Thursday, June 25, 2009

Thought this was soooo sweet

*Just for this morning, I am going to step over
the laundry, and pick you up and take you t o the park to play.

*Just for this morning, I will leave the dishes
in the sink, and let you teach me how to put that puzzle of yours together.

*Just for this afternoon, I will unplug the telephone and keep the computer off, and sit with you in the backyard and blow bubbles.

*Just for this afternoon, I will not yell once, not even a tiny grumble when you scream and whine for the ice cream truck and I will buy you one if he comes by.

*Just for this afternoon, I won't worry about what you are going to be when you grow up, or second guessevery decision I have made where you are concerned..

*Just for this afternoon, I will let you help me bake cookies, and I won't stand over you trying to fix them.

*Just for this afternoon, I will take us to McDonald's and buy us both a Happy Meal so you can have both toys.

*Just for this evening, I will hold you in my arms and tell you a story about how you were born and how much I ;love you.

*Just for this evening, I will let you splash in the tub and not get angry.

*Just for this evening, I will let you stay up late while we sit on the porch and count all the stars.

*Just for this evening, I will snuggle beside you for hours, and miss my favorite TV shows.

*Just for this evening when I run my finger through your hair as you pray, I will simply be grateful that God
has given me the greatest gift ever given.

*I will think about the mothers And fathers who are searching for their missing children, the mothers a nd fathers who are visiting their children's graves instead of their bedrooms, and mothers and fathers who are in hospital rooms watching their children suffer senselessly, and screaming inside that they can't handle it anymore.

*And when I kiss you good night I will hold you a little tighter, a little longer. It is then, that I will thankGod for you, and ask Him for nothing, except one more day..............

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wow its been a while

Well now that the kids are a little older. Life has been full of adventure. We are doing a lot more these days. Playing in the back yard is our favorite thing these days. Swimming, swinging and twirling. We recently took the kids to the Childrens Museum. Blaine went crazy we couldn't keep up. Gracie just took it all in and Collin pretty much clung to Daddy. It is so much fun listening to them TRY to talk, and learn so many new things. We also went to the Wild animal experience just last weekend. Gracie enjoyed it most. And everything was a Cat to her. Don't have much time for a long update, But things are great and Exciting. here are picture of the past few months.









Saturday, May 30, 2009

Pay it forward challenge

A friend of mine Is doing this challenge on her blog. Such a great little Idea..So go check her cute blog out buriedinlaundry.blogspot.com

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Website

Just wanted to remind everyone of my other site. Its has a forum on it for HOM's. Please sign up and let me know what you think..

www.Triplethekisses.com

Monday, April 13, 2009

Easter

I have to say that Holidays are so much more fun now that we have kids. I enjoyed every minute of our easter day. Here are some pictures








Monday, April 6, 2009

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Oh how I under estimate my Children

Its amazing the things they figure out. You think your one step ahead of them. HA!!!
I feel like we have done everything to keep them safe, but yesterday I took my sweet little Collin shopping with me and the other 2 stayed home with daddy. I called him to ask him a few questions about a computer I was going to purchase for him. He all of the sudden says "I gotta Go" and hangs up on me. I can hear the kids screaming in the background. Come to find out about 5 minutes later. Gracie and Blaine had move the T.V. (The t.v Is on wheels and is a 64 inch TV so it is huge) They pushed it so far that the cable box on top came crashing down on there sweet little heads. This thing has to weigh at least 10 lbs. Gracie was gushing blood from her nose and Blaine got a good gash on the top of his little head. :( Poor little pees. So we watched them closely and were very worried to put them to bed. Afraid they may have had minor concussions from this. Thank goodness everyone is OK with the acception of bumps and bruises..I hate when they get hurt..


I also am going to endorse my new favorite thing. SPACE SAVER BAGS... LOVE THEM..
Our upstairs closet is a disaster of sheets and blankets. So yesterday I decided to buy these bags and try them out. You wouldn't believe the stuff i fit in one bag..
I can actually See the closet floor. So nice..SO if your looking to organize these are much smaller then totes..


This summer is going to be so much fun. Time to get the backyard safe for the kids. Outdoors here we come.. We also planned our first family Vacation. We are going to Lake Mcconaughy in Nebraska in July. Grandma and Grandpa are going with us and we are renting a cabin for 5 days and 4 nights. I here they have great sandy beaches. I am so excited to see the kids play in the sand. I can't believe they are going to be 2 this year. Time is going by way to fast..

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

So I copied another blog

I couldn't help my self this was to good not to pass on.. I read this on another Triplet Blog who also copied it from another triplet blog. So call me a copy cat but, this is so true. the things you take for granted..


I just wanted to share a perspective on the wonderful gift of motherhood.

Back in 1988, the book Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch hit the bestseller list for the first time. That was the year my son was born and the year I bought my copy. Without exaggerating, I believe I must have read that book a thousand times since then. Already having had one child, I was beginning to see how quickly kids grow. That book holds a very special place in my heart.

When I first read that to my older kids, it seemed a little creepy to me that the mom would drive across town and crawl into her grown son’s room so she could rock him while he slept. Now, it seems I’ve become that creepy mom. No, I won’t really stalk my adult-children, but I can fully relate to sentiment. If I could, and I thought I could get away with it, I’d get in my car and go rock each one of my children to sleep. Tonight, even.

Time passes. We blink and our children are celebrating yet another birthday. Sometimes the most precious moments we get to experience as moms get shuffled in with the day-to-day obligations and are forgotten.

I wrote this for my older children, who turned from babies into adults when I wasn’t looking:

I remember the first time I cradled you in my arms, but I can’t remember the last. Guess I always figured there’d be a next. If I had known it would be the last time, I’d have taken time to breathe in the sweet smell of your skin and hair, feel the heavenly warm weight of your little body in my arms. I’d have tried to burn that feeling – that image – into my brain, my heart, my soul.

When was the very last time I carried you to bed, tucked you in and kissed you goodnight? I wish I could remember. If only I could have known it would be the very last time, I’d have curled up next to you to on your bed, watched the rhythmic rise and fall of your chest, and let myself be lulled to sleep by the sweet sounds of your gentle slumber.

I can never forget the very first time I rocked you in my arms and sang to you – Hush Little Baby. It was as though no song before had ever had meaning. I can’t remember the last song I sang to you. I guess I figured there’d always be one more song to share – one more time that your little smiling eyes would tell me that your mommy had the sweetest voice in all the world. If I had known it would be the very last time, I’d have squeezed you just a little tighter, rocked you just a little longer, and sang another song and another and another…

When, my sweet child, was the very last time I swooped you up off of the floor to the heavenly sound of your squeals of delight and twirled you and dipped you and danced with you until I was out of breath but you were pleading, “Please, Mommy. One more time.” Always to some silly tune. I wish I would have known it would be the last. If only I had known…I’d have picked an endless song and we’d be dancing, still.

Things you’ll miss (among the many), believe it or not:


Trimming fingernails and toenails – those tiny little girl and boy hands – perfect little hands.


Gently putting a Band-Aid on a boo-boo – even if the boo-boo is only in their head.


Your little ones’ fuzzy little legs. I love fuzzy little legs. When my kids sit on my lap, I am tickled to see the golden peach fuzz on their legs. I don’t know exactly what it is, but it screams innocence.


And toys. You’ll miss toys – even when they’re scattered all over the floor. Because when the toys go away, so does a lot of the magic of childhood.


You'll also miss pushing your kids on a swing: The day Angus learned to swing by himself was one of the sweetest, saddest days of my life. I can’t believe the way my emotions tugged at me in two totally different directions at the same time. I was thrilled that my boy had mastered one of the greatest joys in childhood. My little boy had grown wings. I still remember that feeling from my own childhood when I thought that I could touch the clouds with my feet if I only could only swing high enough. But even as I was thrilled for Angus, an equal part of me was sad. I knew it was the end of “Push me, Mommy.”


To be completely honest, the end of the “push me, Mommy” stage for my triplets held a different meaning. I’m sure I was quite a sight on the public playgrounds, running the gauntlet between three different swings – each swing with the potential to send me flying into a face-full of rubber mulch. I was a bit more relieved when they learned to swing on their own. But there is still a twinge of sadness there, too. Sadness because my babies don’t need me for that anymore.


You’ll also miss hearing “Mommy, look at me!” and “Mommy, do you know what?” and “Mommy, I want that!” Basically just the constant chitter-chatter of your little ones. This one’s a biggy for me. My kids are huge talkers. When my older kids were younger, I used to kid with them that God gave them each a certain amount of words and if they used them up, they’d never be able to speak again. But, even the sweetest, chattiest child turns into a teenager who will seem to have lost all ability to communicate, resorting to one-word sentences, body language, grunts and clicks. Trust me when I say, you’ll miss your chatter-box.


I guess what I’m getting at is that it all goes by so quickly. Don’t forget what a gift motherhood really is. The real gift of motherhood is in the tiny things – in the actual mothering.

So, when your little one begs, “Pick me up, Mommy,” pick her up and whisper in her ear that she is the most precious little girl in the whole world. Make it your little secret. A confidence. Someday, when she’s grown, she’ll give you a call when she’s down and say, “Pick me up, Mom” and you’ll share a funny story to make her smile, and you’ll tell her that she is the most precious girl in the whole world.

When she says, “Watch me, Mommy,” watch her. Someday, she’ll march down the aisle in her cap and gown and her eyes will search the crowd to find you. And when your baby’s eyes meet yours and she smiles, you’ll hear her heart say, “Watch me, Mommy.” And you’ll watch. And you’ll cry tears of joy for what she’s become and tears of sadness because your baby is not your baby anymore.

So when you have those stressed-out days when you want to hang up your mommy-apron for the day, don't lose sight of how fleeting childhood is. It will help you remember what a wonderful gift motherhood really is."


"As long as I'm living, my baby you'll be." - Robert Munsch

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Lesa Rhoton
http://www.angusandthetriplets.com/
2009

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Oh how the Wiggles make us sooo happy.

Here is just the cutest video of my son Collin Really Dancing. All 3 of my kids love the Wiggles. Collin danced for about 45 minutes. By the time we took him to bed he was breathing so heavy. I just love these little people..
video

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

March for babies

I am walking for babies in April and still have $150.00 to go to hit my goal. I am reaching out to all my blog readers and fellow triplet familys to please help me reach my goal. Even if it is just 1.00 it would be sooo sooo helpful..March of dimes is such a great cause. It helps babies like mine that were born prematurely have a fighting chance. So again please donate to help me reach my goal...

Thanks to all the people that have already donated. I truely do appreciate it.

If you would like to donate click the banner on my page..

Thursday, February 12, 2009

IMO Octomom

Alright.with all the controversy surrounding the Octuplet mom, I have decided to blog my opinion. Everyone seems to ask me about her or compare me to her. First of all I have Triplets NOT octuplets!!!
I think that this women is a NUT job!! She obviously needs some sort of mental help.
I think that the Doctor put her and these babies in a extreme amount of Danger, by placing all these embryos back. I went through IVF and personally think that Doctors should educate the parents more about the risks of a multiple birth. I am not saying that some don't at all, but from my personal experience I was told it is high risk and that's it. I knew nothing about TTTS, Pre-E and all the other things that could happen during a high risk pregnancy. This Doctor obviously is money greedy and didn't care about her and these babies..
From the very little I have seen, She loves her kids, but is in absolute LA LA Land. You cannot support your kids by giving them love. They need more! She said she will be able to support these children after she finishes school.. How in the F@#K is she going to finish school with 14 kids. I can barely Pee with 3 kids..
I do feel sorry for all the residents in California that will have to pay for these babies. But if they don't, Who will? These babies are hear and deserve to be provided for.
I had a friend call me last night, She started going off about this and then proceeded to tell me that these babies are not blessings from God that they were blessings of a Doctor. I was blown away. I then asked her if that meant that my children were not blessings from god. She tried to back track, and at that point she already had me boiling..
I do not agree that these 8 babies were brought into the world, But I also don't agree that they are any less blessing from god because they were conceived through IVF. I think that it is an absolute Miracle they are all healthy and doing great.

So to conclude my thoughts. I believe this is so controversial because people are just concerned about the lively hood of these babies. So ask yourself this: If these babies were born to a wealthy husband and wife that had 4-6 previous children and were great parents, Would everyone still be in such and uproar?

I could go on and on, but I won,t. If you would like to leave your oppinion please leave a comment and do so..

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Running, Running and Running

They all have runny noses, It feels like it is a loosing battle on cleaning snot from little faces. I feel so bad for them. They can't drink there milk without having a hard time breathing. We have humidifiers going and rubbing lots of Vick's each night. I guess I will have to come to terms with, When one gets it they all get it. So between snotty noses and all three cutting molars, It has been a blast in our house! Poor little Collin has taken a beating lately. Two nights ago I smashed his little finger in the pantry door. I had no idea he was behind my with his fingers in the crack. Once I realized what i did, It was immediate tears for both of us. I felt so horrible. It swelled up and turn almost purple, I really thought I broke his little finger. In the end he was OK. Then the very next morning he fell and hit his cute little face on a plastic tote. Blood starting coming from the mouth and the nose. I just felt so horrible. Poor little guy, Lets hope that the only thing that happens today is me wiping his nose. Lately I have noticed that when one gets hurt the other two are very concerned. Gracie was rubbing Collins leg and then kissed him on the nose after Mommy hurt his finger. It was the cutest moment EVER! Gracie and Blaine are also into giving each other hugs and kisses. It melts me every time. Collin is the only one that doesn't show much affection towards his brother and sister. I can hardly believe they are pushing 17 months old. They are really starting to learn right from wrong. Even though they no it is wrong to dig all the trash out of the trash can. They still do it, and when they get caught there faces get the look of guilt. Every stage of there little life so far has so many different challenges. Here is an adorable picture I took just the other day in one of there cute moments
I also took a cute video of all of them dancing. It is there favorite thing to do these days..
video

Saturday, January 10, 2009

I am so so so Blessed

So I was reading the Morrison Sextuplets Blog. And If you don't know there story here is there link http://littlemanmorrison.blogspot.com".

Anyways I am sitting here crying my eyes out. I can't seem to compose myself. I have never met them but can't help to think how amazing this family is. Anyone who ever has to suffer such a tragic loss and some how seem to survive each day, are the strongest and most amazing people ever.
Reading and hearing about stories like this just makes me want to fly across the country and hug these families. I can't even imagine what it would be like to loose a child..

So now I sit here and think about how TRUELY blessed we are. As much as I find myself getting frustrated and tired from all that it takes to raise 3 little ones. I have made a promise to myself never to take for granted. I have been given the greatest gift and that I am Thankful

SO to all those families that have gone through such a loss. Just know that I pray everynight for you.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

The Holidays

I know that we have many more years of fun during the Holidays. But I had absolutely the best Christmas and New Years so far.. It is been 8 years since I have lived in the same town as my Mom. So no short little visits over the Holidays.
We got to bake, which is something we have done since I was little. They also kept the babies over night a few times so that we could come over and hang long after they went to bed. My Mom has a Wii and that thing is soooooo much fun. My sister and nephew came in to town a day after Christmas and spent a week. It has been great..
The babies loved all there new toys and even gave it a shot at opening a few. Grandma and Grandpa Cooper sent a great package of games so our family can build great memories together, It was a great gift. There were even 5 team Little Shirts in there..

Gracie was so Excited when they got there Elmo Live. I just love this Picture


Christmas Morning in there new Chairs



I know I have said this a million time, but they are growing way to fast. We have even started time out. We have take the superyard and put it in a corner. When they hit one another or get into something they know they are not suppose to, they get a 2 minute time out. It has been up for a week and so far only Collin has made it in there.
Blaine Got his first hair cut yesterday. It is amazing what a little cut does to there looks. He is so adorable.



We also took them swimming at the Rec Center. They has so much fun with Aunt Jess and Grandma in the Lazy river. This place was so cool, it had 2 big water slides, a section for the little ones, Lap pools and an indoor play area. We had a blast..