Friday, May 28, 2010


When Helena wakes from her nap and I am busy, I send Bella to roll her over and spend time with her until I can get to her. Today, they spent 10 minutes together before I made it up, and I found Bella reading, book in one hand, Laini chewing on the other hand. Too cute.
I love them spending that time together. The relationship and bond that they are forming is priceless, and I feel so blessed to watch it develop.

While Bella was getting Laini up from her nap, Maxwell was oofing his lamb. Of course, to oof your lamb, you have to find your oofers, which is a process in and of itself.

But, once you have found the oofers, you can latch that lamb on and get down to business. Oofing a lamb is serious work. And yes, such serious work can be done whilst wearing no pants, as can just about any other task in this house for Max. 

Pants or no pants, I feel blessed to know that he is picking up the proper care and feeding of lambs from me. I'm not just doing me and my babies some good, but hopefully their babies and generations of their babies to come.

Helena spent a lot of time being cute today, and chewing on her fingers. And I finally got a picture of her that shows how bright those blue eyes really are. I have to try to capture them now, as they will most likely eventually turn either green or hazel. At least that's what our track record has shown so far. What a blessing to be able to watch and see what she develops into.

And Kane spent his day doing tons of fun stuff at his Pap and Nan's house. I know for certain that he spent a lot of time loving on his cousin, D, playing with bam trucks, riding his bike and building lego buildings. We all miss him terribly, but he is getting some much-needed individual attention which will hopefully help to calm his recent temper tantrums. I definitely count my wonderful family on my list of blessings.
Through it all, their Papa was just 5 minutes away at his office, working his tail off on a bid for his new job back in the contractor sales field. What a blessing this new job is for all of us.
Are you wondering what I did? Well, I did no gardening (sigh), some laundry and cleaning, but mostly a lot of holding of a little miss someone who was crying herself silly unless I did just that. And some days that is just what I have to do to keep the peace. And on those days, maybe it's exactly what I needed to be reminded of my countless blessings.


  1. I love this!!!! Bella is such the big sister! And max looks so adorable oofing! lol I miss you all and hope to see you at the reunion. I LOVE YOU ALL!!!!! (I'm starting to develope my own website to keep fam updated on us as well..I'll let you know when I get enough of it done to look at) ~Aunt Suzie

  2. Thanks, Sooz. Can't wait for your site to be up and running! And we love you, too!