Friday, April 16, 2010

The girls

Tummy time

Emma and Rylee


All 3 girls

Rylee and daddy

Mackenzie talking to Rylee

Just hanging out

All 3 kiddos

Emma in shoes for the first time

Watching Elmo

Playing candyland while talking to Nana

I have been taking a lot of pictures lately, pretty much after I get all 3 kiddos ready for the day we take pictures before we head out. I have also included some pictures of what the kids do during the day.

Baseball Fun

Family picture

Me and my girls



The other night, we decided to take a family trip to the Arizona Diamondback's Stadium to watch our neighbor play in a special game for his high school. We loaded up the entire family and headed there with Pops (Bret's dad). We had a great time and it was nice just to get out and do something all together!!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

A real accomplishment

Rylee in jeans for the first time!!
Smiley Emma

Rylee having a rough morning!!

At least two are smiling!

Mackenzie and Emma

I find it to be a HUGE accomplishment if I can get all 3 girls out of the house dressed and looking cute. At times the babies will look great, while I forgot to brush Mackenzie's hair, or Mackenzie will look adorable and the babies will be in their spit up pjs. So on days when I drive away from the house knowing all 3 girls look like they are raised by someone who cares about them then I feel Great!!!!

Ear Surgery Again!!!

Being so good in the stroller

Emma had fun too

Shopping completed

All ready for bed before the big day, new jammies and buddy

Mackenzie has had tubes in her ears 2 times and now she had to have them put in again. The poor thing keeps getting ear infections and after the surgery the Dr. said that her hearing has been as though she has been under 3 feet of water, which explains why the tv volume has always been at about 20!!!!! Anyways, my mom came to visit to take care of the twins so that Bret and I could take her to the surgery, but beforehand we had to take her to make a build a bear and to get new jammies for her big day. The hard part about her being older is that she remembers exactly what happens during surgery and she freaks out. This time she actually did really well until the nurse came to take her, she starting screaming and clinging on to me, yelling I only want my mommy. The nurse said in this case I could carry her to the surgery door, but then I would have to hand her off immediately. So I get to the door and pry Mackenzie off of my shoulder and hand her to the nurse, the doors close and I can hear her screaming and I turn around to walk out with Bret and I am in tears. My lovely husband to lighten the mood goes, "I wonder where she gets it from???" Yes she is a crier like me:) Anyways we go and sit in the waiting room and I text my mom to tell her that she was just taken in and the Dr comes out and tells me it is all over, the whole procedure only lasted 10 minutes!!! She did great, she played all day and was fine, and now she can hear perfect!!!!!!


My dad entertaining Rylee
So Big

Mackenzie wanted to take a picture of Emma and me

Coloring easter eggs

Mackenzie wanted a picture of her with her egg

finding her tv and dvd player

All dressed up for Easter

Emma and Mackenzie

We had a great Easter, we started celebrating on Sat with Mackenzie and daddy going to an Easter carnival while I took the girls and taught a stroller strides class, then we all met up for lunch and headed home to spend some time with my family who came in for the weekend. We all colored Easter eggs and then headed off to Bret's softball game. On Easter morning Mackenzie hunted for eggs and went on a scavenger hunt to find her big gift, a tv and dvd player for her room!!! What a big girl, but she is only allowed to watch her new tv when she is going to bed, no hanging out in her room all day watching tv for her! We then had a great home cooked breakfast, took some naps and hung around the house. It was a perfect Easter, I hope you and your family had a blast as well!!