We had a good Easter weekend. I needed that, especially after a very difficult week.
All week long Theo missed his brother like crazy. Then on Wednesday we had Vincent's 5 month "angel" date, which sort of blindsided me. Dan and I have also been trying to figure out what will happen after he completes graduate school next month.
Transitions are not fun. Theo wants another sibling. I want some sort of career (and maybe another kid?) Dan wants a meaningful job. I want it to include money. It's been tough.
Theo was absolutely gleeful on Easter Sunday. We finished going through his resurrection eggs during the week, each containing a little object having to do with holy week and with the upcoming celebration on Easter. Sunday morning he hunted down dozens of eggs in our house (thanks for putting that together, Aunty Amy and Popo!) and got to wear a new outfit, complete with bow-tie and matching handkerchief.
In all, it was a good few days. Vincent got some new flowers on his grave, we got to eat a nice lunch together and have a nap at home. Theo got to play Angry Birds to his hearts content on the ipad. I read a bunch of books. Dan didn't do any homework.
Hooray for happy endings! (or I should say, beginnings!)
sounds like a nice weekend. Difficult as always but you do an amazing job of keeping Theo going. He is just a cutie patootie.. Love the tie. another baby?? hmmmm I love new babies, baby showers etc...sending you lots of love..
He is the cutest! Wow...love his little bow tie! Stephen wore a bow tie on Sunday too! and you look great too Rebecca!
It sounds like you had a wonderful weekend and time together with family. I think the resurrection eggs is a great idea! Thanks for sharing with us. I was just thinking of you today...so it's nice to see your post! God bless!
Love the picture of you two looking in on Vincent. What a beautiful family you are.
Theo could not be more handsome in his Easter duds! I love that boy and so does his Uncle Ese!
Thinking of you guys...
Val and family
Theo is so handsome!
Hi friends! Thanks for the comments... and yes, Theo is so adorable, isn't he? He was so cute in church, he walked up with a little smile and swagger knowing how adorable he was... (next lesson, try to teach humility... perhaps when I learn it...) @Anita: I would have loved to see Stephen's bow tie, I'm sure it was super cute!
Oooh! Pictures! Theo's bow tie is so dapper. And he's playing Angry Birds now?? Don't tell Uncle Blake...
Thanks for posting this, Becca. I know you guys have a lot ahead of you right now, but you continue to amaze me with your gumption. oxoxoxox
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