Saturday, July 14, 2012

Rain, Rain, Rain

It has been raining here for the last week straight...
Those kind of nights when you get woke up by thunder @ 2am.
Leads to great sleep and naps,
but after 5 days of it.....

Camden is back to her old self and feeling so much better
with a little bit of a lingering cough.

Tomorrow starts the countdown until Micah Moos birthday party.
We are having in the FLC building @ our church (Gymnasium)
Come baby #3, I was fine with a little home party, but my mommy guilt got the best of me.
Camden hope had a Luau for her first birthday and Berkleigh Faith had
a house full of guests at her princess party.
I don't want Micah to look back at pics and wonder about his first birthday.
However, this momma is doing this party on a budget and I bet it is the best one yet...
Don't tell the girls I said that :)

We are going to rock his first birthday Circus style.....

Tonight was suppose to be date night with our church married couples group.
It was cancelled at last minute, so Dax,the kids and I went out to eat @ Fuzzy's.
We swung by Wal Mart on the way home to pick up a few party things for next week 
and let the girls pick out their gift for Micah.
As we were headed back to the house when we saw that 
Chick Fil A was having an outdoor concert.
Just so happens it was our favorite Nanny Tenisha singing 
with the group called Sun Standing Still...
Great time of cream and  dancing.
Everyone skipped baths, hopped in bed an hour past bed time...
Love an unplanned family fun night!

Here's a pic of my guys from last night! Daddy does bath time each night and
Micah LOVES to splash and soak Daddy.
Love me a clean little Moo!

I Corinthians 13:13....

About 4-5 months ago I started a little "business" that is doing quite well.
My official name is FHL Vinyl.
FHL being Faith, Hope & Love after one of my favorite verses
I Corinthians 13:13

I make personalized vinyl items and have a blast doing it. 
So happy that I can do something creative, from home and bring in a bit of
spending money as well. 
I am so blessed to be able to stay home with my kids.
 Here are some of the items I have done so far:
        Beach bag Monogram
 Tumblers for Teachers
 Night lights

 Sippy cups, snack traps and formula containers
 Camp Items
 Field Day Water bottles

I LOVE being able to design something unique and specific for each person.
Pray that God will continue to bless me with opportunities to expand while keeping
with our family schedule and having time together. 

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Bronchitis for Camden

Camden woke up this morning feel just as lousy as her last 6 days, so we headed in to see Dr. Brown. After a breathing treatment and a good look over, she was diagnosed with Bronchitis and sent home on an antibiotic, oral steroids, albuterol breathing treatments and a cough suppressant with codeine for bed. By the evening she was starting to perk up a bit and I think she just may get out of her pajamas tomorrow.....
Ready for my girl to get feeling better.

Sunday, July 8, 2012


Just a few updates on what is happening around our house.

My dad met with the oncologist and he had a Chronic slow growing Leukemia that is treatable. His Dr. is very confident that he can get my Dad into remission if not healed completely. Tomorrow morning my dad will have a PICC line put in and then he will start Chemo on Thursday. I am happy to hear he will be getting a PICC line because needles are far from my dad's favorite things,but with that being said....I know he is nervous about tomorrow.

The kids and I are going to mail out a package for him tomorrow. It will have 7 small "rewards" in it. When I explained that Papa was going to have to have 7 days of a really strong medication and it may make him not feel very good, they decided we needed to send him a "reward" for each day that he "took" his medicine. I thought it sounded off to the post office we will go.

Camden is still not feeling well, at one point today her fever was 103....what is kicking this girls bottom? She has been in PJ's for the last 4 days at least and just wants to lay around....and THAT COUGH. I feel so bad for her. We may have to visit the fabulous Dr. Brown tomorrow and see whats up. I did take her this past Thursday and she was negative for strep and we are thinking a virus, but almost 1 week of this is enough for me.

Berkleigh is fabulous as ever and my easy peasy. She has been bummed though with Camden not feeling well. She is so attached to her and wants her to play....LOVE my girls.

Mr Micah Moo is my busy guy. He has perfected crawling, thinks he is on a roller derby team when he is in his walker, and now is standing without support..WHAT???? Is her seriously going to be 1 this month? He is into everything and is such a joy. Although I am learning to adjust to the aggressiveness of a little boy, he is as sweet as can be all wrapped up into one. I heart my little man.
I think we may have a drummer on our hands! He LOVES to bang on the pots and pans.

He loves to play Wii with Sissy.
And you can't see it in this pictures, but Micah emptied his entire sippy cup on the floor and is have a great time splashing in it.
                                       What flowers? You mean this drawer wasn't for me?

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Independence Day 2012

Today was a wonderful day. We all slept in a bit and just lounged around for the nice to just sit and chat and enjoy each other.

Camden is still not feeling fabulous and has a cough that is driving her and everyone in the house crazy. Running fevers still too. We are going to load her up with some Motrin and hope she feels up to some fireworks later.

Later in the afternoon we headed up to our church for the Fourth of July Cook out and games. We all snagged a bite to eat, the girls played some carnival games, jumped in the bounce house and even took some time to participate in the watermelon seed spitting contest. When Berkleigh heard it announced she said," Momma, I want to play the seed spitting game, even if I don't win, I still want to play." So off we went:)

The girls shared a piece of watermelon and spit the best they knew how (Which wasn't very good, because Momma has taught them that girls do not spit)

Later we headed downtown to watch the fireworks. We took our chairs and blanket. I got the girls the glow in the dark bracelets...everyone was decked out in their fourth of July attire.

This was Micah's first 4th of July and we weren't sure what he was going to think. Camden's first 4th was spent with her sleeping in the beach condo and us watching through the window. Then Berkleigh slept through her first 4th....and Micah...well, he loved it. He sat on Daddy's lap for about 3-4 mins and just stared. And then he was done and wanted to crawl around and eat dirt. He is ALL boy!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Our July so far.....

My dad went into the Dr's to have his blood pressure checked and found out that he most likely has Leukemia. He is scheduled this week to meet with an oncologist to discuss his results and have more testing done.Praying for a good word from the oncologist. Here is a picture of my mom and Dad with the kids on our trip to Florida this past Spring.
Today I took the girls rollerskating and met up with a few of their friends. Berkleigh usually skates with a "walker" and does pretty good, but she decided she was doing it on her own and she did fabulous. She owned the rink....She rocked it around like she was a pro...she is getting so big.Even blowed her first bubble this week with bubble gum.
Camden started not feeling very good while we were at the skating rink. I knew something was up when she wasn't skating and requested to lay down once we got home. She running a bit of a temp, but once Motrin is in she feels pretty good. Praying she feels better for tomorrows festivities. Tomorrow Dax is off of work and home all day with us to celebrate the 4th. LOVE when Daddy is home with us and we can all hang out together.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Micah is 2 months old

Micah you are 2 months old already!
You weigh 14 lbs and 4oz (94%)
and are 23 1/2 inches long (71%)
You are wearing size 2 diapers and
some 0-3 months clothing, but most are 3-6 months.

You are my snuggle bug.
You nurse almost every hour unless you are sleeping.
You take 2 good naps during the day for about 3 hours each.
Last night you slept for 3 hours, nursed and then slept for another 3 hours.
This is new and I am hoping it will last.
You e LOVE to sleep on mommy's chest.

You love your swing for nap time.
You sleep so well in it and are starting to stare at the birds above it.

You don't take a pacifier, but love to suck on your fist.
You like to bury your face in a blanket or in my shirt when you are tired.

You despise your carseat. You scream the second you are sat in it.
It makes for along car ride at times, but you are getting better.
Eventually you fall asleep, but God forbid the car stops....

You have started smiling and it just melts my heart.

You also talk to us and coo the sweetest "words"

You are in love with your sisters.

They love talking to you and trying to get you to smile.

You flash them the biggest smile and they light up with joy.

They take such good care of you.

Everyone asks who you look like.

I can't decide. You resemble both of your sisters at this age.

I can't believe how blessed I am to have you, Mr. Micah Moo.

I love your sisters so very much and God has tripled my love with you!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Berkleigh's First Day of Pre K 4

Today was your first day of Pre K 4
You were so excited.
We went school shopping last week
and you picked out this Hello Kitty Outfit
for your first day.

You are going to Wesley again this year.
Abbi and Marley are in your class again .
You have had them in your class for the last 2 years.
Your teacher this year is Mrs. Lisa.
You have 15 kids in your class.
You love to play with play dough.
Some of your other favorite things at school are
Computer, Science and Spanish.
You can already count to 20 and know all your colors in Spanish.
can't wait to see what you learn this year.

You are 4 years old
You 38 1/2 inches tall and weigh 29 lbs.
You can write your name and know all of your letters, colors and shapes.
You are starting to sound out words and love to read books
Your favorite colors are pink, purple, blue and green.
You love to play dress up and pretend with your sister.
You are hilarious. You are constantly making all of us laugh.
You have a beautiful smile that lights up any room.
You find Joy in everything and love everyone.
You LOVE to dance and have some crazy moves.

I would say your best friend is Camden.
You mimic her every move and want to do everything just like her.
You love to play with her and miss her when she is at school.
You are always thinking about her and it shows.
You are a new BIG sister this year.
You love to talk to Micah and
when he is crying you try so very hard to make him happy.
You never forget to kiss him good bye and you always include him.
You call him Micah Moo.

I can't believe this is your last year in Preschool.
Although you are a peanut, you are getting so big!
We love you Berkleigh Faith

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Micah is 1 month old

Today you are 1 month old.
You are getting so big.
If I had to guess I would say you weigh around 10 lbs.
You are in size 1 diapers and 0-3 month clothes

You sleep a lot during the day and not so much at night.
You love to sleep on mommy.
Honestly, that is how I get most of my sleep at night.
You nurse ever hour or so when you are awake.

Daddy is in love with his little man and
loves to steal my sugar whenever he can.
You are a Momma's boy and for the most part, don't want anyone else.
Daddy walks around the house bouncing you, just to keep you happy.
If you aren't sleeping or nursing, you are usually crying.
We have found that the blow dryer will calm you right down.

I love having a little boy.
You love to be held and although it is tiring at times,
I wouldn't trade this time for the world.

You sleep in your bouncy seat in our bed.
Your naps are always taken in your swing or if you fall asleep in your car seat.

You are starting to follow objets with your eyes,
I can't wait for you to smile and talk with me.

Watching you grow is blessing my life.
Love you Micah Moo.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Hello Third Grade

Camden Hope~
Today you started Third grade
It was your first day at Vista Academy
You were so brave, but the tears showed through...
And that's okay.
This summer/school year has had so many changes for you.
New brother & New school with new friends.

I am so proud of you.
You are such an awesome big sister to Berkleigh & Micah
You are so sweet and considerate of others
You are obedient and listen to Daddy and I {for the most part}
You are creative and funny.
You are enjoyable to be around.

Your teacher this year is Miss. Lacy
Your principal is Ms. Hanson {Corinne's Nana}
You have 8 kids in your class
Your classroom is on the 2nd floor
Your favorite subjects are Math and Reading
You wear uniforms...
Anything khaki on the bottom and teal/white/green polos

Right now you are 8 years old.
Your favorite colors are green and blue.
You love soccer and just started practice for fall last week.
You love pizza, spaghetti, chili, caesar salad and anything chocolate
You don't like marshmallows or licorice.
You love praise and worship music
Your favorite toys are Squinkies, Lalaloopsy dolls and Barbie
You are Berkleigh's Hero, she follows you and does everything you do.
You LOVE to hold/touch/kiss and love on Micah, I can't keep you away :)
All in all, you are a pretty cool kid and I am blessed to be your Momma!
We love you Camden Hope Sutherland!!!