Sunday, May 25, 2008

Air Show

Rebecca had school this last weekend, so the rest of us had a boys day out. Yea! What better thing to go do than go and see than an air show. The day didn't start out real great in as soon as we stepped off the bus at the show, a jet passed by really close and naturally made a lot of noise. Logan then started to cry and said "I want to go home." Off the bus less than two minutes and he is ready to go home. Aaron and I needed to convince him to stay, so we started to look around at all of the neat vehicles. Climbing aboard and learning about these airplanes, helicopters, and other military vehicles finally loosened Logan up. Aaron was pretty calm through the whole thing.

The boys now know that this is a tank and it makes big holes in things.
This is a stryker, or also known as a green ambulance to younger crowd.

"Airplane go real fast," and "airplane real loud," is Logans explaination of the F-16.

The Blue Angels were really amazing. There were many different flying groups and stunt planes that put on performances. They also had the Golden Knights, or the Army parchute team jump and put on a performance with smoke streaming behind them. A day of pure testosterone, nothing wrong with that; even after a little bit of a rocky start.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Logan's 3rd Birthday

On Monday we celebrated Logan's 3rd birthday. He has been looking forward to this day ALL YEAR. Every day he would tell me "my birthday is on May, May twelf." Especially after we celebrated Aaron's first birthday, Logan could hardly contain his excitement for his birthday. Well, after much anticipation, and a few temper tantrums, here are the pics from Logan's big day.

He got a case of Star Wars Mr. Potato heads...

His favorite is Darth Vader. He even imitates the creepy breathing!

Of course, we have to include birthday cake pictures. You'd hope by this birthday we could have taught him more gentleman-like manners, but no such luck. The fork was a wasted effort.
And Aaron likes to copy big brother...

He also got a lefty golf club, gummies (yum) and finger puppets from grandparents. (Thank you!) It was a fun day, if you discount all of the naughty little things boys do when they are overly excited (like snitching four birthday cupcakes when mommy was taking a shower. At least he shared with Aaron, right? Does that count for something? :-) ).

Happy Birthday Logan! We love you so much!

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day!

This post is dedicated to our mothers out there whom we love very much. We want you to know how much more we have come to appreciate your efforts and patience now that we are parents too!

The top 10 things we've learned about motherhood...

1. A mother's work is never done.

2. A mother never stops worrying about her children, no matter how old they are.

3. ALL mothers are working mothers

4. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs, since the payment is pure love.

5. It kills you to see your children grow up, but I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.

6. We never know the love of a mother until we become mothers ourselves

7. Every day of our lives we make deposits into the memory banks of our children.

8. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

9. Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.

And..........drum roll.........

10. Mothers are:



Tender (tired)

Heaven on earth



Grandma Wheeler

Thank you for listening to me through my ramblings and rough days!

I love the memories I have of our outings and activities together. I will keep them forever!

I am a better person because of the love you have shown me throughout my life.

I love you mom!

Grandma Rose

I love you Gran'ma Rose!

We love your squeezes, and your visits.

I love you mom, thank you for all that you have done for me. You are the greatest.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Today's blog: Smiles and Sleepers
This is what I have the pleasure of seeing every day!

Unfortunately, the boys have been sick for the last two weeks. It was so sad to watch Aaron crawl to a pile of blankets and snuggle himself in. He just laid there for a while looking miserable until he finally fell asleep.

Logan did the same, crawling in my bed and dozing away. As a mother of two VERY active little boys, this was extremely unnatural behavior to witness. Needless to say, I got to spend the last two weeks snuggling my sick little boys. You couldn't hear me complaining, though. :-)

Now everyone is healthy at last, just in time for Aaron to get a bloody nose. *sigh*
What's a mother to do... poor kid.