Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

Our last Family Night was pumpkin night.

Hannah was fascinated by the pumpkin stems.
"What is this thing for?"
Liah digging in for the seeds.
Pumpkin Goop!!!!

"Don't touch me with those slimy hands!!!"

Daddy did most of the work.

Hannah's heart shaped pumpkin top.

"Oooooh that looks like sweet potatoes. Let me taste and see."

Josh's best pumpkin creation. This is much better than a sign.

The final product. Blake loves his Batman pumpkin.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Pumpkin Patch

It was a little chilly but we had a great time at Mathys farm to pick out pumpkins. The kids love trying to find the perfect pumpkin and finding one according to their size. Liah found a cute little baby pumpkin for Hannah.

I'll take those two perfect, smiling pumpkins.

Posing with the cart full of five perfect pumpkins.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Chicken Pox and a trip to the Dentist

So we think that Blake and Liah had a minor case of the Chicken Pox. It wasn't bad and they each had only about half a dozen spots. They DID have one vaccine. Hannah seems to have avoided it. She has NOT had the vaccine. Go figure!

All three kids had a trip to the dentist and all had good reports. Blake had no cavities and also had a pan x-ray and we found out he has all of his adult teeth. WOO HOO!! Because of everything I've gone through with my mouth this was a huge weight lifted off concerning Blake. We pray that we will eventually get the same report with all our kids.

Liah had no cavities and had the resin replaced on the tooth that she broke about a year ago while in the bathtub. I was told there were a few tears. Now I know nothing was hurting since the nerve was removed on that tooth but I think it was just anxiety about the first time.

Hannah also had a checkup and her little slivers of enamel in her gums are still there but she should be losing them soon. Just in time for real teething to begin!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Competitive Spirit and Kicking Off Tabernacles

To kick off celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles we decided to go have Family Night outdoors. It was so nice outside and we knew that it could be the last few nice days. We went to play Putt-Putt golf.

Josh and I have always been very competitive so naturally mini golf is no different. I feel as though I should have been given a handicap since I could barely see over Hannah's head. Hannah did enjoy watching the ball roll down the green.

This hardly looks like a fair game to me.:)
This is the perfected one hand drag made famous by Liah.

Josh did win. I did beat Blake but not by much. He did get a hole in one which he was very excited about. After the game we went back home and had a special meal to celebrate Tabernacles.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

6 Things about Me at 6 Months

1. Started Solids-rice cereal, bananas, and sweet potatoes- I love them all!!!
2. I don't like being on my tummy and roll over as soon as mommy lays me down.
3. I only want my mommy to hold me.
4. I still need 2 1/2 naps. Mommy really wants me to lose that 1/2.
5. Brother and Sister can always make me smile.
6. Everything goes straight into my mouth, still no teeth though.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Ostrom Women are Relentless

All the Ostrom girls had a great time at the Joyce Meyer Women's Conference. Hannah did great as long as we were standing up so I had a great workout holding her through the 4 sessions. Did I mention that each session was at least 3 hours long. Not only did we get to hear messages from Creflo Dollar, Lisa Bevere, and of course Joyce we also got to worship with Hillsong which was even more amazing than I thought it would be. We are already registered for next years conference. I can't wait and it will be nice to not be trucking a baby around with me. Next year it will be Melodie trucking a baby around. The Lord showed me many things during this conference and I'm excited to have some new perspective on what Josh and I are being called to do at this moment.