Saturday, October 9, 2010

The kids are giving me a run for my money. I am mostly surviving it though. I have come to the realization that shopping with either one of them these days (especially Christian) is next to impossible. And since I have no other options but to bring them feel free to give me ideas how to keep Christian safe and behaving in the stores.

Monday, July 19, 2010

lets hope this is not jinxing myself

it has been a full week since christian has not peeded or pooped in his underwear...he goes on the potty all the time now...both at home and at daycare! now if i could get both the kids not to pee at night in pullups. something to work on after vacation.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

6 years already

So 6 years ago at this moment i thought i had a stomach bug....come to find out i was in labor and at 9:12 pm catherine graced us with her presence! all i have got to say is this attitude better not stick around!

Saturday, May 1, 2010


Ok so 2 difficulties still haunting the Carrier children and the mom...

Christian is no longer doing great with the potty training
Catherine is still having no success of not wetting at night.

I want it all to come to an end and to buy no more pull ups.

Any thoughts or suggestions?

Friday, March 19, 2010

She is growing up...

so today 2 big things happened for Catherine:
she had her first visit to a friend's house without me (and it was a boy). it went very well. she even learned how to drive a motorized john deer i know what she will be asking for her birthday...maybe we can find a used one seeing they are very expensive.
she is currently at her first father/daughter dance with her daddy.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Out of the mouths of my children

First Catherine informed me that I needed to get my head examined b/c she was afraid I had no patience in it b/c I seem to yell at her and Christian too much LOL
Christian informed me not too long ago that my toes are bigger than his toes!
They crack me up!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

He is in a toddler bed and there is a gate at the far so good...but he is also sick and sleeping a lot so once he feels better we shall see!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Still no napping on the home front

I cannot get him to stay in his crib to nap. I am losing my mind. I really need to get off my butt to figure the steps to get the makings of the twin bed from his crib so he can can Catherine's toddler bed.

Friday, January 22, 2010


So my 2 year old destroyed his crib tent on Saturday (it is a tent shaped netted thing sold at many baby stores to keep kids in their cribs) and now he will not stay in his crib for nap time or bedtime. I had to buy this when he was 9 months old and learned to climb out of his crib. Not too long ago he learned how to unzip his crib tent and climb out but hooking the zipper around the edge bought me some time. However on Saturday as I mentioned he broke it. So I had to take it off. Now I know him climbing out shows some readiness for a bed however logistically we are not quite there. So moms grand moms aunts whomever you are that might have some tricks how do I get my boy to stay in his crib to nap and go to sleep at night???

Monday, January 4, 2010

Wow it has been a long time

Here we go:

Christian is much better with I have been off a week with him during Christmas break so that may hinder him a bit this week...however he has been doing fine with drop offs and really enjoying himself. Funny thing is that Catherine is now not liking daycare.

The kids really enjoyed Christmas this year. I think the only part of the holiday season that Christian did not like was sitting on Santa's lap. The picture is really kind of funny. He is looking at me like "what have I done to deserve this?". We did not attempt church this year. We have not been in quite some time due to my working and Catherine in hockey so I figured Christmas was not the time to attempt when there is no staff to watch the little ones (such as our loud and very active 2 year old).

Catherine is loving hockey! She is doing pretty well too. The only thing that Jason really wants to see her improve on is using both feet. She only really skates with her right foot. However this past practice she used a thing that looks like a walker and that helped her to use both feet. Jason said that with using that a little each practice that it will help her feel comfortable to use both feet all the time.

We attempted to have Catherine not wear pull ups at bed time recently. However all that led to was her and I waking up every 2 hours and not getting much sleep. She did stay dry at times when I did manage to wake both of us up every 2 hours but if there was a night that I went longer than that she woke up to wet sheets in the morning that just let to several days of laundry for me. So we went to the doctor and he wants us to try and train her bladder by measuring her urine each time she goes at home. The goal will be to have her increase what she can hold. If there is no improvement by her 6th birthday she will go on medication. I was the same as a child so this does not surprise me just makes me sad for her.

I was supposed to potty train Christian and take away his pacifier this past week while I was off of work. Neither happened. Not due to lack of him succeeding it was because I did not try. Not sure why.

Well I think that is it for now...hopefully it will not be 2 months until my next post.