Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Oh my, Travis..."What's that?" Two years old and wise!

Travis is going to be 2 soon, May 12th, and I still can't believe our son is getting THAT big.

My life changed so much when Travis came into it. I remember holding him at night, rocking him and humming in his ear. I used to tell him how I would teach him about basketball and I promised to play with him as much as I could. I had all these thoughts of what I would teach him..and to be part of that seemed so magical. I knew I would try to teach him all that I could.

And you know what...He is teaching me! I have learned so much from this kid. I used to google alot with random questions and now I find myself doing it even more and more. Travis will say "what's that?" - the famous 2-year-old question- and sometimes I don't have the answer so I google it! Not only are we teaching him..he is teaching us. He loves animals and BabyCenter had some fun facts about animals and I thought I would pass it on!

All about animals

  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • Eggs come from chickens.
  • Horses can sleep standing up or lying down.
  • Starfish poop from the top of their body.
  • Turtles don’t need to brush before going to bed. They don’t have any teeth.
  • Roosters are daddy chickens, and hens are mommy chickens.
  • Birds sit on their eggs to keep them warm.
  • Gophers and moles use their big front teeth to dig tunnels in the dirt.
  • Birds sit high on telephone wires and treetops to get a good view of things they might want for lunch, like bugs and berries.
  • Cows, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, and lots of other animals don’t have fingers or toes like us. Instead they have four legs with hooves.
  • Birds don’t go pee-pee. All they do is poop.
  • Birds make white poop.
  • Cats and dogs lick their bodies to clean themselves.
  • Dogs kiss by licking.
  • Cats purr when they're happy and sometimes when they're scared.
  • Dalmatians, those cute white dogs covered with black spots, are totally white when they’re born. They get the black spots as they grow older.
  • With seahorses, the daddies get pregnant and have babies, not the mommies.
  • Baby beavers are called kittens.
  • Duck and goose feathers are used to make very warm blankets.
  • Sheep hair, called wool, is used to make lots of warm clothes, like sweaters, hats, and mittens.
  • Cats can push their claws in and out whenever they want. They push them out when they want to climb a tree.
  • Chicks hatch from their eggshell by pushing with their feet and pecking with a special egg tooth at the end of their beak. The tooth falls off a day after they're born.
  • Animal hooves, like on cows and pigs and goats, keep growing and need to be trimmed, just like your fingernails and toenails.

Travis is like the sun, so beautiful it hurts...

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Getting bigger and Blessed!

Travis Jonathan is getting bigger and I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful son! He is walking all over now. It's such a weird feeling to see Travis walking down the hallway. He walks in his room, to play with toys, he walks in our room, to see Daddy's hats, he walks everywhere! I couldn't be more blessed to have this boy in my life!

  He means the world to me! I love you son and you are growing so fast.


Travis, 14 months, walking around. He is into everything, but that's what he is supposed to do.
They are active builders of knowledge-little scientists who construct their own theories of the world."
- Piaget

Sunday, June 19, 2011


Happy Father's Day 2011!

  Father And Son

You're standing in the doorway.
Your workday is all done.
He waits to see you everyday,
this boy that is your son.

He hopes you will go fishing.
He hopes you'll shoot the gun.
He just wants to be with you,
this boy that is your son.

He is your spitting image.
To him you are ''The One''.
He hopes to be just like you,
this boy that is your son.

You show him what a man is.
You teach as you have fun.
You are admired as well as loved
by this boy that is your son.

You've got a friend forever.
Until the world is done.
Then, still you will be holding
this man that is your son.
- Mary Nagy

 It's so crazy to me that when you meet your husband for the first time, you think about dating, kissing, maybe holding hands. But when your husband becomes your husband your life changes. You are bound to this person til' death do you part. He is your best freind and your everything and you begin to think about life in general and where it will take you. Then you have a son. A son who looks just like your husband and you watch they way they interact. The play together, read books together, and they make corky noises together. Your once best friend is now shared...with your son. I love my guys in every way and I am thankful that my husband is such a wonderful daddy and best friend to Travis. Happy Fathers Day!

Friday, June 17, 2011

OId songs that make us remember the old times :)

 Top 15 Songs that bring back memories! (In no order)

1. Allure- All Cried Out

2. Montell Jordan- This Is How We Do It

3. 112- Peaches and Cream

4. Notorious BIG- Juciy

5. Ice Cube- We Be Clubbin!

6. Sisqo- The Thong Song

7. Ginuwine- Pony

8. Too Short- Get in Where You Fit In

9. Marilyn Manson- The Beautiful People

10. Kurupt- We Can Freak It

11. Wu Tang Klan- Da Rockwilder

12. Brandy and Monica- That Boy is Mine

13. TLC- No Scrubs

14. Keith Sweat- Twisted

15. Coolio- Gangsta's Paradise

Carron and I have been best buddies forever, it seems, and tonight we came up with a list that reminds us of the old times...growing up together, playing basketball, and getting in trouble :) Just kidding! Funny how when these songs came out and we listened to them, then, and now they are on our Top 15 songs that remind us of the past!

Carron and Robin June 17, 2011 @ 12:52am :)

Monday, June 13, 2011

Teething around here!

Here we have Travis napping off a fever while teething :( Those poor gums are sore and are in need of some love. I feel so bad for the kids while they are teething. You know, they say that if adults had to go through the teething process, we wouldn't be able to handle it! Agreed! 
 Travis couldn't get enough of this watermelon! The coldness feels good on his gums as he knaws on it for a while. Who cares how messy he got! The kids needs cold on him gums!
And here, we have yet another picture of famous pacifier! So this "passy" seems to be one of the only ways to calm him down when his mouth is hurting! We have bought tons of passy's, but we can only find one at a time. Whether it's a ball on his head or a passy in his mouth, so be it! Come on teeth, hurry up!!

My advice for other mommies out there with baby's who are teething: Do whatever it takes! Really. Do whatever makes them feel better..and for dessert: hugs, kisses, and tickles should do the trick! :) Good luck fellow mama's!