The Week in Instagram

It has been a long week and it is only Wednesday. But I have done what I have continued to promise myself recently… take lots of pictures to document the little things.

The tiny memories that make you fall in love with your children all over again.

The other night my Benjamin cuddled up next to me on the couch, put his head on my shoulder and then said “Mommy, I like you. No, Mommy, I love you!”

It made my heart melt and gave me that refreshing feeling of being recharged. My mom stress-o-meter went from full to empty in a split second.

These little pictures are going to enable me to remember these tiny moments that without any other documentation may be lost in the space of motherhood.

They are also random updates in our toddler’s lives. Like any other mother, I can look to them when I am calling for an S.O.S … like in my search for La La Loopsy’s. Yes, those dolls!  All the kids are obsessed. Anyone else? Tell me I am not the only toddler mom out searching the toy stores and Target shelves looking for the missing link to our small collection?

  • Friday Surgery 1 of 12
    Friday Surgery
    Friday my poor little Benjamin had some dental work done. We got up about three hours earlier than normal and headed to the hospital. Poor baby had such bad nerves he threw up all over himself as we pulled into the parking garage. Overall it wasn't as bad as our older son was two weeks ago, but it is something I never want to go through again. EVER!
  • Hand Me Down Overalls 2 of 12
    Hand Me Down Overalls
    Those overalls Addie is wearing are 26 years old. They were mine when I was a baby and when I picked her up from my mother's house after Ben's surgery, she had them on! I love those overalls!
  • The Loopsy Obsession 3 of 12
    The Loopsy Obsession
    This is a new one in our house. I bought Addie her first one a week ago, and then in a weeks time I bought two more and have been searching all over. The boys actually love them too. How adorable are they?
  • Outside Time Finally! 4 of 12
    Outside Time Finally!
    It has been nice to have some days where we can spend time in the backyard. I am so ready for the summer to be here!
  • The Zoo! 5 of 12
    The Zoo!
    When I took this picture, could you see the excitement in my face? I was ready to take three kids to the zoo by myself. Thankfully two people came to my rescue and we made it a family trip! The kids had a blast!
  • Meaningful Decor 6 of 12
    Meaningful Decor
    I saw this on Zulily and had to have it for Addison's bedroom. Since losing my sister in October I know my children have their own personal angel. I love this!
  • At the Zoo 7 of 12
    At the Zoo
    The zoo was celebrating its 90th birthday, and Ben celebrated his birthday on Thursday, so of course he thought it was his birthday party. Score! Right?
  • Face Painting 8 of 12
    Face Painting
    Even though we waited in line for a good hour and a half, he loved getting all painted up like a lion!
  • Unamused Much? 9 of 12
    Unamused Much?
    Addie wasn't too amused by the zoo at all. She napped and then just hung out for the most part.
  • Her Hair 10 of 12
    Her Hair
    On Sunday I realized how long her hair is getting. My baby girl is growing up!
  • The Flats Challange 11 of 12
    The Flats Challange
    For those of you who cloth diaper, I attempted to use my first flat for the Flats Challenge taking place on Dirty Diaper Laundry and failed miserably. I think I need to stick to pockets!
  • My Loves 12 of 12
    My Loves
    This was their first bath all together. How cute is this? Doesn't it just make your heart melt?

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