Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Open Wide


It's sure fun getting to visit the dentist and daddy all at the same time!!!! Today we took the kids to the pedo department at the Dental school for check-ups. Our friend Billy Hull arranged to have 2 other students there at the same time so we could have all 3 girls looked at together and not have to be there long. The girls did a great job and got lots of special presents to bring home. They have been asking me all night when they get to go back. Crazy (don't tell Joseph - but I hate the dentist!) Thanks Billy and friends!!! And great job brushing girls (I mean mom!).


(Waiting for the dentists)

(Joseph does not traditionally assist with a burp cloth on his shoulder - I LOVE IT!!)

Flash Floods

Some of you might of heard about the flash floods we were having here in Pittsburgh last week. We got a quick and crazy down pour on Saturday while I was home cooking dinner and Joseph was out on a walk with the kids (yes all the kids - he is superman.) I heard the rain start down pouring and ran outside to find the kids running around the corner with Joseph behind them pushing the stroller - all soaked. Since they were already wet the kids had a fun time playing with daddy in the rain. Joseph is such a terrific father! I just love him and so do the kids!

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Our Cute Hunk




Talee Rolling


I took this video of Talee rolling over almost 2 weeks ago. Goes to show how crazy things have been around here. Funny, Tate rolled over first, but now whenever you put Talee on the ground she rolls over right away and Tate just hangs out for awhile until he is tired of being on his back and then joins her on his stomach. They love to hold on to things and if they are sitting close to each other, they are always holding hands. I just LOVE them!!! They are awake a lot more now, so my house is never clean - but, I just love this age. I could just hold and squeeze, and kiss them all day (but then the other kids get jealous - I guess I have to share the love).

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Monday, June 8, 2009

Babies at 4 months


This picture is less than professional - but, you get the basic idea. When I took them in for their check-up, Tate weighed 13lbs. 7 oz. and Talee was 13 lbs. 6 oz. Their bodies are totally different - Talee is rolly-polly and Tate is our muscle man with hardly any rolls - so, it was fun to see them weighing the same. They are still so cute together and SOOO fun! I love watching them smile and most recently they have discovered that they can hold things and move them to their mouths. And - both of them have started to roll. It usually happens when they are crying - so I haven't got it on camera yet - but, maybe by my next group of posts!!!

Dance Recital Videos

We had a very busy week. The incoming dental students had orientation this past week and we had the privilege of hosting one of the girlfriends (Sarah) of an incoming student. The dental school also held a BBQ on Thursday night for all students and faculty then Friday night was the girls dance dress rehearsal and then another LDS 1st year and incoming student BBQ. Let's just say the girls (and us) were exhausted by Saturday which was the actual dance recital. The girls still had a fun time and did a great job.
Maria Moon, Laura Nelson, Kiah, Malea, Finley Waits
Joseph was a good sport - even though he has threatened to never attend a recital again (meaning the girls won't be in one)
This was Eva half way through
Here is the footage from the dress rehearsal. It was Malea's first time on a big stage. She is quite a talented dancer but we think she was a little stunned. She was quite a bit more with it during the recital. We were really proud of them both!
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"Puff the Magic Dragon" - Ballet number
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"Smile" - Tap number

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"Finale"

Dance Recital

We had a very busy week. The incoming dental students had orientation this past week and we had the privilege of hosting one of the girlfriends (Sarah) of an incoming student. The dental school also held a BBQ on Thursday night for all students and faculty then Friday night was the girls dance dress rehearsal and then another LDS 1st year and incoming student BBQ. Let's just say the girls (and us) were exhausted by Saturday which was the actual dance recital. The girls still had a fun time and did a great job.
Maria Moon, Laura Nelson, Kiah, Malea, Finley Waits
Joseph was a good sport - even though he has threatened to never attend a recital again (meaning the girls won't be in one)
This was Eva half way through
Here is the footage from the dress rehearsal. It was Malea's first time on a big stage. She is quite a talented dancer but we think she was a little stunned. She was quite a bit more with it during the recital. We were really proud of them both!