Jan 4, 2008



Happy New Year! Our internet and phone line have been down for about a week, and we just got a guy today to come and fix them. I have many more photos to post, but for today, I'll just share this one of little Pierson. What an expression! He looks like he's up to something.

We've had a good Christmas, but an exhausting one as well. We stayed in Abilene this year, which turned out to be a good thing because both of my kids got sick, and being sick at someone elses house is always tough. Ava just had fever and a cold for a few days, but Pierson's cold turned into an ear infection and an upper respiratory infection (some version of RSV.) We have been giving him breathing treatments every four hours, and have been quarantined to the house for a week now. I haven't felt like we've had much of a vacation. We all have cabin fever!

We did enjoy time with the Thompson family during Christmas, and Chad's mom came to visit for several days last weekend. Ava was so excited about Santa this year, and has loved playing with all of her new toys! As many new toys as she gets, I am always amazed that she ends up being the most content playing with random things around the house in creative ways. She is so into "pretend" these days. She spends most of her day pretending to be someone else. It cracks me up!

Ava's funny comment of the week was last night when she called me from the other room to say, "Mom, I don't have a care." Not sure what she was trying to say, I asked, "What do you mean by that?" " I just mean I don't have a plan." Good to know. My three year old doesn't have a care or a plan. Where does she get this stuff! Funny girl.

We'll keep you posted on Pierson's health as he continue to get better. I'll post more photos later. I'm just glad to have the internet back and be connected with the outside world again since I have been at home so much the last week!

8 comments:

Courtney said...

So sorry you guys have had to deal with sickness over Christmas! Bummer! I'll be praying that it's all completely over soon!

Kara Sheets said...

i hope yall will be able to get out of the house soon. i guess that eliminates yall from the crowd who vandalized our house last night...

i love that picture of pierson. maybe it's his early version of the 'brandon face'! hope to see you soon. we miss all of yall!

Kate said...

I love Ava's perspective and her funny comments. She asked me the other day if I got Brandon at the husband store, and I told her "Well, kind of...I got him at ACU." She asked if that's where Mommy got Daddy...yep!

sarah jo said...

That is a priceless expression on his face! ...and I'm very glad Ava doesn't have a care or a plan...she says some of the greatest things!

Sarah said...

We will be praying for Pierson. Hope he feels better soon.

Kylie said...

Hey Summer,
Manning had RSV over Christmas break too. Crazy. The breathing treatments really helped him, are you having any luck with them? I'm sorry you're having to go through that, no fun. Love hearing "Ava" stories, she sounds alot like a 4 year old I know.....
Kylie Miller

Whitney Johns said...

That is the cutest, most michievious look!

Susan said...

Yea! New post!! I miss you when you are gone! LOVE that picture of Pierson. He looks so- different! He is beautiful! Love you!