Saturday, August 28, 2010


The whole reason we are here in Minnesota was for Peyton to have his dilation, which was yesterday morning. We started our day up at 5 and off to the hospital by 6 checked in and the waited began. The phone finally rang and we headed down to the 1st floor to wait some more for the doctors to come in and explain what was happening and for us to sign off on the surgery. Peyton left us around 7:15 and we headed to the waiting room surgery started according the board around 7:32 by 8 Doctor Tibser was coming to find us. What he found was great, the airway was opened about a quarter more than what he did last time and so he went ahead and stretched it more, and because he is doing great he up the next surgery out anywhere between 4 to 6 months away. Now with that we will be heading into croup season which affects right where they have been stretching and that can do damage on it's own which for him it would not be good. So far he has been very good in VA and we have had no trips to children's I am praying we keep it that way. Peyton is doing great today and is happy and loving his family here.
Today is the birthday party for Kodi and the twins so that will be fun. So it's off to get presents and things for the party.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

10 years later and three boys

Today I made the very best decision I have ever made, I married Aaron, my bestfriend. We have had our ups and downs, time away from one another while he was in training for his job. Three wonderful boys a handful of moves and more to come. But I would not change anything.
We finally made it back home to MN on Tuesday and we love being here, the boys fell right back into their old routines and love playing with their cousins and family.
Last night my parents took our boys and we were able to just hang out and did a great job being without use.
now we are off to the mall of america for some birthday fun!

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Boy are we in trouble

We now have three boys so move around the house, yes that is right Peyton is now crawling. He is so very funny about it, he loves to do downward dog and than he crawls. He is very good at crawling backwards. Today he was so focused on getting the plant in the corner at church and he made it. Than I put him back and the crawled under the bench.
He just smiles and is happy, he also have 5 teeth coming in. The two front teeth are right there, we can see them and he is drooling so much, I have to put a bib on him so his chest doesn't get cold from all the drool.
Kingston is doing great he loves going to nursery today we let Kodi take KK to class and he walked right in and asked the teacher if he could help set up. No crying or anything such a big boy.
Kodi had a huge melt down before church and we were late but once it was over he was ready and he is fine. I had asked from other parents for some help with his meltdowns and one parent said they use the yoga pose lion face and it work for now, the boys loved making that face when they are mad at each other and Kodi is pretty good at it.
We have been praying for him to help him and us when he is melting down.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Going home

Going home, that is right it's time once again for Peyton to have his stretching for his breathing which will be done on Friday morning. We should only be at children's for the morning and than we are good to go. I can't wait for us to be home for a little bit. The boys are looking forward to the visit as well.
We Will be driving for two days, and than be home for a couple we will be going to the state fair :) I can't wait for that. We will be celebrating Kodi's and the twins birthday as well. Just a big fun time and I am hoping that Katy's has her baby while we are home. I would love to be able to hold him.
We are still having Kodi tested for speech here, but we will not be putting him in kindergarten, I will be doing pre-k for him. He is just not ready, we have been having many meltdowns because he is stressed about school and scared. So I told him not this year will he be going to school and he is ok with it.
Kingston is doing great testing our limits but that is ok, both boys love having the swings up in the house and love swinging on them. Kingston is getting so very big he just won't stop growing he is a tall 2 year old. Loves doing everything his older brother does, Kodi is not to happy with that but that is the way it goes in our family.
Peyton is growing and getting bigger, he will have surgery this Friday and I am sure he will do just fine. He is cutting 5 teeth right now so we have a runny nose and is crabby but that is what come with cutting teeth. He is almost crawling so very close up on all 4 and gets around. He is able to push his self back to the sitting position after being on his belly and laughs and will reach out to us when he wants to be held.
My boys are growing up way to fast and I wish I could keep them little a bit longer. But I love every minute of being a Mom with them.

Monday, August 2, 2010









Sunday, August 1, 2010

Happy BIrthday Dakota!

I can't believe that it's been 5 years since I became a mom. My little boy is 5, he has grown so much during his time on this earth. I remember that day we brought him home, first time parents not knowing what we were doing, each day was a lesson for us to learn and it still is.
During the past 5 years we have added two other children and Kodi is a wonderful big brother. He loves his little brothers so very much. He has grown up so much and the leaps he has made with this speech is amazing. I remember when we came home from his 3 year old check up talking about how we would be getting him tested and I asked Aaron to give Dakota a blessing and in his blessing it talked about Dakota being able to ready for school and I see that blessing coming true. We are so very blessed to have the priesthood in our home and to have the gospel.
Thank you Dakota for choosing me to be your mom, I am very honored to have you for my son. Thank you for the past 5 years they have been a wonderful. I love you son.