Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Crazy Times

Nana went home today. Boo hoo hoo. :( I seriously could not have done it without her--especially with Carl gone. She was like the energizer bunny while she was here, so I hope she gets to sleep a ton this week before she heads to LA where my sister is having her baby.
Carl returned from India on Friday! Woo Hoo! It has been AMAZING to have him back. He is the ying to my yang, and I can't imagine letting him go ANYWHERE again! :) So, don't even think about it Carl.
On Sunday, we blessed Miss June since this was the only Sunday we would be back before we headed to Portland on Friday. (By the way, Carl got an internship with Intel in Portland for the summer. We leave Friday and will be back in UT the last week in August. Talk about crazy times!)
Cute little June Belle.
She looked so beautiful in her dress. Thanks Lindsey for letting me borrow Layla's! It fit her perfectly.

By the way, we weighed June yesterday, and she weighed 9 lbs. So, she is growing! :)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Gpa's here! Woo Hoo

Gpa came Saturday night, and we have been loving having him here!
He brought these cool balancing birds for the kids.
The kids slept in to 7am, which they haven't done since June was born, so they got to go to Chuck E Cheese with Nana and Gpa. They had a blast!
This is for Carl to see how big she is getting! She is almost 3 weeks and still not fitting into her 0-3 month clothes.
Me and Miss Ma'am
Little Miss June HATED her first bath, but she still loves to get her hair washed!
CJ put these stickers all over him and wanted to be referred to as "Stickers." It was pretty funny.

The kids have loved having Nana and Gpa here, CJ especially. He follows them around and loves being their little helper. CJ even sneaks in there bed at night. Like last night, he woke up several times at night, and I kept putting him back in his bed. I finally let him sleep in my bed b/c I needed to sleep. But, by 3 am, he had snuck out and hopped in their bed. Sorry Mom and Dad. I tried. :)

June still isn't sleeping that great, but we are slowly getting the hang of it. We just take it one day at time and say lots and lots of prayers. :)

Friday, May 6, 2011

What We've Been Up To...

Well, it has been a week since Carl left for India. We miss him dearly. He gives us updates on his BLOG which is very entertaining. We also talk to him via Google Video every night, so the kids can see him and we can have family scripture study and prayer.

And, Nana has been amazing. She has already done tons of laundry and fixed tons of things at our house, not to mention entertaining the older kids or helping rock June or change her diaper. She is seriously the bomb. Now if only I could get my kids to sleep in past 6am, so we can get some more sleep...
We have had visitors...
Gpa Haynie reading to the kids

Gma & Gpa Dalton came down with Pam and Ben.

And, since we have been having warm weather, we have been playing outside as much as we can!
CJ's new found obsession: These Roller Skates. He wants to wear them all the time...even in the house.
And, Emma Jane has been practicing her roller skating skills too. Nana has also been working on teaching her how to ride a bike without training wheels. I will post a video later. And, CJ has learned how to ride Emma Jane's 2 wheel scooter better than she can! It is amazing how fast he can go!

And, on to June:
This little lady is obsessed with anything June: picking out her diapers and outfits, getting pacifiers for her, checking on her while she is asleep, and holding her any chance she can get. It is pretty dang cute to see how much she cares for her.
This is what June looks like most of the day--all wrapped up in her blanket.
This is June 2 weeks old. We still haven't quite figured out how to put her to bed. She gets up as soon as you put her down, but o well. You figure she still hasn't hit her due date which is May 9th! I just got her to bed, so I better get to sleep before she wakes up in a half an hour. :)

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Holding Down the Fort

Well, Carl is in India. He left Friday morning. June was 1 week old at the time. Since then, we have had 2 sleepless nights and mostly sleepless days. June is not like my other two. She is not a natural sleeper. She seems to be pretty gassy, and she wakes up within 30 minutes of putting her down...usually. It is so sad b/c you can tell she is so tired and wants to sleep. She is just so uncomfortable. It is just so hard to see them in pain and be trying so hard to figure out what they need and want. It is funny how even though it is my 3rd kid, it feels like my 1st. It definitely makes me miss Carl more.
June 6 days old
The proud big sister
2 happy kids--thanks to Nana. Nana has been the bomb! I don't know how we would survive without her. She has been so helpful with cleaning, cooking, laundry, you name it. The kids love her so much too! We are grateful to have her help, and we are grateful that Grandpa let us borrow her for so long!

June just woke up so I better run...