Monthly Archives: April 2010

30 weeks!

And the countdown to baby begins! I can’t believe I am already 30 weeks. I am sooo not ready for this baby! I have so much to do to get ready and I can’t seem to get started. I did go in for a 4d ultrasound yesterday.  Lulu was transverse at my pelvis again! That’s […]

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No TV Update

It has now been exactly 20 days since we took away the TV on the week days. No one even asks. If they do and they are insistant I allow them 30 minutes. It’s amazing how picky they can be when they know they are only allowed one show. That is their entire screen time […]

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My Little Music Lover

All of my kids have been pretty verbal at Virginia’s age. She will be two next month and I can hardly stand how cute she is. I remember when Xander was three, we would have him perform “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” all of the time. Virginia seems to be following in similar footsteps. Over the […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

I don’t know about you, but I am not the kind of person that would say I had a “green thumb.” In fact I am about as far from green as you can possibly get when it comes to gardening and plant life.  I believe in the importance of growing our own food but I have […]

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Clogging Competition

Rani participated in her very first clogging competition last Saturday.  She participated in two categories. Neither of us knew what to expect. We were told that she could wear anything she wanted and that it didn’t really matter.  I tried to curl her hair but it was a miserable failure and we didn’t put any […]

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Piano is Delicious!

I have a love hate relationship with piano.  I love it because my Grandma taught me how to play. I hate it because I never was very good at it. I would practice and practice and practice and I never could seem to get past a certain point.  I love my actual piano because my same […]

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Science Projects

It’s no secret to those who know me that I don’t love science.  I only had one science class that I enjoyed in high school and that was a class where we studied animals and their environments.  I did a bit of science with Xander when he was younger using the young scientist kits but honestly […]

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Third Trimester Blues and Sunday Jitters

Well, folks, today is the day. The Third trimester has begun.  I knew it was coming this week because I all of a sudden felt like I was carrying around a bowling ball between my legs and last night when I rolled over I felt like I was being stabbed by daggers in the stomach. […]

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TV Day

I apologize for the profuseness of my blogging lately.  Usually I feel as if I don’t have much to say but lately I keep blogging in my head all day.  Thank you for reading if you choose to but please don’t feel obligated. I wanted to update on the screen issues.  We did end up […]

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Day Two=No Fun

Day two on the no screens experiment didn’t go as swimmingly as the first. I had to endure a lot more complaining from my 4yo and I found out that the two older boys had stayed up watching TV the night before. I missed American Idol and I had to find out that they almost […]

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The Great “No Screens” Experiment

Well, we survived. Well it’s 7pm and no one has killed anyone yet. It was an interesting day to say the least. I started out the experiment when my 4yo asked to play the computer upon completion of his chores(no school this week, spring break) and I said NO. I didn’t intend to keep saying […]

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Too Much Screen Time!

I have to admit that through the last few years I have let the TV and computer creep so much into my and the kids lives, we practically don’t know what to do with ourselves! Over the last year I have especially struggled with my 4yo son who would throw raging tantrums every morning when […]

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Easter 2010

We had a lovely Easter here. We spent the day lounging around enjoying our treats and watching General Conference. I have to admit I took many more pictures of the baby than I did the other children. I couldn’t help it. She is just so cute! The Easter egg hunt took place last week, thank […]

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