Thursday, September 29, 2016

Accomplished August {2016}

I couldn't really think of a good adjective to describe our August, but since both boys were staying busy and doing well in their first quarter of school and were both getting back into sports, accomplished seems appropriate.  Somehow, Mom and Dad survived it so that is an accomplishment as well.  Ha!  Also, Mattox finally accomplished walking on his own without holding on for support.  So yes, I guess it was an accomplished month.

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Big boy Mattox accomplished eating some big boy lunches like this cheese quesadilla Mommy made him. 

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Big boy Brody accomplished being a very brave and tough little man at his 5 year check up and getting his last shots for kindergarten.  He is always a tough boy at the doctor and nothing like his big brother Evan.  Mattox accomplished being silly and entertaining. 

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Mattox accomplished learning to love football and just being busy busy busy all the time. 

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Brody accomplished losing his first tooth and letting Mommy pull it out when it was stubbornly hanging on by one little thread.  It even bled quite a bit, but he was so brave and tough.  He already accomplished getting the replacement permanent tooth too.  
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We all accomplished celebrating the Olympics with some Olympic ring donuts. 

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I somehow accomplished getting a picture of this awesome rainbow from inside the car while Eddie was driving. 

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These boys accomplished getting awesome dinosaur balloons at dinner at Mellow Mushroom.

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Mattox accomplished looking cute and so big while making big messes. 

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Brody and Mattox accomplished modeling their Chick-fil-a bandanas. 

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Evan and Brody accomplished doing homework while waiting for Daddy at Moe's.  We head there on Tuesday after school to do our homework and then eat an early dinner before Evan's football practice. 

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Brody accomplished getting all of his weekly homework done.  He loves it!  He is also a very accomplished artist and drew me (Mom) for letter M, stars and the moon for night and letter N, and an orange for  letter O.   We also do our nightly reading and enjoy picking either a fiction or nonfiction book.  He is getting so good at recognizing his sight words and sounding out words. 

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 Mattox accomplished continuing to be a big boy feeding himself his first sandwich and taking some good naps.

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We all accomplished a few more fun pool days.  These boys love playing tug o' war with Daddy. 

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Brody accomplished beating up big brother with a pool noodle while Mattox enjoyed hitting Daddy with a ball. 

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Our pool doesn't have a kiddie pool so Mattox accomplishes his free time in the pool playing on the steps.  He loves playing ball. 

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Mommy accomplishes getting lots of cuddles and sweet smiles from her big baby. 

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These two accomplish some fun Daddy and me time and just looking like twins. 

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Brody accomplished drinking his first warm herbal tea with honey for a little sore throat. 

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Mattox accomplished learning to walk on his own and practicing on the soccer field. 

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Brody accomplished starting another season of soccer.  He was all decked out with a little soccer ball tattoo he got at dinner at Zaxby's. 

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Brody accomplished being extra silly putting his pajama pants on his head.  Mattox accomplished stealing a big slice of pizza. 

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Brody accomplished getting to care for his class pet Buster, and Mattox was a big helper too.

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Mattox accomplished trying out the merry-go-round and riding a whale at the park one evening. 

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Mattox accomplished feeding himself breakfast while watching his favorite toons.  He loves Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and I am trying to get him to appreciate an old favorite, The Wonderpets, by showing him our very own flyboat.  

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And Mattox accomplished taking super cute pictures like the bottom middle one, learning to play football, and growing out his hair a lot.  It was wild!

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My three baby boys accomplished looking like handsome little men.  *Sniff*

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This silly boy accomplished one of his first soccer games on a very hot Saturday and then going to watch big brother play in some scrimmage football games. 

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Brody accomplished taking silly pictures and selfies.  He got this lovely shot of big brother in his football uniform behind the fence.  Haha!

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Mattox accomplished playing at the park like a big boy walking and climbing everywhere. 

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So proud of himself for climbing and loving to drive. 

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Swinging is okay too for a few minutes. 

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But he would rather be climbing.  He accomplished climbing this really high climbing wall by himself. 

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He accomplished walking and riding a horse. 

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And he accomplished a major bed head while looking at old pictures from Mommy and Daddy's honeymoon.  

Yep, it was an accomplished month!

1 comment:

  1. I am so thankful that Clarice still takes naps....hope that goes on for a while.
    The pool pictures look so cute and the water looks so refreshing. :)


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