Saturday, December 5, 2009

Peace, Love and Joy

I have no camera so no "new" pictures... are you listening Santa??? I need a new camera for Christmas:)
Funny From Yesterday

Josiah had a black trash bag filled with Santa's toys:

Josiah: Mama, what do you want for Christmas? Ho! Ho! Ho!

Mama: Hmmm... Peace, Love and Joy!

Alexander (not skipping a beat): Mama, why don't you ask for toys?

Josiah (while digging through his bag): Mama, we don't have those.
Here are some pictures from Christmas 2008, sure to bring a smile to your face AND see how much our A, Z and J have grown!!

We got our new front teeth in 2009!

Is that SANTA CLAUS???

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Christmas Jammies

The boys wanted to wear their new Christmas jammies, so after baths at Grandmom and Granddad's house on Thanksgiving I let them wear them for the first time. Our camera is broken, so THANK YOU Auntie for taking these awesome pictures of our boys!!

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Monday, August 24, 2009

We're Here!

We are finally here. We could hardly slow Josiah down as he scurried through the parking lot calling, "Hurry up mama and papa!" In the meantime, my tummy is about to erupt from nervousness. Why are we putting our child through this? He looks perfect in our eyes! Why can't the world accept him just as he is now?
We're doing this because we love you so much Josiah and we want to improve your quality of life!

Such a good patient!

Dr. Van Aalst aka "Dr. August 24th" to Josiah. We got the check mark!

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Finally! August 24th - Josiah's Surgery

Today is the big day!! Mama came to stay with Alexander and Zechariah while we headed off to Chapel Hill for Josiah's first surgery. There are no words to describe how excited this child is to have surgery?? He is very anxious to "fix his eye" and he has been asking "when I go to doctor mama?" Although we try to explain to him this is the beginning of a very long process, he is READY to get started!

Last night we had to wash with antibacterial soap from chin down and once again this morning. We had to get "super duper clean". Josiah was so good at following directions in preparation for his surgery. I was worried that he could not have anything to eat after midnight and unsure of actual surgery time. He could have sips of juice until 7:30 am. Once again, my little Asian angel amazed me and didn't complain at all about his tummy. This comes from a little boy who calls for food as soon as his feet hit the floor in the morning.

Auntie Lydia and Uncle Ben came yesterday to hook Josiah up with all he needed for surgery an recovery:) He received the cutest Chapel Hill scrubs, Carolina Ram, and a backpack full of fun stuff to do while recovering.

Is my child ready or what???

Josiah took this picture of his very nervous mommy!

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Grateful for School Supplies

My husband works with some amazing folks! We are constantly reminded of how blessed we are by our friends! A totally unexpected gift was given to us and off we went to Walmart with our long list for 2nd, 1st, and Kindergarten school supplies. Pencil boxes, crayons, markers, dry erase markers, glue, pencils, tissues, disinfectant wipes, scissors, folders....

...Thank you!!!

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

You are My Sunflower Sunshine

How's that Zech? Recently, Zech does not like for me to call him nicknames (Sweetie, Sweet Pea, Pumpkin, Sweetie Pie, Peanut .... he does NOT want to be called anything but Zech).

So, I wonder if Sunshine will work? Zech (with a little help from his brothers and me) planted a sunflower garden and here are the results:) Usually, Zech frowns when I try to interrupt him to take his picture, but he didn't hesitate when I asked for a picture in front of "his" sunflowers.

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Sunday, July 5, 2009

Ice Cream at Squiggley's

YUMMY (and that's all I'm going to say) :)

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