Saturday, November 22, 2008

You're not coughing

The other night Lily was sick and threw up in her bed, then mine and I finally spread a blanket for her to lay on in case she threw up again. Thankfully she didn't throw up on that blanket. She's been carrying it around w/ her and having me spread it out so she can sit on it and she MUST have it spread out when she goes to sleep so she can lay on it. I didn't quite get why she was doing this. Since her throwing up night (which started w/ boughts of coughing) she has been talking about 'more coughs coming' and I finally figured out that she is associating the coughing to the throwing up. I'm sitting here getting a shipping label ready and the kids are playing in the living room. Lily has her little blanket spread out and Jason wants to sit by her on it and she said, "you aren't coughing"... poor thing. She must be carrying that thing around in case she barfs again! :(

It's been amazing me lately the things they say and remember, their imagination and own ideas. They are growing up so fast!

Tom's home from Taiwan today around 3pm and we can't wait!!

Friday, November 14, 2008

They are like labradors!

They NEED their walk! My kids are like labs.. if they don't get their exercise they go BONKERS! We've taken to "walking" them in the evening (and sometimes during the day too!) and it seems to help our evening routine go a bit smoother...

We went on a "flashlight walk" tonight b/c it was dark out at ... 4:30pm. Lily was running and saying "this is fun! Running is fun!" and Jason joined in. They loved using their flashlights in the dark! We walked them all around the neighborhood and up the biggest hill around this hood and still it took them a while to fall asleep!



Lily gets little bits of one on one mommy time while Jason is sleeping. This afternoon she just wanted to snuggle w/ me. It was so sweet and nice to just sit w/ her... usually she is competing w/ the whirling dirvish! :)

Thursday, November 13, 2008

We're SUPER!

The kids are obsessed w/ the Incredibles so mom and I went and got some felt and made them some masks... which didn't last too long so I'll have to make some revisions and make them again, but man they were good while they lasted!



The outfits are completed w/ blankets used as blankets. Today Jason wanted to 'be Super' outside. It was so fun to watch the kids run around saying "I'm super sissy/Jason to the rescue". We got less funny looks w/ the capes then we did when Jason wanted to be super w/ his mask the other day. :)

Today we did a fairly normal (but still a bit embarrassing) midwest winter activity ... we went to the mall playground. The kids had more fun this time than I think they've ever had there. Lily was a show stopper getting up on top of one of the structures and jumping high and far off of it then falling and rolling and laughing hysterically. I couldn't believe how far she was jumping. She was having a blast though. She out climbed and out ran her brother. Then she ran the entire length of the mall. When we got home I thought surely she would sleep... nope. Instead she and I took a nice long walk. When Jason got up he wanted to walk so we headed out again and we walked to a construction site where they were repaving a road and watched them for at least 30 mins... Lily made it through the whole day w/ all that activity w/o melting down. Is this the end of naps? UGH! She hasn't been napping very often lately, but she goes to bed pretty easily... that's a bonus I suppose.