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This blog was started in 2008 when we did IVF for the first time to build our family after 5 1/2 years of infertility. We now have 7 and 2 year old boys (thanks to modern medicine) and we are enjoying our blessed life as parents ♥ In the summer of 2016 we took another huge step and moved across the country from Oklahoma to New York! This blog is about life and everything in between



Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Easter Fun

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and got to enjoy some quality family time! We spent Sunday at my mom's house for a delicious dinner and egg hunt. I tried a new technique for making hard-boiled eggs:

I baked them! (*This is not my picture, it is from the webpage) I did the same thing as shown--lined them up right on the rack and baked at 325 for 30min. They turned out great! A lot easier than getting a pot dirty, waiting for the water to boil, counting the minutes.....just throw them right into the oven and set a timer and walk away. I'm sold!

Here is little B in his Sunday best:


My brother's girlfriend brought her two kids over and Brad had fun hanging out with the big boys!

We had to do an indoor egg hunt b/c of recent rain, but the boys didn't mind! I had to get creative with hiding the eggs....


This is our 3rd week into potty-training Brad so I thought I would share our updates:

  • He now tells us when he needs to go pee. He only has an accident once every few days.
  • He wasn't telling us at all when he needed to poop--until today! He went in the potty for the first time!
  • He has started occasionally crying wolf about going potty...he likes to sit up there and play, then throw a tantrum when I take him off.
  • He still gets a gummy bear when he successfully goes potty
  • He still wears a diaper during naptime and bedtime, but sometimes wakes up with a dry one after a nap.
  • He has been on several outings with no diaper and has done very well!
I am so so proud of my little boy! I had been dreading potty-training, and was okay with putting it off until kindergarten! He took to it like a champ though. Such a proud momma!

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1 comment:

  1. I'm glad to see someone actually tried the baking method. I saw that on Pinterest and was wondering if it worked. I think I'll try that too next time. Good for you for climbing over the potty training hurdle! It will be a long time before all of mine are out of diapers!

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