Saturday, July 20, 2013

Baby Stuff...

This is what it would be like to have triplets... minus the fact that they would be the same age and in the same hard phases at the same time, so pretty much just like having triplets.

The funny guy...
Mike and I finally had to move Coop to the Bumbo so the big boys could each have an Exersaucer...there is just something about the baby toys that are so alluring. 
We may have to move these out as fast as we moved them in...FRICTION!
I kind of want triplets...Weird.
Lets Hear it for Triples

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

One Shot Wednesday...

One shot doesn't give you a lot to work with...
Pictures - GOOD
Lets Hear it for the Boyz

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

I'll Admit...

Confession:  I let Graham jump on his bed at home.  He knows he is not allowed to jump on the bed at friends houses, but it is pure joy to him that he gets to jump his heart out at home.  I would say it bothers me, but I really don't care.  I am a rules person, but this cheat is worth it to me.  FREEDOM.

Check out the pure love I get after a jumping wonder I don't mind.
Lets Hear it for JOY

Monday, July 8, 2013

Track Noah Hummel...

Track - You Sir are a tough little man.  You fall 100 times a day and brush it off.  You love the water.  You use every object as a hitting implement.  You are prone to destroying a room in record time.  You have no alternate speeds to running.  You LOVE your family.  You like to be held in the morning, at lunch and also in the evening - ALL THE TIME, especially if you are in a new place.  You have turned into Mister Shy Guy lately and you have some separation anxiety from Mom and Dad.  Everyone says you look the most like me...which is flattering because people constantly say how cute you are.  Your vocabulary is expanding every day and my gut says you are going to be really funny.
I am so thankful for you.  You draw me closer to the Lord because I am constantly seeking His counsel on meeting your needs.  I am excited about parenting you, because honestly you look like me but you don't act like me.  You are going to have an amazing skill set that I will never experience.
Lets Hear it for Mister Cheese

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Everyone loves Coop...

Mike snapped this picture for me of Graham making Coop laugh in the car.  Graham is also fond of teaching him to talk in the car and making him smile.  Graham and Coop can see each other from their seats since Coop is backwards and Graham is in the row behind him - so there is no shortage of brother love between these two.  I'm telling you - EVERYONE loves Coop.
I specifically love this picture because their little eyes are locked on each other.
Lets Hear it for Coop - Who Makes Selfish Hearts Melt

Saturday, July 6, 2013


Graham had been asking me for some "hooks" on his wall to hang his Rangers hat on.  You may be thinking he is a design maven right now, but in reality his room is the last of the boys to get décor and his brothers both have "Rangers hat hooks".  It was a must when we went shopping for big boy decorations.  Graham and I picked out a really cool piece with door knobs on it...
I went to put Graham down for a nap this afternoon and found some additional items on the hooks.  I asked Graham about it and he said he wanted to hang his underwear on them so when he wakes up he can pick the one he wants and it will be really easy.  Good thinking son. 
Pretty sure I am in for much more "underwear on the wall" décor in my future.  I secretly love that he made my cute décor suit his needs.
Lets Hear it for the Boy

Monday, July 1, 2013

Spashing into Summer...

I took the boys to a local splash pad, after dinner, to burn off some energy.  Since their swim lessons they are much more comfortable in the water.  I took them here last year and both boys were reserved.  This year they ran around like wild monkeys...which soon came to an end when one shot the other in the eyes with water.  Seriously, in this season it almost always ends bad.  Thank goodness they will ALWAYS be brothers and have plenty of time to figure out how to work together.
A semi - "im sorry" choke hold...
No matter how it ends...I'm thankful they feel comfortable enough with me to fuss it up and that they are obedient enough to say they are sorry. 
This child is sweet and so so so EASY...
Lets Hear it for Fun Experiences