Thursday, March 22, 2007

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Thirteen Things Melanie is thinking about today



1. I need to finish Alex's VPK enrollmetn for next year

2. Time to shop - gotta find a loft bed with dresser and desk combo for the boys room to help maximize some space

3. I am sooooo tired today. Need to have another cup of coffee after I get the boys from school to help me stay awake today

4. Work tonight - back to work after 3 days off. This won't be fun but need that money for Jake's therapy.

5. Making that list of never ending house projects to work on and complete. More and more things seem to get on the list and not too many are coming off!

6. Lots of new movies out on DVD I wanted to see now. Already grabbed the latest Rocky one which wasn't too bad. Looking forward to the Pursuit of Happiness

7. Easter - thinking about our plans, dinner, what the Bunny needs to do, etc

8. Actually starting to plan Matthew's first birthday party for the first weekend of May.

9. Need to bring Dozer Dog into the vet and groomer! Needs shots, license renewal and a bath!

10. Still trying to find an occaisional steady babysitter for therapy and doctor appointments but they all seem to be slightly expensive or overly unstable! LOL

11. Looking into an anniversary present for Adam and I for August. Maybe a little three day getaway or something

12. Need to plan a trip north to see Dad and family.

13. Hoping for good news regarding a home loan to help pay for some improvements and Jake's therapy



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Posted By Melanie @ 1:02 PM (1) comments |
Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Woo Hoo!!!


I turned 30 back in February and my wonderful hubby bought me tickets to the Nickelback concert in Orlando for my birthday. Well the concert was last night and it was AWESOME!!! Breaking Benjamin was really good. Only familiar with a couple of their songs but I liked their performance. Three Days Grace was great!!!! I really like them so I was looking forward to their performance. But Nickelback is one of my favorites so I was eager to see them! And they did not disappoint and put on a wonderful show! It was a great night!!!


Posted By Melanie @ 10:05 AM (0) comments |
Wednesday, March 14, 2007

No Excuses


I haven't been here in awhile. Lost my interest in blogging, life has been hectic, etc etc etc.
But here I am again trying to get back into this because I miss it and Lord knows I need the outlet!

So my updates:
We are all doing good here. The hubby is working hard as always and being wonderful to us all. I am actually cashiering part time at night around his schedule at a retail store in the area which I hate, but it helps pay the bills and Jake's therapy so not complaining today.
The boys are all growing like weeds. Nick just finished his standardized testing at school and is counting down the days until field day and Spring break (right around Easter). Alexander is getting ready to sign up fro PreK for August so we are going through all of the searching, paperwork, etc. Matthew is already 9 months old! Desperate to be in the group - he is walking and trailing behind his brothers wherever they go!
Jake is the one who has had the most change lately. He has always had some steps forward and some back, but his adjustment to me working again outside of the home has been bad resulting in major temper tantrums both at home and in school. Very bad ones in school - one so bad they had to remove his class from the classroom until they calmed him. We have been going through the process of setting up Verbal Behavioral Therapy for him in our home with a consultant who is charging us a small fortune per hour plus driving time and supplies. She also visits the school and works with training the teachers to our program for Jake as well as training us (all of which we pay for). We are still in the beginning of all of it - observations, testing, etc but should have it setup and on schedule by the end of the month hopefully.

So that is about all here for now. Looking forward to keeping up with all of you again and visiting your sites as well!


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