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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Oh my!

So... I temporarily didn't have a great way to upload pics, but now I do again! So, now I feel like I can update on the happenings in the Payne family.
Jared is still lovin' his job at Domo. He's doing little odds and ends callings type thing. He's just the same, lovable, amazing Jared. He took Ayden and the two of them went to TX for about 5 days. Hence our nephew being in this pic :o) I will see if I can talk Jared into writing a blog post about what they did there.
Me? Well, I finally did it! I finally passed state boards. I am officially a RN!!! I just can't believe it's a dream finally come true. A lot of people ask if I'll find a job at a facility now. Naw, my kiddos need me home right now. Hopefully one day I can work outside the home with it, but for now... my job is at home. Another new thing--- after a year of no church calling, I got one! I am now a visiting teaching supervisor. So far I'm loving it! But then again, I always have been good at nagging at people to do stuff ;o) Other then that... Ayden and I got to go spend about 2 or 3 days in Las Vegas, seeing my parents. I will do a blog post on that soon. But I think that's about it for me. Exciting changes!!!
 This little dude is awesome! He got ear tubes for the second time about a month ago now. His speech has definitely improved. Definitely some work to go, but it's coming along and I'm not worried anymore. At least right now :oP He's just a ball full of energy, loves life, and is anxiously waiting for it to get warm again. This photo of him was actually taken by Grandma Payne while the guys were in TX this last week. Ayden is still tiny tiny. We have an appointment with his pediatrician in about 2 or 3 weeks. We'll see what happens then.
Now this little angel is growing up too fast! She's getting quite the vocabulary and is getting better and letting her needs/wants known. She's also starting to finally take steps. She's scared about it still, but I can normally bribe (yes, I will go to bribing) her into take 2 or 3 steps at a time. Hopefully that means she'll take off walking full time soon. As far as her eating... she has actually started doing tons tons better about drinking her formula. I also started trying to get her to take a little solid once a day. Normally it's about a tablespoon worth of chocolate pudding. Its pre-made, made with almond milk. It actually is pretty tasty too. We have started working with feeding therapy so hopefully that will help too. Bree has caught like almost every single virus out there this winter... okay, she's had at least 4 different ones... but seems to remain happy through it all.
This is a pic one of my cousins took for us. I will post more of them later too. Anyway~ that about sums it up for us. Hope all of you are having a wonderful start to 2014! Love to all!!


Alyssa Bryan said...

Reading this makes me so happy I love you guys and can't wait to see you guys. I'm so proud of you yay your a RN but your more then that you specialize in a lot of different medical things. You are a amazing. Your like a super hero all of the things you can do and handle at one time. I love and miss bree tons. And I hope we can meet up some time this week.

Fancy Schmancy said...

I love it all but I think the best part is the RN!!!!!!! Many many congrats there Devin!!!!!!!

Camber said...

Devin, I'm so excited I found your blog! You are my hero for getting your nursing license with so much else going on. Breeann is looking so grown-up--I guess it's been awhile since I've seen her!