Tuesday, June 29, 2010

My New Motto

Right now I am going through some of the most difficult challenges in my life. There are some really tough trials that are happening that are making me reevaluate myself. I'm feeling and intense desire to try to increase and develop a real testimony, not judge others and realize we're all human and just trying to do our best, not to take advantage of the wonderful family I've been blessed with, and rely on the Lord to take of me. While at my sister-in-law's church on Sunday, the girl giving the lesson read part of Julie B. Beck's talk from the last April session of General Conference. It hit home quite well right now.

A good woman knows that she does not have enough time, energy, or opportunity to take care of all the people or do all of the worthy things her heart yearns to do. Life is not calm for most women, and each day seems to require the accomplishment of a million things, most of which are important. A good woman must constantly resist alluring and deceptive messages from many sources telling her that she is entitled to more time away from her responsibilities and that she deserves a life of greater ease and independence. But with personal revelation, she can prioritize correctly and navigate this life confidently.

Monday, June 14, 2010


So right now, there is nothing that makes me smile more than my kids. Don't get me wrong, I want to pull my hair out most days, but all they have to do is give me one little grin and my day is so much happier!!

They were supposed to cleaning their room and this is what I found. Logan was totally passed out cold on the floor and then Chase using him as a bed. Made us laugh pretty good. Logan never even twitched with Chase climbing all over him.

Friday, June 4, 2010

So a few weeks ago we went camping with some family and friends and had so much fun that we decided to go back again. The weather was PERFECT for camping!! The boys LOVED getting as dirty as possible, and it was just nice to be out of the heat. We went for a short hike to a summit lookout and took some family pictures.

Pretty cute view!

After the camping we quickly went home and showered the stink and dirt off of us and went for a quick swim at a guy's house that Kristi and Trevor know. The yard was AWESOME with a very nice pool!! Logan and Chase had a ball. I didn't know Logan was a little fish!

Chase didn't quite know how to react to the life jacket and was a little skeptical of the water.

Doing some cool tricks with dad! Ray was throwing alot higher than this, but I couldn't get a picture of it so I had him do it lower.

Smiley Rylee looking so cute in her little swim suit!

Not so smiley now. Not enjoying her first swim.

Logan took to the water without any hesitation! You gotta check out the videos down below of him!