Sunday, April 26, 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

His, Mine, Ours

I love this picture.
For all those who may not know here is a brief history...
I was married in February 1998 and was divorced 3 years later. I had Braiden in May of 99 with Quinn. Quinn remarried Sara in January 2002 and they had Tatum in May 03 and Teague in March 07. I remarried Eric in March 03 and had Paige in June 05 and Cameron in September 07.
Its funny because Quinn and I actually get along very well. Sure separating was hard and we had to learn over a good year or two how to be nice to each other for Braiden's sake. But now we are even better friends truly than we were when we were married.
So this is a picture of Braiden and all his siblings. Its pretty funny how you can tell which ones come from different parents and Braiden is a perfect mix of all of them. One of my greatest hopes is that, although they don't all live together all the time is that they all grow up to be good friends because of their bond with their big brother.
They are pretty cute, arent they?

Sunday, April 05, 2009

From the mouths of Princesses...

This is too funny not to post right now before I forget. Paige was on one today. She is getting an attittude on her and she, being the little Princess, certainly knows how to use her attitude.

This was a little conversation I witnessed between Braiden and Paige earlier:

Braiden was asking Paige to repeat words to see if she could say them. It started out with people's names and then simple things and then...

Braiden: Can you say Supercalifragilisticexpialidoscious?

Paige (very matter-of-factly): Braiden! I can't speak Spanish!

Eric and I got a huge kick out of that.

Then just about 10 minutes ago after I helped Paige brush her teeth I told her to go show Daddy her clean teeth.

Paige: Daddy look at my clean teeth.

Eric: Wow, those are really nice! Are you going to bed now?

Paige: Ya.

Eric: Can I have a kiss?

Paige: Dad! You will make my teeth dirty!

From the mouths of babes! I love it!

Monkey Business

I have been meaning to post this for a while but I couldn't find the picture. I was going through the pics on my other camera that I thought were all eBay pictures and ---EUREKA!---I found it!

I was in the kitchen just doing my thing and when I heard some sounds of struggling and frustration coming from the back of the house. I initially peaked in Paige's room because I was sure Cameron was there but I did not see anything so I moved on to the next room. I was not having any success in finding him and the grunts were turning into screams.

So I decided to check Paige's room again and this time I actually went in and looked in the corner to find this:
Cameron was very intent on retrieving some item from behind Paige's bookshelf and ended up getting himself wedged back there and totally stuck!

I might not have thought this was so cute if he had not been waring the monkey pants. So I did the unthinkable that I know you are all guilty of...I left my child in distress, knowing he was safe, and ran for the camera. This was too funny not to record for posterity...or at least his wedding video!

If you are wondering, I did finally rescue him and he came out of it unscathed and has completely forgotten the entire incident...I think.

My little Prisoners

Paige and Cameron like to play in/ around the dog kennel. This particular day it was pretty funny because they were so intent on squeezing themselves into that tiny little kennel.

After a little screaming and whining here is what I found.
I know you are thinking that I probably put them there but really, even though at times it is tempting, I have never done that.
I had to pry them out carefully so as not to dislocate any body parts.