Thursday, April 24, 2014

The inner workings of Samuel

 

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“I would like in NOW!  In! In! In!!”

“Why did you make me come in, stupid?  I clearly want OUT!  OUT! OUT!!”

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“I will refuse to eat any food unless it is ‘candy’ or ‘cookies.’ 

What is this that you are giving me?  Yogurt?  A carrot stick?! WAAAAH!! ONTO THE FLOOR WHERE IT BELONGS!!”

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“You wont give me that thing that I want because it is hot/sharp/deadly?  Allow me to show you my displeasure by throwing myself on the floor screaming.  Really, you brought this on yourself.”

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“Did you leave the bathroom door open?  Rats.”

“Did you leave the bathroom door open? Rats.”

“Did you leave the bathroom door open?  YAHOOO!! Toothpaste buffet here I come!!”

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“Throwing random things in the trash is always hilarious.  And throwing them in the toilet is DOUBLE hilarious.”

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“Are you going into your bedroom to put on clothes and shutting the door?!  How dare you!  Allow me to booty…bonk…the…door…repeatedly…until…it…flings…open.”

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“Once I get into your room that Vaseline on your bedside table has a date with my face.  And your mattress.   And your Kindle.”

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Post-playdate UPDATE!

 

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Our first official school playdate was a success!

Joseph said that Isaac wasn’t embarrassing at all, it wore everyone out, and my children were only moderately disobedient and inappropriately aggressive so…win!

As for me, this little mama is going to be SORE tomorrow!  I have never been through boot camp per se, but climbing through some of these inflatable obstacles has got to be close to it, right?  Right. (my blog, my exaggerations)

 

Also, there was only one embarrassing moment when the other mom first arrived and I tried to get out of an inflatable-jumpy thing so that I could wave to her, and I totally maybe fell completely over a little?

But maybe she didn’t see me?

Or she thought I was jumping on my face?

 

Playdate

 

Today Joseph is having his first playdate with a friend from school.  We are meeting him and his mother at a local play area, and I am bringing all 3 boys for obvious reasons (no nanny.)

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When I was talking to Joseph about it, he turned to Isaac in the car and said, “Dude, when you are around J, you need to be calm.  And cool.  Because he is a really calm and cool guy.”

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At which point Isaac began thrashing around like a crazy person and yelling “BAAAAAAAH!!”  all for no apparent reason.

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Joseph just stared at him with furrowed brows and shook his head slowly like, “I’m doomed…”

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Sorry, Joseph, that your brother is crazy and will probably embarrass you 1 TRILLION times before you leave for college.  But, siblings are truly the best gift I could have given you.

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You’re welcome.

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(PS- wish me luck too on my mom-date!  Do you think she will like me?  What kind of jokes should I use?  How much is too much sarcasm? Change out of my stretchy pants before-hand or no?)

(No!  That was just a test of your true friendship!)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Just for you

 

 

In case you are having a bad day?  morning?  moment?  Feel free to refer to these pictures of Isaac as often as necessary

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(psssst!  He actually did lick the cake.  Just a little.)

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Easter 2014

 

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Easter this year was not exactly what I thought it would be.

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Here is where having a blog gets a little tricky- because without one I probably wouldn’t remember that on Easter 2014 my dryer broke, 3/5ths of us were sick so we had to skip church, and that Joseph went to bed early crying with a stomach ache.

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But, alas (and also hooray!), I do have a blog, so I will have to remember the bad with the good.  And there was a LOT of good too!

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I think, when the good outweighs the bad, it still counts as a success!

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(pictures for the next 5 miles.  Feel free to skip them…If you have no heart!)

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(six years old hurts my heart.  So old! still young! waaaah!)

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Brotherly…love?

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I’m worried that when I look at these in the future, I won’t remember what their laughter sounded like.  What a sweet sound!  (followed often by tears)

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From earlier that morning:

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He actually saw his Easter basket for the first time at about midnight, when he was up for the millionth time with a cough.  He asked if he could eat his bunny THEN, but I made him wait until morning (heartless!)

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He spots an egg right….here:

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Sweetie Isaac gave a bite to his brother (complete with germs!).  I just love his face on this next one- an expression I see every day.  Joseph exclaiming about something and Isaac looking upwards, nodding in agreement

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Sweetie Isaac then shared with his baby

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…who didn’t want to give it back.

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so, whoopsy!  chocolate bunnies for breakfast for all!

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Lastly, bedtime, and poor sick Brian was too tired to continue.  Luckily, he had two little boys to make him feel sooooo much better:

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See?  Now I’m feeling like it was maybe the BEST EASTER EVER after all those great pictures!  Hooray Easter 2014!!

 

(I have lots of laundry to do.)