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Showing posts from January, 2023

August 2022 - Lagoon

We had fun at the Utah County Fair, although it's much smaller than pre-Covid.  The kids enjoyed face painting, games, and animals. Liam and Nathan bowling at the county fair: Chubby Nathan turned 2.  He loves to sing and dance.  His favorite song is A Sky Full of Stars from Sing 2 but he also knows tons of nursery rhymes from Cocomelon and insists on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and ABCs before every nap and bedtime.  He loves to wrestle and be tickled and get into everything.   Alexa and Tyler BARELY finished their 5,000 pages of summer reading in time to make it to Lagoon on the last day of summer.  Tristen and Griffin came along as well.   Alexa went back to school in 6th grade, Tyler in 4th, Tad in 1st, and Liam in his last year of preschool.  Alexa and Griffin are in the same class and so are Tyler and Tristen, what are the odds!  Tyler also has Dean Hulme in his class whi

July 2022 - Tad & Tad

For the 4th of July we stayed home and invited our next door neighbors to do fireworks at our house.  It's nice to have a dead end street / cul-de-sac right in front of our house.   Our neighborhood also puts on an amazing show from the park.   Our neighbor Ian channeled his inner Dr. Strange with the sparklers: Tyler sparkler video: We are excited to announce that we are finally adding another GIRL to our family this year.  We had a scare in June with some sudden heavy bleeding and found that I had a hematoma, a pool of blood being fed by the placenta.  It grew to be about 10 cm in diameter and 4 cm tall.  We began meeting with a maternal fetal medicine specialist and they were worried that I am old and our babies are big :).  They did checks every few weeks for the rest of the pregnancy.  I went on and off bedrest and light duty.  The specialist shared that bedrest wouldn