Saturday, November 29, 2014

Funny guy

I am pretty sure Kingston practices piano more than my 2 kids that actually take lessons.
I was shaking laughing so hard while I was videotaping his Frozen/ABC/Days of the week song. 
 I have to document this 4 year old because he cracks me up often. Since preschool he has really gotten into letters and quizzes me regularly on different letters, because I need to work on them.
 His siblings are definitely competing with my big arm in his favorite things.
 He got a prime spot for the Christmas tree lighting.
 This was a rare occasion he asked me to take his picture, he never wants his picture taken and if he sees me taking one, I am ordered to DELETE it right away.

 This was a big deal, he started writing his name and drawing people in the same week, with his left hand, we will see if this continues.
Kingston giving Roe a shot, he told her if she closes her eyes it won't hurt.

A thankful heart

Psalm 100:4-5

Enter his gates with thanksgiving
    and his courts with praise;
    give thanks to him and praise his name.
For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;
    his faithfulness continues through all generations.

 Trav to the kiddos to  Lyndon to have Thanksgiving with his cousins and their kids I got some scary videos of them driving this razor and 1 pic! I think they had a lot of fun.
Kingston, especially looks happy;)
 My first Thanksgiving with no turkey, but I got to spend it with these L&D turkeys.
As much as I would love to stay home, I am truly blessed to have a job that I love even if  it means I have to wear ugly blue scrubs & work the holidays.
 Blessed to have these crazy kiddos & hub in my life
 Xander was sick with a headache & fever for 6 days, ugghh!
Thankful he is better, no time to be sick in middle school.
Jeryka of course, on my heart always. So thankful she is in our lives and shows us daily how to fight and live beautifully in the midst of an ugly cancer. So hard to believe it has been a year since the wedding.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Vengo Anch'io

Meet season is creeping right up on us and Roe is excited to compete optional level 7 this year because they get to make up their own routines. We listened to lots of music and I let Roe pick it, I was thinking I pay, I pick. She loves the music and is having fun with the routine Shay put together for her.  Not sure what it means but Vengo Anch'io is her music and a week into it, I think it looks pretty good so far.

 Jeryka, just finished gamma knife at MD for a few small spots in her brain and will go to NIH next week in hopes to start a trial. Continued prayers for her, please.
Love this group

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Stingrays Soccer

 We switched Jude to Flinthills soccer club this year and he had a great season.
Honestly, a big reason we changed is for this kid who is a fellow Marlatter and good friend of Jude's. Tanner is the ultimate soccer stud and so fun to watch, his dad volunteers all week on the field and coaches 3 Stingrays teams, it wasn't a hard decision.
We saw the good, bad and ugly side of Jude in the last game. He got so upset when he thought he should have made every goal he shot at that didn't go in.  He is so hard on himself, not really sure what we will do with that, but I can't deal with a crier on the field, I learned that about myself.
Stingrays team 2 were undefeated, but played a lot of younger teams so wasn't exactly a fair schedule.
Sophia and Jude, they are growing up, the girls made these boys hustle!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Happy Halloween!

A beautiful evening for Aggieville trick or treat, look at the grumpy spiderman!
my kids fav, the creepy bird lady in the dusty bookshelf
Jude was an avid Royals fan through the playoffs and World Series, I found myself watching his reactions sometimes more than the games with a cute Stella monster
Xander read  The Outsiders this year for language arts. He got best character at youth group as Dally. I wasn't sure the candy cigs were appropriate but like he said, Dally had a cigarette in every scene.
some of our kid bunch
check out the Olaf, Annie made of course!
Kingston and Beckham dressed up for preschool as the spidey duo
Aunt Angie came through with Skylander's Tree Rex for Halloween night.

these two were super cute trick or treating troopers,  even in the freezing cold!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Purple Crushed

Purple Crush team with BCE Kenzie & Angie
 These girls made lots of improvement from last year, another fun volleyball season!
 Gray has the height for a volleyball player
The girls had to up their game when we lost Claire to a broken wrist.
Girls won every match (there were only 4 teams, and I think we played each one twice)
and Wesley joined us this year, next up Konza!

Monster Splash

I can always tell which one Xander is because he doesn't wear a swim cap,
 that being said, he frequently needs some deep conditioning treatments.
 Besides the swimmers hair, dry skin and chlorine cologne, Xander has still been loving swimming,
 this bum shot is my best one of the day, not sure about the form?
 Freestyle continues to be his best
 I lost my hub for the weekend, but he did a good job being mc or maybe he liked making the monster mix music #thriller
Sometimes I wonder if he is in it for the social part, these 3= funny kids