Thursday, February 19, 2009

Do Not Worry

”Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?” Matthew 6:25 I've been trying to not worry. This is easier said then done. I am worried about getting Caden enrolled in full-time kindergarten (it's only half day in Kansas). My eye started twitching about 3 weeks ago which is a sign of stress. I'm also worried about losing my job due to layoffs. My eye is still twitching. I so badly would like to not worry but it's hard to do. Since Caden is going to kindergarten this year and next (June birthday) I really wanted him to get into an all day program. Especially since he is going all day at daycare it is logical. Sprint is doing three rounds of layoffs. One down 2 to go. I read this prayer and liked it so much I am going to share it. This is from a book "The Cup of Our Life" Prayer for Taking Up Crosses Jesus, happiness and struggle were constantly woven through your life. Why is it that I want the joy, the glory, the good stuff, but I don't want the sorrow, the pain, the struggle? Strengthen me and guide me when crosses such as anxiety, struggle, heartache, loneliness, sadness, time crunches, and frustrations pervade my days. Deepen my desire to be your disciple. Amen

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Tae Kwon Do Test

Today we all went to Tae Kwon Do and watched Caden earn his yellow belt! He did such a good job and even he was surprised that he broke a board :) We didn't know that was part of the skills test and I think Kevin was just as nervous holding the board as Caden was breaking it. I'll try to attach a video of Caden (he's wearing the black outfit). We didn't stand where he could see us afraid that might be a distraction. Way to go big guy. . . . You did awesome today!

Google Name Meme

I've done these before but this one is a little different and fun. If you try it out, let me know! Type in "[your name] needs" in the Google search. Diane needs to apply herself more conscientiously (I probably should since my company is doing layoffs) Type in "[your name] looks like" in Google search. Diane looks like Barack Obama (not even close) Type in "[your name] says" in Google search. Diane says "thank you." (I do say thank you often) Type in "[your name] wants" in Google search. Diane wants fun in 2009. (now we're talking) Type in "[your name] does" in Google search. Diane does the news. (not really. I rarely watch the news) Type in "[your name] hates" in Google search. Diane hates Mondays. (I hate Wednesday's more than Mondays) Type in "[your name] asks" in Google search. Diane asks her parents for advice. (all the time) Type in "[your name] likes " in Google search Diane likes Bon Jovi (yes I do) Type in "[your name] eats " in Google search. Diane eats her vegetables. (I like to eat veggies too) Type in "[your name] wears " in Google search. Diane wears a multi print halter from Mimi Maternity (I probably say NO) Type in "[your name] was arrested for" in Google Search. Diane was arrested for corruption charges. (Huh?) Type in "[your name] goes" in Google search. Diane goes Hollywood. (have your people call my people :)

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Revised Montage

Here is a link to view Ashtin's pics in a better format. Guess I should have tested before posting (I'm out of practice) :)

Ashtin's Montage 0 - 18 months

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Our Little Ninja

Striking a pose Serious face Caden has been taking Tae Kwon Do for about 3 weeks and is going to test for his yellow belt on Saturday. He has really good form and has learned quite a bit from the great Master J. He likes for us to watch him as a family. I have a tendency of memorizing his moves (routines) so we can practice at home. This doesn't go over to well and I've learned to just let it go. He is a very cute ninja :)

Friday, December 19, 2008

Christmas Program

Last night we watched Caden and Finley's School Christmas Program. It was very entertaining. Finley could barely see with the hat and nose. I must have shrunk her sparkling shirt when washing it because her little tummy was showing throughout the entire performance. Finley's class sang Rudolph. Caden did a fantastic job staying in character of the Grinch and signing to the music.

This picture was taken just as he spotted us in the crowd.