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    Kellan Cole | First Day Of Preschool 2018

    Today marks a momentous time in our lives because Kellan is at his first day of Preschool! I just can’t believe it! Time is just going way too fast for me and my mama heart CAN NOT take it anymore. A very small part of me thought I was going to cry today dropping him off, I’m proud to announce I did not shed one tear. In fact, I came home and was totally fine. I don’t want to admit it but I’ve gotten A LOT done around the house because Knox is sleeping and Kaizer has just been entertaining himself. 

    This is how Kellan’s first day of Preschool started. 

    We left early to pick up some school shirts someone had given us.
    We stopped at grandmas work to say hi.
    We then stopped at Safeway to pick up  something plates and napkins we were
    supposed to bring to the class.
    I wanted to take him to lunch since it was his first day and  he insisted we eat chicken legs
    from the deli and we ate at the park next to his school. 
    After eating lunch we headed over to his school and waited out front for Ethan.
    We took a few pictures and walked him to class. 
    He got to take a picture with his teach and hang his backpack up and started playing.

    Ethan and I left and we were good to go.

     

    While we were eating lunch I asked him a few questions and these were his answers.

    What is your name?
    Kellan Cole

    How old are you?
    4

    What is your teachers name?
    Mrs. Garfield

    WHat’s your favorite color?
    Blue and red

    What’s your favorite activity?
    Do bike rides and running stuff

    Who is your best friend?
    Gabby

    What do you want to be when you grow up?
    I don’t know, a lego builder/lego master

    What’s your favorite food?
    Chicken legs and hamburgers

    What do you think you’ll do while you’re at school?
    Play

    What is your favorite drink?
    Apple cider, carrot juice, and Kombucha

    My super smart, loving, caring, and very adventurous boy, I know you will do great things and become the best master lego builder around! I love you!

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    What’s Inside Legoland Discovery Center Phoenix

    This post is sponsored by LEGOLAND Discovery Center but all thoughts and opinions are my own.  

    We went to Phoenix last week to spend the 4th down there and we had so much! We got tickets to go to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center and the Sea Life Aquarium. The kids loved both places!  Because Kellan calls himself the “Master Builder” he can’t stop talking about going back to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center. Read more

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    Family Beach And Legoland Vacation 2018

    We went on our first ever family vacation with just the five of us! It’s always a little stressful planning a vacation with little ones and deciding what we want to do and what fits with the kids schedules but let me tell you, we had a blast! Yes we had a few meltdowns along the way (mostly from me!) and our vacation wasn’t perfect to a T but was something I know I won’t forget and hopefully the kids can look back on this and know that we had a good time with them. 

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    Kaizer Nash | 6 Month Update

    This baby is growing up WAY too fast! I honestly can’t believe 6 months has already flown by. I wish there was some way I could freeze this kids and keep them little forever. I’ve been hearing that song by Macklemore called Good Old Days. Read more

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    An Unmedicated Birth Story

    Because this was my second baby, I decided I just wanted to go with the flow of delivery. If I could have a baby without an epidural I wanted to but I wasn’t opposed to get one if I needed it. Well, I felt I needed it and this is why I didn’t end up getting one!

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    Kaizer Nash | 5 Month Update

    It’s finally February and I’ve got a lot of fun stuff planned! If you don’t keep up with my Instagram account you can click here! I talked about how we booked our tickets and rooms to go to LEGOLAAAAND for Kellan and Knox’s birthday. They don’t know yet but I’m so excited to surprise them! I’ve got Kaizers 5 month update and I am just so in love with this little boy.

     

    Weight: 15lbs 4 oz

     Height: 24 1/2 in

    Sleeping Patterns: He went through a four month sleep regression. He’s waking up about 2-4 times a night. (someone send wine please!)

    Eating Habits: He’s officially tried avocado and loved it! He’s still mainly nursing. We’re going to try green beans  next week!

    New Foods: Just avocado!

    New Discoveries: He loves holding his toes and sucking on them!

    Accomplishments: Kaizer has been pushing up on all fours and rocking back and fourth. He’s going to start crawling any day! 

    Places We’ve Been: I don’t think we’ve gone out of town at all this month!

    Special Memories: Getting ready to crawl and his sweet little laugh.

     

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    Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Toddlers (That ARE NOT Toys)

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted a gift guide for toddler that aren’t toys and it was actually a big hit. I had a lot of DMs, texts, and comments about what a great idea those were that I thought I would do a little stocking stuffer list because I mean come on. I still don’t want toys in the stockings either. This year we already purchased one toy for each kid, and that’s it! So what else can you give them you ask? I compiled a list of small  items you can put in their stocking as well that are still going to be useful and not extremely clutterly.

     

    Shoes

    Every kid needs a new pair of shoes. Mine run through theirs like they’re going out of style so they get new shoes at least every six months. (and sometimes every month in between.)

    Sunglasses

    For some reason my kids love getting sunglasses but ALWAYS, with out fail, break them! So I always have extra on hand and they love them! 

     

    A fun or silly pair of socks

    My boys love those crazy socks! They think it’s so funny to see dogs on their toes and bulldozers pushing dirt. 

    A Toothbrush

    I know, I know..who really wants a toothbrush for christmas! But what if you got a fun one that was their favorite character that literally had all of the bells and whistles that made them excited to brush their teeth. 

    Head Lamp

    This sounds funky but my kids love wearing theirs. It also is perfect to keep next to their bed if the power ever goes out they have their own light to get around. 

    Learning Books

    We call these “Kellans School Work”. Tracing the letters and numbers is something he’s really in to right now. He loves practicing his school work and learning 

    Kids Vitamins

    My kids love taking their vitamins everyday. They actually remind me that they need them! Getting a new one in their stocking is the perfect idea and it’s practical that I know they will love! 

     

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