school website) and they are delightful.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
We were going to see the Temple Square lights in Salt Lake with Joel and Sham tonight, but the weather forecast was snow and windy so we botched it. I'm both happy and sad about it. It's kind of a long drive with two babies- and walking around in the cold like that can be fine or NOT FINE AT ALL with little kids. But, if it would've went well, it would've been really nice. The temple lights are a treat.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Ah, we will see if I should've just bought the bags of pre made rolls from Costco.
I can only imagine making the entire meal. Kathy is a goddess.
The above photo is when we went to Los Angeles for a friends wedding and took lil Ella! (but not baby Lucy) It was a really amazing trip. I love the palm trees. I love the west coast beach with its cliffs right by the water. Ella adored the plane ride and the sand and really was a pleasure to take with us. And, I used to hate Brent's mustache but I think I've come around.
It looks alright in the photo, and even a bit better in person.
Eleanor was asking me to take a picture of her- and then she struck several Michael Jackson- esque poses which of course was hilarious. You can see Ashley the bride and her bridesmaids in the background.
Lucy is growing and growing. She is a stubborn little tease. She likes to hold a pen and try and write on things she knows she shouldn't. And I know she knows because she looks me in the eye with a grin and writes on her clothes and feet and then laughs and tries to run away. Also she puts up a real fight when I take away the pen. She'll lean in for a kiss when I ask and now will shake her head no if I ask her to do something she doesn't want to. She also mimics Ella- which of course Ella both loves and hates depending on the situation.
Parenting is hard. I question my decisions endlessly which is tiring. Eleanor was asking why she's a girl the other day- and I thought to myself, yikes. kinda deep, Ella. At first I said, "God made you a girl, and that's how you were born." But then I thought, shoot, what about people that struggle with gender identity- should Ella feel forced to be a girl? Ahh! But then I was like, calm down, she's 3. That is a good enough answer for now. Also, Ella is such a sensitive little bird. She gets upset when she has to share Grandma with Lucy. I'm not sure how to toughen her up and I'm not sure if I should?