kids the days are long but the years are short."

"This too shall pass"

"Just breathe"

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

I have to brag

After getting Zayne and Noah changed and washed up after completely ruining their clothes outside in the dirt, I gave them both a bowl of goldfish to eat in their playroom and put on a Barney movie.

Let me rewind just a minute and just say that all day today when I have asked Nathan to help me do something he has not hesitated one bit. He is always pretty good about doing what we say but he does grumble from time to time. Last night I was talking to him about what it means to have a servants heart and helping others without complaining.

Well after setting the boys up with their snack and movie I started up the stairs to bring down their bed clothes when I hear the obvious sound of goldfish being dumped all over the floor. I just sighed and shrugged my shoulders. That is when Nathan says..."Mama don't worry about it, I will pick it up for you. You can go do what you were doing". And he did. He walked right over to the boys, smiled and tickled their bellies and picked up all the goldfish. It was one of those moments where your heart wants to explode from your chest.
He is mama's big helper and a little man in the making.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Nanny McPhee Returns

I took Nathan and his cousin Lexie to see this movie last weekend. I think I enjoyed it even more than they did! Its such a creative, out-of-the box movie. In fact, I would say it's one of the best I have watched this year! I cannot wait until it comes out so we can own it. Definitely worth watching again.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

My Star.

This picture speaks volumes to me.
I see the face of a happy, content, thriving little boy.
Nothing could be more rewarding for a Mother than that.

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A little message for you today...

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Sunday, September 5, 2010


Zayne is really into stars right now. He loves to look for them. He likes for you to draw them. He notices them everywhere! I never realized how many things have stars on them. The other day while we were traveling he noticed one on the side of a diesel passing by. He gets so excited. He says, "STAR!!!!!!!!!!" I love it!
I made him this star the other day. I made it out of cardboard and aluminum foil. He likes it a lot! It is now hanging in our living room window where he can stargaze any time he wants.

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