James

Kids Say Funny Things

The other day when Brynn and the kids went to the beach and saw the dead baby shark I had to stay home for a two-hour phone call I had with a peer mentoring group. Magdalena wanted me to come, but I told her “I’m sorry I can’t, I have a big phone call I need to be on.” Later when the kids got home and were telling me about the shark I said “Wow! That sounds exciting, I wish I could have been there to see the...

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September-November 2011

I can’t believe I haven’t posted since the beginning of September! Crazy. Well, here are some photos from our autumn adventures. There are pictures of  the day my dad went paragliding and the kids watching dad in a triathlon from their stroller. Then photos of when Josh’s parents, our brother-in-law, Brent, and our nephew Renen came out for General Conference. We had lots of fun with them–crafts/activities with Grandma, Hill...

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A Basketball Surprise for James and Magdalena (Freethrow Fred Newman)

 Josh’s parents work out at the same gym as the famous “Freethrow Fred Newman,” so when James went through a stage of being obsessed with basketball, In June Grandpa Steimle asked me to take some pictures of James with a basketball for a “surprise.” Magdalena didn’t want to miss out on the action and wanted her picture taken too. It cracks me up how differently they handle a basketball! See pictures of our...

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James is Done with His Helmet!!! / Before and After Surgery Pics

It has been 1 year and 6 days since James’s endoscopic-assisted strip craniectomy surgery. We’re grateful for the amazing doctors who live near us who were able to perform this surgery and the blessing of having Primary Children’s Medical Center so near our home. Yesterday we had a followup with Dr. Faizi Siddiqi, one of his surgeons, and he said everything looks great and we can be done with the helmet. The first 5 photos...

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Feb 2011 Stuff

Here are some highlights from February. *Mommy group trip to the dinosaur museum. *Making valentines for Mommy group. *Magdalena starts gymnastics. *A visit from Uncle Walter, Aunt April, Cammie, & Lauren *James moves to a forward-facing carseat. *Magdalena starts...

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Family Party for M & J

The kids are sick, but we talked to the immediate fam (who live around here) with kids and decided to go ahead with the family party we had scheduled for tonight. It was combined with cousin Noah who has a birthday soon too. The birthday kiddos seemed to have a great time (except for when James freaked out when the lights went out to sing happy bday to him–see picture below)! Thanks to Auntie Ann and Uncle Jeff for hosting! It sure is fun...

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