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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Graces: Days 5-8

I'm cheating here a bit. This was a really busy weekend. So busy in fact that I didn't answer my phone so I have calls to return! So, with that being said I will list some graces (not 20 like I should, but a few)

1) Spending time with the family (this includes the Great Grandma's!)
2) Watching Emery as he figured out how to spin in circles
3)Watching Emery as he figured out how to open the safety gate that keeps him in the kitchen and out of the formal living room. He was so proud of himself! It was hard to be upset with him.
4)Watching Emery as he delighted in running around playing in the fountain with the big kids
5)Having S'mores that were made on the grill
6)Emery touching myhair and saying "pretty"
7)Finding a Doctor that would see Emery even though we don't have insurnce and aren't vaccinating...yet
8)Listening as Emery and Daddy play together...his laughs are heavenly!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Graces Day 4

1) Library Story time with Emery
2) Playing at the Park with Emery
3) Having time to Job hunt while Emery hung out with Grandad
4) Owen coming home early
5) Falling asleep befor 1AM

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Graces Day 3

1) Sleeping in
2) Having time to myself while Emery hung out with Grandma and Grandad
3)Owen coming home Early and taking a nap with Emery and I
4)Laughing at Cowboy who had his hair cut like a lion at the groomer's
5) A nice enjoyable, cool walk around the block with the goofy looking dog and the boy.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Graces day 2...the next day

1) I didn't get a chance to post yesterday because I was in Mommy-mode all day with my little toddler.
2) Spending quality time with the mom-in-law
3) Lunch at Chick-Fil-A (healthy food for the boy, and he ate it all!)
4) Naptime with Owen and Emery
5) Working on our marriage with the help of the Penner's book Restoring the Pleasure

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Finding My Graces...Day 1

Yeah. So, blogging by phone is a good idea in theory. Unfortunately I'm allowed only 160 characters on my outgoing massages on my phone, so they have to be short posts. This one is going to be a bit longer.

I've decided to try something new.

You see, lately I've been feeling a bit out of sorts. I've been grumpy, and bitter and on occasion just down right mean.

I think I'm gonna try something new to change my outlook on life. On a blog that I read quite frequently(Baby makes Three), Katie Baskins has been taking part in the "Grace in Small Things Movement". The ways in which she finds grace inspire me.
I'm gonna give it a shot people. If your interested in taking part yourself, click on the badge at the top of the page to read all the details.

My 5 graces for today are:

1) Emery waking me up this morning by crawling over on top of me, and grabbing my face with his hands.
2) Having a delicious breakfast made by my amazing, handsome husband
3) Enjoying said breakfast with my amazing, handsome husband
4) Emery going to the potty with Grandma instead of Mommy or Daddy (he's growing up so fast, and becoming so independant!)
5) The cool draft that has hit Spring, TX (it feels like Oregon!)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

I am so amazed by my beautiful little boy. It seems as if he learns two or three new things every day. He is so vibrant and full of life! I love being his mom!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

I never seem to have time to sit down and type out a blog post so..... I set up my phone to blog. This is a test. This is only a test!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Catch up!

I promise I'm trying to be abetter blogger...

To catch you up:
Emery is one now. He walks. He climbs. He dances, He "sings". He signs. He says words. He poops on the potty and most of the time he pees on the potty. He eats solid food like a teenage boy. Owen says he's getting his driver's license next week.

Owen starts school on Monday. He'll be gone from 7am to 5pm every day. He looks retty spiffy in his chef get up:black and white checked pants. Black non-skid shoes. White chef's coat. White chefs hat. Apron, and either a red or yellow neckercheif (they are like belts in karate and he doesn't know which color he's supposed to wear yet).

I mailed off my application to have my Arkansas massage licensed reinstated yesterday. Once that happens, I'll be switching it over to Texas. I also had a job offer for a anny position. The boy is !5months old and they live about 15 minutes from here. Three days a week, six hours a day.
Also a position in a bead store. Nothing fancy, but maybe I could learn how tomake soem sweet jewelery. Between two part time jobs, maybe We could save some cash ans when we move back to Oregon possible have some moolah for a down payment on a casa. Awwwww. BIG DREAMS!