Kingston Thomas

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Solomon Stanley

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Josiah Phillip

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Friday, November 27, 2009


It is Thanksgiving and I have too much to be thankful for. Let me make 2 top 5 lists, 1 for very serious subjects and the other for inanimate objects:

1. Grace

2. A husband who is intelligent, faithful, loving, patient, kind, thoughtful, and a wonderful Dad

3. Healthy, beautiful, happy boys

4. Supportive family, on both sides, that I am confident will love all 5 of us for all of our lives no matter what

5. Friendships: I have very old friendships and a few recent ones, but I am very selective with who I spend my time with. Therefore, I cherish every one of my friendships and I think that I have the best group of friends that can be found.

1. Blueberry lattes from Dunkin' Donuts

2. Toothpaste

3. Dark chocolate

4. Fleece pullovers

5. My ipod

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Playing in the Sand and Terrorizing Seagulls while Eating Flaming Hot Cheetos

We finally got sunshine in Florida after weathering the storm, Hurricane Ida. The weather was perfect and the sand was packed down, so it wasn't blowing around everywhere. There were literally 2 other people on the beach! The boys had so much fun playing in the sand.
The boys chased this poor little seagull all the way down the beach and back again. He was running for his life, but they were having so much fun. If you look closely, you can see Solomon carrying his bag of Flaming Hot Cheetos as he chases. He was not giving those up. Kingston was telling the seagulls that they were "not allowed" to come near our sight and then exactly why they were not to come near us.

Our setup...Josiah is asleep on the little pillow under the umbrella


Chattanooga is one of our favorite places to visit as a family and I strongly encourage any of you who have never explored the city to go for a weekend. We took the kids (again) for a day trip to the Children's Creative Discovery Museum and to the Tennessee Aquarium. They had a blast and we love watching them have so much fun! By the way, the Children's Museum in Chattanooga is for kids of all ages. The Adventure Science Center in Nashville seems to be more for older kids, but the one in Chattanooga was great for kids even as young as Solomon. It is definitely worth the money, or the free passes that we had!

Solomon really enjoyed the water play. By the end, he was so wet that we had to go to the giftshop and get him a t-shirt.

Digging for dinosaur bones

Kingston being a doctor
Solomon being a patient

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Caught Red Handed

Ever tried on a pair of pants at a store and thought they didn't look as good on you as they did the manequin in the window? Now I know why and I feel a little better about myself for this discovery.

Look at the picture closely:Yes, thats right. That manequin is wearing a size 1 pant that is still folded and clipped!!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Its The End Of The World As We Know It

My sweet Kingston, he is so thoughtful. I mean, he thinks about things so hard....he contemplates things. Anyway, a few months ago Kingston and I were watching "The Universe" on The History Channel. It was a show about the "inner planets" and they proceeded to say that in a billion or so years (which Kingston has no concept of) the sun is going to turn into a red giant star and swallow up the inner planets and everything on those planets will be completely burned up. They said all this before I realized what was happening and Kingston's eyes got as big as saucers. He looked at me and said, "Is that really going to happen?". I said, "No, Kingston, they don't know what they're talking about". We moved on and I thought (hoped) it had been forgotten about.

Fastforward a couple of months.

I was in the hospital with Josiah and my parents are lovingly caring for Kingston and Solomon. The week that I was in the hospital it rained nonstop, or so I'm told.

Mom was taking Kingston and Solomon to preschool. It was cloudy.

Kingston: "Grandmama, when is the sun going to turn into a red giant?"

Mom: "I don't think that is going to happen" (thinking he is thinking of a Jolly Green Giant or something)

Kingston: "It is! When is that going to happen?"

Mom thinking that since it is raining he is wondering when it is going to shine again: "I guess about noon today."

Kingston gets very quiet and starts just staring out the window for the rest of the way to school.

When they arrive at school, Kingston gets out of the car with his little Solar System backpack and turns around to Mom and says, "So, about noon today?". Mom says, "yes".

His teacher said that he was a little upset at naptime. Poor little guy. He probably thought it was the end and he needed to say his goodbyes. We haven't talked about it.

Monday, November 2, 2009

I'm Gonna Brag For A Moment...

I'm not sure how I did it. Jeremy got home for dinner and asked what I had done today. I started telling him and I was kind of amazed at myself. I can be pretty hard on myself and look at all the things that I didn't get done or I am not doing right, but today I am going to brag.

After getting up, nursing, and feeding breakfast, I took my car to Andrews Cadillac to get fixed after the 18 wheeler tire flew up in the air and basically took out my hood.

We went home and played Play-Doh.

I cleaned out my cl0set.

We went outside to play.

I folded 3 loads of laundry and put them away.

I made lunch.

I cleaned out another closet.

I cleaned mine and Jeremy's bathroom.

We all piled in the car and made a huge drop-off at Goodwill.

We got Jeremy's oil changed and transmission fluid flushed.

We read books.

I made chili and cornbread for dinner.

I bathed the boys.

I got out the highchair and cleaned it up.

I am pretty proud of myself especially because all of this was done without A) Kingston or Solomon taking a nap, B) turning the TV on to entertain the boys and C) neglecting my children. No doubt tomorrow I will crash. Jeremy called me a superwoman. :)

Jeremy and Beka

Jeremy and Beka

About Me

Jeremy and Rebekah were married in July 2004 and have 3 beautiful sons, Kingston, Solomon, and Josiah. Jeremy is an attorney and Rebekah is a part-time Marriage and Family Therapist and a full-time mommy.