Monday, September 26, 2011

yeah yeah i know

I am sure you are all thinking, "where is Jessica's blog post on Abby's birthday, and Where is Jessica's blog post on Jackie's first talk?" Well they are coming.  When ever i have time when i am at home i will post them :) Just know Abby had a blast despite the horrid game and Jackie rocked her talk!

Now on to what I wanted to write.  I want to talk about being a mother.  Can I just say how blessed i feel to be a mom.  I love it!  Being a mom has completed me and made me into a person i never thought possible.  I cherish moments with my daughters when we can just play and have fun.  I love to watch the world through their eyes.  They are so sweet and so innocent.  They love to hang on to every word, and watch our every move. 

Sometimes i am amazed that someone decided we should be allowed to have such sweet kids and be left to raise them :)! I hope and pray daily that I am making good decisions and parenting them in the ways that they need to grow up and hold true to what we have taught them. 

Know don't get me wrong parenting is in no way all roses and butterflies. We have our 2 year old melt downs, our four year old defiant days our mom is so tried she needs a break days, and the days where i want to pull my hair out. But you know what life goes on, its all part of it.  I am learning how to take those crazy moments and love them more, move past it and cherish every moment.  

Being a mom/dad rocks! I hope we can all take time in midst of all the chaos of parenting and remember how lucky we are to be a parent, and how lucky we are to have our darling kiddos in our life! :)

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Happy Birthday Abigail!

My dear sweet Abigail,

Oh sweetheart i love you so much! You are a wonderful little girl who has added so much to our family.  You  are definitely your fathers child.  You have his temperament and his personality. You will be happy one moment ANGRY another and right back to happy :).   You are my stubborn baby, you will do what you want when you want to do it. When mommy wanted you to give up your bottle you did not want to do it until you were ready, but when you were ready to do it you did it and had no issues with doing it when you were ready to do it.  I am going to assume potty training will be the same :) I have learned that when your upset you just need time to get over it and you come running back happy as can be. 

You are SO dang sweet and cute.  You love to cuddle, hug, and kiss.  I love that when i am sitting down you want to just come up and cuddle with me (or dad) and snuggle :) It makes my day and i always need and abby cuddle fix to get through!

You are going to sleep just fine now with out anything, makes my day! Before you go to bed though you love me to come lay down in bed with you and we sing wheels on the bus a few times.  Then we say prayer which you love to say all by your self, then you tell me KISS, then you give me a kiss and say love you night! Its super cute and I love our little routine.

Jackie is your best friend.  You love your sister so much.  You always want your sister to be with you and do what ever she is doing.  When she goes to preschool you point to her seat and ask me "wheres jackie? i need my jackie this is jackies seat" its funny and cute.  I will say I love our mommy and Abby time while Jackie is at school.  You seem to really love the mommy only attention and i love having some time with just you!

You love to talk! Everyone tells me how good of a talker you are.  The last few months your vocabulary has exploded! I love it! :) 

Most of all Abby, I could not imagine my life with out you.  You have added and brought so much into our family.  Your cheese grin is my favorite thing to see when i pick you up after work, when i get you from a nap, or up in the morning.  I sure love you!

Love forever and always,


Friday, September 16, 2011


blargh! That is how i currently feel right now.  This day really needs to end.  54 minutes I can make it!  :)

Whats going on with us you would ask, well life is crazy as usual! Derek is STILL working 2 jobs which means he works ALL DAY AND NIGHT YUCK!  Great news today is his last day working 2 jobs! YAY! :) He will be HOME at night (unless there is a game of course!) so yes we are excited about that!

The girls are doing good at going to a sitter, jackie says that she misses us but she has fun. 

I am liking my new position and only working 1/2 days T TH :) life is good! Abbys b-day is tomorrow so a post will happen! :)

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

We made it to year 6!

So i am a blogger slacker.  Yes i am bad lately.  I am busy, life is crazy. 

I should blog though lots has changed and happened! What i want to blog about first is our 6 year anniversary!

Our anniversary feel during labor day weekend this year.  We decided to go to Las Vegas so we could hang out with my family and go out on our day and have a sitter! :)

Our anniversary also feel on the opening day of college football! Since BYU was playing and we are who we are i asked Derek if we could find a sports grill/bar and watch BYU and eat some yummy food! We went to Buffalo Wild Wings, and WOW they were AMAZING to us!  They were so nice and sweet and gave us the best customer service we have ever had! haha It also helped that our cougars figured out how to pull out the win! It was a good fun anniversary and just perfect for our us.  It was fun to just hang out eat yummy food talk and of course watch our Cougars without children around!

I still find it crazy that I have been married for 6 years.  Its been a fun crazy 6 years full of ups and downs, twists and turns, changes, changes and changes!  I would not change any of it though, I love my husband I love our time together, I love our kids and our life.  Marriage has been a million times different then i thought it would be. It's also been even more wonderful and difficult then i ever thought possible.  I know i have grown and learned while i continue to try to give up more of my self and learn to care more for others.

I love you Derek! Thanks for a wonderful 6 years, i am sure the next 6 will bring more twists and turns, ups and downs, but i am excited to see what happens!!