Paxton’s Family Day!

Today we celebrate Paxton’s Family Day. We actually had dinner last night to celebrate with dumplings and brownies It has been 3 years since he came home. He has been recently sending videos to his foster family and getting videos and photos back which he has really enjoyed. Paxton’s name means Peace, and he has…

Happy 8th Birthday Caedmon…

Caedmon turns 8 today! He’s the only one of the 5 that was not born early and did not spend days and weeks in a NICU. He’s the only one I got to hold right after he was born. And what a joy it has been to watch him grow and develop into the boy…

Quarantine Schooling….

Really for us this is not all that different than what we do day in and day out. We have two extra little guys every day now instead of just on Fridays. They normally have preschool in the mornings Monday through Thursday. And normally the boys attend our homeschool enrichment on Wednesdays but all that…

Quarantine Hike….

Sunday morning since we didn’t want to be in any large group even though we go to a small church and they were still meeting, with me working in an ER and being on the front lines I can’t risk getting sick or potentially making someone else sick, so we took our quarantine on a…

Starting the Garden 2020

Earlier this week we started our indoor seeds for our new garden this year. I had plenty of help. And actually everyone is at the age where it was actually help. Everyone got 2 seed starter trays that they filled up with dirt and then they would come to me one by one and pick…

Prepping For Bees….

This Spring we will have our first bee hive. I have been reading and prepping for over a year for this but this is a new thing for the kids. I ordered some “one size fits most” bee suits for the kids and Clint to wear….I only ordered 3 extra ones because that way a…

Meet #5…

Meet number 5 is in the books as of this past weekend, Leighton only has State and Regional meet left of this season. This meet was down in Centennial Colorado which is really close to where my brother Chris lives, so he and his partner met us and cheered Leighton on with Clint and I….

Bolder Boulder Training 2020

Memorial Day is still a number of months away but that didn’t stop us this past Saturday for our 2020 Bolder Boulder training kick off. This year Edric and Caedmon will be running with Clint and Leighton and I are trying to go under an hour on our run….we missed it by about 4 minutes…

Colorado Springs Weekend….

Leighton had a gymnastics meet at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs this past weekend. It was scheduled for early Saturday morning so we went down Friday afternoon/evening and stayed at an ARBNB townhome. We got there and got settled and played some games and had a relaxing evening. Apples to Apples is a…

Meet #3….

On Sunday Leighton had his third gymanstics meet of this season. It was in Boulder and it was a really fun meet. The meet has been around for 34 years and was started way back when mens gymnastics was declining, so they came up with this meet to make gymnastics cool and fun for boys….