Tuesday, October 27, 2009
On Friday night Hannah, my mom, and I went trick or treating at Safety Town. We got all dressed up and put on our coats and headed out to downtown Frisco. Lauren stayed at home with my dad while we headed out for some Halloween fun. Here we are getting ready to leave.
This is Zachary. Isn't he the cutest little clown? He was born about a month before Hannah and I taught first grade with his mom, Sondra. We enjoyed being with them.
We had so much fun celebrating the season and look forward to thie weekend too!
Posted by Courtney at 7:52 PM
Friday, October 23, 2009
I am really excited about Hannah's costume this year! She is in LOVE with Tinkerbell and April had a pattern for a costume. We have watched "tinkebell" the movie at last 30 times! April did such a great job making the costume and I can't wait for her to wear it. We are going trick or treating at Safety Town and to the Fall Festival at her school's church tonight. Going to try out the new costume! Lauren is going to be a lady bug. I made her little outfit and am glad that it turned out cute.
Posted by Courtney at 2:40 PM
Ok...so I was trying to make Lauren a bow for her Halloween costume and things got a little out of control! I laughed at the bow (not my child) for quite some time. She just looked so funny! Don't worry we went to Hobby Lobby today and picked up some ribbon to make a normal bow for the costume. She was such a good sport!
I was trying to get her to smile for the camera, but she just looks at me. She has this look on her face like, "mother, what is that?" Here is what I got!
Posted by Courtney at 2:23 PM
After Hannah came home from school with the shaving cream egg I decided we should have some shaving cream fun. We used to do this at school with our kids and it was easy to clean up so we tried it. Hannah thought it was tons of fun especially the clean up part. She loves playing with the water from the hose even if it is freezing cold!
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009
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Sunday, October 18, 2009
I feel like I have been formally inducted into the mom's club. On Friday, Hannah had the stomach virus for the first time in her life. If you know me very well you will know that I don't do throw up very well AT ALL. When I was teaching I always made the teacher next door walk them to the nurse if the were feeling sick or had gotten sick. I would send students IMMEDIATELY if they felt even the SLIGHTEST bit sick. I would QUICKLY walk (well sometimes run) the other way at any mention of the topic. Well, I knew that my time would come at sometime and that I would have to endure the pain. I am happy to say that I stayed calm and QUICKLY took care of the situation. Without going into to details, lets just say that God knew I needed to ease into this whole thing and it was a minor incident. I am proud to say that I am a REAL mom now, and oh...Hannah is feeling much better!
Posted by Courtney at 1:06 PM
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
It is so hard to believe that you are already three months old. We absolutely can not imagine life without you now that you have been here with us. You are a wonderful baby with such a sweet disposition and your smile melts my heart every time I see it. Here are some things that you do now at three months old:
-I think you weigh about 12 lbs, but I am not sure about that.
-You wear 0-3 month size clothes.
-You wear size one diapers.
-You usually nurse five to six times a day with a bottle at night from daddy.
-At night we put you in bed at around 8:00 or 8:30, and daddy feeds you again around 10:30. Most of the time you sleep until about 7:00 depending on the day.
-You LOVE watching and listening to Hannah. She is one of your favorite people to be with.
-The puppies adore you and you adore the puppies. Emma especially loves you. She will turn belly up next to you on the floor just to be close.
-You have pretty good head control and you tried the excersaucer for the first time last weekend. With a little support you did great. Hannah played with all the toys while you watched.
-You usually are great at going places and only cry occasionally when you can't see what is going on.
-You still love being swaddled and sleeping in the swing. We are working on sleeping in the bed more and the swing less.
We love you so much and look forward to seeing you grow!
Mommy, Daddy, and Hannah A little blurry and dark, but you can see what Emma loves to do next to her.
Posted by Courtney at 2:40 PM
Hannah and Daddy headed out to Keller on Saturday to attend Kaden's third birthday party! The weather was a bit too cold for Lauren so I stayed home to keep her nice and warm! Hannah had a wonderful time. She came home with a cute red bandana, a bluebonnet on her check, and lots to say about the horses. Although she was not willing to ride either horse, she loved seeing them and has talked about them ever since. I was sad that I did not get to go, but I am excited that we will see Angie and Kaden this weekend. We can't wait to see you again and Happy Birthday sweet boy!
Posted by Courtney at 2:31 PM
I decided it would be fun to take the "themes" Hannah is learning about at school and celebrate them on Fridays! This was our first one and I thought it went great. The theme was apples! We read books, created an apple tree collage, drank apple juice, and had lots of fun. We made apple crisps in the oven with cinnamon and sugar. (see below) And we ate everything apple for lunch. I have seen several blogs that do this "muffin tin" munchies with their kids, so I decided to try it out too.
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"I'm sleeping Mommy!" Hannah says to me as she is laying next to the "little people" lined up on the floor! She is such a funny girl with quite the imagination. Everyday she amazes me with her knowledge and vocabulary that she is picking up. She LOVES going to school twice a week and does not even look back when I drop her off. At school each week they learn about a letter of the alphabet and a number. I will point to a letter that has learned and ask what it is and here is what she says... "I don't know Mommy. What is it?" Apparently that is what I say when she asks me a question! We are working on watching less TV and spending more quality time together. So far she is doing great! We love you so much sweet girl!
Posted by Courtney at 1:58 PM