Sunday, September 12, 2010

We Are Still Alive!


*Yesterday we took our first family bike ride! We rode our bikes to a nearby park. I had Miles strapped on me...and I was seriously struggling to ride my bike uphill. I loved seeing Emery and Ethan be so excited to go on a bike ride!

*We still haven't sold our house in Utah. It has been difficult...but I know that the Lord knows what is best for us. We are just so grateful that Jac can pick up "side jobs" to pay for both homes. I know that when the time is right...our house will get sold. (or rented)

*Family Favorite - the animated "Avatar:the last airbender" The series is free on Netflix. Way cute!

Emery: She's a 1st grader! She really enjoys school! I love picking her up and seeing the smile on her face. She has become a HUGE helper. I was sad when she started school full-time because I didn't have my helper all day. She loves animals and loves to play animals. (both toys and putting her hair a pig-tails as her 'puppy ears') She has started to make jokes that are actually funny. (haha)

Ethan: He's a preschooler! This will be his first full year. He's really been into super hero's lately. (He loves IronMan & Ninja's) Without Emery's full time persuasion on what they play...he's actually gets to play with boy stuff. =) It is fun to see him grow up. He tells stories and starts off.."No, seriously Mom..." It is really cute the way he says seriously.

Preston: He is in a little preschool that some moms are doing. Tomorrow will be Day 2 trial run. He is potty trained! It was a happy day when he could go #2 on the potty without any issues. When he wants your attention....he simply asks, "Look at me, Look at me Mom." He also loves super hero's and anything boy.

Miles: Teething. Getting his 4th tooth. He crawls everywhere. On our main floor we have no carpet and he usually walks flat footed or has really chaffed knees. He's starting to eat some table food and loves it! And of course, we couldn't have Miles if there was no Smiles. He has such a happy smile and shares it often...which we love.

Jac: Loves his job! And loves the people he works with. He is the cub master in our ward. He loves it that he can be with the boys and influence their lives. The boys call him "Brother Awesome." He's a great dad and husband! He makes me laugh.

Britt: I really like my life simplified. And it's difficult with the 2 kids in preschool, and a full-time 1st grader...I find my new best friend is: MY VAN. I feel like I'm doing a lot of rescheduling of schedules and driving. (but I am very grateful for my van!) Once I find my new schedule...I'll be just fine. Just finished "Mockingjay" - 3rd book of Hunger Games...I liked it.


Rheanna said...

Glad all is going well for you guys! I can't believe Miles has 4 teeth...Naomi is still at ZERO! Fingers crossed your house sells soon!

The Smith said...

Thanks for the update Britt! It's crazy how fast your kids are growing up! THREE of theme in school, that's nuts. I'm glad Jac is liking his job...and that you have the vehicle you need to help you be SUPER MOM! I wonder if your kids know that YOU are a super hero? And I'm sorry your house hasn't sold yet. That is crumby. Keep looking up, it'll happen!

Hey, can you to call me again? I was in the middle of painting the last time you rang and i totally did not save your # after we hung up. The VERY reason you called, I know:)

Sarah Turley said...

It's about time! haha So good to hear from you! Love you!

Morgan and Joel said...

FINALLY!!!! Thanks for the update b!

Rochelle said...

Ya Katalina still doesn't have teeth either, but Kaylee does:) Great to get an update, maybe if your house doesn't sell you'll have to move back :) JK I really hope it sells soon!!!

Maxmomma said...

Britt! I loved your update- thank for posting it! I can't believe how old Emery looks in that side picture...

Ali or Mike said...

So glad to hear that you are doing well. My van has become my second home and I only have one in half-day pre-school! Maybe next year I'll just move into it.

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ali said...

We are also grateful for your beautiful family! We can hardly wait to see you at New Year's....tell my grandbabies to get ready to be mauled!
Love ya!