Monday, April 11, 2011

We're Back!

I know that there aren't a ton of you out there just sitting on the edge of your seat waiting for me to post something again but I do know that a few of you actually look forward to seeing pictures and hearing what we've been up to (especially Little L!) to you, I apologize for my lack of posts.  But I'm back now and will hopefully be posting on a more regular basis!  (Oh, and I hope you like my new background...I think it really represents how we all feel around here about the weather!)

First I'll give you a quick recap of everything that has gone on in the last three months!

Little L turned 2!!! (I'll have a post for her party up soon)  It is hard to believe but she is definitely leaving behind the baby stage and turning into a full fledged toddler!  Her vocabulary is crazy!  She is entering the parrot phase and it is so fun to hear her using phrases like "See you later".  She loves to say hi to everyone we see at the grocery store (and if the person she is talking to doesn't hear her she will just keep saying hi until they do!)  I think my all time favorite though, is that lately she has started praying over her food.  It usually goes something like "Dear God, thank you mumble, mumble, mumble, mumble in Jesus name. Amen"  Cutest.thing.ever.

Singing is also a new hobby that Little L has picked up!  She loves to sing a lot of Veggie Tales songs (the theme song, "Barbara Manatee", "Song of the Cebu", "I Love My Lips", and "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" are some of her favorites).  "Frosty the Snowman", "The Eitsy-Bitsy Spider", "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and the ever popular "ABC's" are some of the others that are in heavy rotation.

In other news...the hubby started working full time as a union electrician again just over a month ago.  The job is a real blessing since it is located only 10 minutes from our home, is an inside job (so no working in the yucky weather, hot or cold), and it looks like it could last for a while.  While we are thankful for the new job, it definitely put some twists into our daily lives.  For one thing, my daddy daycare had to close up shop so we needed to find a new place for Little L to hang out on the two days that I'm at work.  I also had to travel to a Yoplait plant out near Boston right after the hubby went back to work so my mom ended up flying in from CA to spend a week with us and watch Little L while I was gone.  It was a huge blessing and a lot of fun!  Little L always loves it when Grandma K comes to visit since she knows she is gonna get a little spoiled (for instance, now Little L has a favorite new treat...Jelly Belly Jelly Beans!  Thanks Grandma!)

After some research and about 5 interviews, we found a great spot for Little L to go while I'm at work! She is at an in home daycare that Mrs. K has been running for almost 30 years (and's directly on my way to work only 5 mins away)!  There is another little girl that is just a month older than her plus 2 that are younger and a few more that are older.  Mrs. K is great and even does letters, numbers, books, crafts, etc.  Little L had so much fun her first week and I know she is looking forward to going back next week!

Well, I guess that is about it for all the fabulous stuff that has been keeping us on the go!  Here are some pictures of Little L to leave you with until my next post!

So stylin!!
Who me?!?!

This is a classic Little L look when she is trying to get away with something!

Dialing some friends

Driving the van!  (one of her new favorite things to do!)


Ria @ Life as a Wife! said...

What a sweet update! Lydia is 2? What a sweetie :) Thanks for your comment today... how timely! I really appreciate that!

TDM Wendy said...

Happy 2nd bday to Lil K. And yay that your hubby got a job near by.
And go to my blog today. You'll like it.