Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Saturday, December 13, 2008
poor tysen being the 3rd kid...these are his first studio shots we've done...logan probably had about 5 sessions by this age...ian probably about 3...but we finally got in there to get some of my little ty-man. this is the best age to shoot! sitting up and everything makes him smile...and he can't crawl away yet! :):)
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Monday, December 8, 2008
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Sunday, November 30, 2008
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Monday, November 24, 2008
and i just had to add this one of my 1 yr. old niece, kenzie...we found her hanging out by the chips, rotating which chips she was eating...she had a great spot there! :)
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Monday, November 10, 2008
1 package (16oz) elbow macaroni- cooked (any kind of pasta is fine!)
1 lb. ground beef (browned and drained)
3/4 c. chopped onion (i just throw in some onion powder)
1 can diced tomatoes (undrained)
1 can tomato soup
1 can tomato sauce
1 envelope of taco seasoning
---mix it all together and serve with cheese on top! its pretty yummy! and if you have kids that won't eat many veggies....finely chop up some squash and zucchini and throw it in... my boys never knew the difference!!!!
Monday, November 3, 2008
the other thing she suggested that i really liked, is to find a phrase that you can engrain into their head. i'm totally stealing hers, cuz i loved it. she asks them "how do we obey?"...to which they respond "right away, all the way, and with a happy heart" .... i love that! i have already implemented that with my boys, and if there's a time that i see some feet dragging, i can stop them and just ask, "hey logan, how are we supposed to obey?", and then he tells me, and in saying it, realizes he's not doing what he knows he should be... and he changes his attitude! (most of the time) :):) ....anyway, i really loved this approach, and thought i would pass it on!
Saturday, November 1, 2008
these next three are particularly hilarious as these are logan doing a crazy dance cuz they made a goal. not necessarily logan making the goal...he dances for every goal the team makes! he has quite the reputation on the team for celebrating each time we score. everyone on the stands waits to see what he will do....and he knows it!! its so funny to see that side of him cuz a lot of times he's more shy, but here, if someone on his team scores...he rallies the stands by doing a dance!! i have no idea why he feeds off attention! :)
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Monday, October 13, 2008
i'm not even kidding.
it was a long hard day, and poor ian doesn't do well without a nap...
Took some pictures of my sister-in-law last weekend. This is their first, and they are letting the sex be a surprise...as much as i hate not knowing, there certainly is some anticipation as we wait for "baby v's" arrival! she's due early december...come on baby boy!!! :)
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Monday, September 29, 2008
he's weighing in at 44lbs. (off the charts) and 40 in. (90%)...she actually said i should make sure he's excercising and not vegging out all day. since he's a lot heavier than he is tall, she had to say it...though if you have known ian in the past, you know that he's actually slimming up a lot!! :) she wasn't worried, just had to say it kinda thing. didn't bother me, cuz he's always been a big guy, and i know he's active and rarely eats junk food...and well, he's not eating all that much these days anyway....he's my little giant....:)
i also talked with her extensively on the whole milk allergy thing....she sent us to get a milk rast...they draw his blood and test it specifically for a milk allergy. the results were in today and dr. goff called me personally. (another reason i love this office....its not always a nurse calling you! the dr. has called me several times personally!) she said that he definately has an allergy. they rate them on a scale of 0-6 (6 being super serious)...and ian was at a 3 ... which i guess is why he doesn't react to milk in things like bread and crackers...but can't handle things more highly concentrated. anyway, she said that he does have the antibodies that can produce an anaphylactic reaction (the really dangerous reaction that results in wheezing or swelling of the throat), so she prescribed him an epipen (an emergency shot). from what i understood, you can be allergic to something but not necessarily have the anaphylactic antibodies...so he could be allergic to something but it not be dangerous. however, when those antibodies are present, they won't necessarily show themselves when reacting to an allergy... which is why we've never seen them....he's vomitted, and broken out with hives before...but because they see that the antibodies are there....it means, he could have an anaphylactic reaction at some point, so to be safe....we keep an epipen for him. because of the family history of anaphylactic allergies (andy and his peanut allergy and my nephew having an anaphylactic milk allergy) we're also going to consult with an allergist (Lord, help our bank account)...because she isn't sure if he should do further testing and make sure there aren't other things to stay away from. so...long story, but at least i know for sure he is allergic to milk...and hopefully an allergist will help guide me in how to proceed from here.