Random Events from the Last Few Weeks…

I’ve forgotten how tired I get when I’m pregnant. By the end of the day, I am usually too tired to do much blogging. I tend to fall asleep on the couch around the time the boys get tucked in bed.

So although a lot has happened over the past few weeks, I haven’t blogged too much lately. Here’s some of the stuff I’ve neglected to put on the blog (in no particular order):

  • Isaac had his latest piano recital. He played a piece from his lesson book, and also “Plumm’s Minigame” from the “Legend of Zelda, Twilight Princess” video game. What a cool piano teacher he has to let him play video game music for the recital!

  • Jonny graduated from preschool! They had a neat little ceremony, and we had punch and cookies afterward. It was a little crowded since Jonny’s preschool class is big (over 30 kids), and there were parents, grandparents and siblings at the graduation. We are so proud of our big boy!

  • The big boys have decided they’re into Pokemon. Mark is not happy about this since he thinks Pokemon is nothing but a money-sucking device. I don’t mind so much since Pokemon seems to involve a lot of reading.

  • Since we had to retire Ben’s baby carrier, we found a new way to carry him around stores, etc: the umbrella stroller! Ben really enjoys it since he can see more of what’s going on. The big boys especially enjoy pushing him around in it, which can be a big help (or a hazard depending on the day!)

  • Ben has a brand-new Zevex Infinity feeding pump. This was supposed to be an upgrade from the Enteralite that we’ve had for a year and a half. There are a lot of things to like about the Infinity (it’s quiet, it’s smaller, it’s nicer), but there are a few things that we don’t like (the buttons are small and are all the SAME shade of blue. This makes it very hard to do any middle-of-the-night adjustments. Couldn’t they have at least put green and red LED’s on the “Stop” and “Go” buttons?) Ben of course doesn’t care, as long as he gets fed!

  • We’ve been grilling alot lately. The weather hasn’t always cooperated. Both yesterday and Sunday Mark had to dash outside to save our food from sudden downpours of rain!

  • Yesterday was our 13th wedding anniversary. Mark got me a Powerball lottery ticket for tomorrow’s drawing. I hope we win! I am so lucky to be married to my best friend.

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3 Responses to “Random Events from the Last Few Weeks…”

  1. Misty (mason's mom) Says:

    we have the same zevex pump for mason!! (be careful of the door..the little latch likes to break off at the most inconvenient times, but overall it’s a good pump.) we have had the same issue of not being able to see the darn thing at night!!

    looks as though you have been one busy mama! i can imagine how tired you are at night, but i know i’m not alone in saying that i love to read updates about your boys!! very cute pics!!

  2. Miss Behaving Says:

    Congratulations on your anniversary.
    Pokemon!! welcome to my world! My boys like these little pokemon things that sit on the end of your fingers. They only cost a dollar each, but my heart skips a beat when they tell me how many they have now;)

  3. Lara Says:

    Congratulations on 13 years guys!!!


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