Monday, June 16, 2014

  1. hearing Baby Blueberry's heartbeat - not the first time, but always exciting
  2. making dinner with Will
  3. an early bedtime after too many late nights

Saturday, June 14, 2014

  1. waking up to Quinn doing the laundry
  2. Circus Flora
  3. no tears!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

  1. the boys' dentist visit - no cavities!
  2. advice from moms who have been there
  3. watching the lightning this evening

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

  1. completing my costume task (52 wolf paws) for The Jungle Book
  2. feeling Baby Blueberry swimming around inside me
  3. kind words from Quinn's speech teacher

Monday, March 24, 2014

  1. an early spring snowfall - just a dusting
  2. the always positive and kind Mrs. Debbie at Dayspring
  3. baked potatoes

Friday, March 7, 2014

Will at 9 . . .

  • spends his money on candy and snacks
  • spread the news about the baby one Dierbergs-Manchester associate at a time
  • finds ceramics class to be the perfect combination of creative outlet and sensory experience
  • likes breaking the ice along the frozen rivers and creeks
  • laughs out loud at Judy Blume's "Fudge" series
  • reads about the Titanic and volcanoes - specifically Pompeii
  • loves his big, black, clunky snowboots
  • takes steamy hot showers
  • has discovered his artistic side in Mrs. Janet's class
  • wants to be present for the birth of the baby
  • loves the music of One Republic, Pink, JT, and Bruno Mars
  • is enjoying the Kate Klise "Regarding the . . . " series
  • gets messy
  • sings along with the soundtrack of Frozen
  • knows no moderation
  • loves to explore the creek
  • has a love for animals 
  • looks forward to Wolf Camp
  • is extremely caring and sensitive
  • hates to write
  • wants his own backyard chickens
  • has improved his bowling since getting his own ball
  • is very curious
  • will play his 4th year of baseball this spring
  • carries random items in his pockets, "Hey Mom, guess what's in my pocket today!"
  • has outgrown the need for "midnight" snacks
  • catches frogs and fish with a net
  • has an adventurous spirit
  • prefers shirts with a hood and a pouch pocket
  • cheers for the Cardinals
  • is extremely helpful 
  • was excited to share his birthday week with the end of Baby Blueberry's first trimester
  • collects rocks and sticks
  • studies the calendar and memorizes JJ's schedule each week
  • baits his own hook, but lets someone else unhook the fish
  • lives out loud, but can also be quiet and introspective
  • has an amazing relationship with Quinn
  • makes pancakes on the griddle and scrambled eggs on the stovetop
  • is often camera shy
  • enjoys physical labor
  • has the sweetest little freckles across his nose and on his cheeks
  • dreams of living on a farm 
  • will be double digits next year
  • has a mama who feels blessed to travel this journey with him

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

  1. Will's attempt at a Peanut Butter Cake
  2. a lovely drive through Lone Elk Park
  3. remembering the lemonade hidden in the basement fridge