Saturday, July 31, 2010

details, details

that's want everyone seems to want, the details!

-I'm 13 1/2 weeks

-Due Feb. 2

-Sick? of course

-Excited? YEAH!!!!

-Samantha will be about 2 years and 4 months when cute little critter #2 comes!

Yesterday was my first doctor appointment and it went sooooooooo so good. I LOVE my new OB (thanks Lace for the recommendation!) We got our first ultrasound and it was awesome. Cute Sam story: when the baby popped up on the screen she pointed and exclaimed "MONKEY!" so cute :) And then, miracle of miracles he changed my due date by 9 days!! WOO! it was great to go from 12 weeks to 13 weeks and 2 days in a matter of minutes!

Friday, July 30, 2010


... that's right. I got a new header! isn't Samantha so cute? I made her shirt myself :)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

dirty dirty

Samantha HATES being dirty. She really, really hates it. Funny story: A week or so ago she was in the bath -I was just sitting there reading my book, keeping an eye on her while she played- when she stood up next to the edge. I saw something move out of the corner of my eye.. Sure enough, it was poop! I said "Samantha, you pooped!" not in an annoyed voice, more just making a statement. She just kinda looks at me for a minute. Then she sees the poop and says "What is it?" pointing at it. I told her "that's poopie! You went poopie in the tub!" and she FLIPPED. she started yelling "poopies! poopies!" in a panicked voice and started scrambling to get out of the tub screaming and hollering. hahaha so funny.

Anyway so back to today. Today I am once again reading my book while our little gremlin takes a bath.. and she starts getting a little panicked patting her bum and says 'poopie?' in a concerned voice. Not wanting to have to re-clean my clean child and clean tub I whip out her toilet seat (that she hasn't used at ALL yet. After the last tub incident I had determined she had NO CLUE when she was pooping so haven't even worried about bothering) and stuck it on the toilet then plopped her on it. Bad move, mom. yeah, she freaked. she was so terrified on that thing. Encouraging her to 'go poopy!' was no longer an option, getting her to not hate her toilet seat became the priority.

I won't go into anymore details, but after tonight I have reconfirmed my before thoughts of her not being ready because she has NO CLUE when she needs to poop! That's right folks, just a little gas. It's going to be awhile, but thats okay because she's only 21 months, and I definitely don't want to pressure her into doing something she isn't ready for!

Friday, July 23, 2010

little goober

When we ask Samantha to smile in pictures, this is what we get.. what a ham!

Today we participated in the World's Largest water balloon fight! (yes we actually broke the record!) it was a TON of fun, I'm so glad we went! Plus, look how cute the free shirt is?! All of the colors were pretty ones, even the orange (weird, right?) anyway we had a blast and hung out with a few people from the ward, and it was a lot more fun than I expected. OH and the lunch was really good too! The only thing that bugged me is the guy behind us was throwing the balloons with all he was worth and needed to aim about a foot higher. He kept nailing me in the face (got Jacob a couple times too!) and he was only 5 or 10 feet behind me! it hurt!! Oh well :)

google BYU largest water balloon fight, and you can see some videos and news stories on it.. it was pretty cool.

Sunday, July 11, 2010


A girl I went to high school with had something devastating happen to her sweet family. Her daughter was found drowned and is now at Primary Children's on life support. It breaks my heart, I cannot imagine what they are going through! Her adorable little girl is very close in age to Samantha and has big blue eyes and blonde hair just like her. I don't know what I would do if anything ever happened to my sweet little girl. I can't stop thinking about them and how awful it must be to go through this. It really puts things into perspective of what is important and what really matters.
I know most people who read my blog don't know this dear family, but if you feel so inclined please pray for them. I know if I was in the situation I wouldn't stand a chance of being able to handle it without the Lord's help and many many prayers and fasting from others.
Give your loved ones an extra hug tonight.
If you'd like to read a little about their story, here is their family blog that they have updated a bit about what's going on.