Families are Love

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

School Days

Well Mike has been in school for a little longer than a month and this friday he starts harvest break for 2 weeks, so I thought I better get something posted of him! :) This year Michael has Mrs. Shumway and he loves loves loves her! It's been a lot of joy seeing him so excited about school! Katie definetely misses him during the day and hopefully this 2 week break will help with that. She just lights up when Mike gets home. Michael is doing so well with controlling his sensory sensitivities and doing much better with focusing on his work. He loves to read and is 1 of the top 3 in his class right now in reading. So proud of him! Without further delay here are some pictures of the last little while... tada!

First Day of School and rearing to go!

And Katie Turned 1! When did that happen?!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

My goodness it's been quite awhile since i posted!
Todayis Mother's Day and what a wonderful day to remember all the wonderful people in my life and all the blessings I've been given!So....

I am thankful for:

a home, may not be the most beautiful or expensive, but it holds so many wonderful & irreplaceable memories.

spring weather... hope it makes a stronger appearance soon, but non-the-less happy with what we've got.

Mrs. Weist!, Michael's kindergarten teacher. she is so talented and has been perfect for Michael!... couldn't ask for a better "first" teeacher :)

Steve's job providing for our family! very thankful!

that i get to stay home instead of working outside the home. thankful i get to be here for Michael, Katie, & a littleneighbor girl. :)

thankful for the friendship I have with my mom. glad i can talk to her about things and ask for advice.

thankful i get to help in Mike's class each week and the help i get with Katie so I can do that!

thankful I still enjoy to learn... because i have a lot left to learn!

thankful for my hubby, can't imagine having this life without him.

thankful for the Temple! Thankful that we are sealed together!!!

Grateful for our Savior, His ministry, His love, & His understanding of our needs.

So thankful for my children! Love, love, love Michael, Josh, and Katie! can't wait to have all of us together again!

and the last for today... I am thankful for Hope... it's not just wishing, it's doing our part for things in the future.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

2 yrs ago...

2 yrs ago at about this time, Steve and I were loading up our twins in the van, we didn't know that we would only come back home with Michael. Today and tomorrow are special days in our family, they are the days when we felt the most pain and yet also two of the days that we have been able to feel our Father in Heaven's love the strongest and the magnitude and significance of the Atonement the most. The wounds are still raw on occasion and tears are still shed at times, but with the Lord's help we have been blessed abundantly with peace, comfort and joy in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

We have a testimony of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We know that He came to succor His people to come to Him. We know that He gave His life so that we may all live again. We are thankful for our Heavenly Father's plan of happiness. We may not know all the details, but it is enough to know and to trust that He knows. We have a testimony of the Gospel and Eternal Families, we know that that gift is real! What a glorious blessing to have in our life!

Oh our darling, Joshua. We love you, we miss you, we look forward to the day that we can hold you again!