Sunday Coffee

Sorry this is a little late….I actually did start it during my morning coffee but someone didn’t want to take long naps today. 🙂 Such is life.

**Speaking of naps, don’t you just wish you could tell kids to enjoy it and take their naps now because once they start school, work etc. they won’t have the luxury of taking naps during the day.

**This week was rough, let’s just say I was happy to see the weekend roll around.

**Grayson started pulling himself up! EEK! The kid can’t crawl or scoot around but can pull himself up on things?? He is going to keep us on our toes!

**Green Beans-1 Peas- 1, Grayson-0 So far he isn’t digging the veggies…but seems to like applesauce ok.

** Today I’m making SQUASH for Grayson. All different types, butternut, acorn etc. Wish me luck.

**Miley still seems to be the talk….her new Wrecking Ball video (gross), her crying during a concert during the song (silly), her break-up. Ugh, anyone else over the Miley talk???

Hope you enjoy your day!!!

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Sunday Coffee

I thought I would try a new series similar, well actually exactly like my “Monday Musings” posts. Obviously “Sunday Coffee” doesn’t roll of the tongue like “Monday Musings”….but I think I will be better about posting on Sundays. And I’m drinking coffee as I post so thought it made sense. This is the time I like to catch up on blogs, articles, etc. so this is a series about my random thoughts mostly. Some days I might just recap the weekend, but today you get random thoughts. Lucky you. 🙂

 

*I don’t get music videos. They never make sense with the lyrics, it drives me crazy. Almost every Sunday Curt and I watch VH1 countdown while drinking coffee when Gray is down for his early morning nap at 7am. I think I tell him the same thing every week….this doesn’t make sense with the words! What’s up with that?

 

*I haven’t yet commented on the whole Miley/Thicke fiasco. Here I go. Miley is old enough to know and understand what she is doing. I don’t feel sorry for her, I don’t think she was forced to do any of that, I think she was asked and she said yes. I think she is silly, a terrible musician (can’t even really call her that), and I have absolutely no respect for her. Robin Thick is in the same boat for me, I feel like he didn’t get near as much publicity as her….he is also disgusting, his song is degrading to women and he knew exactly what he was doing. It makes me sad to think of my children growing up in such a sexualized world. All I can do is teach my children how to be respectful, caring people and hope they make the right decisions. For all you little girls out there that saw that fiasco, or anything she does or hear any songs that are degrading to women, please know not everyone is like that. Have respect for yourself and your body, find someone you love that treats you right, surround yourself with good, kind people. For all you boys, respect women,be chivalrous, open the door, respect her parents, treat her well, don’t waste time one a girl that has no self respect for herself or her body.
*Phew, that got long! Speaking of musicians. I like how Justin Timberlake wears his wedding ring in music videos.
*This weekend we got family photos taken. As you know Grayson turned 6 months last week so I I wanted to get the majority of the photos do this 6 month. I hope there is at least one good one of all three of us…I’m a little skeptical as it was so hot out. I was a sweaty mess, I wanted Fall pictures so we were dressed for Fall….little did I know it would be so freaking hot!  Our photographer was great so I’m sure she can do something with the mess I was…I will share them with you as soon as I get them!
*Speaking of Fall, it’s my favorite season. I bought a pumpkin spice candle at Target, today my plan is to light my Fall candle and set out my Fall decor in my air conditioned house. 🙂 90 plus degrees here today people.
*Grayson will be starting food this week! I’m going to go buy organic avocado, carrots and peas to start out with I think. I can’t wait to see him in this new stage! I also read online that you can introduce a sippy cup at this age…what?! That just seems too early, my little guy is just learning to hold his bottle and tip it when he wants more….I think I’ll wait on the sippy cup.

*I feel like I’m still adjusting to Grayson going to daycare. Everyone keeps saying it will get easier, I think they are lying. It doesn’t and isn’t getting easier it’s just getting “normal” I do it because I have to, do you know what I mean working mommas out there?

 

*Today I’m also planning on sterilizing and cleaning all my breast pump supplies and putting them away until next baby. I learned so much and I have so many things I’ll be doing differently with the next little Tyke (no announcements here people) but until then….I’ll store the pump away.  I have mixed feelings about being done that I’ll share in another post.

 

Wow, based on this post I have a lot to do today and our little guy is waking up. So enjoy your Sunday folks and I’ll see you soon!

 

And for smiles, enjoy this picture when Gray was just born!! I can’t believe he is 17 pounds now!!! I can’t believe he was that little just 6 months ago!

Going home from the hospital. 3 days old.

Going home from the hospital. 3 days old.