Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Addison age 3

She uses the phrase "big bit" versus "little bit"

Me "did you have fun at swim lesson today?"
A "Yes! A big bit!"

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Addison age 3

"When I grow up, I want to be a princess like mommy."

Monday, May 30, 2016

Colin age 5.5

Eating a cupcake...

Me "I don't want all this icing."
Colin,shrugging "want me to eat it?"

Nice try son.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Addison age 3

Her prayer every night,
"Dear Jesus. Thank you for today. Thank you for tonight. Amen."

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Colin age 5.5, Addison age 3

Colin "Addison am I going to be your husband?"
Addison "yes"
Colin "okay that means I have to be with you every single day"

Friday, May 27, 2016

Colin age 4

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

"Google up your food."

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Colin age 4

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Colin was watching Clifford. If you've ever seen it, you will understand what he's talking about...

"Why is Emily in her pink shirt all day?"

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Colin age 3

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

"Addison blessed me!"

She sneezed on him.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Colin age 3

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

"It's okay Addison. I will take care of you."

Monday, May 23, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

When a truck backs up it goes "beep beep beep"
Colin thought it said "back back back"

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Soon after Addison was born.
Me "She's looking at you like you're crazy."
C "I am crazy Addison!"

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

For almost a year after Christmas before we would leave Colin's room at night he would ALWAYS yell to us,
"Merry Christmas! That's all! I love you!"

Friday, May 20, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Colin gave me a car to play with.
Then he took it back and said "share mommy."

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Colin had on some new shoes and someone asked him, "who gave you those?"
C "Target"

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

He had a pretend phone
Me "what are you doing"
C "checking my email"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Me "was he nice?"
Colin "no, he was loud"

Monday, May 16, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

Build the Bobber (the show 'Bob the Builder')

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

The GPS said "Take right on New Garden Road"

Colin "I don't want to go to the garden. I don't want to get my shoes muddy"

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Colin age 2.5

(I found lots of old notes I left myself with sayings from Colin)

I was really pregnant with Addison.
He pointed to my belly and said
"Look at Mommys big boobie!"

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 9

Colin (age 5.5)

I told him I was going to try some of his snow cone

C "why are you going to eat some?"
Me "I bought it, I can eat it"
C "Wish I bought it. When I grow up I am going to buy my kids gross stuff."

May 8

Colin (age 5.5)

Me "Stop kicking Addisons puzzle!"
C "the devil made me do it"

May 7

Addison (age 2.5)

Favorite color - pink
Will only wear dresses. But sometimes she will put on a longer shirt and call it a dress.
Wants to be a Cinderella princess when she grows up

May 6

Colin (age 5.5)

Favorite restaurant - Mi Pueblo and he gets 3 tacos!
Favorite color - orange
Wants to be a policeman when he grows up

May 5

Colin (5.5) Addison (2.5)

When Addison and I get to preschool a little early to get Colin, he runs to the door asks Addison if she wants to come inside and they both go and sit for story time together.

May 4

Addison (age 2.5)

In the middle of the store

A loudly "I have to go poopy! My poor big bottom!"

May 3

Colin (age 5.5)

C "are fruit snacks bad for you?"
Me "yes... What do you think they are?"
C "fruit"

May 2

Addison (age 2.5)

This goes along with the previous post... Later that day...

A "my name is Addison. Buh Buh buh Addison
And you are Mommy. Buh buh buh mommy"

I just thought she was figuring out her letters...

May 1

Addison (age 2.5)

A "the boy's  name was Bennett"
Me "Bennett?"
A "No.... Buh buh buh Bennett"

April 30

Colin (age 5.5) Addison (age 2.5)

Both coloring

C "that's not in the lines Addiaon"
Me "Colin, that's not nice... She's learning"

C thought for a minute then smiling he said,
"It's a scribble scrabble but it's good Addison"

April 29

Addison (age 2.5)

A bee flew by (which scares her on most days)
She chased after it yelling,

"Thank you for the honey!!"

(PS it was a bumblebee)

April 28

Colin (age 5.5)

Ali-ant = Alien

"Watch out! There is an aly-ant coming!"

April 27

Addison (age 2.5)

Colin was being silly was trying to lick me (ew) then he told Addison "lick her in the face!"

Addison stuck out her tongue and went over to Gracie's face

Lucky for Addison (... And Gracie!) I stopped her

Thursday, May 5, 2016

April 26

Colin (age 5.5)

Me "Colin, why do you always bug me on the hammock?"

Colin "it's my job."

April 25

Addison (age 2.5)

Pinecone =  Pineapple

"That was a yummy pinecone! Can I have another pinecone please?"

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

April 24

Colin (age 5.5)

Colin had bumped his head on something earlier and there was a knot on the side of his head...

C "I have a tangle"
Garet "huh?? In your hair??"
C "no, on my head"

April 23

Addison (age 2.5)

Walking up to Grandma Kay with a sifter beach toy (you know, the toy with holes in it to sift sand)

A "Can you please fill this up?"

Grandma Kay, confused, "filled" it up... and the water (obviously??) Went right through...

A "it's not working"

April 22

Colin (age 5.5)

" The worm fell, and I was like, awe, bless your heart"

April 21

Colin (age 5.5)

Addison had just done something that Colin didn't like...
Garet "Colin, you have to remember, Addison is 2"
C "A bad 2?"

April 20

Addison (age 2.5)

Me "Stop being rude! I don't have rude kids!"
A "...are you going to get different kids?"

Friday, April 8, 2016

April 2

Colin (age 5.5)

C "Mommy, are you cold?"

Garet, "Mommy's always cold... she's cold hearted."  "Wait..."

Pretty sure he meant "cold blooded", right honey???

April 1

Addison (age 2.5)

"If that diamond ring turn brass.... Mommy's gonna buy me sun... glasses"

March 31

Addison (age 2.5)

Me "Addison, what do you want to play?"
A "Let's Clean Up!!"

That's my girl =)

March 30

Addison (age 2.5)

Addison "Mommy?"

Me "Yes?"

A "No... my crayons were saying that."

March 29

Colin (age 5.5)

Me, looking at our trampoline "It's crooked."
C, looking next to me "No.  It's just your face."

March 28

Addison (age 2.5)

Sometimes she calls me "MomMom" instead of Mommy

And my mom, "Grandmop" instead of Grandmama

Friday, April 1, 2016

March 27

Addison (age 2.5)

"Can you tell mommy's mommy?"

(talking to Colin... about my mom... her grandmama)

March 26

Colin (age 5.5)

Addison and Colin were playing so well together.  Then Addison must have messed up something...

Colin "You can't help me anymore Addison!"

1 minute later...

Colin "Tell me when you're ready Addison..."

March 25

Colin (age 5.5)

"Addison, I tied up your mommy"

(he "tied" a jump rope around my feet)

March 24

Addison (age 2.5)

"It does, but it doesn't"

She says this a lot.

March 23

Colin (age 5.5)

"Colin, today you are Five and a half!"
C "Felix said he was five and three quarters." 
"What does that mean??"

March 22

Addison (age 2.5)

Pluto = Fluto

From Mickey Mouse Clubhouse...
"Hey look!  It's Fluto!"

March 21

Colin (age 5)

He came downstairs and told us his toothbrush tasted like soap.
When Garet took him up to bed, he went to brush his teeth again... since it tasted like soap the first time... Garet noticed the hand soap...

"Colin did you brush your teeth with the soap?"

Colin, "Maybe.... by accident."

March 20

Addison (age 2.5)

When I am getting ready in the morning, sometimes I let the kids play on phones... when Addison can't figure out how to play a game I usually tell her that either she needs to pick a different game or go do something else...
She has gotten to where she will go ask Colin to help her =)

March 19

Colin (age 5)

"Mom, can we have a date?"

Love him.

March 18

Addison (age 2.5)

We were all outside doing yard work, after about 1 minute she said, "my boots are tired of working."  And she sat down for the rest of the time.

March 17

Colin (age 5)

Found an acorn that was split in half and looked like a heart. He wondered how it got on the ground...
He said, "Maybe a squirrel got it for it's mommy and maybe the mommy dropped it."

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

March 8

Addison (age 2.5)

She was getting in a playhouse on the playground.

"Look at this home sweet home!"

March 7

Addison (age 2.5)

Telling me a story about when she was at the nursery...

A "... and I was crying..."
Me "What did the teacher say?"
A "She said.... she said... she said, you're getting snot everywhere."

March 6

Colin (age 5)

C "Did you know that a tree keeps you alive?"
Me "How?"
C "Because God made the branches and if a farmer cuts it down it will break our hearts."

March 5

Colin (age 5) Addison (age 2.5)

When we get home from picking up Colin, he always grabs his book bag and asks Addison if she wants to watch him draw or do his homework.
Then they sit at the table together and he shows her how it's done.

March 4

Addison (age 2.5)

body = bottom

"And my skirt goes on my body"

She thinks it is a "bad" word to say "body"

March 3

Colin (age 5)

Drawing a picture...

"Look Mom, it's a monster.  And I drew his nose.  With boogers.  And... he's picking it!"

Monday, March 14, 2016

March 2

Addison (age 2.5)

Carrying a bucket full of water, and the water kept splashing out into her face
"Stop it! Stop it water!"

Monday, March 7, 2016

March 1

Addison (age 2.5)

Me "Addison, what did you talk about at church today?
A "The scenery"

February 29

Addison (age 2.5)

Talking to Colin,
"Can you please help me honey bunny?"

February 28

Colin (age 5)

He said his AWANA verse (for church)

Me "Woohoo! You nailed it!"
C "I did?  When?"

February 27

Addison (age 2.5)

In the grocery store...

"Hmmmm.... I see diapers... but I don't see panties..."

February 26

Colin (age 5)

"Mom, Gracie just got her muddy feet on me and I just got myself cleaned up!"

February 25

Addison (age 2.5)

A "Can you leave the door open just a little bit?"
Me "Nope."
A "Can you leave it open a big bit?"

Monday, February 29, 2016

February 24

Colin (age 5)

"Yay, snack!  My favorite part of the whole week!"

February 23

Colin (age 5) Addison (age 2.5)

Colin "Hey Addison, want me to get your baby?"
Addison "Oh yes.  Thank you."

February 22

Colin (age 5)  Addison (age 2.5)

This scenario happens often... just one example:

Colin flicked a piece of food on the table.
Me "Colin, please don't flick food across the table."
Addison "But I don't flick food mom."

February 21

Colin (age 5)

On the way home from school, he told me the entire story of the Good Samaritan.  I love hearing it how he tells it

February 20

Colin (age 5)

Beer = Beard

"Is that beard?  How do you make beard?"

February 19

Addison (age 2.5)

Hummus = Thomas

"I really love Thomas!"

Thursday, February 25, 2016

February 18

Colin (age 5)  Addison (age 2.5)

The kids race to get anywhere... anytime they get there, normally Colin gets there first and will yell, "I WIN!"
Addison will say, "Don't say that! Jesus knows who won"

February 17

Colin (age 5)

He has a new BIG tooth coming in!
While he was brushing his teeth, "I am brushing my extra tooth"

February 16

Addison (age 2.5)

Current favorite t.v. show (from Netflix): Strawberry Shortcake
Favorite color: Pink
Favorite books: Doc McStuffins
Loves: Dancing, singing, peanut butter, princesses, coloring

February 15

Colin (age 5)

Current favorite t.v. show (from Netflix): Rescue Bots
Favorite color: Orange
Favorite books: Where's Waldo
Loves: Mexican food (tacos!), dessert, running, being silly, school, cars, marbles

Monday, February 15, 2016

February 14

Addison (age 2.5)

"mom you don't look like me.... like wild."

February 13

Addison (age 2.5)

Addison dances to anything with a tune... she will ask whoever is in the room to dance with her sometimes.

Recently she asked me to "twirl" with her... when I spun her around she looked at me and said, "thank you prince!"

February 12

Colin (age 5)

He has a habit of snapping.  It's adorable.  When he is in his zone playing cars or marbles or something, he will put something down then snap a couple times, then continue doing something else.

February 11

Addison (age 2.5)

Whenever I tell Addison and Colin to stop arguing about something, then I walk away I often hear Addison say, "told you!"

Oh dear.

February 10

Addison (age 2.5)

When the kids wake up we always as what they dreamed about.  Addison always has a dream about whatever is on her pajamas.  Always. 
It could be Cinderella... flowers... ponies...

Friday, February 12, 2016

February 9

Colin (age 5)

He is so good at Mario Cart on the Wii and every once in a while I will play with him.  I'm not great, but he loves that I play.

Colin "Good job Mom!  You are doing better than I thought you would!"
Me "Thanks honey.... but I'm in 10th place"
Colin "That is an amazing place Mom!"

(for the record 12th place is last...)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February 8

Addison (age 2.5)

To her baby doll, "I'm a mommy, so I scream..."

February 7

Colin (age 5)

Me "What do you want for lunch?"
Colin "Boogers.  I want boogers.  Actually, I don't eat boogers anymore."

February 6

Addison (age 2.5)

Anytime I ask Addison what the name of her doll/stuffed animal/anything she calls it "Ba Ba Goose."

Saturday, February 6, 2016

February 5

Addison (age 2.5)

Me, "Addison, do you need help?"
Addison, "No.  Actually yes."

Friday, February 5, 2016

February 4

Addison (age 2.5)

Kids were running outside in the yard (no where near the road)

Addison, turning around to yell to Colin, "Don't go in the road kid!"

February 3

Colin (age 5)

Colin accidently sat on Addison's foot...
Addison, "Ouch!"
Colin, "My bad."

February 2

Colin (age 5) Addison (age 2.5)

With Colin, everything turns into a race...
We told the kids that breakfast was ready, so they raced to the kitchen table...

Colin, "I won!"

Addison, "I cheated!"

Not sure she even knows what that means

February 1

Colin (age 5)

Without ANY prompting, ask your kids these questions. Its a great way to see what they think. Copy and repost with your child's name and age.

1. What is something I always say to you?
I love you

2. What makes me happy?
When I say, I love you

3. What makes me sad?
When I hit

4. How do I make you laugh?
 When you through me up in the air

5. What was I like as a child?
A baby

6. How old am I?

7. How tall am I?
7 pounds

8. What is my favorite thing to do?
Say I love you

9. What do I do when you're not around?
Cry (no clue where he got that! Ha)

10. What am I really good at?
Playing basketball

11. What is something I'm not good at?
Pillow fighting

12. What do I do for a job?
Get money and figure out where it's supposed to go (wow, right on!)

13. What is my favorite food?

14. What do you enjoy doing with me?
Going on dates.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

January 31

Addison (age 2.5)

Without ANY prompting, ask your kids these questions. Its a great way to see what they think. Copy and repost with your child's name and age.

1. What is something I always say to you?
I love you.

2. What makes me happy?
Talking to me
3. What makes me sad?
Not listening

4. How do I make you laugh?
You are funny.
5. What was I like as a child?
Like Addison

6. How old am I?

7. How tall am I?

8. What is my favorite thing to do?
Play card games

9. What do I do when you're not around?
Make dinner

10. What am I really good at?
 Card games

11. What is something I'm not good at?
Not playing

12. What do I do for a job?
Working the leaves.

13. What is my favorite food?
Chick fila

14. What do you enjoy doing with me?
 Play card games.

January 30

Colin (age 5) Addison (age 2.5)

Overheard from my room while they were in Addison's room playing with her dollhouse...

Colin, "Addison go tell Mommy."
Addison, "No I don't want to"
Colin, "Go tell her Addison, I can fix your house all back together while you are telling her"
Addison, "No."
Colin, "Don't you want to see how cool I make your house?  Go tell her."

Addison running to me...
Addison "Mommy, Colin made a mess with my house."
Me, "Okay."

Addison running back to C...
Addison, "Okay Colin, I told her!"
Colin, "Do you like how I fixed your house?"

Silly kids.  Seriously took her less than a minute to run to me, doubt he was able to "fix" it much!

January 29

Colin (age 5)

When Colin is playing with his cars, he lines them up and "races" them.  That means that he moves each individual car all around the room, on the same track.  He always asks me which one I am rooting for.  Then he will say something like, "He's fast, but I don't know if he will win..."  Love that he "doesn't know" but he is the one moving them.  He will then proceed to give a play by play of the racing action.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

January 28

Addison (age 2.5)


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

January 27

Addison (age 2.5)

Sitting at lunch, just me and Addison...

"um.... um.... um... um, are we friends?"

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

January 26

Colin (age 5) Addison (age 2.5)

A "Stop Colin!   NO MAM!" 

C  " I love when you say that.  Hahahaha!  I'm a sir, I'm not a mam."

Monday, January 25, 2016

January 25

Addison (age 2.5)

Saying her prayers before bed...

"Jesus, please help me sleep well... I didn't sleep well at rest time"

January 24

Colin (age 5)

"Addison and I made a deal... when we grow up we are going to marry each other."

Saturday, January 23, 2016

January 23

Colin (age 5)

"If you have snow, just throw it up in the air like you just do not care"

Friday, January 22, 2016

January 22

Colin (age 5)

Colin "How come God was never born?"

Me "Wow Colin, that is a great question.  I don't know the answer, He has just always been here."

Colin "Maybe there was a magician and pop came God"

Thursday, January 21, 2016

January 21

Colin (age 5)

He had food on his face from lunch...

Me "Colin, please go wash your face off."

Colin "No thanks."

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

January 20

Colin (age 5)  Addison (age 2.5)

Addison was dancing and twirling around...

A "Colin watch me!"

C "Good job Addison.  Pretty."

January 19

Addison (age 2.5)

Addison talks in her sleep a lot.

She woke me up the other night yelling, "No Grace!  No"

(Grace = Gracie, our dog)

January 18

Colin (age 5)

I turned on football in the living room and told Colin to go ask Garet if he wanted to come watch it with us...

Colin to Garet, "Daddy?  Do you want to watch football with your wife?"

January 17

Addison (age 2.5)

At night she says her prayers then sings a song before bed.  She has gotten to where she just makes up songs...

"Jesus, Jesus, Jeeeeezzzzzz..... Help me if you pleeeassse"

January 16

Colin (age 5)

"Hey mom!  Want to see me do something that is really cool that you might not like?"

(for the record, he was jumping off the side of the playset onto the ground)

Friday, January 15, 2016

January 15

Addison (age 2.5)

She gets very confused with times and when events occur...

Me "Addison what happened to your eye?"

A  "Colin hit me."

Me "Really? When?"

A "When I was on my pony last night.  In 2 days.  This morning."

Thursday, January 14, 2016

January 14

Colin (age 5)

Me "Colin, please go put your shoes on."

Colin "Yes, woman."

January 13

Addison (age 2.5)

While eating a chip...

"Mommy can you feed this to me?"
Me, "no.  Why can't you feed yourself?"
A  "I don't want to get my hands all dirty."

January 12

Colin (age 5)

While jumping on the trampoline...

"I am scared I will jump so big that a bird will knock me on the head!"

January 11

Addison (age 2.5)

Me "Hey Addison, where is your favorite place to go?"

Addison ".... the market"

(from This Little Piggy...)

Sunday, January 10, 2016

January 10

Colin (age 5)

Colin likes to race his cars and tell us allllll the details.  Today he was telling us about the race he had going on and said, ".... and that concludes that mine is the winner."

"concludes"  we were impressed

Saturday, January 9, 2016

January 9

Addison (age 2.5)

Flush = Drain

While she was in the bathtub
"I'm going to flush this"
Talking about the bath water

January 8

Colin (age 5)

We were playing with his marble run and he told me all the rules he had...
Addison came over to help and Colin said, "no don't do it like that Addison, I am the ruler"
(Since he made up the rules)

January 7

Addison (age 2.5)

"Doc McStuffins has a brother.  And he has a sister.  His sister's name is Doc McStuffins."

January 6

Colin (age 5)

"Hey Mom! Come look at how cute I am!"

(He was standing in the trunk with all his cars)

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

January 5

Addison (age 2.5)

Addison, "Tell me I'm beautiful"

Me, "Addison.  You're beautiful."

Addison, "Thank you."

Monday, January 4, 2016

January 4

Addison (age 2.5)

In the car... Colin saw a truck in front of us...

"Colin said he saw it first, but I told him that Jesus saw it first."

Sunday, January 3, 2016

January 3

Colin (age 5)

Hunt = Root

The other day he said to me, "Hey mom, who are you hunting for?" 
Talking about a race car

Saturday, January 2, 2016

January 2

Colin (age 5)  Addison (age 2.5)

Addison blew her nose, "got it!"

Colin, "can I see??"

Friday, January 1, 2016

January 1

Addison (age 2.5)

At Chick Fila with friends and Addison ran out of the playground thing yelling "Help E'rybody!!"

Sheesh.  At least she was laughing...