Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Mom's bedtime stories

The other night
Beck was having a hard time falling asleep and so
I came in and told him that if he would stop crying and lay down
I would tell him a story. Before I knew it I was
telling him a similar story to the ones my mom used to tell me and my siblings.
It was about 2 (no longer 5) kids that lived
on a farm and of course their names were Adalynn and
Beck (no longer Daniel, Gretchen, Anthony, Nicolas, and Audra).
They each have a dog and a horse and from there
the adventure series has taken off. I have had to come
up with double material every night because Addy hides
in the bathroom so she can hear Beck's story
and then when it's her bedtime an hour later, she
of course wants a new one.
The funniest thing is that the other day I heard Beck
telling someone about his dog, "Max."
(We don't have a dog but that's the name of his dog in his stories)
So I guess for now that will do.

Playing in the mud

We went camping in Northern Utah and let's
just say it is clear that we don't do that enough
because my dear Adam being the big kid that he is
just couldn't wait to get dirty and play in the mud.
I have to admit I sure had fun spraying him
off with the freezing cold water. That's what he gets
for making me sleep all night in a tent trailor
without electricity or a bathroom right? I'm just kidding.
I really do enjoy it because I can't think of a time
that we are happier (My kids and Adam,
therefore me too).