Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wednesday Weekly Review - Vegas Baby!!!

That's right, we made our annual trip to Las Vegas for Papa's pool tourney!  We had a great time in Vegas and D is now the proud owner of his very own pool cue!  Unfortunately, I have too much work to get done to post all the pics/stories, but I'll leave you with this preview!

Much more later including D's new preschool!!   

Papa's boy at the pool tourney :)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Wednesday Weekly Review - Let's Go to the Dentist!!

We had another busy fun-filled week!!

 Saturday morning, we made eggs!  They were supposed to be green, but D insisted we add all the they were more of a grey-green, but still delicious!!

On Saturday, we went to one of Uncle Morris' last track meets (after his promotion to Vice Principal, he won't be able to coach).  The track meet was fun, although very windy.  And Dylan was scared of the gun shot start...he has been very scared of loud sounds lately and the gun was no exception. 

 Bike and car fun at the Morris house!

On Sunday, I had corporate challenge volleyball!  We won all of our games on Sunday, but unfortunately lost on Tuesday.  Dylan came out on Sunday with my parents to watch.  Unfortunately, the gym was pretty loud and Dylan threw an all out fit when my mom brought him into the gym (ears covered and screaming).  He was perfectly content watching the baseball games outside...after my games, I managed to convince Dylan to go into the gym with me.  I got him to calm down and not be scared of the whistles...and he had a great time throwing the volleyball over the net.  

On Monday, Dylan had his first trip to the dentist!!  Luckily, big cousin Ella pumped up how fun it was to go, so Dylan was super excited!  He did an amazing job!!  He didn't cry once and wasn't scared.  He was a doll to everybody he met and the dentist even commented on the fact that he was one of the best three year old patients he had ever had (and yes, I know he may very well tell all the moms that, but yes it still made me very happy!)

Playing in the dinosaur play area before the appointment (one of D's favorite parts of the dentist)

Checking out the instruments!

Sporting his awesome green sunglasses and watching Dora on the ceiling!

D's favorite part of the dentist...the frozen yogurt afterwards (provided by the dentist!)

Tonight, we went back to the gym to watch Uncle Billy's team play for the championship.  I really wanted to get Dylan back to the gym so that he would get over his fear of the loud sounds and whistles.  He said he wanted to go, but as soon as we got to the gym, he didn't want to...luckily, with a little convincing we went into the gym and had a great time!  Uncle Billy's team even won gold!!!

I'll leave you with one last funny Dylan story...(warning: it's a bit on the gross side!)  On Saturday, Dylan was in the bathroom.  He often wants "privacy" and has me leave until he's done.  Well, he yelled from the bathroom, "mama, come quick!"  Not necessarily the thing you want to hear from your 3 year old in the bathroom.  So, I go into the bathroom and he (still sitting on the toilet), points and says, "look, my poop looks like a sea turtle!"  He was SO proud of himself...and I almost fell on the ground laughing!!!  He's such a fun age and I really never know what might come out of his mouth next :)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Wednesday Weekly Review - Happy Mother's Day!

But first, happy birthday, Baby Grant!!!  That's right, in a little over a week, Grant will be one!!  We went to his birthday party on Saturday and had a great time!  Kristen thought of every little detail and all of the kiddos (and grown ups) enjoyed the park!  Grant is starting to look like such a little boy and is as cute as ever!!  I can't wait to continue to see the kiddos grow up together!!

Happy (belated) Mother's Day to all the moms out there!!  I'm very lucky to be surrounded by so many moms that I can use as role models on how to raise Dylan!  A special happy mother's day to Namma!  It is so nice to have such an amazing example on how to be a great mom!  Thank you for everything you do for all of us!  And thanks for being an equally amazing grandma!  

Also, a very happy birthday to Uncle Morris!!  Morris' birthday fell on mother's day this year, so we had double the celebration!  We played our traditional round of golf, but Morris joined us this year for his birthday and Papa managed all 3 kiddos!  Namma won the golf game, but Aunt Andrea also had the best round of her life!  She had a couple of pars (and yes there were cartwheels again!) and played great.  And for the official record, Uncle Billy beat me for the first time ever!  

The moms and their kiddos :)

After golf, we headed to the park!

Happy Birthday, Uncle Morris!!

 Baby Collin (and Josh and Beth) got Dylan a "shaving kit" for the bathtub!  He loves playing with it!