Sunday, May 23, 2010

Time with Dad

Time with Daddy is very limited these days so when we get it, we RUN with it!
I try to wrestle and play ball
but its just not the same.
Today was a day we had with Dad and it was AWESOME.
I had to laugh because Linford said,
"Mommy....I wanna Wesso"
(I wanna wrestle)
I said, "you do? Okay, C'mon"
and as I got up to go wrestle with him he had his eye brows all furled and he said,
"no Mommy, not wif you, I wanna wesso wif Daddy"
It melted my heart.
Thank Heavens Daddy was home, and they wrestled till bed time.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

El Paso Friends and Routines

Everyday we go swimming with these little friends.
I am so glad my kids have them to play with and that I have their mom's to hang out with. They are military families that live here at our complex with us.

Hewitt and Isaiah

Here is Hewitt and Isaiah....
Mia (his little sister) and Linford are sitting next to them

Hewitt and Isaiah in the Hot Tub

Hewitt, Isaiah blue and Isaiah green
(Hewitt refers to them by their floaty colors)

Hewitt, Isaiah blue, Isaiah green, and Mia

Hewitt, Isaiah blue, Mia, Isaiah green and Linny

Multiple times a day,
we go outside and eat popsicles and dry off after swimming
or just soak up the sun
or wait for Daddy to come home....
I know I already posted pictures of these little dudes eating popsicles
but it such a big part of our day and they look so dang cute,
I had to put more up...

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Presents...Park & New Friends...Harpers Firsts...

Brandon's sister Tomie is one of my kids favorite aunts.
She is very fun and my kids have always loved her and her kids as well.
She recently sent us a package in the mail.
When we opened it the boys found a Transformers AND Spiderman
Plate- Cup- Bowl- set.
If I didn't know better I would have thought it was Christmas.
They were so excited.
She also sent this cute hat that Harper is wearing.
Tomie is always so generous, THANK YOU TOMIE! We Love You!

My kids have made quite a few friends out here in El Paso. These kiddos are some of our favorite so far. They are also from Provo and randomly happen to live in our same apartment complex! They have one more little girl who Hewitt loves, but she isn't in any of these pictures. The added bonus is they are also LDS and in our ward so the kids also get to see someone a little more familiar in primary and nursery on Sundays.
Harper 1yr- Linford 2 1/2yrs- Liam 2yrs- Hewitt 4 1/2 yrs- Lucas 4yrs-
and the little girl Ellie is 6yrs-

Here is my little precious baby.
He is so much fun, I cannot get enough of him these days.

Some new things he is doing:
Peace (please)
Bubbas (bubbles)
He also talks and sings all the time
but we haven't been able to make out what he is saying quite yet....
its really cute though.

He gives Kisses
He blows kisses
Does the spider man web shooting sound
and waves bye-bye
LOVES to tackle
gives hugs

He loves to swim, he is also a dare-devil
and I don't really like that too much.
I have to keep an extra close eye on him at ALL times.
He also will go to anyone.
He is not shy at ALL.
Hmmm, I wonder where he gets that from???
He is always happy

This was just a cute picture of Linny...everyone already knows he's a goof.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Mothers Day

Today was a good day.
The first thing I heard this morning was,
"Happy Mower's Day!!!"
from my little 2 year old Linford.
What a great start to my day.
I love being a mom and sometimes I get a little overwhelmed with all the amazing emotions and feelings that come with my wonderful duty here on earth.
My kids are amazing.
I can't describe the feelings I feel for them.
How can life ever go wrong when you have what I have?
I can't forget my Husband either.
I feel like I am who I am because of my amazing husband.
He is incredible and I am so glad we have such an amazing relationship.
I have been thinking that so much lately.
I am just so thankful for him and for my handsome boys.
I love being a mom and I wouldn't trade it for anything.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Does it get any better???


Does it really get any better than this???

I really don't think so.
The only thing that I really think could help this be any better is to have more.
Call me crazy
being a mommy to these three little guys.

Plus, popsicles are so YUMMY!

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Well we have an OBSESSED little boy

Its alot of fun

  • The temper tantrums and complete melt downs when he can't wear a basket ball jersey (sometimes a football jersey will do...on a good day)and basket ball shorts to church or.... EVERY single day for that matter
  • or when I try to make him wear some thing else for another occasion, like say bed time, or swimming...
  • or when he cries and cries because we have to leave the basket ball court...
  • or when my husband leaves to play church ball at 8:30pm (Linford's bedtime) and he runs upstairs to change his jammies (that I JUST barley took an hour or more to convince him to change into) and puts on a basket ball uniform JUST like Daddy so he can go play too....
  • or when the whole family is going swimming and he says to me, "no mommy, I don wanna go whimming today....I jus wanna stay an play baket-ball"...(in his words)
We love this little dude.
I love the age he is at and that he has such a passion for a sport.
Atleast its Basketball
and not xbox, tv or computer games
(no offense to anyone)
I really do think his little obsession is funny, and quite impressive.

Linford is definitely a natural.
I love that he never gives up.
If he misses a shot- he doesn't get discouraged, he just shoots again and again till he makes it.
He is dribbling and shooting all over the place.

We had to leave our HOOP back in utah so we bought him a new one out here.
Its kind of hard to really capture is excellence
but here are some good shots.
I'll keep trying to get some more of his amazing moments.

Remember he is just 2 years old.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

For Grammy...

This is for Grammy

Don't worry mom, the boys haven't forgotten about you.
They still talk about you and "Popps" everyday.
Here is a little video to say HI!




Our Famiily

Our Famiily


Hewitt is our SMART litte 4 year old. He listens and does everything I tell him to. He is the BEST big brother and my big helper too.

Linny Binny

Linny Binny
This little dude keeps us laughing all the time. He just barely turned 2 and He is so sweet and getting so big.


Harper is 7 months old. Easiest baby yet and crawls everywhere and stands up on his own too!


Our BIG Wonderful Doggy. He will be turning 4 in October! We love ya Buddy!

McBride Family

McBride Family
20 grandchildren and 1 on the way! 14 boys and 7 girls.

Brandon and I with Harper at 4 months

Brandon and I with Harper at 4 months

Linford Family

Linford Family
7 grandchildren, soon to be 8! 3 girls and 5 boys