Thursday, February 24, 2011

Today.Yesterday. At. Home.

Today. Elliott ran to me and informed me: "My cereal is mulled..." I said "You mean mush?"...."Elliott: "Yeah, that too!

Today.He could not choose between eating, or playing. He choose to play. Hence why his cereal was mush. This was his second bowl. Oh, and that is a sponge bob spoon, he ONLY eats his cereal with that spoon. Just a little thing, that I always want to remember. He makes me laugh. He told me "Sponge bob makes it taste better Mom!".

Today. Riley ran around the corner of the living room, into the dining room, with his wild just slept on hair, and a bright and bushy look on his face.He quickly said "I want some cheeeeeeerrrrrroooos too!!!". Usually he is not this bubbly in the morning. Took me by surprise! He's like me, takes a while to warm up, and wake up.

Today. Jackson asked if he could make one of these again. In case you could not tell. It's a chitty chitty bang bang car. Made out of laundry hamper,chair, baby doll basket, and many blankets.

Riley had to sit in the baby basket. Though he is not the smallest of our children. He is the youngest. It took a few minutes to get him out of it. Thankfully wicker bends easily.

Today. Clara was playing with her polly pocket swimming pool set. And apparently Bat-Man and Robin are Polly's BFF's. Oh to be Polly with that pretty pool...and palm trees...and hunky super hero's stopping by for a quick dip.

Wait a minute. I am Polly. (Okay, minus the sweet swimming pool and palm trees and cute teeny tiny bikini and...I'll stop there.)

Today. I have a hunky super hero, who lives in my house. And leaves me sweet comments on FB for the entire world to see like this. (Okay, so maybe only my "friends" can see this, but whateva, the simple gesture blessed my socks off!)

"I am madly in love with you! Thought you should know..."

And my superhero sticks around to play with the kids all day, because I was sick. Then makes them dinner, and gives them baths, and puts them to bed. And waits on me hand and foot.

Take that Polly Pocket!

I have an awesome life.

Yesterday. We took some friends to the pool. I'm so thankful for friends who don't care what I look like, my house looks like, or my kids look like. Who just want to hang out with us. And are up to throwing swimsuits in the car, driving 30+ minutes, to go swim, while it's cold and icy outside. Yep. It was awesome.
Clara swam around like a little fishy. She swam all the way across the pool and back. Where did my lil' baby girl go? She was so sweet trying to encourage her brothers to come with her. But, that was not going to happen. his element. Talking I'm sure at the top of his lungs. Us Momma's had to yell many times "GUYS NOT SO LOUD!!!!" Noise just seems to bounce off of everything in a indoor pool!

Clara had a blast with Lydia. So glad she could swim with us, Lydia's ear drum ruptured last week. But her momma found this super cool head band thing to keep her ear plugs in. Good thing too, cause she was jumping in the pool!

While Riley just watched from the sidelines. Jackson and Elliott hung out around the stairs. Amazing to see how different they all are.
Today. I am enjoying a clean house. Plus to sleeping all day and recovering from sickness? Having a TON of energy to stay up all night and clean our home! Then, I sat on the couch and watched the sun rise...while basking in the cleanliness that I knew would not last once the littles were awake. Love the lamp? I do too. My momma bought this beauty for me, 80% off at hobby lobby last week! I <3> it, but I love my Mom WAY more.

Today. We are Home. Like many days this winter. And I do love being home.

Today. We did school. I had to laugh, Jackson was coloring his vegtables from his school assignment. And talking with me about eating healthy, and how he loves carotts, celery, and brocolli. While Riley and I were eating chocolate cheesecake left over from last night. And Riley kept saying "I just wub cake".

Today. I am thankful. That I can stay inside, and watch this bundle of pink make snow angels out my window.
Today. I am blessed to count forty little toes at our house. And listen as they play with potato heads, counting all the pieces we have. And pretending Mr. potato head is at the doctor.

Today. I am thankful to be home. To have a home. Thankful we are not pioneers, like we've been reading about in school. Log cabins and simple lives are neat to read about, but in this cold, I can't imagine what it would be like to be them. Home for me, is where my family is. And for them I am most thankful.

Today. Was not an easy day. It was rather stressful, with a doctors appointment for our kids, that did not go like I was expecting. But, now, we are home. And I am SO glad to be home!
"Ah, Home, Let me go home!
Home is wherever I'm with you!"

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