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Crochet Crown.

Taking a little break and putting up a little post.  

You guys, my brain hurts.  I mean it.  It might explode.  Maybe I'm being a little dramatic.  But if you happen to see me in the next few weeks and I seem like I'm on another planet, I apologize.  Full brain syndrome?

And, segway. crown...cute for Eloise's first birthday (a long way away :)?  Is this not the sweetest?

{via Pinterest}

How are you guys doing?  Can you tell me so I feel connected?  I'd love to hear.  :)


  1. Hi! You just posted this! As far as what's going on with us... Elias has decided he doesn't like sleep anymore. So that's sucked. He was up thrice last night and that was after he took an hour to go to sleep, then got up an hour later and was up for two more hours. :-/ But he's in his crib and out of his co-sleeper for the first time tonight. Such a big boy. (FYI: other items on his dislike list-- getting his diaper/shirt/anything changed, playing alone, riding in the car...did I mention sleep??)

  2. So glad to read your post and that you are getting a break from your school brain! And yes... that baby crown IS the sweetest. I want one for my next birthday too. As for the Reedys: ready for some down time after a couple crazy weeks. I hope you get a little down time with your hubby this weekend--especially Father's Day!

  3. I'm sending you extra brain cells, to help with the recent overload. ;) We're doing good, we actually had a big day today, Jonah rolled over for the first time! He's also VERY close to laughing. It's strange actually, he smiles ALL the time, and they're so big I think there must be a laugh in there trying to squeak it's way out. I keep asking him "Is your face on mute somehow? Is there a volume button I need to find? " But he just smiles back, sans laugh. Little stinker.... ;)
    Hope school is going well and I hope you're snuggling with your girl as much as you can! Much love, Katie

  4. Hi Colleeny!

    You can do it! You can do it! I'm sorry your brain hurts- I can only imagine. I took a too advanced physics class in college for a week that hurt badly before I dropped it- so that's how I imagine you to feel but all the time. You have my sympathy.

    As for me, it's been busy over here. We have Jess and Becky Blevins living out in the "cottage" and our friend Jason in the living room- so fullhouse. Dee and I have also been going to this SafePlace training every Tues and Thurs night so that we can volunteer there. SafePlace is a non-profit here that helps survivors of domestic and sexual violence in a bunch of different ways. It's been very emotional, but also positive.

    We're also getting ready to come to Carbondale the 24th!! So hopefully I'll get to run into you and give you a hug and brain massage :)

    Love you and sending you lots of brain growing energy!

  5. Hey Colleen!!!!

    I miss you and Eloise. I wish you had an extra weekend to have a play day with Trinidads and Osters.
    For Trinidads, it was a big week! Omar is done with his treatment. I am so thankful... God has been so faithful Omar was able to enjoy the wedding. I am hoping that next check up will go well! Leah started army crawl. She is fast whenever I put iPhone or watch in front of her. Toys dont work:) Hows Eloise? Please update her growth too:)

    Love you, and you are in my prayer!

  6. Hi Coll-o! :) You are so brave to be in school again! I think you are awesome!

    We are doing pretty good, and I am loving checking out your blog, and I am praying for his transition for your fam. I know it has got to be hard.

    In recent news Melody has decided to speak a few words and not just use baby sign language! The other day she started to say "mama, dada, yum and yeah, yeah" on command! Oh and this morning she fed herself rice cereal with a spoon without much of a mess! When did she get to be such a toddler? :)

    Love you!


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