Saturday, June 28, 2008
The weather was so great on Saturday!! The kids love to be outside playing. Aydan is such a busy-body. He's constantly getting into something he's not suppose to and boy does he get mad when someone tells him no!! He likes to play out in the yard, but we have to keep a close eye on him, especially living right on the highway. He also tries to be Dad's helper out in the garage. He grabs the tools and pretends to work on the lawn mower. Kenzie is pretty content just riding her bike up and down the sidewalk or making a hopscotch with her chalk. I can't believe how big shes getting. I think she's 6 going on 15! She can have such an little attitude sometimes (her teenage years ought to be exciting !) She and Aydan are pretty much total opposites! When she was his age, she was so good, never got into anything, at least from what I remember. And he seems to get into any and everything. Also, she is quite a jabber mouth and Aydan is pretty quiet, for the most part. Aydan is such a great sleeper. He has slept through the night since he was two months old. Well, there is times once in a while where he does wake up, but when Mackenzie was a baby, it seemes like got up at least once every night until she was like three years old. But, we couldn't ask for better kids. We are very blessed to have such a great family!
Thursday, June 26, 2008
This week, Mackenzie has been going to Vacation Bible School in the evenings at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Forrest. Shes had a lot of fun there with all of the activities and crafts that they do. With school being out, I think its good for her to be around other kids and to be learning new things. I'm sure she enjoys being able to get out of the house without Mom and Dad too. Tonight was the last night of the bible school so the kids put on a little program with some songs and dances for the parents to watch. It was pretty cute.
After the program, they had cookies and lemonade for everyone.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Here he is with a big smile :)
Now he's pretending to be shy-we know better, Aydan
One of his favorite toys now is my cell phone. He'll grab it out of my purse and walk around the house with it. "Hi" he says as he puts it up to his ear. Then he'll close it and bring it down by his hip, like he's going to clip it there, like Dad does. He's also starting to get more into playing with cars and trucks. He's even starting to make the noises to go along with them.
Just to update everyone on Aydan's burns, they are healing really, really well. We aren't even wrapping them anymore. They've gotten so much better just in the past two weeks, we can't believe it. The other day after we took his wraps off for the last time and let him stand up, he pointed to his foot and looked at us like whats going on, I can see my feet again. Its nice that he's getting back to normal. He can wears shoes again and play outside.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Sunday, June 15, 2008
You may have thought I didn't see,
Perhaps you thought I missed it all,
Without you, Dad, I wouldn't be
I've grown up with your values,
By Joanna Fuchs
Friday, June 13, 2008
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Yesterday we had to take Aydan back to Springfield so they could look at his burns again and finally make a decision on what to do. They decided that his legs are showing enough signs of healing that he would not need any skin grafting-thank goodness!!! He should be mostly healed in a few weeks so that is wonderful. That is what we had hoped they would say. Actually, his right leg that had the smaller burn doesn't even need to be wrapped in gauze anymore. It is healing really well. He's getting around really good and he is starting to stand a lot more. Now he just needs to go back to Springfield in about 3 weeks so they can check on him. We're glad that we don't have to go back more often than that. Its such a long drive and its not cheap with the price of gas now!!
Heres the bad news:
On our way down last Thursday, we hit a HUGE pothole on the interstate. It was scary. We thought for sure we would have blown a tire or something. But, we kept on driving and made it there and back without any problems. It wasn't until two days later that we saw the damage to our wheels. The right front and back aluminum wheels were cracked pretty bad and there is a bubble in each of those tires, which Danny said means that there is a belt broke inside. We can't believe that we made it home driving on those wheels like that. So, now we have to get that fixed, but luckily insurance will pay for fixing it.