Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Dear Nanny 911

Dear Super Nanny-

Please help me! I dont know what to do with my little Austin. He is 16 months old and has never been a very good sleeper. I don't know what to do. I am desperate for help!
He has been getting up between one and three times a night and usually wont go back to bed. Since he hasnt been sleeping well anyway, we decided to take his binkey away and let him cry it out per doctor's suggestion. He will do good for a couple of nights (only getting up once and usually going back to bed) but recently he has been getting up, screaming, and wont go back to bed, waking everyone up.
I'm sure I have made my share of mistakes as a parent, but I dont know what else to do. Please, please help me.


please come to my house

Playing in the snow

We has so much fun playing in the snow. Uncle Ryan and Mark built and igloo and Uncle Tyler pulled the kids on the 4-wheelers. Austin had so much fun in the snow. He was so mad when he had to come in even though he was freezing.

Ash playing in the igloo

Austin and Tyson

Mark, Tyson and Austin getting pulled on the 4-wheeler

going down the igloo on the sled

Austin playing with Mark

This is a little video of Austin going on the sled. It's not the greatest but it's so funny


Christmas was so much fun this year! Ashlynn was so cute and Austin was just trying to take it all in. We had so much fun though...

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Gingerbread house, Snow, and a new hair-do pic

Just some more pictures of Ashlynn.......

One of her famous hair-do's that she likes to do

Eating the snow!

Making a ginger bread house for Christmas!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

It's about time........

So, I know I havent posted forever and this post is going to be kind of lame. But oh well.
Here's what's been going on with the kids-

Ashlynn is real big into fixing her own hair and wont let me do it at all (see picture below). She is still into picking out her own clothes too. It's an everyday battle. So, if you ever see us and wonder why we look like white trash, that might be why.
She has been really sweet though too. Through out the day she will just say, 'mom, I love ya, or mom I like ya.'
Her favorite movie right now is The Polar Express. The other day she was helping my mom put up Christmas decorations and she found a stocking with little tiny bells on it. And she started shaking it and she said, 'Grandma, I believe'. (From the Polar express). She cant wait for Christmas!

Austin is into everything. He climbs on everything. He has figured out that if he pushes the chairs around he can climb on the chair and then on to something higher. He wants everything he cant have (the laptop for example-one reason posting has been so hard). Oh ya, his other favorite toy is the toilet!
He still isnt a very good sleeper so I have excepted the fact that we will be up at 6 or 6:30 every morning. Oh well.
Austin loves books and knows what the dog, monkey and owl say. He is just starting to pick up little words. He loves waving and blowing kisses.

Well I guess that's it. More stories after Christmas!! TTFN

Austin just being crazy

Ashlynn after she just fixed her hair and picked out her clothes for the day (this outfit is one of the better ones.)

Another thing Austin likes to do is sit in this swing when his cousin Lily is sitting in the other one.

Lunch with the cousins!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


I really need to update my blog....................... Later...................