Lendon just chillin'Last weekend, I went to Rexburg for Shonda's baby shower! It was so fun to have all the Petersen girls there (including mom). We had so much fun .. congrats Shonda, we can't wait 'til that Renae comes to join you! This is one of his favorite positions in my arms .. it helps his tummy feel better. Sweet little guy. Handsome Kayson, ready for church! Sleeping Lendon says, "I love you!" (can you see it!?!) Kayson LOVES this hat! He puts it on when it is time to go outside! I love it too .. he looks so darn cute! The end! I hope you enjoyed them almost as much as I do!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
We had so much fun for Easter. On Saturday we went to my Grandpa Joe's house for their annual weiny roast. It was quite rainy, but we had a good time. Kayson loved running around his field and didn't want to stop. Later that day, we did our "commercial" Easter egg hunt, inside, with his gifts, basket, and a few eggs. We got more gifts than candy because I don't let him eat a lot of candy .. and if he isn't eating it, we all know who will (the mama - and I do not need that). The whole hunt was in his room and Kayson loved it. It's hard to decide what his favorite was, but I think it was his new superman blanket. Not necessarily because it was superman, but because it is so soft - and he loves blankets in general. Sunday was wonderful. We enjoyed the focus on the Savior at church. I got to sing in the choir, a beautiful version of "Jesus, Once of Humble Birth" -- they didn't have very many sopranos so they asked me to sing it. Normally that isn't too hard, but for those of you who know me well, I would prefer alto PLUS this song had a few VERY high notes. I did it, and it wasn't so bad, I guess. I mean, I hit the note, I just don't know how nice it sounded. haha. Later, we watched "Finding Faith in Christ" -- what an inspiring movie. It was nice, we paused it at least 4 times just to discuss insights that we picked up . . I love my husband! That afternoon, we went on a beautiful drive up the canyon and stopped at the park for our "spiritual" egg hunt. We have those plastic eggs and inside them I have put quotes from prophets, scriptures, and songs that we gather around after and read/sing them. Unfortunately, it was super windy so .. we hunted for them, but never got around to enjoying the message inside. Well, at least FHE was planned early for Monday night! I loved watching Kayson hunt for the eggs because the eggs were not his first priority .. he was just having a great time being outside and at the park! I love that boy. Then we enjoyed a nice meal at home. I was pleased with my meal of Chicken Cordon Bleu and a yummy veggie salad on the side (Jess was very busy taking care of the boys while I got it together .. and helping when he could - Thanks Jess, you're the best!) Kayson helped too. He was cutting up the broccoli with me - I gave him a butter knife and he really enjoyed himself helping cut it! Cute, cute. All in all, it was a wonderful day! At first, I was feeling down because we don't live by any extended family and it would only be us .. but it turned out to be a wonderful, memorable day with my boys. I love all 3 of 'em with all of my heart!
Posted by Arrington at 10:43 AM
Lendon is sure growing up! I can't believe that he is already 5 weeks old! The time flies so fast. You'd think since it's been over a month I'd feel like I had a little better handle on things .. haha .. well, we're still working on that! :) As you can see by the pics, he still sleeps a lot. However, he is starting to have more happy awake time (I say happy b/c before when he was awake he was usually sad on account of an upset tummy, poor kid). He is a smiley boy. Today I'm sure he smiled right at me and FOR me. I thought abt running to grab the camera but I was enjoying the smiles too much. Sometimes you have to enjoy the moment, even if you can't see it looking back you can remember it! It was sweet -- he was lying on the floor and I stopped to talk to him, he turned his head and eyes towards me and gave me a big baby grin. I loved it! He is also getting a little more tolerant with loves from Kayson! Altho Kayson is getting a little more fiesty with his loves ... in a loving way! The other day, I caught him lying right on top of Len .. yikes! To Kayson it was just a full body hug .. to me, well you can imagine. :) Lendon is starting to look more like himself and not soo much of an identical to Kayson. When he was born there were only a few things I saw that were different from Kayson. But he is looking more different every day. Here are the pics:
Holding on to his binkie Sleeping with daddy
Posted by Arrington at 10:29 AM
Monday, April 6, 2009
I decided to soak my feet during conference this weekend, mmm it felt nice. Kayson couldn't resist, he joined right in! My sweet boy sleeping away. What a sweet face. Kisses from Kayson .. I'm jealous, I love those kisses! This was hilarious. I found Kayson sharing his FINGER with Lendon. As you can see, he has one in his own mouth and is sharing the other one. How thoughtful of him! Lendon smiles! (sorry it's sideways, I didn't flip it before and don't have the time to flip it now.) I love my 2 boys so much. They are both such good boys. Sometimes I wish I could just take turns with them -- maybe hire a nanny so I always have one-on-one time with each! haha. It's hard to balance the time with them both. I guess that is part of being a mom! If any of you multiple children mothers (or fathers) have any good advice on being a mother of two, send it my way .. I'm very open!
Posted by Arrington at 10:24 AM
Thursday, April 2, 2009
We recently moved Kayson over to the table! It all happened because he was too sad to eat in his high chair away from the table .. so we moved his high chair up to the table! He has been feeling a bit neglected with his new brother around taking some of the attention, I think the high chair sadness was from that .. he wanted to be right next to us. So far, he has been loving the change. I'll admit, it does leave a lot more mess to clean up, but he is happy so I don't mind. (please excuse the underline .. i don't know how it got there .. or how to get rid of it!)
Kayson eating at the table
He always wants a paper towel next to him to wipe off his hands and face! I guess I shouldn't ever complain about the extra mess .. he is such a naturally clean boy!
Posted by Arrington at 11:20 AM