Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Daddy Day

My husband is AMAZING.
How do you know your dad is a good one?

-His children run to him shouting "Dad!" when he comes home from work.
-He willingly works to support his family.
-He takes good care of his wife by giving her time off every once in a while, and by giving her backrubs, too.
-He is a good example to his children.
-He teaches his children to ride their bikes.
-He travels all over town to find the right bike for his 5 year old boy(it had to be that Speed Racer one).
-He lets his kids crawl all over him.
-He lets his kids do his hair.
-He takes his kids to the library.
-He bathes his kids.
-He reads to his kids and uses different voices for the different characters.
-He helps his kids set up forts in the house.
-And soooo many more amazing things.

Thanks to my husband for being the best dad in the world. I love you!

Thanks also to my Papa Bear for being my best dad in the whole world.
Here's what I love about my dad...

-He STILL lets me lay on his belly (although it's not as big as it used to be).
-When I call, he answers the phone by yelling RACHITA!
-He really CAN fix anything!
-He almost always answers his cell phone.
-Letta Mo Tetta (need I say more?)
-He is passionate about his beliefs.
-He never misses a chance to teach us something.
-He makes a great trophy husband to my mom.
-He loves my children and they love him.
-He reads a lot of good books but claims he hates English.
-He loves farming.
-He gives the kids rides on the tractor.
-You can always count on him to make you laugh.
-He always has something wise to say.
-You can always count on him to buy a treat at the store.


Thursday, June 12, 2008

St. George Escape

St. George, Coons, casita, swimming, playing laughing, hugging, talking, eating, movies, games, toys, more laughing, bbq ribs, double chocolate cream pie, flavored water, ponds, snacks, toads, toads, toads, fish, dragonflies, lizards, spider webs,
red rock cliffs, Snow Canyon, Saturn Sky, Smart car,
Pride Liz Acelyn and India,
Guess Who game, cottontail rabbit, walks, potatoes, scraped
knee, cool nights, fire pit, more swimming, sack lunches at the table, sun burn, chocolate covered cinnamon bears, sleeping, missionaries, packing, coming home, crying, happiness.
My babies...
Shaunie, Sam and Troy, and Leah
Where has the time gone? I find myself in the middle of June. Shaunie has ended her First Grade Year and is ready to start another. She came home on the last day of school and declared " I am not a first grader anymore". She is happy to be home and I know her siblings are happy she will be home too. They will spend many hours playing games and house and running around yelling "I bet you can't get me" or "Who is going to get me?" I was once told by a very sacred source that these will be the happiest days of my life. I guess that might seem funny to some. I am sitting here in Jeremy's old scrub pant, a t-shirt, my hair in a flippy-pony tail, no make-up, and bare feet listening to the Leah yell from her seat on the toilet that she is going to get an Otter Pop, and although I wish I was 30 pounds lighter and the kids were a little quieter and my house was a little cleaner, I really know that I am happy.