Saturday, August 22, 2009

Jaxson just declared he would like a DS for Christmas! starts so early! At least we have time to plan. :o)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Bedtime with Jaxson

One of my favorite parts of everyday is bedtime with Jaxson. Our routine - well the routine we shoot for - is bath, bed to watch a little "tb", and then he comes to tell me he's ready for me to read to him. We read several books, not without interuption. Sometimes the interuptions pertain to the book I am reading and other times...not so much. Could be anything. He tells me stories about his day, tells me about his favorite colors, tells me how hungry he is and how much he needs a snack, and then whatever other random thought comes to mind. Last night, I didn't do bedtime with him, his daddy did. When he asked daddy for a snack, he specifically requested "green ham and ham". Thats what he calls it - green ham and ham. After explaining that we hopefully didn't have any green ham, daddy brought him peanut butter crackers and he seemed fine. The "tb" watching portion of his routine actually took place in our bedroom last night. It was just he and I. I asked him if he would hold my hand and he just came over to me and laid his head on me and started patting my tummy. Then he raised up a bit and just smiled this very sweet smile and went back to his side of the bed. So stinking sweet! Then he held my hand. :) I do love that boy....and the best part is, he loves me too!

Monday, August 17, 2009

My hope for a living room pic

The picture by itself is so cool...but it has all this cool texture painted into it. Its just beautiful and peaceful. I love it. Waiting on a good Garden Ridge coupon to take with me when I get it. :)

The Weekend

Well, we made it thru yesterday. Jeremy left for Hondorus with the Loli team. He will be gone a week. On Thursday we are heading over to his apt in Denton to get him all set up. When he returns, he will be calling that his home. Its hard to imagine our life with less of him around...but I know its all part of the plan. For that, I am grateful and at peace.

On a happier note, Jaxson is getting more and more brave in the water as you saw in yesterdays picture blog. He just said, "hey mommy, watch this", and he dove his head under the water. It just took a little coaching to get him to kick his feet and try to swim. I was AMAZED! Its fun to see as they develope and learn.

Austin spent part of his weekend preparing for chapel today at BCC. He is excited to be the worship leader this year. He has a GREAT group including Kylee Lyles and Aaron Ingram. My hope is that he will learn more and more about leadership. I know he will. He is a great leader in so many way, and yet has so much to learn. I am so very proud of him....proud beyond belief. I wish I could be at chapel today, but with all the work I've missed as of late, I just don't think its a good idea. But I will try to make this my last missed chapel. :)

Last night, Daddy, Sissy, and I went to see Julie and Julia. For Food Network junkies like ourselves, this was an outstanding movie. We all left pretty hungry after watching all that food prepared, so we went to Flips burgers to grab a quick bite. Made for a late evening, but it was worth it.

Got the house spic and span on Saturday...found two GREAT pics for my bedroom. I actually found one for my living room, but it was too much for this week. Its great though...I'll see if I can post the pic. Overall a great weekend. Can't wait til I can be home more often. I love that place.

Ta-ta for now!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Swimming is fun!

08.16.09 - Jaxson swims for the first time!

Friday, August 14, 2009

"We are bofe sweepy cause you too much work, and I too much pway". - Jaxson @ bedtime on 8/13/09

Last Days

Well, I've thought long and hard about what to post as my first official blog post. I decided that while there is alot going on in our home these days, I should most definitely start off with the first one to come into our lives, and now the first one to move out. Jeremy Alan Campbell.

WOW! Its hard to believe that the one-time baby boy who first changed our lives forever is now a grown man, ready to face the world all on his own. I can honestly say that I could not be more proud of him. He is everything a mother hopes for in a son. He is strong and courageous, gentle and kind, caring and compassionate. He takes pride in doing what is right, not by the world's standards, but by our Heavenly Father's. He is a hard worker, diligent in his studies, and he loves his family.

And now he ventures off to the world of UNT. Denton...a short 30 minute drive from home. Why does it seem so far away? I don't think its the distance as much as it is the end of a chapter. A really, really GREAT chapter. I know that its right; its the way the story is supposed to go, but....

Jeremy will do great. I know we will all watch with amazment as he continues to yeild his life to God's purpose. No one seems to do it with more grace than Jeremy...such an example to us all.

So here's to the next chapter. I know some of the key characters, and I promise that if you will NOT be disappointed. You will see the hand of God at work in and thru the life of Jeremy Alan Campbell. A wonderful amazing young man. I love you Jeremy.


A Blog To Remember

So I was talking to my friend Elena last night. We were discussing baby books and how they are so seldom used anymore. I mean, Jeremy had a baby book, which we kept up with fairly well (although I'm not sure where it is at the moment). When Austin was born, I BOUGHT a baby book, however didn't keep much in it. Jaxson came along, and I didn't even try to fool myself into thinking I would keep up with one....didn't even buy one. And now Parker McKay is coming along...
So, my friend was telling me that she is now blogging as a way to keep up with all there is to remember about her growing boys. I LOVE the idea! So, we too shall blog. Too much happens in a day to try to remember. Jeremy and Austin are slipping thru our hands like sand and Jaxson says something priceless just about every hour of the day. I am certain that Parker will come with his own set of memories to be captured. So for those of you who are close enough to our hearts to get to read this, I hope you will enjoy seeing into our Life As We Remember It.

Here we go....