Wednesday, June 30
Monday, June 28
Thursday, June 24
Anyway, the real point of thie blog is Dylan. During this time while we are digging and moving dirt he is "helping" with his own shovel and rake. After awhile he got bored so I let him come inside and watch an episode of Little Einsteins, but eventually he came back out and played in the water. He didn't get much attention, but we certainly knew he was there. Anyway, at 9:30 I took him inside for a bath (we were all DIRTY!) and the poor kid had 8 freaking mosquito bites...ON HIS FACE! I had sprayed him, and myself, with TONS of OFF, but I never spray his poor sweet face. I felt just awful. Dustin went and got some Benedryl and some stuff to actually put on the bites. The poor thing is just like me. I walk outside and get swarmed by them, and when I get bit they get about the size of a quarter. So his poor face was swollen and red and of course itchy. This morning they have shrunk but now it kind of looks like he has chicken pox :( So we are mostly hanging out at the house today, I can only imagine taking him somewhere and get stares because it really looks like he has chicken pox, and to tell someone that "Oh they're just mosquito bites." - doesn't exactly make me look like Mother of the Year! But I swear I put OFF on - and he didn't have any bites anywhere...except his sweet face!
Here is Dylan doing his best to seem as pathetic as possible...I had just put benedryl on some of his bites and he's making sure I know that he REALLY needed it!
Monday, June 21
Sunday, June 20
We got Dustin new boots for Father's Day so Dylan had to wear his to church also :)
And on top of having a great Dad, Dylan also has the best Pops around! We didn't get to hang out with my Dad this weekend because he is working hard down in Mississippi, but we sure did miss him! I am one blessed girl because I also have the best Dad in the whole world! He taught be to be independent (maybe too much sometimes), he taught me persesrverance (I could tell many stories...but I'm I'd be up all night), my dad taught me to laugh at myself - such a great thing to learn!, he's taught me how to be a parent (I'll give you a reason to cry :), and SOO many more! So happy Father's day Dad, I love you and miss you!
Wednesday, June 16
Tuesday, June 15
This weekend we were at my Mom's house swimming and the time came for him to lay down to take a nap. So he takes his nap (a late one) so because it was so late I decided to wake him up a little early because it was already 6. Dustin actually did the waking up, Dylan comes in the family room and is waking up in the recliner. I go over to kiss him and he is scratching at a mosquito bite (the poor kids is cursed with being delish to mosquitos like me) - so I told him to stop scratching them to which he replies with big eyes, "I'm FREAKING OUT!!" Normally I would tell him we don't say that word, but all I could do was die laughing! Funny!
Today we ventured down the Fair Park to go to the Museum of Nature and Science (I LOVE that place!) The science teacher/nerd comes out in full force. But it great because it is one of those places I can take Dylan and we BOTH can have fun...sometimes a rarity with typical 3 year old entertainment. So we came home and he had to lay down early because we have swimming lessons at 3. So just a minute ago I hear little feet (we have a pier & beam house so you can hear everything) I go to check on him and sure enough he is missing from his bed...where would he go? ***I'm back, I went to check on him and he was still laying there playing airplanes with his hands so I had to lay down with him*** anyway, back to the story...I found him hiding out in my bedroom in spying on me. I acted stern but really just wanted to laugh at how adorable he was, but I kept it together. So he goes back to his bed, I leave him...and as you now know I ended up having to lay down with him. I will that I slightly dread the day that he stops taking naps! But in his 3 1/2 years of life he has gone MAYBE 3 or 4 days in which he didn't nap and on those days he went to bed EARLY! Typically, the kid loves to sleep!
Another great conversation that Dylan and I had this morning went like this...
Dylan - "Mommy, I need to tell you something."
Me - "Ok"
Dylan - "You're my best girl e(b)er, and I love you!"
Me - "I love you too sweet boy!"
Oh, he melts my heart! ALL the time he is at random times telling us how much he loves us! He is such a kind hearted little boy! I feel like we are quickly headed toward those days in which he will only hug and kiss me when we are in the house, alone, with noone else there to witness the exchange of kisses and hugs, so I steal them ALL the time! If he asks for a drink or snack, my response is "it's going to cost ya!" and he knows that means that he has to give me a kiss and hug before I'll oblige! If he wants to go outside or asks for pretty much anything he know that it's going to cost him! How in the world is he already 3 1/2?!?
I am off to get everything ready for swimming lessons! This is day #1 so I'll keep you updated on the progress!
Friday, June 11
Tuesday, June 8
Monday, June 7
I have been looking for an old window for years, everytime I am in an antique store I see them but they are way over priced! This one I found - with NO broken panes - for $20! I was pumped! I just need to clean it up some and put some hangers on it! I'll post pictures when it is on the wall!
Carrying on the bird theme...Dustin isn't a fan, hopefully I can win him over :)