Thursday, September 9, 2010

Mikaydi's Goes to Preschool

Mikaydi started preschool on Wednesday. Her teacher is Mrs. Gray and she is so excited to be going to school (I think she like's being away from Jax too). She is hoping her friend Kali will be going too, but we don't know yet. Being without Molly has thrown her for a loop--she isn't used to being boss. It is nice to see how much Molly and Mikaydi love each other and how excited they are to see each other at the end of the day. I am amazed at how fast my kids are growing up.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Molly Starts Kindergarten!

I feel kind of bad for Molly--she has these two older brothers that won't quit teasing her. She wanted to take a picture (just like Haylee Owen and Frans did earlier) and they couldn't stop with the bunny ears...she was almost in tears. Once we got over the teasing boys she is here waiting for the bus--so excited and nervous. She had to sleep with her shoes in her bed, so she didn't lose them! She was very cute and Dad even came by to watch her get on the bus, that made all the difference. Dads are the best!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

School/Football Begins

Frans 2nd Grader!!
His goals for this year: Get baptized, have Bode over to spend the night, get his AR prizes (advanced reader)
Haylee 7th Grader Her goals for this year: Wear make up everyday, play volleyball, make friends, have a social life (go figure) :)
Owen 5th Grader His goals for this year: Play Football, wrestle, and baseball. Learn to rock the guitar for talent show (in the spring), play trumpet in band. (Obviously this kid has some Hokanson musical talent--and Yorgesen athletics)

Owen's first Football game he is number 12. He is working hard to catch up to the other players that have been playing for 2 or 3 years. (Of course its all my fault I wouldn't let him play when he was 8!)

And I thought the Summer was busy...

The summer just flew by and I really thought, "man the summer is so busy it will be nice when school gets in." Well let me just tell you what we have going on right now...Owen--Football, piano, guitar, band, scouts, school. Frans--soccer, piano Haylee--Jr. High, volleyball, young womens. Molly--school, soccer. Mike--work, scouts, domestic water Me--work, kids, house
Okay how did I think the summer was busy?? I am not sure how I am going to be everywhere all at once this fall--too bad I am not Mrs. Incredible!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Reptile Man @ BC Library

Had so much fun with the kids watching the reptile man. Molly was so excited about touching everything it was funny--she even told her friend Preston "hold my hand if your scared, I'll protect you." Such a fun thing to do at the library--in a couple of weeks they will be having the WSU Raptors and I think that is with different kinds of birds and stuff.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Okay so here is an update on everything that has been going on. Owen, Molly and Frans are all done with baseball. Owen is pretty sad about that but oh, well. If you will notice the pictures of Molly in T-ball--my daughter the dandylion smeller! I finally put her on 3rd base and all she does is sit down. :) Frans got a mosquito bite and it swelled his whole eye. We bought more repellent. Haylee went to her jr. high orientation and talk about excitement we almost couldn't contain it ("did you see how many boys there are?"). Haylee is definitly noticing boys but Mike makes sure to tell her how disgusting boys are. (Lucky for us mainly we talk about Edward or Jacob). The whole crying because "my shirt I want to wear isn't cleaned" is about to drive me insane but I am hanging in there. Jax still isn't talking too much but really why should he when he's got 5 siblings to bend to his every need? He is definitely the king around here. Molly is all registered for Kinder and she doesn't understand why she can't bring her blanket. I asked her well does Haylee carry a blanket to school? Her reply, "Haylee doesn't NEED her blanket like I DO!" I guess she's a little nervous about school. Mikaydi is loving having Dana around because she doesn't boss her around and they play really well together. She is always asking if Dana is coming today--too bad they are moving at the end of the week to Vegas.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Owen Gets Contacts

Owen has contacts now. Sorry I have two of the same pictures but I cannot figure out how to delete it so oh, well. Owen has finally joined the ranks of contact wears. He told me last night before he went to bed: "I'm a contactor now!" He is loving it. I think it make him feel more grown up. I am happy to report it only took him 30 minutes to get them in this morning. Haylee tried to get contacts but was unable to put them in so she gets one more chance next week to tried to put them in (in front of the contact lady) or she won't get them for a couple more years. Many people might ask why get Owen contacts at age 10 1/2...well he will need them for football in the fall and he doesn't like wearing glasses while he has a helmet on for baseball this spring. I will tell you what he needs to see in order to have any change to hit a baseball. Mikaydi came up to me today and said, "I can touch my eyeball!" Then she proceeded to touch her eye. Molly says that she wants to be like Owen--"he's so cool!" It has been a fun experience to watch. Congrats Owen!

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Jax, Poop, Molly and Mikaydi's Room

Okay if the title doesn't scare you--well you should be scared to read the following it is not for the faint of heart. I was gone on Jan 22 to mom's house to scrapbook for Friday and Saturday. Just know that I did not go to sleep until 4 am. I got home on Saturday at 2:30 pm. Mike was in bed--sick (he says). I knew it was going to be bad but nothing could of prepared me for what was waiting at home. I walk in and the dinning room floor has cereal (I mean like a whole bad) all over the floor, dishes piled everywhere...just imagine the biggest mess you've ever seen and triple it. Not to mention it smelled like fish through out the house (I can't stand the smell of fish). Even though I am tired I roll up my sleeves and dive into cleaning the kitchen all the while talking calmly to my children encouraging them to clean the rest of the house while I am cleaning the kitchen (Okay you know and I know that it wasn't quite like that). I pinesol'ed the kitchen and soon had it smelling like lemons instead of fish. As I was finishing the kitchen I told Owen to go and help Molly and Mikaydi pick up their room. Owen says, "uhmm, well what about the poop?" WHAT?!! I tell him to clean up the poop spot and move on. A few minutes later Molly and Mikaydi are playing in the dining room and I tell Molly to get in her room and pick up all the toys. She says, "Well theres like kind of a lot of poop around." I decide that maybe I should take a look. Let's just say Jax had his diaper off probably for awhile. There was poop on the bed, poop on the floor, poop on the bouncey horse and I think you get the picture. I asked Haylee and Owen what happened and they told me: "Well Jax kept taking his diaper off so we just let him." Are you kidding me? It was not like Molly's room was even closed to being clean in fact it was just as big a mess as the rest of the house. I got the pinesol and scrubbed and scrubbed and scrubbed down the girls' room. Completely disinfected--so I guess it has come to the stage where poop is the new play-doh. All Jax does is give you his cute smile and pulls his diaper off--cute is definitely deceiving!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Mikaydi Sleeping

Okay just a quick funny...Mikaydi likes to crawl into my bed in the morning (mostly because she is cold). A lot of the time I will get in with her (after the kids have gone on the bus) and never fail every morning she falls back to sleep. The thing is when you sleep with Mikaydi she has some serious leg moving going on. She throws her legs around like little feelers (you know feeling around for stuff) and once she feels your body, with her feet, then she sucks herself close to your own body. She pushes her little bum into your side and wiggles til she gets comfortable. The thing is its generally the most uncomfortable thing for you though. Oh, if she weren't so cute I couldn't handle it.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

New Floors

First of all I can never figure out how to get pictures on to the blog the way I want so if it seems like my pictures all in weird order then its because I am retarted. Here is the new office flooring. It makes it alot nicer for moving around in our chair. The kids actually helped out a ton--really they weren't always in the way. Mike thinks the must be union workers though because they kept asking for a was funny. It was nice that the project got finished so quickly. Not a big space but I think Mike learned alot by doing this. Now maybe I can scrapbook more...