Thursday, June 28, 2007

His Choices

I realized today that I'm starting to make personality choices for Sawyer that probably don't mirror his preferences. This may seem silly since he is only 5 1/2 months old, however if I continue this pattern I may turn into a very controlling mom that I don't want to be. So, this is what happened. He has a lot of toys that are animals and I have unintentionally made giraffes and monkeys his "favorite animals". I have even caught myself saying, "monkeys are his favorite". How is that possible to know when all he can say right now is "dih dih dih mah mah mah". When shopping I catch myself gravitating to all things giraffe and monkey. We just bought a new pair of pj's, and yes they have monkeys all over them! So, today I commit to backing off of the "this is his favorite" and allowing him to pick his appropriate favorites. Back off momma!

Friday, June 22, 2007

I got the shakes!

Sawyer has a new trick. To try to keep from going to sleep he shakes his head back and forth really fast. Writing in words doesn't even begin to explain how funny he looks when he does this. It's almost like he's thinking "I can't got to sleep, I can't go to sleep, I can't go to sleep". He makes us laugh all the time! Even though I'm worn out from a week of trying to keep him happy (we think he's teething), I wouldn't want to miss this mom experience.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Ist Father's Day

Today was Ryan's first Father's Day. Sawyer went to mom and dad's on Friday and we went to their house on Saturday to spend the rest of the weekend with them. Come to find out, Sawyer's gums had been bothering him all weekend and Dad's remedy was a blue popsicle which he loved! He gets to do crazy stuff at Grandad's house. Sawyer now has a swing at his house, Grandad and Nana's house, and Grammy's house!

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Family Fun

Right now I'm playing tag with two boys who are trying to take a nap! Sawyer and I are with Sam and Will today and it's nap time. They started out in the bed together, but they were laughing so hard we had to separate or Sawyer was going to wake up. Will is so funny when I ask him not to do something he looks at me with that sweet WIll WIll face and says "OK Karlyn". I'm so glad that Sawyer has big cousins and little cousins to grow up with. I didn't get a chance to be with my cousins much when I was growing up, and I missed out on a lot. Thanks God for time with family!

Sawyer got to watch his second ballgame yesterday. We went to Forrest City to watch Kyle play. He didn't watch much because he had a lot of catching up to do with Morgan, Staci, Kaylee, Aunt Christy, Nana and Grandad. He was so tired by the time we left. He loves his family.

Monday, June 11, 2007

7th Anniversay

Yesterday was our seventh anniversary. I have to say it was probably the best ever and we didn't even do anything amazing. It was just a day at home with Ryan and Sawyer and I really needed that. Thanks God for a relaxing day.

Today, Sawyer is 5 months old. It's so strange how he changes each month. Yesterday, I noticed him doing several things he hasn't done before. For instance, he was laying on his mat playing with his hanging toys and he was hitting and kicking them like he was a boxer! It was hilarious. Then when I had him sitting up I noticed him using his arms and hands to bang his legs like Jada did. Fun Fun times!

Saturday, June 9, 2007

First prescription and cold

Well, we have made it through our first cold. Last Sunday Sawyer began a runny nose and then a funky eye. We got 2 prescriptions and we have a much happier baby. Although his unhappy was still very bearable, even though mom didn't get much sleep the first three nights. I'm not good at sleeping on the couch and the bathroom floor!
We survived Sawyer's first Bible School week. He got a lot of Teresa and La Fern time! Sam and Will are here and they got to come to VBS also. I think they had a great time. Right now they're playing with me in the pool room singing "Yes Jesus Loves Me". I love my Sam and Will time!