Monday, February 25, 2008

Even Mom makes mistakes

Today while we were outside I asked Cole to go inside and get me something from Kylie's closet. I told him it was in a box on the right side of her closet. He came back with something else so I went in to get it myself. I told him to come so I could show him what I was talking about. When we got there I found that it was on the left side of the closet. I told him I was sorry that Mommy told him the wrong side. This is what my sweet sweet boy told me.

"It's okay that you made a mistake Mom. I am not mad, frustrated or sad that you made a mistake. I love you. Whenever you make a mistake and tell me, It just makes more love to give you."

I sure love that little guy. He has such a sweet spirit and kind heart. I just want to squish him!!

Weekend Fun

On Saturday we decided to use a gift card that someone gave us (gotta love those gift cards) and went for dessert at a new restaurant in Sunset Valley called Cosi. They let you make S'mores' at your table. They bring you all the fixings' including a couple of Giant Oreo Cookies. Cole had a lot of fun and they were really yummy and not to mention Cole got to play with "Fire"!!! It doesn't take much to entertain him!

On Sunday Kylie visited the Nursery at Church. This was actually her second time to visit but the first time I didn't have my camera so we are just pretending this is her first time. She does great but I know she really is missing her Mommy!

I took these on Sunday in the backyard. She probably won't get to wear this outfit again so I wanted to take a picture of her in it. She cooperated very well for the pictures but it was a challenge to get our cat and dog to stay out of the pictures.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Being A Mom

I got this as an email and thought just how true this is. I never thought I would be a Mom so I feel so blessed that God picked me to be Cole and Kylie's Mommy.

Before I was a Mom I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby.
I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous.
I never thought about immunizations.

Before I was a Mom -I had never been puked on. Pooped on. Chewed on. Peed on.
I had complete control of my mind and my thoughts. I slept all night.

Before I was a Mom I never held down a screaming child so doctors could do tests or give shots.
I never looked into teary eyes and cried.
I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin.
I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.

Before I was a Mom I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put him down.
I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop the hurt.
I never knew that something so small could affect my life so much.
I never knew that I could love someone so much.
I never knew I would love being a Mom.

Before I was a Mom -I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body.
I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby.
I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child.
I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important and happy.

Before I was a Mom -I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes to make sure all was okay.
I had never known the warmth, the joy, the love, the heartache, the wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom.
I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much, before I was a Mom.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Have you been BAB-A-TIZED?

On Sunday Cole asked me if he could be Bab-a-tized? I asked him if he knew what it meant to be baptized? He said "You have to follow God's rules forever." I then asked him why he wanted to be baptized and he stated "Cause I want to have that drink and eat those crackers!!" At least he was honest!!

Friday, February 8, 2008

Sibling Love

What a blessing to see the love between these two beautiful children. I never thought that Cole would be so smitten with his little sister but boy was I wrong. Now I know later on things will be a bit different....but it so touching to see them together now. Before Cole started school Rob use to tell him he was the "man of the house", now that Cole is in school he tells Kylie that she is the "girl of the house"!! Each day I pick him up from school he wants to "show her off" to all of his friends and when he gets in the car he asks me how her day was. I feel so blessed to have our little family complete now and can't wait to see what God has in store for these two.

Monday, February 4, 2008

5 Months.......A Look Back!

Our Kylie is 5 Months Old Today!!! Here is a look back at the last few months.

Here are 5 little facts about our little girl.
1. She loves her paci and her hands. Did I say she loves her paci!!!
2. She loves her big brother and is always watching him.
3. She is addicted to TV just like her Mommy.
4. She has one tiny little dimple beside her chin. Too Cute!!
5. She is always "pumping" her right leg as if it is going to get her somewhere.

Friday, February 1, 2008

Baby Dedication

Our Church had a baby dedication a couple of weeks ago for all the babies born in 2007. This picture is the one that was used in the slide show during the service. Each family went before the church and was prayed over by our elders. The sermon was about Baptism but I spent most of it in the cry room feeding Kylie....most of the time she is not very quite while she eats!! After the service there was a luncheon for all the families, elders and their wives. Pops, Aunt Tessie, Uncle Gary, Gray and Jax got to come to the service and luncheon.

"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6

This was the "theme" for lunch which made sense after seeing Thomas the Train decorations all over. It was a wonderful lunch catered by Olive Garden. Adam and Denise and everyone else involved did a great job!! They gave Kylie a present that we opened when we got home. There was a beautiful Cross for her bedroom wall, a baby Bible, a Family Foundations Study Bible and an envelope that said "Kylie Ann Greene, to be opened on your 12th Birthday in 2019." How sweet is that!! Just the thought of my baby girl being 12 brought tears to my also could have been fear at the thought of having a teenage daughter!!!