Friday, October 31, 2008

My Birthday!!

Yes, I am a little late posting this, but I am sure that is pretty much how this whole blog will go. Expect Halloween pics next month sometime......
Anyway, my birthday was the 18th and Trey was so excited. J. O. watched him all morning while I shopped and when I got home he ran to the door to let me in and was yelling Happy Birthday the whole time. He was very excited to give me my gift and watch me open it. My gift was a coffee mug that Trey painted himself! It was supposed to be a red and blue color but it came out sorta muddy camo. Oh well, I love it!! J.O. did well too and even got me a chocolate fudge birthday cake. Needless to say that is what Trey was most excited about. Birthdays are not the same the older you get, but I guess I should just start being thankful that I am getting older! Hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween tonight. Hopefully Trey will wear his costume...more on that later!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Potty Training......

Okay, so we are in the process of potty training and it is definitely hard work!! If people wouldn't look at me (and him) so funny I would not be opposed to ignoring this altogether. Of course, J.O. is all about it because it saves us $10 a week. However, he isn't the one going in every random public bathroom with the boy. Here are a few of my tips that I have picked up:

1) If you can stay home all day on the first day, put them in real underwear. The inventor of the pull up was a genius because he took a regular diaper and marketed it different. Seriously, they will not know the difference and the underwear will let them see what it feels like. However, be prepared for a messy day.
2.) Go crazy the first time they pee in the potty. Seriously, run through the house dancing and call everyone you know. They will get so excited. But be prepared to dance through the house everytime because they will expect it after that.
3.) Buy small pieces of candy to reward them with. I got caught with only Hershey Kisses the first day and I think he had a whole bag that day. M&Ms or Skittles would have been a much better option. Now he will pee on command for a Hershey Kiss though.
4.) Be prepared to take them every 20 or 30 minutes the first day. It's like feeding a newborn all over again. You get one cycle down just to start over.
5.) Take Clorox wipes with you into public bathrooms. There is nothing nastier than putting your cute little boy's booty on a big ole nasty seat.

I was going to post a picture of him in his big boy underwear, but decided my next picture should be of him fully clothed. I will make that my goal this weekend to get a picture up of him wearing normal boy clothes....

Friday, October 10, 2008

Okay, so Im sure one day Trey will love the fact that I posted him parading around in my high heels, but he loves doing it! He always gets the same pair of red shoes out of my closet and stumbles around the house in them. I don't understand why this drives J. O. crazy???? :) Not to mention, I guess I could dress him in something other than a tighty whitey tshirt while he does this!!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Im going to try again.....

Okay, so I started a blog a while back but never kept up with it. Im going to try to start again and actually do it!! I will add pictures later when I am on my home computer. Nothing really fabulous is happening in our world. Just trying to prepare for the second baby. We have decided on Addison Ward Norman and she is due February 5th. Why does it seem so much harder to get things in order the second time around? I think the first time your family is much more excited and immediately starts stocking you up. This time it's all about me doing it!! Im not complaining but things don't happen as quickly this way. Trey still LOVES his little school program he goes to twice a week. He has come home with lots of new sayings....."give me that back right now" and "thats mine" are a few of my favorites. He is also in the very curious stage. Everything is "whats that" "whos this" and so on.....I really love this stage though because he is so funny. We are also in the middle of potty training and it is going pretty well. I will add pics soon!!