Thursday, April 30, 2015

Kindergarten Field Trip

Drew's Kindergarten class took a field trip to Cabella's.  It was a fun day with a sweet group of kiddos!

 I am crazy about this little Kindergartner!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Clayton's best bud, Pierce, invited him to go to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.  They had a great time!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

ACA Spring Musical

The ACA Spring Musical was a smashing success, as usual!  Mrs. Martin does such a wonderful job with these productions!

 Clayton auditioned for a speaking part and was chosen!  He was so excited!

We are proud of all of our sweet students & staff!  We LOVE our little school!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Baby Brody

Brody found one of Owen's old pacifiers, and he knew just what to do with it!  ;)

The funny thing was that it has been so long since Owen gave up his "bink" that he didn't even know what it was!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Butterfly Day at Preschool

Monday, April 13, 2015

Clayton's RUSH therapy

We kicked off Clayton's Immunotherapy using the RUSH method.  He got shots for 4 hours on two days (with a day of rest in between).  This would "rush" him through the first 6 months of allergy shots.  He did great the first day!  He was a bit anxious, so he asked Mrs. Libby if it was going to hurt.  She said, "It isn't too bad.  It feels like this." then she gave him a shot before he knew what hit him.  Ha!  He was a trooper and didn't fuss about the pain of the shots at all.  So proud of him!  He got to miss school and sit in a leather recliner for 5 hours, so it wasn't all bad.  ;)

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Drew's Humpty Dumpty Moment....

My sweet Drew had quite the Humpty Dumpty moment today.  We had gone to Eddlemon's to celebrate Aunt Leigh Ann's completion of her last round of chemo.  We are so grateful to God for the way that He has healed her!  We will never stop praising His name for the way that He has restored her health.  Praise Him, praise Him!

We got there early, so the kids were playing in the outdoor pavilion where we were planning to eat lunch.  Drew was swinging on the step railing.  He neglected to realize that there was a stone wall behind him.  He flung himself backwards... and straight into the brick wall.  OUCH!  In true Drew fashion, he gave me a thumbs up and said, "I'm okay!"  Our friend, Stacy, was behind him and quickly said, "He's NOT okay!"  He could see Drew's head split open and blood pouring down his back.  Oh my stars - this nurse Mama panicked!  I ran to the bathroom with him.  I held pressure, but couldn't get the bleeding to stop.  I had to assess how deep the gash was, so I pulled the skin open.  Y'all.  I promise you that I could see his scalp!  That is when I lost my mind.

We hustled to get in the car and raced to Medical Center of Arlington.  They quickly got us back and told us that he would need staples.  Ugh.  The PA then told me that the lidocaine would hurt more than the staples and told me that he would be doing the procedure without any numbing/anesthetic/pain medication.  What?!?!  I told him that I was a PICU nurse and felt very strongly about pain management.  He was firm, though, and told me that he had done this procedure both ways and that just getting it done was best.  I was so emotionally drained, that I consented.   Never again.  It was awful.  My poor baby cried and thrashed the whole time.  I am not a violent person, but I wanted to punch that PA by the end.  :(

He got 5 staples, but probably needed at least 2 more.  So terrible.
 A sucker was a lame consolation prize.  Come on, MCA, step your game up!  ;)
 We did learn that MCA is the Official Hospital of the Texas Rangers.  I bet that they wouldn't put staples in a Rangers player without any anesthetic.  :-/

Friday, April 10, 2015

State Bible Drill

My Clayton has done soooo well for his first year of Bible Drill!  He has studied and worked so hard!  All of that time and effort paid off at State Drill.  My boy made State Winner Perfect!!!  He got all 24 calls correct and within the 10 second time frame.  Most importantly, he has memorized 25 verses, 10 key passages, and can find any book of the Bible within 10 seconds.  I could not be prouder of him!  Glory to God!

Sunday, April 05, 2015


Saturday, April 04, 2015

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt