Tuesday, October 11, 2005

We had a good week. Poor little girl came down with strep throat at the end of the week. She's doing fine now and amazingly none of the rest of us got it! It's been really chilly here and we've enjoyed a fire in our fireplace just about every morning. Noah likes to play right there at the fireplace. We went to choir practice yesterday at some peoples house who live out in the country. They have horse in their back pasture. Arwen was really excited about them and kept trying to give them leaves to eat. She really wanted to feed them and was sad when we had to leave.

We were at the library and as we came out she saw a man with really bad acne scars. She pointed to him and said, "Why that man got scarpies on his face?" I ignored her and kept walking hoping the guy didn't hear but she kept asking. Silly girl--anything yucky or that feels weird is a scarpy lately.
Arwen picked out some bright pink chapstick this week when we were getting her medicine at the store. All night she kept applying and reapplying her "lips." We'd be playing and she'd say, "Wait, I need more lips." We finally threw it away yesterday because we found to much "lips" on furniture.

Noah can now do sign language for more. He does it all the time especially for candy, which he calls, "Can-can." He also said "sissy" this morning when he saw Arwen and he sometimes says "thank you."
His favorite place to be is on top of Arwens old pink glitter girl car. He plays with toys on it and drops them on purpose and says, "uh-oh" until I get them or he falls off trying to get them.
He's got lots of bruises on his head (a big one from just a while ago) because he likes to climb on furniture.

Have a great week!
Love, NASA

Monday, October 03, 2005

We had a busy week. Just about every day someone asked me to watch their kids. Arwen loved it--she loves to play! I had book club on Tuesday. We chose the book, "The five people you meet in Heaven." It's pretty good. Friday night some friends came over and we played two new games called Ticket to Ride and Bohnanza. They were pretty fun. We've done okay at potty training Arwen. But lately she just pees in her underwear. So now she's in a diaper again. The big problem is now she hates being wet and demands a new diaper every time she pees. Ahhhhh!!!

Conference was fun, we listened on the internet. I look forward to downloading the mp3’s so I can listen on the way to work. I worked on some leaf boxes during conference as well as making a video for Arwen and Noah and I noticed how green and nice our grass was in some of the pictures. It’s started raining this weekend, hopefully our grass will come back. Sarah pinched a nerve in her back, I told Arwen and Noah to let her take it easy, we’ll see how that goes. Poor Sarah.

Arwen was singing into a cup one night at dinner. Aaron started to do it too. Arwen put her cup down and said, "Stop Dad. That's a poopy song."
She's made up a new word--at least she thinks it's a new word--Donkey. She says, "Oh Donkey Noah." and "You're a donkey." And she yells it when she's mad. I can't tell if it's a bad word or not--I think it's a very versatile word! This morning she was squeezing Noah's cheeks and she said, "Squeaky Donkey No's!"

He points like crazy now. It's so cute!
He opens and closes his hand to wave at you now and says, "Hi." in his cute little Noah voice.
His new favorite word is "Uh Oh!" He says it all the time. The other day he threw his pancakes on the floor on purpose and yelled, "uh oh!" What a silly.
He has finally started to pull himself up on furniture.
He tries to stick toys in the VCR.
He threw one of Arwen's play coins down the heater vent today.
Yesterday we caught him trying to stick his fingers in the one socket that doesn't have one of those plastic protectors on it! He's pretty mischievious!!

Have a great week! Love, NASA