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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Ayden's 4th birthday

Ayden John... what can I say, but he keeps me on my toes! lol

He woke up VERY upset that he wasn't "4"... so Dad helped him out.
 He got to open a present ... lunch box... so we could have a picnic lunch.
 This kid actually had 2 parties! lol This one is with the Payne's on Ayden's actual birthday. It was a joint with our nephew.
 The day after his birthday, Ayden and I went on a quick trip to Las Vegas ... where we had a joint party for Ayden and our other nephew!!

Ayden had a blast and really got birthdays this year. It made things really fun! He kept saying for a couple of months what he'd want for his birthday. He got spoiled and was happy with how it turned out.

Now mushy about Ayden: I love this boy so incredibly much! He has taught me so much about having to have patience... not that I have it yet, but I'm getting there! lol Ayden just loves life, loves people, and loves! He's not very affectionate... it's like pulling teeth getting kisses from him... but he does have a real love for people, especially his family. He gets really concerned when Bree's inpatient, Dad's workin late, or Mom's having that rare night away. He's getting to have quite the imagination. He'll dress up in a super hero costume and be quite upset if we don't refer to him as captain america, or which ever one he's dressed as. He loves learning too... Constantly asking questions about how things work, what is that, and what happens with this. I just love this boy and his tender, adventurous spirit. Ayden, we love you and so so glad you are our forever boy!!!! happiest of birthdays to, my son!!

Breeann's 3rd birthday

Excuse me while I go be in denial about my baby being 3! I know it shouldn't probably seem that big of a deal, BUT IT IS!!! For Breeann, a little girl who wasn't suppose to make it out of the NICU, to now be 3 is huge. She's such an angel... but we'll get to that in a bit.

For her birthday, she asked for elmo brownies... and Jared delivered! 
 We just had a little, low key celebration with a couple friends. She actually wasn't feelin 100%, so we felt like we needed to keep it low key.
 We got to see Momma Alyssa!!!!
 More presents! I'm tellin you, this girl was spoiled.
Now, for the mushy: Like I said, Breeann really is our angel. Granted, girl's got sass and is so dang stubborn!!! But deep down I know that's what has kept her here with us. She has got to be one of THE strongest fighters I know. She is growing into such a little lady to. She loves her hair bows. She is so smart and independent. She will just go play by herself for a while. She and I butt heads quite a bit (hey, I never said I wasn't stubborn too :oP ) BUT I love this little girl so dang much. I want to savor every min. we have with her... because, let's be honest here, who knows how much time we have left. I want to just snuggle her and kiss her all the time. I have no doubt she was sent her to teach me, and others, more then she needs to learn... if that makes sense. Breeann, we love you so much baby girl!!! So dang grateful and blessed to have you as ours!!! Happiest of birthdays angel!!!

Sept. ... better late then never?

Yeah, I'm slacker! I don't know why but I've been having a hard time getting myself to blog about our Sept. It wasn't a bad month, I don't know what it was. Anyway, here it is...

Finding out Bree did not react to milk on her allergy skin test
 But then gave her mac n cheese
 Yeah, we're taking it slow, doing more cheeses type thing to see exactly where she's at.

Having a blast at preschool!! Their teacher emails me pictures.
 Having fun at the Domo Tailgate party!!!!
 Gotta eat brownie (or was it cake :oP ) batter!!!
 Getting so big... or not :oP At their 3 and 4 year well child checks
 A little girl who kind of had a rough month, but made it through without having to go inpatient!
 Picture day at preschool!!!
 Borrowing a kayak and having fun before it gets too cold!!!
I think that about sums up our months... other then Ayden and Breeann's birthdays! Which, in my opinion, those deserve their own post SO! Be lookin for those.