Friday, September 25, 2015

September 24, 2015

OK I'm doing this on my iPad I'm talking it out and my iPad is typing this is going to be interesting.

Today was just my typical runaround day. I did yoga in the morning which is really nice I'm trying to do yoga every day I'm thinking about trying to do yoga every day for year and chronicling my experience. Yoga really helps me to be a better mom I have a way more patience my brain just feels better and my body feels better. It helps my mind, body and Spirit.  I would love to be a yoga teacher and that's on my list I just I've got to get some other things out-of-the-way.

One of those things is I'm doing my uterine massage class in February in Belize!  I am super excited about it my original teacher Rosita is going to be teaching it and it's going to be great. Now I have to find the time to really study and to get my 10 case studies which really shouldn't be a problem but I'm trying to decide if I actually charge people because they're getting a professional massage so money is always hard because as soon as you give something away for free people don't value what they got so I'm thinking that through.

I'm in a do a paragraph about each one of my kids what's going on with them right now.

Eva: Ewa is back in tumbling she is really doing well and she loves it. She loves first grade she loves her teacher she has lots of friends. She is reading well. I go in and volunteer once a week in her class and that's really fun to see her in that environment. It's also fun to see where she is at with the other kids and she's like in the top eight of her class on reading so that's good. She is confident and fun she's really responsible she is a really good older sister I can trust her she's honest and and likes to do the right thing. She is a really good friend and it's really concerning to her when other people are not good friends. She is very aware of other people and and it is kind of devastating to her when friends aren't treating her well. She has a few friends who will be really good friends to her and then as soon as they're in a group of people they kind of turn on her and that's hard to watch and try to walk her through that and it's just hard to watch your kids get out in the world and have to learn what it's really like I can't protect her from it and it's hard.  Eva, A couple months ago went on a trip with my dad and Carolyn they went to Oregon.  She really wanted to see a peregrine falcon and my dad took her to see one and she was gone a week she did great she didn't miss us and had a blast doing all this Oregon stuff. So then last week she went with them again to Northern California and they saw Sequoia and redwoods and other fun things and she loved it. She is old enough to ride the airplane alone as an unaccompanied minor so she did that and she isn't afraid and she's really independent and confident and it makes me really proud of her. She's also grown really close to my dad and Carolyn much I really appreciate.

Scarlett: Scarlett is in dance. This will be 2 1/2 years in dance. She is very good and seems to like it although sometimes it's hard to get her to go but then when she gets home she's happy she went. Right now our friend Allie is her teacher and it's really nice because Allie picks her up and drop her off home and it's wonderfully helpful. Scarlett is a stubborn a ball of sass yet she is sweet and fun and silly. She is learning to be a good friend she likes to be the boss and sometimes she says mean things but it's usually because she's got her feelings hurt and she's lashing out or something. She loves make up and everything girly.  She loves watching make up tutorials on YouTube. Right now she is in a rock star phase where she likes to dress as a rock star and be sassy. Scarlet also loves wearing swimsuits sometime she just wants to wear it all day. She especially loves two piece suits. I promised the girls half birthday parties this year because both their birthdays are in the winter and they both wanted summer parties. Well I just did aScarlett's the other day and it was a mermaid party. We invited three girls from the neighborhood and three girls from her preschool and did nails and makeup a mermaid piƱata. It was fun and she loved it. Natalie came and helped me and she was a lifesaver I am so grateful that she helped me. Scarlett was in Montessori preschool last year and they upped their prices so we decided to put her in just a preschool of someone who does it out of their home and she was recommended by some friends and she finally likes it it's a good school she's doing well. Her teachers name is Miss Jean.

Merrill: Merrill, is all boy. He does not have any interest in girl things whatsoever. He will play with the girls but he usually plays on his own with his trucks. He currently loves monster trucks and the Disney cars. He definitely needs a brother and Clint talks about trying to have another boy but I don't actually think that will happen. He loves Clint the most. He loves going outside I'm getting dirty. He is potty trained he was very easy to potty train very glad. He still has a Binky and loves it very very much. We are currently trying to rid him of that habit. We just signed Merrill up for soccer he has been asking to do that for a while. He had his first practice the other day and did very well. And he is very excited for his first game on Saturday. Me and some of the girls in the neighborhood are doing enjoy school for Merrill and his friends. He loves it he was asking to go to school because the girls were going and it actually is really fun I teach twice a month and it's just fun to see how they interact and fun to watch them learn. Merrill does not pronounce his 's' when he talks it is our favorite thing. Like Scarlett he says "carlett", spank is "pank", stool is "tool", store is "tore", scared "cared".

Mayla: Mayla, is almost one. She is almost walking. She has her two top and two bottom teeth. She is a super sweet baby. She loves nursing and I don't know when I'm going to wean her because Merrill and scarlett pretty much weaned themselves and it was so easy and I don't know how I'm going to do it with Mayla.  When Clint walks in the door Mayla squeals with delight and get super excited. But I am her favorite which makes me happy because all the others have really loved Clint. I think it's because she's my first baby that I haven't left at six weeks to work. She is a really good sleeper. She is not quite sleeping through the night yet but it's pretty good. She knows what kisses are and give wonderful open mouth tongue kisses. She loves playing with her brother and sisters. She loves animals and get super excited kicks her legs and squeals when she sees animals. We have a cat named Zeb and Zeb lets her grab and pull her and grab her face and whatever and Zeb has kind of a ruined her for other animals because other animals don't like Mayla grabbing at them.

OK I'm going to end now because talking into this iPad and then correcting all of it stupid mistakes is bugging me. Please excuse all the grammical errors and all the punctuation errors and all the everything Errors it's really irritating.

1 comment:

sweetheber said...

I can't begin to express how much I love your kids. They make my heart happy.

I love that Eva is such a sweet and gentle girl. She has such a calming spirit about her. She is very thoughtful of others and I love the pictures that she creates for me. She has a great eye for details in her art and always adds that girlie touch, which I appreciate. (Curly eyelashes!)

I love Scarlett's independent spirit. She's strong and has an opinion about everything, which I greatly enjoy and appreciate. ;) She is full of happiness and when I think of her, I imagine sparkles and pixie dust breezily trailing behind her. She is also my favorite shopping companion.

I love that Merrill Dee. That face. Those eyes. His precious little soul. He is the most tender little angel on earth. He has a true heart, with a love for everyone and everything. My heart melts when he hugs me. He jumps into my arms and puts his head on my shoulder and then gently pats my back with his small hands. He isn't hurried, he lets me love him. Sweet little man.

I love Mayla Sunshine's happy, bright eyes and her fuzzy hair. She is full of love and life and I can't get enough of her sweetness. She truly is a ray of sunshine lighting up our lives.

You are a fantastic mother, Tammy. You're doing a great job. Thank you for sharing your kids with me. My life is brighter because they're in it.

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