Tuesday, August 27, 2013

School, Snails, Silly Dog Faces, and Sam!

Random sampling of last few weeks...

Nathan working on an entry for the upcoming Fair
We are back to school...using some great curriculum we are familiar with and also trying out some new computer based classes that we are really happy with so far.

Nathan made friends with a little snail and I love the way this picture turned out with our hands together and this delicate creature who felt so at home in Nathan's care.
Finnegan makes the funniest faces & I managed to capture this one.
We are all feeling a lot more at home with our new normal of being a family of six. Sam has been home for 4 months now and is doing well. He is the most mischievous of all the boys and often has a twinkle in his eye that keeps me wondering! He loves all fruit, his big ride-on truck, the toy shopping cart, going to soccer with his big brothers, his Daddy, and Veggie Tales. He is a sweet, personable, busy little fellow and we all love him bunches.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Dancing in the Kitchen

...on a Saturday morning...
Yes, that is a messy kitchen, but we decided to just not worry about it.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Pool Time

We are very thankful to be able to go to the pool a lot. It's close to our home and includes a regular swimming pool and also a shallow water park...perfect for our family.
I love the way Mark is looking at Sam!
Daddy love
This isn't the prettiest picture but I loved their game. The big boys were letting Sam push them and were then falling backwards with great drama as if he were SO strong! He loved it!
We are a normal family with normal sibling bickering so when I see this kind of brother-style-love, I savour it !

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Sam Update

Our precious Sam has been with us over three months now.
He is becoming a very funny, mischievous, busy little boy...he makes the funniest raised- eye- brow faces (to make me laugh), and likes to wrestle with his Daddy and try to do everything all the big boys do.
"helping" Mark with the new game
 super hero time

sweet little boy giggles
We are amazed at how God brought us this amazing little person and made him our son. We are so blessed...and thankful...and...trying to keep up! :)