Monday, August 26, 2013

First Day of Kindergarten. ~Rilyn & Christopher

I cannot believe my babies are in kindergarten! And going to school ALL day! Rilyn wanted to wear her hair curly so she slept in sponge rollers and she thought she was hott stuff this morning! And C.J., I mean "Christopher" (he told his teacher he'd prefer to be called "Christopher"... so I will try to get use to that, was just as handsome as ever! 

Friday, August 23, 2013

Embarrasing Their Mama: Episode #430,431 & 432.

I'm just not going to take them in public anymore. Seriously.

Because it never fails. Every.Single.Time. I take them in public they thoroughly embarrass me. And believe it or not, I'm not use to it yet.

And yes, I am keeping count, you know, for future use.

Like when I choose to crash their prom with some of my cool dance moves to pay them back.

Just an idea.

Anyways, if you know our family, then you know that we joke. A LOT. We kid around with them, which may or may not ALWAYS involve the words "Poop Head", which brings me to Episode #430.

While at gymnastics one evening Josh and Raigen were playing around. An elderly 70ish year old man was sitting next to them observing and thought he'd join in on some of the fun too. Big mistake.

"That's my Daddy!" The old man said kidding around with Raigen.

"No hes not!" She screamed.

"I will punch you in the face, you poop head!"

Shes 3. And she talks like that to strangers. I know, it sounds really bad.

The old man did not find that very funny. And he did not speak to her for the rest of the evening.

You see, at home, this is totally normal verbiage. She calls us a poop head... we call her fart breath... and it goes on ... and on ... and on. However, it never occurred to me that this may one day bite me in the butt.

Oh shes just 3. She'll grow out of that. You say.

I'm not so sure about that.....

Which brings me to Episode #431. Rilyn. The five year old.

The other evening we decide to take the kids out to dinner after cheer leading and football practice. While at dinner the waitress begins to bring out our meals. She placed Josh's plate in front of him and said, "Here Hun.."

Rilyn then yelled.."Um excuse me! Why is she calling you Hun!?"

No one said a word.

Oh dear Lord my face had to be solid white.

And lets not leave C.J out. A while back were standing in line at walmart. He then began talking to little boy in line in front of us.

"This is my mom and my sister." The  little boy explained to C.J.

"Why is your moms teeth all broken!?" C.J bluntly asked. Loudly.

Granted, her teeth were all 'broken'.. and black .. and rotted. But WHY did my child have to point that out!?

Its never ending with these wild animals I call children. The truth is... if you want a good laugh. Just take them in public. Period.

Thursday, August 15, 2013


When you become a mother there are a few things that competly change.

Your body.

Your ability to poop in private.

And the term "All-nighter".

Last thursday my cousin invited me to her house for a 'girls night'. She lives almost 2 hours away so I figured I'd just stay the night and head to work the next morning.We hadn't got to hang out in a while, so it was much needed.

When I got there and spotted the watermellon margaritas I knew it was probably going to be an all-nighter.

No big deal, right?

Hello! I have 3 kids, Ive had many all-nighters. The late night feedings with a fussy baby, the sick kid up all night puking....  all the while having to work the next day. Piece of cake.

No big deal.


I went to bed at 3:30, woke up late, so late that I didnt have time to change clothes, late. Um yeah...

Then I drove almost 2 hours to work, with a migrain, on an empty stomach.... and when I say empty, I mean e-m-p-t-y.

Yeah. THAT kind of empty. The kind of empty, where when you get to work, you look down at your shoes and realize what you ate for dinner, empty.

Leason learned.

C.J.'s 5th Birthday! ~Pirate Party~

This year C.J. insisted on a pirate party, complete with a real pirate!


Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Rilyn has begged my since she could talk to do cheer leading. I have been hesitant for several reasons, one being that she is young and I didn't want to over load her. She is already in gymnastics and was on a traveling competitive gymnastics team too. Two, probably the main reason.... I just don't want to have to sit outside in the HEAT for all those darn practices and games.

Well... here we are. In cheer leading. In the heat. Boo.

I though Rilyn would be A LOT more excited about this cheer thing. Especially since she watches 'Bring it on' non-stop.

 The other day I asked her.... "So, how are you liking cheer?"

"Mom. Can I confess something?..."


"I hate cheer leading. This is NOTHING like 'Bring it on'!"

Apparently she hates the heat too...... and the fact that her cheer uniform doesn't show her stomach!

Oh dear.....

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

My Mom is turning 50!

Here is a rough draft of the invitations!

I've actually changed it and we are taking a cocktail cruise, not the dinner one. I like this one better because it has a comedy show, bar, dancefloor with a DJ, a bar, and a bar too.
Its going to be fun!
Its a huge surprise for my mom, one because she doesnt know.. and two, because she HATES the water.  I really want them to take a real cruise with us so Im trying to warm her up to the bigger boats. :)
This should be a very interesting night. I mean, my little sisters are like 17 and 22 and my mom still FREAKS when they go swimming in the lake.