Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Warming up her footsies after playing out in the snow! (Rest assured, her feet aren't touching the metal as it looks like they are in this pic!)
Norah thought that Baby P needed to learn his letters!
I just love seeing my kids love on P. The compassion and care and patience they have been displaying are incredible.
|Shane loves him. He loves to make him giggle and always wants to be near him. Melt. My. Heart.|
|Caleb is such a huge help. P does NOT like car rides, and Caleb is such a trooper....helping to soothe him, putting his paci back in, etc.|
|Norah reading him Bible stories.|
Valentines for the teachers/staff...
Norah helping with Valentines assembly...
This girl FINALLY lost that tooth....it's been wiggly since Christmas! The adult tooth had already begun to come in, so I am so relieved the baby one came out!
Distributing his cards...
Sleepy kiddos after a long day in the city visiting P's momma.
Shane experiencing FunDip for the first time and Norah telling him about her "timer" (bracelet).
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Yesterday, an obligatory photo shoot with Mom...
And, some snaps from today....
Table ready for the morning....
(don't worry, that bottle of wine was NOT opened at breakfast time)
Bosa donuts for breakfast. Thanks Daddy!
They loved their boxes of chocolate. And the girls loved their roses from Dad.
After church, we went to The Claddagh for lunch. This has become one of our fave after-church spots. It's never busy, and kids eat FREE on Sundays!
After an afternoon back at church (Kris and I had the first of a 6-week Spiritual Parenting class), the girls helped me make pancakes for dinner...
Breakfast for dinner, along with acrostic poems for each of my Valentines!
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016
Such a big girl! On the left, with her backpack after Tuesday morning class at church. On the right, at Target with her reward from Grandma for being potty-trained!
Our big baby girl taking care of sweet little P.
Norah and Shane with a friend....
These 2 LOVE pattern blocks!
The bunny right outside the library is always a must-see. :)
Shane's groundhog (foot print) at preschool...
Some more reading practice (a video too)!
With our little addition, everyone's sleeping arrangements keep changing. Sometimes I think we are CRAZY for hosting other children when our not-so-huge house already seems bursting at the seams. And I am sure others might think we are crazy, too. ;) But then I remember that how much space we have (or don't have) is NOT the point. I'm learning more and more about Biblical hospitality....and how it has very little to do with how big and fancy things are, but how welcoming and humble we are. I hope and pray that every person that comes into our house (big or small) feels welcome and safe.
One night, Meredith and Caleb were dying to have a sleepover in Caleb's room, so we let them! I loved hearing all the giggles.
Working on our Valentines!
Our tiny baller (#14)...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Sweet 2 month old baby P....our latest addition.
He requires lots of this....:)
The kids love him. Here, Caleb is snuggling him and Shane is showing him his class "pet"...don't mind the pink blankie...I've since purchased some not-so-girly ones! :)
Such big helpers!
Daddy working late + free kids meals at Colonial = dinner OUT!
Poor Norah girl had a really bad case of Hand/Foot/Mouth last week, with rashy bumps all over her face, legs, and arms....
Finally, after about 8 days, her rash is finally almost gone and we've re-entered society.
Reading books about Racoons with Ricky the Racoon, Shane's class "pet"...
Sleepy sister. Saturday was a busy one - Judson alumni game for me and then games for Caleb and Meredith later on...this sweet one was wiped.