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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Things They DID Get From Me

Here are some of the things the kids got from me...

-Scruched nose when smiling really big! (both kids)

-Loud (both)

-redish tint in their hair (both)...with a little help from dad most likely

-Long tongue (chels)

-Eczema (both)

-Love to sing (carson)

-super chuncky baby fat (both)

Monday, June 20, 2011

Chelsea Month:8

I missed Chelsea's 7 month post...we've been SUPER busy!



Here are her latests...


















--Loves to eat food. Eats everything but applesauce, pears, and greens.




--Has a mean grasp/pinch/slap
She loves to be up in your face and sometimes it HURTS!



















--Is easily self entertained.

--Drinks out of cups whenever someone will share:)





--Likes when people give her attention..she smiles and coos, then goes back to her own thing





--Is CRAWLING




--Loves loves loves to crawl. She goes everywhere! She started crawling around june 5-6. So just before 8 months


--Will drink formula again! hello date night!!



--Still a chunker. I haven't weighed her in a while so I'm really not sure how big she is but...
-she uses size 5 diapers
-wears 12-18month clothes
-swimsuit is size 24 month
-has almost outgrown her infant carseat



This is the HAPPIEST girl EVER!!!!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

What If This Were a Last

I was Busy. "The List" was steadily increasing.
Carson was halfway into his nap and Chelsea was ready to go down. Then...time
Malerie time. Time to eat. Time to put on my make-up. Time to do laundry. Time to work on the budget. Time to blog. Time to catch up on my favorite show. Time to clean the house. Time to knit. Time to read. Time to work on my calling.


"Alright Chelsea, let's put you dowm for your..." Stop. What is that? Crying. Carson?? NO!!!
Way too early for him to be up. And usually he isn't crying.
Put Chelsea in her bed.
Go into his room. Pick my little boy up. He stops crying. Sit down to ask why he's crying but he puts his head on my shoulder. Ok, I can hold him for a sec.

He nestles in. Relaxes. Becomes calm.
He's falling asleep!
Alright, hurry and get into the "sleep mode" so that I can put you back down.
Chelsea has been faintly crying. She could use my help to fall alsleep.
Try to move...whimpers from Carson.
Ok, I'll wait.
Chels getting louder.
Stuck. Do I get up and hope he goes back down (unlikely at this point..he needs longer)... Do I wait and let Chelsea put herself to sleep.... I really need them both to sleep so I can see to that list.... I only have so much time....
Shhh. She's stopped. Good.
Almost get up. Wait.


Realize I'm holding my baby boy. My sweet darling Carson.
Realize he's falling asleep in my arms. His face is peace
Realize I love this moment.
Realize he is getting older.
Realize this may be one of the last times I get to hold my sleeping son.
Stay.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Things they did NOT get from me...

I'm sure this list will grow and change but some things I've noticed lately...

--Clammy hands and feet (both kids)

--Blond hair (both)...i probably contributed but David had blond hair as a kid.

--Hands behind the head while sleeping (Carson)

--Liking mustard (Carson)

--Severe allergies (both)

--Love of Teasing (both)

Monday, June 6, 2011

Quack Quack

Over Easter weekend, baby ducks born in Gramma and Grampa's pool area. The same day they were born, they took their first swim, and we got to be with them.



video

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Carson Life

Here is a photo update of our little boy

We went to the zoo on Memorial Day...he loved it!









Had to get in position when talking to Kellie one day.

I had no idea he had answered the phone and was really talking to her! I thought he was pretending.













It's amazing that he fell asleep while watching Veggie Tales






















Just watching a show







This kid is all boy. We love it. He is quite the character and he is loved by all.










Friday, June 3, 2011

Love, Sweet Love

WARNING: Photo overload!!!

These 2 crazy kids got married May 20th.




Mr. & Mrs. Hansen Facer





We LOVE angie and couldn't be happier for both of them!