Sunday, July 26, 2009

Pictures, updates & more.

As you may have noticed, I changed the blog header to this AMAZING picture taken by Betsy Pri0to. She is a MOM of twins herself and has an amazing way of capture the kiddos. It was taken at the Gerwer Quads 1.5 Birthday Bash. There were FOUR sets of quads there! You should go see her site Betsy Marie Photography. Here are a few others she took.



Can you believer it? FIVE QUAD MAMAS! Yes, two weekends in a row, I have gotten to go see some of my quad mom friends: Suzie Steece, Moni Graf (who drove in for the weekend), Casey Gerwer, Amy Jo Sather, & me! It was a very fun afternoon.

Can you find all of the quads? (hint there are 9 showing with a peek of #10)
The water table was a big hit. JuJu was showing Reid some love (and hopefully not corrupting her!) Rayne was wondering where the snow cone stand was.
Girls only at this table! Ms. Moni Graf & The Urech Girls & Ms. Sav (Steece)
Well, it was bound to happen at some point. The girls were fascinated to watch Suz change the diapers of her crew, so they SAW a boy! I was just so glad they were so facinated that she was changing a diaper that they didn't ask or notice much else! (they haven't seen boy parts before)
Skye finding a place to hide & alittle quiet. She is on the shelf in the linen closet. I have given up keeping the sheets, blankets, towels folded. It does look comfy though!
Here is Ms. Patty & the girls. The girls have truly loved their swimming lessons this summer and I know will miss them after the last summer class. THey have gotten so much from it this year. Ms. Patty is a fabulous teacher.
Did you just see my awesome kicking & putting my face under the water???
Skye in mid-jump. She LOVES to jump into the pool!

Skye collecting all the rings from underwater.

One of the best things about swimming class, the suckers for the ride home.
Yes, Ms. Patty's that close to us that we can walk over! LOVE IT!

I wanted to recommend this book to anyone with kiddos! My college roommate, Jennifer Williams wrote it so I had to buy a copy! I have been so amazed by how well written & full of great things that are in it! It is full of so many fun (and educational) ideas. And I plan on getting alot of the children's book that go with the experiments. I got it for the girls, and though much is still alittle old for them, I can't wait to do alot of the experiments with them. And hopefully my nephews aren't reading this, because I'm getting them a copy of it too!

Now, for some updates. The crib tents are going over wonderfully! They even ask to be zipped up and love their "space". I know one day we will either go to toddler beds, straight to big girl beds, or just throw the mattresses on the floor, but for now, this is what works best for us. Glad so many of you have enjoyed the video.
The girls just keep growing and with it the level of conversations. Yes, CONVERSATIONS! God help me, because they already are rationalizing things too well. Examples:
River: Ms. Emily, I go home wichu!
Ms. Emily: River, my house is too little.
River: I know! I little! I FIT! I go to Mae-Mae House! YEAH!!!!
Me: Okay, time for bed
Girls: Um, how'bout cookies!?
When one of the girls is buggin the other " go see Daddy/Mommy" Nice!
THere are so many and you never know what will come flying out of their mouths, which does make me much more cautious as to what comes out of my mouth!
The girls have also learned a new word that they love: PARTY! Since we have gone to a few now, everytime we get in the car, they expect to go to a party ( and start looking for the cake/cupcakes). Gee, I wonder who they get that from?
Until next time.... ( I'm still working on another video)
Take care!


jag said...

The new picture is so so cute! I'm happy you all got together again! Lots of love!

Andrea said...

Cute header! You have so many wonderful pictures of all four girls together! I can't wait until I can bring my boys up to meet your little sweeties sometime-they just seem so spunky and fun all the time!!

Charity Donovan said...

LOVE the new pic momma!!! So beautiful!!! Love you all look FABULOUS as usual & I miss you all like crazy!!!!

Kimberly & Alex said...

i love the nw header! they're looking so big and beautiful.

Dorinda said...

Love, love the pictures! I saw them on FB - so adorable :)

The crib tents are too funny. My girls are in toddler beds and while they do sleep in there they have a party every night. It's 10 PM now and they are still up and running around. And of course they're up before 8 - little stinkers! Who's idea was this multiples thing anyway??!

Moni Graf said...

LOVE the new header pics, Misty! It just jumps off the page at you!

Had such a great time this weekend hanging out and getting to love on everyone else's quaddies without mine hanging on to my legs! So fun....

Love you!

p.s. Do you wanna know how I got the attention of ALL THOSE GIRLS at the water table????? I found a sparkly, shiny, silver bead necklace and kept twirling it around in the water. Like bugs drawn to the light, I tell ya. Mamas.....better watch those divas, because they're learning quickly EXACTLY what they should be paying attention to!!! Flashy, sparkly jewelry!!!

Kelli said...

Oh Wow Misty! I LOVE your new header, gorgeous picture of your gorgeous girls!

Josh and Teri Duggan said...

Love, love, love the new picture! They are just too precious!

The McNulty Family said...

MISTY! Girl, that picture is beautiful! I LOVE those dresses!

Love you girl! Oh, and don't fear the toddler beds... it's just the way it goes. I promise, I'll be here through the insanity of the transition.

Miss you!!!