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*YAWN* Will this kid EVER sleep more? I am feeling at my wits end. I told Jake this morning that I am not sure how much more of this NOT sleeping I can handle. I have resorted to drinking coffe with just half and half…. SO NOT ME. It’s helped keep my eyes open, but that’s about it.
It’s so nice outside today. I have been LOVING this summer. I absolutely hate HOT HOT HOT weather, so this year has been nice for me. I wish the boys would go outside today, but they don’t want to, and I am too tired to round them up to take them to the park. Dylan has been watching his Nick Jr. videos this morning. I am too tired to protest.
The other day we went to my friend Angela’s grandparents house for the afternoon. They have a big in-ground pool and Angela has a friend visiting from Germany named Nina. Nina takes GREAT pictures and she took a ton of the boys. They are sooooo good. I love them. Ange dropped them off yesterday morning when she was walking her dog and now I am trying to download them to an album. The boys had so much fun! Dylan mostly swam in the pool with Angela…Aidan was a bit apprehensive about it. I loved watching them though yesterday. They were having a blast! I was nervous though the whole time, even though I enjoyed hanging out and visiting. Angela and I MAYBE get together twice a year to visit so this was nice. I was nervous b/c of the pool (no fence around it) and b/c of the fish pond. Aidan was loving the pond and kept getting too close to it and he kept RUNNING towards the pool. Dylan ran by the pool once and I about lost my breath. They aren’t used to being around a pool like that so they didn’t understand why we kept jumping on them about it. At one point at the pond, Dylan teetered and I thought I would have a heart attack. While it is nice to visit and play around a pool, I am so glad we don’t have one b/c I would be on pins and needles all the time. Overall it was a great afternoon though. I am so glad we got to spend time up there with them and visit. Angela’s grandparents were home too and her mom and one of her brothers came up. They were like a second family to me growing up so it was so nice to catch up. πŸ˜€
I just got off the phone with the nurse at the Ped’s office and they want me to give Owen a suppository! OMG! =O This should be fun. He hasn’t pooped in 2 weeks now. 😦 I just realized that this morning. I knew he hadn’t pooped in a while but I didn’t realize until today that it’s been two weeks already. 😦 Poor little fella.
I was supposed to go shopping with Mom yesterday for baby shower stuff but I decided to stay home instead and do NOTHING and not feel guilty about it. Trying not to feel guilty about it. I mean NOTHING too. I did not cleaning or anything. I just wanted to veg. Last night we went to the PHIL WICKHAM concert at church. It was a cool concert and I really liked the guy that sang before him. Jake liked him too. The girl that sang before him had such a pretty voice too. She was cute. Kacie said she was younger than us too….that surprised me. After the concert I signed up for this thing called “MOCHA CLUB”….. basically another one of those deals where you send money to this organization to help orphans in other countries. What got me was the story this guy told about…..that the number one cause of death for orphans in this one country (don’t remember which one) isn’t disease or starvation, it’s being eaten alive by hyennas b/c they have to sleep outside b/c the orphanage isn’t big enough. UGH. I was instantly sick and started crying thinking about my babies. I told Jake “we are signing up, end of discussion.” LOL You got to name your own “team” too (not sure why yet, I guess I’ll figure it out later) and I named it DAO. πŸ˜› I thought that was appropriate. Dylan, Aidan, Owen. πŸ™‚ Anyway…..
I was excited to get out without ANY of the kids for a while. I needed a break. 😦 It’s funny b/c I feel like I need a break, but I LOVE doing nothing with them and just watching them be funny. I just love to LOOK at them. πŸ™‚ Even when we’re all grumpy.
Dylan was sitting with me on the couch while I fed Owen and he was watching Ruby and Max, a cartoon about bunnies and they were dressing Max up like a baby and Dylan said “we don’t have any babies HERE!” and I said “oh really, what is Owen?” and he said “Owen is a FAT baby!” AH HA HA HA!! heehee I couldn’t stop laughing.
Tonight we are going to the races with Mom. We’re taking Dylan and Aidan and leaving Owen with my grandma. I think the boys will like it. Mom is bringing McKenna too. Mom picked up ear muffler looking things for the kids to wear so the noise doesn’t hurt them. It was too loud for me at some points, not all, but enough so that I don’t want the boys to not be protected.
Tomorrow we are HOPEFULLY going to stop by Jake’s grandparents anniversary dinner and visit for a few and then head to our Link Group BBQ. They happen to be within a half hour of eachother and we’ve been planning the BBQ for over a week and we didn’t find out about the anniversary dinner until YESTERDAY! Sooo… let’s hope the boys’ nap times don’t run over or we will have to skip that altogether. I hate last minute notices. Throws the whole day off.
Other than that we NEED to find some time to squeek in some yard cleanup. I have got to get down to business this week for the baby shower. I still have a ton to do. TAMMY:IF YOU’RE READING THIS….ARE YOU AND KASS COMING?? Anyway, that is all we have planned for our “exciting” weekend. πŸ˜› Not much. Now I need to go put away about 5 loads of folded laundry. blech.

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  1. No poop in 2 weeks??? Ugh! Poor little Dude! Simone did that but it was more like 10 days. The nurse had me try…dark corn syrup…can’t remember the name now… it starts with a K…Karo! That’s it!

    Oh better change my blog link. I was having trouble signing in for some reason.

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  2. Hey Lady, I just tagged you on my blog.

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