Create your dreams every day...

Create your dreams every day...

Sunday, March 20, 2011

....Spring Fever!

...little things that make me happy:
...a little Easter/Spring decor around the house
...the sunny, warm, fresh air
...looking forward to summer time!

Friday, March 18, 2011

...they are crazy about him!

Here's proof that G and M love, love, love their uncle KK to come visit.
They always ask him to play in G's room, away from the rest of us--they want his undivided attention.
They love to ham it up and act silly!

Not sure what they are doing here, or why they have a blanket over Caleb's head. But, they are having a blast.
Tickle, tickle....giggle, giggle....
And when they do settle down, they make a fine looking trio!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

...the games we play

High on G's list of things to do when Nienie came for Spring Break was playing games. He is becoming interested in learning the rules for all kinds-board games, cards, dominoes, etc. We played "Hungry Caterpillar"-a matching game-and he beat me every time! He kept telling me, "Nienie, I'm just too smart, aren't I?" When playing dominoes it amazed me that he was really taking his time to think his moves through, using real strategy. (momma says that's because of daddy-the mathematician)

"Don't Break the Ice" was something we could play and include Morgan. And, boy did he like to hammer! He is so proud of himself. Let it be known that I didn't win any of those games, either! It was so much fun watching both of the boys learn how to wait their turn and follow the rules of the game (most of the time, anyways...).
G, always with a watchful eye! He made sure Morgan and I followed the rules!!! No getting anything past that lil' fellow:)

Then G wanted my camera to take pictures. The last few times we have been together he has wanted to try. At first he just started "clicking" randomly and got crazy, blurry, cut off pics. But lately, I've been having him slow down and wait to snap the pic until it is in focus. He's doing a pretty good job....
Soooo, he took the pics of my hands getting the game ready. Pretty good, huh? Then, he said, "Smile, Nienie." Never mind that I let my hair dry curly (making getting ready in the morning take less time and making more time for playing!) and have no makeup on---he doesn't care!
Then, M wanted in the picture.
Oh my, just look at those blue eyes! I love thesse boys like crazy!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 to a great start!

Spring Break started off great! I spent a few days with the kids in Carrollton. High on the boy's list was taking me to watch them play Putt-Putt. They were so, so cute and acted so grown up! They had already been a couple of times with dad, so they were pros by the time they took me. Who knew we would have to watch out for elephants!
It was a fun course with a little island and wild animals everywhere. It was a bit more crowded than usual since it was the first Saturday of Spring Break. So, the boys had to wait their turn on a couple of holes, but they didn't seem to mind.
They are ready to go!
Can you tell they were super excited to get started!?! G's expression just cracks me up.
Here we go, he's looking a bit more serious now.
Focus!!! Eye on the ball...
WOW, where did it go?
Little M is ready to show how it is done.
Sometimes we need a little help from Dad.
Beware of long neck giraffes!
And, cougars (I guess that's what it is).
Off to the next hole.

Looks like he's pretty proud of himself.
All done!

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