Monday, April 5, 2010

2010 Update

Well it is already April! Crazy! Time goes by so much faster when you have kids. Everyday just zooms by. We have been busy this year so far, and I think it is only going to get busier. Here is the family update:

At the beginning of the year we decided to start detaching him from the binky. The first couple of days were rough but now sometimes he can even fall asleep without it. The only time at night it seems that he needs it is if he is upset about something. We are also trying to start potty training but that has not been so great. In fact, I think it sucks! :) He doesn't quite seems to really understand what we are trying to do. So we just went back to diapers. I am not sure if many of you know but he talks in the 3rd person. So everything is "Ian wants milk" and so on. But lately, without any forcing by us he has started saying "I want..." I am very excited that he has started using I more then Ian. He is sounding more and more grown up.

Maddie just turned 8! Again time flies. She is doing well in school and seems to enjoy it. They do some pretty cool things like growing a garden. I don't think I got to do that in school. She is tall and skinny like normal and still losing teeth. With summer coming I am sure she is excited to get back into the pool. She can read a book faster then most people can I think. We can't get her new books fast enough. She got 2 new ones for Easter and she was almost done with the first one in like 45 minutes. Crazy fast. 

Kathy  and Jessica
At the end of last year she had a spot removed on her face by the doctor and it came back weird. long story short, it went to California for more tests and they still don't really know what it is. But the dermatologist gave her some creams to put on the spots and some other face things. Much like potty training all of that stuff sucked too! She is did a midterm at Nationals in Las Vegas a few weeks ago. She did pretty good, we are just waiting for the results. A few weeks before that we had the 6th Annual HRC Gala. It was a fun night, but I am glad that it is over. So much time and energy goes into those events. Back to Vegas. While we were in Vegas we both got tattoos from a co-worker of a friend. He was really good. Probably one of my favorites. I got this on my left inner forearm:

Kathy got this on her calf:

I am still in school and doing great. I start my program classes this Wednesday in fact. The next 2 years hopefully will go by just as fast and the first part. I am still very impressed with the attention that I get from my Academic adviser and my financial adviser.

That my friends is a quick update of our house so far this year. I am sure there is more and I forgot but that's ok.

With Love,