Tuesday, November 15, 2011

love this smiley photo!!!

My favorite sister took this photo this summer (family joke. the favorite sister thing).
I think it is probably the best photo of the boys we have.... they both have such great smiles in this!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011


do you like our pumpkins?? we love em! (and have kissed and hugged them...over and over!)

ok ready to go trick or treating!!

mmm daddy, yummy shirt!

We have enough candy now! We want to help give it out!

Who's who???????

Haircut time came around and Z decided he wanted his hair cut the same as H....

we can tell still.....can you???????

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

two boys....and a cash register

this summer the boys discoverd how much fun it is to play w/ a cash register. a real one. and w/ the help of grampy B, they had their own "Elmo Store".... of course now they think that they should have a real cash register of their own.....

Thursday, July 7, 2011

patent pending.....

have a booboo on your head? we've got the perfect booboo pack holder for you! w/ easy access holes for placing the packs...

you know what they say....necessity is the mother of invention. in this case he had two booboos on his noggin and didn't want to have to hold them on.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

tie day

Hunter started it one morning. Both boys like picking out thier own clothes, but this morning he was feeling like an especially snappy dresser. I think he had a big meeting at work. He likes to play going to work, and that morning he was talking about going to work right after getting out of bed. BTW....Daddy DOES NOT wear a tie to work! the funny pose is due to him being mid jump, but this picture reallys shows off the complete ensemble he picked out...

Zachary wanted some tie action too, but as you can see he took the more casual route.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

sweet boys

too bad its hard to get a picture w/ them both facing forward!

its been a big week around our house.... Zachary has been wearing undies to bed!!!

He has been doing so great. Hunter WANTS TO WEAR THEM!!! but its just not his time yet. poor guy. He asks every night to wear his undies. But pretty much every morning his pullup is full. Not going to put him, or me through a wet bed each night.

Z could have been wearing undies for a while, but he just this week decided to try it.

also have had a couple of all the way through the night sleep nights for both of them this past month.

if you are like most people you are saying .....WHAT??? THEY ARE 3 (almost 3 1/2)... but a lot of kids who have been adopted have sleep issues...
and we have dealt with them since the beginning.

may it just keep on getting better! (and not have a backslide...yeah right.... we are used to those- just part of the territory!)

anyway its been a pretty good week

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Having Fun....

The boy's had a great time at the bouncy place....They went down this slide a lot :)

Having fun .... Where did Hunter Go?

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

They saw a rainbow!!!!

Wooohoooo! My boys saw a rainbow!!!! My boys have some vision issues.....that don't really effect us, but it is a fact of their lives. I have gone along thinking my boys may never see stars without a telescope, they may never be able to drive, they may never see a rainbow.....

But they DID see a rainbow. It was a small one in our yard caused by using the hose to water the garden. The sun was shining, we were watering, and suddenly Zachary shouted out "RAINBOW!" It was a faint rainbow. Not a brilliantly gleaming one.....and he saw it....and then he called Hunter over...and he saw it too.

It really was one of those things that is so simple that most just take for granted. But I am rejoicing this small pale rainbow, this rainbow that on prior days would not have phased me. Today. I am thinking that this is the most beautiful rainbow I have ever seen.

Monday, April 11, 2011

They are big boys now!!!

Its official. Zachary and Hunter wore undies to school. They have been wearing underwear at home for a while now, but we finally decided to make a go of it and wear them to school as well.

They are very excited. Not that they care about wearing the undies to school, they are excited that I will finally let them wear their "Diego" underwear! I held those off as their big reward. You should have seen their grins as they picked out which ones they were going to wear.

...sigh....they are getting so big so fast.