Looking through my pictures makes me happy. I haven’t so much as looked at the back of the screen at my family’s pictures during the last two weeks so uploading them and going through them is a lot of fun!
I have never been so busy in my entire life. I thought public school would simplify things and it has but more stuff has piled on. I can’t imagine ever being caught up with life anymore.
I try to grab my camera at least a couple times a day and just snap pictures. I’ve been trying to capture little things that I will want to remember when I’m older but it’s hard to remember to do it.
There are hundreds of times every week where I think about going and grabbing a pen to jot down a funny phrase or saying or thing one of my kids did. Then I forget. Which is just so majorly disappointing because they’ve been so freaking funny this week.
One thing I do remember is we were all sitting on the couch talking, Payson was sitting in my lap, and randomly he says to me, “Mom, a pogo stick?!”
I looked at him and laughed and said, “What? A pogo stick? What are you talking about?” And he cracked up and said, “A pogo stick!”
And then I was laughing about it with Allan and like twenty seconds later he said something else totally unrelated with as much enthusiasm and we all laughed again. And he wasn’t trying to be funny, he just lives in his own little world and blurts things out whenever they cross his mind.
I really wish I could remember the other two random things he said that time!
Anyway, I’m going to go ahead and just post all the pictures I’ve taken and talk about them a little bit.
The day after we got back from Texas I dropped Brooklyn off at school and gave the other three sticker books to play with while I attempted to catch up on laundry. The catching up on laundry has yet to happen and the sticker books are now in the trash after they made the world’s largest mess all over the house with them 😛
With my house a wreck and hundreds of wedding pictures to edit and about a million other things going on the TV has been on all day every day! I wish it was a better babysitter. My kids get bored of it pretty fast, though.
Most of the time there isn’t even a reason he screams. Or the reason is because he wanted to wear shoes. Or because he didn’t want to wear shoes. Or maybe because he just likes hearing himself scream.
Brooklyn complains when I drop her off from the car. She wants me to walk her in and out of school every day. I would, I do most times, but sometimes it’s freaking hot and I hate Ember getting all sweaty and beet red when Brooklyn can walk over to the air conditioned car!
This day he wouldn’t be quiet at all and wasn’t throwing a lot of fits, just was bored and Sierra wouldn’t play with him. I had played with him a ton that day so in order to steal some time to edit those darn wedding pictures I let him play the monkey game, as he calls it, for a good hour. Until my ipod died, along with my peace and quiet.
I gave Payson a bath because he stunk from being outside. I gave Sierra and Ember one just after.
I wrapped him in a towel and let him go in the living room while I changed Ember’s diaper. I totally forgot about him and when I came out five or ten minutes later he was reading a book on the couch. Naked. Luckily he didn’t pee!
Allan got home while we were still out there. When Sierra came up to him his eyes got big and he said, “Well Sierra I think you’re pretty without makeup.” lol
I have a ton of pictures on my other memory card. I’ll post them tomorrow!