Thursday, December 25, 2008
Our Christmas was truly amazing! The kids were spoiled, and I had nothing to do with it! But don't tell them that, haha!
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Monday, December 22, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Friday, December 05, 2008
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Friday, November 28, 2008
Oh, on a side note. I am home from the hospital. My kidney infection is getting better. I spent 5 days in the pediatric ward, because Maternity was over full! Pediatric and maternity are in the same area, and share the same nurses, so I was not far from where I should have been. They were constantly checking baby. I went to the IWK this afternoon for another ultrasound. The results were both positive and negative, but more positive. I will fill you in more as time moves on. Pray for baby.
Tammy~ they could not find the problem with Chris, but he is having an ultrasound on his gallbladder, they think it might be the cause. Right now he is just taking Zantac (sp) and dealing with it.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Sunday, November 09, 2008
When I asked her who was in the picture, she said "Daddy, Mommy, Bubba, Gabby, Alina & Baby!"
I am still trying to figure out why Alina is the only angry one... lol... maybe Gabby is showing me how she felt when Alina came along.... nonetheless, I am proud of Gabby! I think she is doing great as an artist, I mean, it's in her blood... her daddy went to university to study art!
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Thursday, September 25, 2008
This pregnancy must be going well, because I still don't feel pregnant! I have a tiny belly, it is quite cute... but I have no pregnancy symptoms... and I am NOT complaining! I have been loosing weight, rather than gaining... and in most cases, I would be okay with that... but not during a pregnancy. They determined that I have a hyperactive thyroid, which accounts for the weight loss, and they are trying to determine now the best treatment. I have a job interview this afternoon. Nothing big, it is at Wendy's... but hey, it's a job, and we could use the extra income for winter oil and Christmas for the kids. Plus, they offer awesome benefits!
Well, that is about all I have for you. Check out my facebook for pictures. I should be adding some soon!
Monday, July 28, 2008
Alina's bum thanks me for all the hard work and time that I put into cloth diapering her. Chris is not really on board with the idea, so it really is me 100%. She is growing up so fast, I just can't believe it. Tooth number 3 and tooth number 4 are working their way into the top front, and boy does she let us know that they are coming! She is so close to walking it is not even funny! She loves to clap, laugh, growl, and say "mamamamammaa". Her newest "word" is nigh-nigh" and she really does start saying this when it is time for her night time bottle. I can't believe that she is already 9 1/2 months! Time goes by so fast!
Gabriella is a little stinker! She has been 98% potty trained since March. It is frustrating that all of her accedints are not at all that! They are purposful, and does in spite of me. She will "poop" on the floor on purpose just so she will get that little bit of extra attention, and it is driving me batty! I try so hard just to ignore the bad behaviour, put her on the potty, and clean up the mess; but sometimes, I can't help but fuss at her! She is a very smart girl, singing her ABC's, counting to 15 in 3 languages (english, french and spanish) and even recognizing all of her letters, numbers and colours! She loves to sing "the itsy bitsy spider", "twinkle twinkle", "row row row your boat" ad many more. She is a funny little girl!
Christian has been doing a bunch of babysitting this summer, and even saved enough money to buy gutair hero 3 & the gutair. We ar pretty proud of him. He will be in grade 7 this fall! He skipped grade 5 last year, and did excellent in grade 6! He is, however, a typical 11 (almost 12) year old, and can be a bit of a handful. He helps out, some, and expects a lot, but also knows that he can't have everything that he wants. This summer has been all about learning that you have to earn the things you want.
Chris and I have been working through a lot od issue this passed year. The move from Texas did a number on us, and then adding in a new baby and no job for Chris for the first nine months was not to helpful. We have been on the upward slope though, and are greatful for all the thoughts and prayers that have been sent out for us!
Well, I guess that is about all for our update. I do have one more thing, totally off topic. Please check this out and get an idea of what may parent shave been up to for the past 2 1/2 years here on PEI.
Kitchen Witch Write-up
Friday, June 27, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Over the winter, Jim took ill. He had pancriatitis. He never really got better. Just as he was starting to plan his trip back to PEI for the summer, he died of Cardiac arrest. Jim will be truely missed. In his honour, my parents will be adding "Jim's Teamanade" onto the menu.
Sunday, April 06, 2008
We are excited that this has gone through and that Chris will be able to go back to work, and we can stop worrying about how we will pay the next bill!
Alina will have her first physical therapy session this Friday. It was supposed to be last Friday, but we went to the wrong hospital, so it had to be rescheduled. I am in hopes that Chris and I can quickly learn the steps we need to take to help Alina strengthen her neck muscles.
Gabriella had to go to the hospital again this past Friday. I noticed during her bath that her girly area was swollen on the left side, and there was a grape sized purple lump on the lip. We took her in, and they did an ultrasound on it. The doctor put her on antibiotics, hoping that it will clear up, but he thinks we will have to have it drained (which means she will be sedated). It is a large absest that is filled with a puss that needs to be drained. It showed up rather quick, because she takes a bath every night before bed, and I only noticed it Friday night. With her being 99.9% potty trained, we don’t see that area much.
Christian is doing well in school. He still has all A’s and B’s, but one C in Social Studies…. He says it is because he has never had Canadian History before. His teacher says it is because he is rushing to be done quickly. I think his teacher is on the right track.
Well, that is our “little” update. Here are a few recent pictures... Gabby dressed up like Christian and Alina just chillin'
Monday, March 10, 2008
Chris will hopefully be starting his new job soon! He will be working at Cavendish Farms. It sounds like a good job, and he was told he will have a job there as long as he wants it. Meaning, he better want it!
We had our van delivered to the house on Friday. We have insurance for it on Friday, but we had to wait until today to go get the plate, and now we can officially drive it! It has been a HUGE pain in the butt getting this taken care of, but we are now we have it all taken care of!!
Well, I think that is it from our neck of the woods.
Friday, February 22, 2008
On another note, Christian came home from school yesterday VERY excited! He showed me this letter form the principal. He along with 14 other students from his school was selected to go on an all expenses paid ski trip to Quebec during March Break. It is sponsored by Tim Horton's. They will go skiing, and then go to the Parliament house in Ottawa. They also get to go to an NHL game while in Ottawa. He is so excited, and we are so glad he was selected. This gives him a fun, and educational thing to do over March break! So, yeah for Christian!
Thursday, February 21, 2008
We are soon to be Mini-van owners! We finally found a van, and we will be sucking it up and driving the family ride. This will give Christian room to stretch his legs, rather than being crammed between 2 care seats. He has been a good sport about it, but he is not getting any shorter, he is actually taller than me (I know that does not take much!). So, as soon as we have it, I will get pictures up so you can see. We are very excited!
Alina's MRI went GREAT! She is okay! No problems! The only thing left to deal with is her neck. She will soon be starting physical therepy to stregthen the muscles so she can turn her head to the left.
Gabby is 2! She turned 2 on February 16th. There are pictures on my dropshots account. www.dropshots.com/tinymommy81
Other than all of that, nothing new... haha!
Friday, February 01, 2008
When we returned home, our land lords wife was storming over to the house (BTW I really can’t stand her). She started yelling at Chris and telling him that he was basically a moron! She said that we were “negligent” and the pipes had frozen while we were gone, and the plumber was there fixing the problem. Chris went inside to talk to the plumber. The plumber told him that “no, the pipes did not freeze, you drained the pipes and turned off the pump!” Chris was so happy to hear that! Because he knew he had done everything that he should have done! I spoke to our land lord and he told me that next time we leave like that, just to let him know we are leaving, and tell him if we have drained the pipes so he knows.
So, another adventure under our belts! I have pictures from our little “vacation” to the hotel. I will post as soon as they are uploaded!
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Gabby is growning like a weed, as is Alina. These kids don't stay small for very long. Gabby's vocabulary is incredible! She knows most of her body parts, and points them out on EVERYONE! She is very fond of the word "no" but does not overuse it. She has recently started nodding her head to answer yes. She loves to sing the "backpack" song from Dora! I can't believe how much she has changed in the last 6 months!
Christian is doing well. Since he skipped the 5th grade, and was put right into 6th grade, he has still maintained an A/B average in all subjects! We are so proud of him!
Chris is still hoping to find a job.... It would help if his immigration paperwork were approved already!
I think that is about it.... I am planning a trip to Halifax, just me and the girls... I want to see Ceri's twins, and catch up with some other friends in Hali as well!