I’m a Little Teapot…

I’m a Little Teapot, short and stout, here is my handle and here is my spout, when I get all steamed up! hear me shout! TIP ME OVER, AND POUR ME OUT…. is the cute little song we have been singing for months!!!! YES, months!  We signed Katelyn up for dance class at her preschool.  It was VERY convienent- the teacher would come to the school, pull the kids out of class and teach them dance right at the preschool each week.  Such a great concept for working moms who have no free time to be driving around all evening for extra activities, right?  Well, guess again…. It sounds wonderful in theory and was great until it was recital time- recital rehearsal and actual performance was in a not so neighboring city about 45-1 hour away… those that know me, know I don’t mind driving places for the most part but having to little kiddos have made me limit my ventures past my comfort levels and traveling this far for a dance rehearsal doesn’t sound fun for anyone!!!  So needless to say, since we signed up for dance, I had to suck it up and follow through all the way through recital time.  Katelyn’s performance was so stinking cute!  I couldn’t get enough of it and how serious she is when it comes to her dancing skills.  Now that recital is over, we have pulled her from this great program and started dance at one of the local dance studios and signed up for gymnastics at preschool instead Smile

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Beach time…

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over the past couple of years, we have taken Katelyn to the beach and it hasn’t been successful until this year.  This year we headed to the beach with our good friends the Voigts, Jenny and Ian and had a great time.  Katelyn was fearful of the water at first but by the end of the day she loved getting her feet wet…This was also Madeline’s first beach trip as well, and she enjoyed sitting on Ian’s lap and hanging out in her stroller, out of the sun.

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hanging out with Sam and Alex…

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such a fun day at the beach, we passed out before we could get on the freeway…

Ranch Trip in June

Let summer vacation officially begin!

To kick off summer vacation this year, we decided to head up to the ranch for a week to visit Mimi and Pops.  We had such a great time!  This was Madeline’s FIRST ranch trip.  The ranch is about 7 hours away in Southern Utah, both little ladies did wonderful on the drive up and the drive home.  When we were there, we enjoyed our time relaxing riding quads around the property and reconnecting with old friends!

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Madeline getting ready for her first quad ride

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Katelyn helping to feed the cats

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watching the ducks and the crazy dogs in the pond…

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Hiking with daddy and bruiser

Happy Summer!

I know, I know…

Yes, I know I am a few months behind… but with two babies, returning to work, having the husby in school and working full time, the Scribner family has been pretty busy.  Oh and I also had to purchase a new computer because my old laptop of 6 years decided to go out on me Sad smile  Now that I have a new computer, watch out!  I’ll keep you posted more frequently as to what is going on in the Scribner household.

Enjoy the following posts…

No Cavities for Katelyn

Katelyn had her first dentist visit last week (June 15).  Our family dentist is wonderful and at my last check-up wanted me to make an appointment for Katelyn as soon as she turned three, so he can begin to monitor her teeth and everything a dentist needs to see.  Her first visit went great!  They attempted to get x-rays.  That was a challenge and then decided not to worry about it, because they couldn’t get Katelyn to hold the little strip down in her mouth without having her tongue move it.  This is a difficult task for me sometimes, how do you expect a three year old to do it???? Anyways, we only got x-rays of the front teeth.  It was pretty neat to see her permanent teeth sitting right below her little ones.  She sat so great in my lap as the dentist himself, checked all her teeth and flossed and fluoride them Smile

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Happy 3 Months Madeline

Madeline, you are eating like crazy!  You now weigh 13lbs.  You are becoming your own little person and have so much personality!  You cue and laugh at almost everything we put in front of you, you are ticklish on your feet and sides.  You are very alert to your surroundings and you are a people watcher just like mommy!  You are getting so strong, you can hold your head up straight for periods of time, and you are now trying to pull yourself up to sit.  We experienced your first double ear infection and have been overly paranoid about it- when Katelyn was your age, she started getting ear infections monthly.  So now we are a bit nervous to see what type of ear issues you will face.  We are hoping none. Smile We believe you are now teething, you drool like crazy and have a crazy hard bite.  You are a very happy content little baby who rarely fusses unless you need something or in pain.  When your sister is talking you turn your head to see her and you get very excited to see her. You are scooting/kicking yourself around, when we lay you on a blanket.  Katelyn has nicknamed you Maddie, Madelinies, and Bumble Bee.

We love you very much!  Can’t wait to see what milestones this coming month will bring for us.

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