Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Our God-Daughter, Aaliyah

Aaliyah is almost 4 months old now! We try and steal her from Christie almost every weekend. I just love having her over.
  • She is such a good baby
  • She sleeps through the night
  • Her laugh and smiles are contagious
  • She makes our house calm when the teenagers are going nuts...ha ha.

We love you Aaliyah! We feel so blessed that you are a part of our lives!!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

A gift from Wayne and Jaylin!

What a special gift!

My sister-in-law Jaylin made our family the most adorable picture for our home!


I love the detail of this picture...She really captured the essence of our teenagers and even our puppy Joey. Simply amazing!

Thank you Jay!
I will treasure this always and always!

Happy 12th Birthday Tyler!

Tyler is 12!!

We had a little family birthday party for my nephew Tyler last weekend. Tyler, Nana and Papa made a cute heart cake with "Tyler's famous whipped cream"!
The blueberries on the cake were perfect!

Tyler got a new bean bag chair from Nana and Papa and we got him a new pitching machine! It was a really fun day!

Happy Birthday to my little man "Ty". We love you very much!

Evil Stepmother

This fairytale of mine isn't always birds singing as I float around in my ball gown petting the small animals.

Not even close to real life in a blended family. This is HARD! Add teenager issues into the mix and you end up with a not so happy household sometimes. I love my family very much but sometimes I feel fed up, unappreciated and disrespected.
I know that all Moms have this feeling at times,
but today is a rough day in the life of this evil step mom.

Things I will work on this week:

  • Biting my tongue
  • Supporting my husband in his parenting style (which is totally different than mine...not better or worse, just different)
  • Look for opportunities to try and be helpful not hurtful

Please pray for me....**Deep Breath**