Monday, September 15, 2008

She wears her sunglasses at naps...

Before I go into other things...I want to make sure to send a prayer request for Heath and Lane. Heath received some bad news today and they need our prayers!! Please send a note to Lane and let her know that you are thinking of her and praying for them as they rough this temporary stressful time...

Now with that said, are you with me in that YOU ARE GLAD MONDAY IS OVER!!! Don't get me wrong, I have very little to complain about and am very blessed, but today was one of those days!!! Let's start with this morning....

Take Claire to dance, went last week, loved it, should be no thing today, WRONG!! She refused to go in at first and I had to first bribe her...then threaten her =)...to get her to go in! I was so embarrassed as all of the other little girls proudly skipped in with their leotards and ballet shoes and I was dealing with Claire and all the other mothers watching...Finally, the angel I like to call Ms Meghan (our dance teacher) came over, asked Claire to help her and the door was shut and she was in....fortunately all the moms were so comforting and laughed about it with me...gotta love fellow Mamas of dramatic little girls!!! She was a mess today, but she looked incredibly cute doing it....
Next, as I pulled into the dance class parking lot, I turned the van off and I think every possible light came on, telling to me have random things serviced (why say "ABS Service Needed", just say "BRAKES ARE BAD!!!"). I am fortunate enough to drive a company vehicle (why I drive a minivan, I have serious minivan denial =)) so when something goes wrong it is all taken care of...so why am I griping?? When I dropped it off at lunch to be serviced, I was taking my computer bag out of the back, I misjudged the weight of it (I am now second guessing the extremely heavy designer computer bag I had to have, even though Shane told me "Wow that is heavy WITHOUT your computer", ignored him because it was "Gorgeous...and on sale!") and completely fell down, busting my knee on the curb!! I think I bruised it to the bone, OUCH!! So now my knee is killing me...and swollen!! Stupid bag...but it is pretty!
Go home after work...I am not going to bore you with "Modular Changes for the Hair Color and Care category", but it was a blah day and my phone rang off the hook with concerned co-workers in changes that were made (disclaimer for all people who care: no category information was shared...those of you are laughing I know). But I was worn out from work drama. I still did not have my van, will not be ready until tomorrow afternoon, so I had my buddy Ellie take me to get Shane's car (Thanks Ellie), so I could get home to the kids and then go back and get him at 5. On my way home, Mom texts me telling me Owen is still sick and is VERY FUSSY!! Owen is still fighting the monster cold and is pretty much pissed about it (sorry, but that is the best word to describe it =)). I get home, baby him and then turn around and load up to go pick up Daddy...here is Claire in the backseat on the way to get Shane...she does not like Daddy's car as she says the sun gets in her eyes "badder". So I gave her Shane's sunglasses and she fell asleep =)...I think was when the day started to turn around....
We came home, made dinner and Owen BEGGED to go outside. I know he is sick, but can you tell that sweet face "No" even though it is a little chilly out??!! So we bundled up and played outside...finally all is well, everyone is happy and here are some really cute pictures from our short time outside!! I am so glad it is fall time!!
My 2 hotties...LOVE THIS PICTURE!!
Yes, O is wearing socks with sandals...Daddy did it and we laughed! I told you there was no other word to describe his temperament...priceless =)
Leave it to me to find cute pictures during a not so cute day! The more I think about it, it was not that bad...as I laugh now!
Now, the house is quiet, taken Aleve for my knee, kids are in bed and I am cozied up with all of my favorite friends in blogger world!! So - here is to a happy Tuesday!!! One day closer to Friday!!!

9 comments:

Mojito Maven said...

Love the picture with the sunglasses...precious!

Tara Caire said...

goodness! Hope your knee gets better!! Love that pic of o and shane! At least your pretty bag didn't get damaged! :)

Maggie said...

I love your dedication - no matter what the day brings - you have your camera in tow!!

Fellow moms out there that "don't have time to take pics of the kids & journal about daily life" - walk away from this post re-focused and inspired!!! =)

Hope your knee is feeling better!! I had a weekend like that... I'll give you the short version: Natalie rams my ankle with the cart at full speed at Hobby Lobby (skin falling off and bruised days later), next day, stubbed my pinky toe on the wheel of the cart at Walmart - dang you, flip-flops!, same afternoon, brought the newly washed bathroom rugs in from drying outside (carrying them under my arm) and got bee-stung in the arm pit.

Jeramy chalks it all up to Murphy's Law & says with a name like ours, I had better get used to it! LOL

Amy (Metz) Walker said...

Sunglasses while you nap = diva in the making! lol! Too funny (and cute as usual!)

Hope your knee feels better...those things we do for beauty! ;-)

Brooke Bertalan said...

Claire is like me. I sleep with my glasses on too (if Mitch is driving of course). Only, Claire is much cuter sleeping like a diva in her little car seat.

I know you are enjoying Meagan; she is such a sweet person. Claire is so pretty in her pink leotard from yesterday.

I love the pics of the kids playing outside on such a chilly fall day with the sun shinning. Wasn't it a beautiful day yesterday?! Owen and Shane are such twinkies in their gray hoodies.

Lastly, Rachel, you put a whole new meaning to "fashion before comfort" for us girls. I love your bag and I would've done the same thing!

Brittney said...

Ok, I love that computer bag...you must carry it no matter how much it weighs...unless you want to send it to me and I will use it as a diaper bag!

I have a post "on deck" about Jillian wearing her sunglasses during her nap! So funny!!@!!

Lane said...

First off, thank you so much for writing on your blog for the prayer request! We appreciate it! You're the best! :)

Yeah, Shterling (he he) has the nasty croup stuff. Yuck!

The picture of her asleep is too cute! I really hope your knee is not too bad. And I love your bag!! you always have the cutest stuff! :)

Kristy said...

What a day! Everything always seems to happen at once!!
Knee = Ouch!!
Owen = Hope he's feeling better!
Claire with the sunglasses = Too cute!

Carolyn said...

Praying for Lane and Heath!

I love that the sun is getting in her eyes badder...thats so funny! I love this post, the pictures are too cute!