Bedtime problems with Aurora

Feb 3, 2014

I'm getting annoyed, so to keep my humor up, I'm going to record all the things Aurora needs from me before she falls asleep. All begin with her yelling, "Mommy!? MOMMY!!! MOMMYYYYYY!" She is swaddled in her special blanket from my mom, so she doesn't want to get out of bed...this is a GOOD thing. LOL....
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Snow Day!

Jan 28, 2014

It started snowing at about 9am this morning. I wasn't expecting it to last long, so I got the kids ready to go play. They were incredibly excited!
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Kiddo stories this week

Jan 28, 2014

Quinn has named his time out timer "my tick-tick." He exclaims, "NO my tick tick!" when he's being taken to time out. When the timer rings, he has started covering his eyes or his ears because I always say something about the reason he was in time out before releasing him. Today, he covered his eyes and then, when I squatted down to wait for him to be ready to talk, he leaned forward and blew his nose in my face...good thing he doesn't have a cold! Crazy kid.
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Apr 17, 2015 8:40pm

Apparently it’s the right age for signs on bedroom doors. Aurora’s says “No sneezing, no coughing, no boys, yes girls.” Quinn’s says “No sneezing, outside frisbee, no sneezing.” ;)

Apr 12, 2015 8:38pm

Wil is helping prep dinner when Quinn walks into the kitchen…

Quinn: Cheese! I have monster cheese? Please?
Wil: Yes, you can have munster cheese. Just a minute.
Quinn: Yay, monster cheese!

Apr 9, 2015 12:59am

Tonight was dress up as a princess or super hero night at AWANA for Aurora. She chose to go as Princess Leia. When she got home she exclaimed, “My costume didn’t go so well as I planned. ONLY TWO PEOPLE KNEW STAR WARS!!!” Welcome to being a geek, kiddo. ;)

Apr 9, 2015 12:31am

First he went for the kitchen sink water sprayer and made a puddle in the kitchen. Next he went for the garden hose and made a lake in our living room. Then he went for the syrup, and–thankfully–mostly wanted to drink it…out of a full-to-the-brim child plate while hiding behind furniture in our living room.

The question in everyone’s minds is now: What will he go for next???