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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Friday, February 27, 2009

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Loving Two

One of the other moms on BBC posted this poem. And I just had to share it. You may need a tissue, so make sure they are handy.

I walk along holding your 2-year-old hand, basking in the glow of our magical relationship. Suddenly I feel a kick from within, as if to remind me that our time alone is limited. And I wonder: how could I ever love another child as I love you?
Then he is born, and I watch you. I watch the pain you feel at having to share me as you’ve never shared me before.
I hear you telling me in your own way, “Please love only me”. And I hear myself telling you in mine, “I can’t”, knowing, in fact, that I never can again.
You cry. I cry with you. I almost see our new baby as an intruder on the precious relationship we once shared. A relationship we can never quite have again.
But then, barely noticing, I find myself attached to that new being, and feeling almost guilty. I’m afraid to let you see me enjoying him—as though I am betraying you.
But then I notice your resentment change, first to curiosity, then to protectiveness, finally to genuine affection.
More days pass, and we are settling into a new routine. The memory of days with just the two of us is fading fast.
But something else is replacing those wonderful times we shared, just we two. There are new times – only now, we are three. I watch the love between you grow, the way you look at each other, touch each other.
I watch how he adores you — as I have for so long. I see how excited you are by each of his new accomplishments. And I begin to realize that I haven’t taken something from you, I’ve given something to you. I notice that I am no longer afraid to share my love openly with both of you.
I find that my love for each of you is as different as you are, but equally strong. And my question is finally answered, to my amazement. Yes, I can love another child as much as I love you—only differently.
And although I realize that you may have to share my time, I now know you’ll never share my love. There’s enough of that for both of you – you each have your own supply.
I love you—-both. And I thank you both for blessing my life. —Author Unknown

Monday, February 23, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Puppy Jammies




Friday, February 20, 2009

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

It's Been Awhile

Since I've posted a video. Here's two of Tim.



2 months




Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentines Day

From the Dobson's

Friday, February 13, 2009

Burger King

Since I will be going back to work at the beginning of March, thought I would post this in memory of my first job.


Thursday, February 12, 2009

Finger Painting

Tim spent this morning painting a picture.



He started with fingers

But decided that a paintbrush was much better

Here's a photo of the finished product

And here's a photo of Tim being cheeky







Thursday, February 5, 2009

Stickers!!!!

Thanks for the stickers, Jo!!! See, he put them on his shirt. At least they aren't on the walls.




If these two photos came with sound, he would be saying. Down, let me down!!! Our little dictator.