Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Why we celebrate Easter...


"You know why we celebrate Easter? Jesus died and came alive again, so we can go to Heaven"

Its so awesome to be able to teach Gavin something so important, to have him retain it and repeat it to me out of the blue like he did earlier today (i had to make him say it for the video, or course:)...he sees the commercials on tv about the Easter Bunny and Easter Baskets, which of course he will get too, but i want him to know the truth and the reason we celebrate such an important holiday. Even though he doesn't fully comprehend the meaning of what he is saying, it makes me proud that he tries so hard and i know that one day he will understand.

Monday, March 29, 2010

On Saturday Grandma Colleen and I took Gavin and Christian to the Art Museum for "Kids Day". They had a fun "sand art" project for the kids to do, puzzles, learning toys and different activites for the kids to take part in. The boys had a great time, it was nice to get out of the house and let them experience something new and different.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

We love you Morris

Morris was a good dog, he was adorable, loving, funny, hyper active, and such a cuddler. We miss him so much...we never realized how attatched to this dog we really were untill he was suddenly taken from us on March 2nd. I dont know if dogs go to heaven or not but i would like to think that there is a special place for him since the Lord created him just like he created us. We wish we could have had more days with Morris but everything happens for a reason and we are trusting that the Lord will comfort us while we deal with the loss of our beloved puppy. We love you Morris and will never forget the joy you brought to our lives over the past 5 years.

Morris was Gavin's buddy from day one...he was never jealous, always kind to Gavin and seemed to like being somewhat tortured by Gavin who didn't know any better.

When i was pregnant with Gavin I think Morris sensed that something was going on because he became so clingy and just wanted to cuddle with me all of the time. I miss those days.

Right before Gavin was born we dressed Morris up like a baby, he seemed to like it:)He was up for anything as long as we were paying attention to him.

This was Morris' first long car trip to Preston to see my Dad, he loved being in the car, i wish now that we would have taken him for more rides.

This one kills me...that look on his face...talk about "puppy dog eyes".

Morris and his Dad

Morris and his Mom

There was never a cuter puppy than Morris...and his favorite squeaky dinosaur. We love you Morris.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

March 1st, a full day of fun!

For Gavin's actual Birth Day, March 1st, Javier and i took the day off work to spend it together which was such a blast! We went to "Heise Hot Springs" to swim in the heated pool and hot tub. Then after that we went to "Leo's Place" to have dinner, play games and let Gavin go wild on the indoor playground, it was so much fun and wonderful to have the whole day to spend together! The day was perfect, so fitting since it was the perfect little boys 3rd Birthday!

Me and Gavin in the nice warm pool

He loved clinging to Daddy

Swimming really wore him out, not even 5 minutes after we got in the car he was out!

He got to ride all the rides he wanted

Nothing like mini corndogs for your Birthday dinner


Whacking the Alligators was so much fun!

Dance Mania Champion

And finally, the "Claw" that he bought with all of his tickets from the games, that was one expensive claw, but anything for the Birthday Boy!

Happy 3rd Birthday Gavin!!!!

We had Gavin's babeball themed Birthday Sunday since his Birthday was on Monday. It was great...Gavin had a blast, he loved all of the baseball decor, i think the pinata was his favorite. Now our little boy is three and going on four, yikes!