Thursday, December 30, 2010

quick update

We are still in Florida. I am Having a wonderful time with my family! Mya was sick yesterday all day:( Started with fever Tues. night and ran fever till this morning. Got to 103 so she was a very sick little girl. Hope no one else gets it before or while heading home. Otherwise we have just been hanging out and enjoying each other. I will post pictures when we get home.

Today is my sweet hubby's Birthday:) Such a wonderful husband and great daddy! Love the way he takes care of all of us. Hope everyone has a safe and happy new year!!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Christmas Festivities

We are all home today because of the snow! It is beautiful and wonderful to be home with my family and enjoy a day of just being together. We are blessed. My kids were "screaming" when we got the message that school was cancelled. Even though Mya didn't understand why she was squealing right along!! What a busy week we had last week and it will continue until Christmas,
just like everyone else. Hailey had a program at the Odon park for Christmas last Wed. night. She is in the Bethel children's choir this year and she is LOVIN it! That child loves to sing, dance, gymnastics and cheering. She's my girly girl!! It is a wonderful experience for her and Joy is a wonderful leader. Teaching them to not be afraid to lift up their hands and voices and sing praises to God!! They all did such a good job. I wish Jayce would try it.

Sunday night was our Churches Christmas program. It turned out beautiful also. Thanks to Joy again!! It had to do with the meaning of the Christmas Tree. My kids LOVE that book The Three Trees I think it's called? It is a good book. Both Jayce and Hailey were excited to have speaking parts this year and much to my surprise they both did a good job. I was afraid Hailey would back out last minute but she went up there and spoke louder than Jayce even did. Not looking nervous at all. All the kids did a wonderful job with all their parts! Tried to take pics before they went again. of course I can NEVER get a really good pic of these three stinkers together.

Hailey is my easy one!! Such a poser:)

Jayce Michael this one turned out good I thought!

Mya Faith Ha! She was trying to play piano while taking a picture:)

Jayce in the back right in front of the tree at the church program
Hailey Brooke at the program

Tonight we are going to Mi Pueblo to celebrate a VERY SPECIAL nephews Birthday!! Brycen Hunter is 6 years old today!! Love that little man:) A smile that melts anyones heart....

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Our Evenings!

I have just lots of random pictures of our usual evenings that we are home. They ALWAYS have to consist of either a gymnastics, singing or some sort of musical instrument show:) Games is another favorite. I LOVE these nights. I do not have as many pictures of Jayce, because he is always running away from the camera. Silly boy. I can not sneak up on him either very easily.

Hailey and mya on the beam.

Hailey wanted a beam to practice on last Christmas so of course my dad made her one:) Yes it is in the middle of my living room, but she practices all the time on it there. Mya loves it already too.

She can walk really well on it already.

Hailey in her handstand

Hannah Montanna concert:)

Mya singing or LICKING the microphone

The man made out of cards that daddy and the kids made. Notice this is the kids FAVORITE clothing style. Hailey verry dressy. Jayce comfy, Mya in her pj's:)

Blowing it down!

Finally got one, he had his hair all spiked from his shower:)

Love this, Hailey reading to Mya, which she usually has to have a book and tries to read at the same time.

Here is a picture of them in their cute shirts that Kaycee made. A little far away but the best one out of them all! Let me tell ya, it is HORRIBLE to try and get a picture of these three together!! We were ready to go to my Lengacher family Christmas dinner.
Here is the picture before Lengacher dinner in '09I think Hailey looks the same, Jayce and Mya are the ones that have changed. Jayce has grown a lot. Getting even bigger built. Mya's hair GREW!! YEAH:)

Friday, November 26, 2010


I cannot find the pics on my computer of our celebration night right now. We did have lot's of fun. Gatti's to eat and then some bowling! After that night we've had quite the ride of confusion with poor Hailey again. It's not been terrible just not good not knowing what's going on for sure. We took her to her regular doc last Fri. And they did a urine sample and bloodwork for many diff. things. Like anemia and lot's of things that could be making her sooo tired all the time and just not feeling well. She's been doing this for at least 3-4 weeks. Then joints had started hurting more and some other issues I will not share. Poor girl! The test all came back normal which is good, yet frusterating. Because most likely it's the HSP trying to come back or is back? Guessing game. Until it's here full force there is no way to know. Since she is not feeling well she is not wanting to go to school. Which causes crying and then vomitting in the vehicle and at school. I just feel so bad leaving her like that. I know they take wonderful care of her, but I am the mother and I am just leaving her when she says MOMMY PLEASE NO, hanging on to you. It just feels like I am abbandoning her. She is fine usually after the morning gets started. I think for me the breaking down, remembering her face and hugs , continue all day. ANYWAY we are praying that she starts feeling back to normal soon.:)

I ordered the girls some hats and they are adorable!!

Hailey has an owl one of course! She loves her owl build-a-bear!

Thanksgiving day we had lunch at Mom and Dad's! It was great food and just wonderful to get together as family and spend time together! I have soooo much to be thankful for:)

Pappaw and Hailey eating cheeseball

Jayce and B being handsome of course!

A pretty good pic of all 5 cousins!! The best one of course, man it's hard to get them all happy and looking or staying put at the same time.

Sweet little Corbin! LOVE HIM!! Loved their cute turkey shirts too.

Friday, November 12, 2010


Yes I have another post without pictures!! Hopefully after tonight I will have plenty more. We are CELEBRATING tonight. The kids are so excited to go eat and bowling. They have wanted to for a long time and we just keep putting the bowling off. Well since they both got wonderful report cards Wendsday I decided we are going to go and celebrate. Jayce has worked hard on getting those A's and B's! Even though between you and me he could do lot's better:) He just rushes andwants to finish. Does not really care what grade he gets. Ha! All boy! His teacher says this also, she knows he knows it he just is always in a hurry. Well hopefully we will get through this year without giving this mamma too many nervous breakdowns. :) Hailey, well I tend to let her go too much. She just doesn't need to study and she does WONDERFUL. Straight A's again. I am proud of them and I do want to take them out and reward them for all their hard work. I am mostly thankful for them wanting to go to school this year. They are both getting along so well and have lots of friends. Staying fairly healthy too. Thank Goodness! Hopefully all this continues throughout the year. Mya Faith is now a homebody. Ugh! Let me tell ya I like it except for when I NEED to go get groceries and you know do regular errands. She is a stinker and just keeps complaning, (me go home). She loves when it is time to get Jayce and sissy off the bus. She will not say Hailey's name just sissy:) Love it though. STILL working on that potty training. One of these days I know I will be able to say she is trained! Hopefully before her third birthday!! PLEASE:)

Monday, November 8, 2010

Praise Report!

I am doing terrible about keeping my blog up. I do not have pictures this time. I have been slacking lately on taking them. That's a bad job mom! But I do have a praise post. I don't think I have posted about Hailey's eye. This summer while her BP was sky high and she had been on predisolone for awhile, she one day was crying and having a fit that she couldn't see. I of course was very nervous also. Well this went on for a few days and we did schedule with an eye specialist right away. They checked everything out and said she has very poor vision, but could not see any damage or any indication of what was causing it. Maybe it's just the high bp and all the medications messing with them. So we waited. Eventually she quit complaining, guess she just got used to it. After she was off her predisolone for a few weeks she still could not see anything but big blurs or if reading a straight black line with her left eye. So we would check daily. No change, let me tell ya I was trying to not be anxious. Things could be worse but I knew she had always had 20/20 vision. So yes I was afraid this disease had also messed with her eyes. We prayed about this and we had wonderful friends praying for her. We went to her specialist last Tues. and God provided a miracle for my sweet little girl. Her eye sight was almost back to normal!! just 2 days earlier she still could not read with that eye. God is building my baby's faith at such an early age. Jayce and her have been shown God's miraculous power already:) Otherwise she is doing Wonderful! She is feeling good, only very tired. We go back in December for a check up and more tests. Hopefully by then her kidney's will be clear and maybe she can at least lower her BP meds.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Fall 2010:)

We have had a WoNdErFuL fall so far this year. It is my favorite time of year and all the festivities are a blast! We seem to Always have some kind of illness, seriously I have taken one child to the doctor at least every other week or every week since early summer. You know it's bad when Doc Sorrells laughs when he sees me and says Lady you are going to have to write a book after the year you've had:) It has been so many diff. illnesses that we have never had. But we are blessed and things could be sooo much worse. The Lord has healed each time. Hailey is still healing, she is getting there.:) Praise God! Earlier we raked lots of leaves together and of course had to JUMP, JUMP, JUMP!!

Hailey Brooke

Jayce Michael

Miss Mya got into it after she watched the older ones:)

The school had a fall parade Friday and my kids were really excited!

Cowgirl waiting for the parade to start! Couldn't get a picture with a normal face.

Hannah Montanna! Waiving behind Grace the bunny:)

Can't remember the name of Jayce it's from star wars:)

Hailey with all her friends!
John and Jayce have been hunting every Sat. morning and evening. Jayce always has exciting stories but the deer just don't want to cooporate. Either do not come quite close enough or they run of when he tries to stand up:) But he LOVES every minute of it. You know when a 9 year old can sit in a tree for 4 hours in the morning and 4 more hours in the evening you have a DEDICATED hunter. He's his daddy made over:) Love them!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

This and That

We have been enjoying this BEAUTIFUL fall weather!! Playing outdoors:) Saturday night we went to Lark Ranch, it was so nice out and we all had lots of fun.

Jayce and Garrett, his mom and dad were working so they got to do a few things together.

Hailey riding!! Let me tell ya my girls are horse lovers!! IT is serious. I have been talking to john about maybe getting a horse or pony for them. Hailey would take very good care of it I am sure. She takes wonderful care of the other animals she has.

Mya riding the pony. ALL this girl talks about is horses. I think she needs to marry a farmer:) She likes all animals.

THis is while looking at the animals, she just gets sooo excited.

sisters petting the goat

My two pumpkins! Jayce was with Garrett:(

Farm Girls!!

Jayce riding the pedal go carts

Of course she had to swing on the horse swing:)

My kids LOVE this corn box also.
Sunday morning while getting ready for church we got the phone call. John's brother and his wife were headed to the hospital to have the baby!! Poor girl she started at 1:00 Sun. morn. and they finally had c-section at 10:22 Sun. night. She just wasn't progressing and the baby was starting to show signs of stress. But Aaron Levi was born on 10-10-10! A whopping 8 lb. and 14 oz. 21 inches long. My kids are very excited to have another cousin.
Hailey Brooke has been doing wonderful since she started school. Praise God!! She has felt great and has not picked up that much sickness!! Colds over and over but nothing major. The last test we finally go the results last week. She still has blood in her urine but her protein is now .21 last time it was .22 so that is a improvement. I never realized how slow the process is with kidneys. So she is still on 15 mg. of Lisinopril everyday. At least she is off the steroids finally and hopefully her immune system is building up.:) No signs of her HSP reacuuring lately. YEAH!! God is truely wonderful.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Daddy's Home....

Yes daddy made it home last Sunday a week ago!! We were ever so happy:) He arrived about 9:30, so of course we all waited up for him... He had tears in his eyes while hugging his sweet kiddos. It was the sweetest thing, they sure missed him, poor Hailey cried every night. Hopefully now that he got a BIG elk he will not go for a LONG time... I'm glad he could experience this though. Last week we just squeezed in as much family time as possible. Saturday morning Jayce and John went hunting of course. Jayce LOVES it so much. He was full of stories when he came home. Saw 2 button bucks and 4 doe I think... Hailey was upset she wanted to go too. So of course Sat. afternoon John Jayce and Hailey went. Then Mya was upset... My goodness for a two year old she sure likes hunting and fishing already. She says "me hop (help) daddy soot buck"!! So adorable.
Hunters ready to go~~

Sunday we spent the day going to church, watching and playing football, eating and oh yeah playing volleyball with miss was wonderful:) I love Sundays

Last night I attempted to take some pics of my kids. It is not easy with these 3 only took 20 min. Ha! So they were just some quick shots! Hailey's Jersey is Jayce's from 2 years ago and it is a little big but hey it's a jersey.... and Mya well i thought she just had to have one since the other two each have one to wear... it's a little bigger so she will wear it for awhile also hopefully.

Mya was not into the kissing picture. Chauncey was watching out closely for his favorite gal.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Good News and Bad News

John left Saturday Morning for a 10 day elk hunt in Colorado! Yes it has been some LONG days, but I have to remember at least he will come back. And my hubby sure does LOVE to hunt so I'm glad he gets to have this experience. He does not have service in the mountains where they are camped at, but he did call early Tues. because they had climbed high enough to get some service. cutting out but at least he could say he's fine. Well after that we got the call Tues. evening that John's Grandfather was poor. I had not been able to even tell him this let alone he passed away this morning. But John was headed to town and called me just this afternoon so very very excited. He got an elk!!! A 6x6 Bull:) I had to then tell the poor guy the news. His grandfather was a very sweet man. He has been having some health issues for a number of years so I am glad that he is heaven and pain free.

My handsome hubby and his elk!!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Busy Busy!!!

It has been a long time since I last posted! We have done soo much I don't know where to start... I guess here are 2 pics of my little viking:)

With paci and blanky of course!
2 weeks ago John and the kids and I headed to Evansville after John got off work. Went to the mall for about 1 1/2 hours then to Gatti Town!! Kids favorite:) Mya had lots of fun in the new bouncy house.

Here she is bowling, she does really good!!

Jayce then Mya the bright blonde and Hailey Mya was not a fan of this ride!
I'm not sure where Mya gets the blonde hair either. It is really light, lots lighter than the others hair ever was.

My two girlies

Over this last weekend we camped at Montgomery for Turkey Trot! Lot's of fun. Relaxing and got to see lots of people we do not get to see very often. Mya raced a turkey for the first time. She is only 2 but I knew she would do it and she LOVED LOVED it. My other two there is NO WAY they would have at 2.

Me Driving Turkey she says now!!

Hailey racing

Jayce Michael made it to the next round

Jayce riding rides with friends

Hailey and Miss Grace!

Mya and Hailey:)

Mya is a animal LOVER and so we have to go dip minnos out of the lake and she plays with them in the bucket ALL the time. She was very content at the campground if she had her bucket of fishies!

This was actually a baby bass I think!
Such a tomboy:)
Saturday morning daddy is leaving for 10 DAYS to Colorado! We are so sad:( Hunting elk in the mountains. Hopefully it will go fast.