Tuesday, January 20, 2009

It's official

That's right we are for sure having another boy! The ultrasound went great and he looks very healthy. Please pray that he continues to grow and develop the way that he should!

Now the hard part...what are we going to name this little guy?
Here are a few of our favorites...let me know what you think!


***edited to add *Kale

Yes, we are trying to stay with the "K" theme but I would be willing to consider another letter if was a really good name!:)

Monday, January 19, 2009

Empty Me

A friend of the family sent me the link to this video today. The words to the song have really touched me.


"Empty me of the selfishness inside
Every vain ambition and the poison of my pride.
And any foolish thing my heart holds to
Empty me of me so that I can be filled with you."

Wow! I love that last line. So many times I am so full of me that there is no room for God.

Please continue to be praying for the Stamps family and little Harper. Take some time to read her story over at Kelly's Korner.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

A little Wii and a new hair cut

This weekend the girls from FBC Malakoff got together for a much needed girls night out. Instead of going out decided that a girls night in would be the perfect time to get in a little boxing, Wii style. After all, if you can't look like a total dork with your girlfriends then when can you be your real self?
After some great food, there is always food involved when we have a girls night, the boxing began...

Kourtney and Julie hashing it out...Kourtney was the 5 time champ...she said it was all in the legwarmers!

Even a very pregnant Flo got in the action!

To add to our exciting weekend, Kaden got a new hair cut! This was exciting, however, this hair cut was not one that we planned.
This morning I decided that I would spike Kaden's hair since we were going to see some old friends for dinner. He wasn't fond of the idea...but hey, I don't have a little girl with bows so the least he could let me do it spike his hair. After some coaxing I was finally able to get the hair spiked.
We went about the rest of our day like normal until we were about to leave for Tyler. A friend of mine asked if something was wrong with Kaden's hair. When I looked I just thought his spikes had fallen down. Upon closer inspection I realized something was very wrong...his spikes didn't fall down...they were GONE!
He told us later that he didn't like his spikes so he cut them off! It was one of those try not to laugh while you discipline your child moments.
Here are some pictures...what do you think, does he have a future as a barber?

Friday, January 16, 2009

Prayers for Harper

Please say a prayer for the Stamps family. Their little baby girl, Harper, was born tonight and is not doing well. This is a precious family that has waited a long time for this little miricle. Please Pray!

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Christmas 1,2, and 3!

This was our first year to spend Christmas morning at our house with just the four us. I was a little hesitant at first that it wouldn't be as fun without all of the holiday family hoopla, but we really had a blast making some of our own memories.
We decided to start some of our own traditions this year. We went through the drive through light park on Christmas Eve and allowed the boys and me :) to open one gift each.
Christmas morning was good...we even had our own little Grinch (Kaden woke up in a terrible mood).
After some fun with our toys we headed out for Christmas #2 with Nathan's family in Shreveport. All 10 grandchildren were there and it was a chaotic blast...I love that kind of stuff.
We came back home for a couple days and then we were off again for Christmas #3 at my parents house. We rolled in at 11:30pm and the boys were so excited we had to open gifts right then.
All in all it was a wonderful holiday filled with love, laughter, and LOTS of time in the car!! Thank goodness for the DVD player and headphones!!

Here are some of my favorite pictures from the holidays:

Driving through the lights in our pjs! We got a Wii! (It has been so much fun)

Christmas Morning

8 of the 10 grandkids...that's what I call a kids table!

Karter and Julie having fun

The Grinch reappeared for Christmas #3!