Saturday, January 30, 2010


Someone got into my makeup bag and found my mascara. He wouldn't let me clean him up for the longest time because he said he looked "cool."

Friday, January 15, 2010


Our first Mommy & Son date was a complete success. We went bowling. He even mentioned it the next day in his prayer during Primary.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010


After trying to prepare the kids for an English winter with no snow, we had a huge snow storm! The entire town practically shut down for 5 days. Anthony enjoyed working from home, since the trains were all thrown off schedule, the kids had almost the entire week off school, and they all loved playing in the snow again! Frosty stayed in our back yard for almost 2 weeks!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


My favorite so far is Ariel.

Monday, January 4, 2010

First Day of School!

Matthew now joins Andrew and Brooke 2 days a week at pre-school. He absolutely loves it! He runs in there with so much excitement, the teachers have to send him back out to give me a kiss good-bye.

Our daily walk to school.
Some of the best things they are learning at school? "Mom, did you know that here they don't say flashlight, they say torch?" "Mom, did you know that here they don't say clean-up, they say tidy-up." "Mom, did you know that here they don't say hair, they say heya?"

Friday, January 1, 2010

Winter Wonderland

We took the kids into London to see a winter ballet and go to the Hyde Park Christmas Market. We were proud of ourselves for going sans stroller, and got a little creative with baby carriers (Matthew asleep in the Beco in photo #2). Anthony got the star for the day by carrying three kids at a time (see photo #3: Will in the Bjorn on front, Brooke in the Beco on back, and Andrew in his arms. Very impressive.) This market was a little different than the ones we frequented in Switzerland and Germany because of all the rides. The Helter-Skelter was a bit much for our kids, but they loved a few of the smaller roller coasters and merry-go-rounds. But the favorite part of the whole excursion seemed to be the train and tube rides. They had no problem at all posing for photos, making friends with strangers and driving all the home-bound commuters crazy. It was a great London adventure.