Sunday, February 8, 2009

Yes, I took a little blogging break. It has just been so CRAZY around here! We are getting geared up for Hayden's upcoming surgery on Thursday.....getting his tonsils and adenoids out. I have loaded up on ice cream and popsicles, yogurt, pudding and jello. I think we are set to go. He has been talking about it, but I don't think he really understands what is going to happen. On Thursday afternoon I met a friend at the local play place for Jax to let off some steam. It was his first time there and he had a blast! I even let him play in that dreaded, germy ball pit. Yes, I know....shocker! Here are some pics of his fun time!!
We had a few days in the past two weeks of delays from school and a day off too from the snow. Here is what the kiddos did to pass the time.
This girl could do crafts everyday....all day if I let her. She gets the crafty genes from both her grandmothers.
This kid on the other hand would rather eat the markers instead of putting them on paper.
Here is Jax after a fresh new way over do hair cut! Doesn't he look adorable??!!!
We signed Maddie up for baseball in the Spring and Hayden up for T-ball. We went out and got Hayden a glove and of course Jax needed one too. He played with it for a hour after we got home. Then he was watching some tunes and ended up falling asleep on the couch. I happend to peak in on him and noticed he didn't want to let go of that ball. Too cute!!
On a sad note, my grandpa passed away today. He was 95 soon to be 96 in May. He had been in a nursing home the past two years. He lived on his own up til then. The past week he had gone down hill, we knew it was a matter of time. Maddie was in the room when my dad called to tell me he had died. A few minutes later I was in the living room by myself and the following is our conversation....
Mad - "Mommy, I'm sorry your grandpa died."
Me - "It's okay, Mommy will be okay. I'm sad, but I think it was for the best."
Mad - "Are you happy he died?"
Me - "No, I'm not happy. It's just that Grandpa lived a full life and he was sick and in some pain and it is somewhat a blessing that he went to Heaven. I know that's hard for you to understand. But he is now in Heaven with my Grandma."
Mad - With her eyes really big and a delighted grin on her face. "Boy, I bet they are having a good time in Heaven!!"
Me - "Yes, Maddie, I bet they are!"
Grandpa, I hope you and Grandma found each other and continue your love for one another. We will miss you, but we know you are happy again in Grandma's arms.

1 comment:

Following Him said...

I will pray for your family during this time. I am SO SORRY. The kiddos crack me up and put a smile on my face.
~Elyse~