Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Showing off their suncatchers
watching a movie in our bedroom
Maddie's teacher did say that the girls in Maddie's class fight a lot. They are always telling each other that you're not my friend today. I know that's what you get when you have so many girls in the same class but we definitely had to talk to Maddie about that. She promises that she will be nice to everyone and we helped her think of some things to say if girls are not being nice to her. So, we'll see how the rest of the year goes! Man, 4 yr. old drama is crazy!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Monday, February 15, 2010
Opening their packages from Coco and Grandma Brenda
Maddie showcasing her lunchbox from Aunt Marie
Tickles and Giggles
Kynzie being "cute" so she can eat her fun dip that she got at Rita's for Valentines.
Saturday and Sunday were very lazy days. It was so cold that we didn't even want to get out of the house. On Sunday, Maddie's friend Dylan asked Maddie to go to lunch and bowling with her. So they picked her up about 11:30 am and Maddie was soooo excited. Poor Kynzie was crying and crying saying she wanted to go. She just stood at the door and watched them drive away. I was feeling so bad for her for not being included and old enough to go. I was thinking that she was going to be lost at home without Maddie around. As we waved goodbye and shut the front door, I asked Kynzie if she wanted to go play a game with mommy and daddy and she perked right up and said "Yeah." We went downstairs and the next thing I knew she was snuggled up right in between Matt and I with the biggest smile on her face and you could just see that she was loving having all the attention to herself. She was milking us for everything and I don't think she thought about Maddie one time. Little stinker!
Monday, February 8, 2010
After skating, we went to Pizza Ranch with Lisa and Andon. The girls were great the entire time we ate, but as soon as they were done eating everything went crazy. The kids started chasing each other and laughing and screaming. I told Matt that I refused to ever take them into a restraunt by myself again!!
Sunday was a busy day. We got up and went to the early church service so we could get home and eat lunch and I could start cleaning the house. Maddie had a birthday party at the skating rink again so Matt took her this time. We had some friends over for the Super Bowl that night. The girls were crazy and jumping all over our friends and wanting to sit on their laps. Part of me is so happy that they have come out of their shell around other people (especially Maddie) but part of me really misses their shy and quiet personalities when they would try and sneak in the room to sit on my lap without being seen. :)
Friday, February 5, 2010
Maddie got an mp3 player for Christmas from Grandma Debbie and Grandpa Joe. Matt downloaded a whole bunch of songs on their for her and we bought her some kid-friendly headphones that she can wear easily. She is now a typical teenager, listens to her mp3 and not to her parents! :)
On the 20th, Maddie and I had a dentist appointment and her teeth (unlike mine) are perfect and she had no cavities to be found. She did really great in the chair and was excited to get lots of goodies afterwards. I set up her next 6 month check up and also made Kynzie's first dentist appointment for the same day. I'm a little nervous to see what they say about Kynzie's teeth from sucking her thumb all the time.
The weekend of the 23rd, I took the girls to Matt's basketball tournament in Lawrence and we met Coco and Uncle Lenny up there. The girls did pretty good thanks to Grandma Brenda's care packages that she sent with Coco. We sat in the gym for over 3 hours and watched two painful games of basketball. Matt's poor team just isn't having a good season. After the tournament, we went to Cici's Pizza to eat with Coco and Uncle Lenny. Lenny had his new girlfriend meet us there so we all got to meet her for the first time. I cracked up at Maddie. When we got home she told Matt, "We met A N O T H E R one of Uncle Lenny's girlfriends today!" haha! Kids hold nothing back. We had to rush home after the tournament because our friends the Pekareks were coming back to Emporia for the weekend to stay the night with us. It was great seeing them and we went out to dinner and had a really nice time catching up on everything. The next morning, we all got up and were getting ready for church and eating breakfast. I gave Seth, their oldest son, a cup of chocolate milk and he downed it in about 2 minutes and asked for another. So, not thinking anything of it, I got him another glass. Well......that was the wrong thing to do. About 20 minutes later, he was puking up chocolate milk all over our floors. Poor guy got sick from too much chocolate milk. So their lovely plans to go to church with us were ruined and they just decided to head home. :(
Last week was a totally crazy week for me at work. I had a conference in Topeka every day. I am not really able to stay the night because of Matt's crazy work schedule so I ended up driving back and forth every single day. The conference was over on Thursday so I took a vacation day on Friday so I could just relax and get caught up on housework. Saturday night, I had an all girls party at my house so Matt and the girls got kicked out to go watch the KU/KSU game at a friends house. Us girls had a good time. I probably had too good of a time. Sunday was a little rough. It was the laziest day that I have ever had. We missed church, slept in late, never even got dressed or left the house. It actually felt pretty good.
Well, that's our life summed up in the last couple weeks. I'll try and not fall too far behind next time. :)