30 weeks, 2 days

She's growing!

And here's me at 30 weeks pregnant with Hudson....

Wanna see what we did last week??

We, well no, Caleb had a bike crash. A pretty bad one. I got a call  about 1/2 hour before I got off work saying Caleb had crashed his bike and the firemen were checking him out while waiting on the ambulance. Needless to say I rushed out of work as quick as I could.

Not too sure what caused the crash but his head caught his fall and his stomach gave his handle bars somewhere to go. His bottom teeth went into his top lip, he's lucky he didn't break his nose. It's a little swollen in this picture but not too bad. He did have a killer fat lip though. He had a huge goose egg where he fell on his head and a really bad bruise on his stomach from his handle bars.

I took him to the ER just incase since he didn't have a helmet on (ya, super happy about that one--not!). They did a cat scan on his head and stomach which turned out fine. They also did an x-ray on his elbow and it looks like he fractured it. He has a follow up appt. on Tuesday and we should know more. But for now he gets to wear this half cast....

...which he hates. The coolness of having a cast wore off quick!

This is my blog and I'll whine if I want to.

I try to be and stay positive but it's just not me to be that way all the time. Yes I'm thankful for what I have in my life overall, but no I'm not everyday. I have a big, beautiful 2400 square foot house, but it is a pain to clean. Since we've moved in I've been trying to get it cleaned up and it's almost impossible and I haven't had the money to hire someone to come in and clean it. I personally would rather give up cable and hire a cleaner. On my days off I try to clean up in the morning and it is so hard with my baby boy. He creates 10x more work. He runs off with the dustpan or starts playing in the mop water full of chemicals or he dumps out the trash.

Hudson is a sweet, funny, baby but he is so destructive. Caleb was never ever like this as a baby. He is into everything! He tries his best to break every set of blinds I have in this house. He is ruining my plants, he pulls every book and shoe off the shelves, he climbs on the table and bangs on my really expensive new TV. He has no clue what "no" means. He pulls all his clothes out of his drawers, he will go through the laundry basket and pull those out as well. And the advice I get from people is, "well put it up". Well I only have so many freaking "put it up" spots in my house! As I'm typing this he just brought me a bottle of juice I threw away which was at least 3 inches under other trash in the trashcan. Oh wait, now he's moved onto the vertical blinds...yea!

I'm exhausted folks. I'm 6 1/2 months pregnant, my stomach is huge, my energy is very little and I still have 2 older kids and a full time job. I'm tired. Really tired. They all get annoyed because I want to go to bed at 8:00 every night. I get up at 4:50 in the morning.

My older kids help but usually only when asked. My niece leaves her crayons and markers and pencils all over the kitchen, which in turn gives my baby something else to destruct the house with. My son leaves his toys and clothes all over the place and toothpaste all over the sink. And they both leave their backpacks right where I'm going to trip and break my neck over. If they're not careful I'm going to turn into a mean witch if they don't pick up after themselves! It's gotten worse as they've gotten older.

I clean on my days off, get it looking nice, and then by the time the weekend rolls around again guess what, it looks as if I did nothing. I HATE it! Yes I have kids, yes we all have obligations, but seriously, I hate a messy house! I hate it! And I'm only one person, I'm tired, and I can't clean that much! And I can't afford to replace everything my baby destructs! God only knows how I'm going to handle it all once my little girl comes, cause I don't have a clue.

And ya it's Thanksgiving week, I should be posting about what I'm thankful for, yada yada yada. But I don't want to...maybe tomorrow, but not today.

Oh wait, here's one. I'm thankful for this computer so I can vent as my baby destructs everything around me. :)

Stuff. Always stuff.

Ok so I have lots of pictures to post, I just have to find my camera cord to load them on the computer. I haven't been able to find them since we moved. Which by the way, the house closed! I am a officially home owner. It's pretty exciting too, it's my first home I've ever bought.  However I bought it at the busiest time ever and have yet to get very much done/put away. I have little squares of paint colors on my walls trying to decide. I hope I can get the whole downstairs done by Thanksgiving.

So the pregnancy is going good. I will be 6 months on the 5th and it's flying by. I have no idea how my side muscles are going to possibly stretch anymore. I am much bigger with baby girl then I was with Hudson. She is moving all the time and starting to do the uncomfortable pushing to the point I feel like my belly is going to pop.

Hudson is doing great. Talking so much. He has learned his belly, nose, and ear and says them all. He is repeating so much and the older ones love teaching him things. He's so loveable and those eyes keep getting me every day. He is in to EVERYTHING! Oh my gosh, he'll knock over the trash and while I'm picking up the trash he pulls all the shoes off the rack. Then while I'm picking up the shoes he's pulling all his baby wipes out of their case. You get the drift. It's driving me nuts!

I'll try to give an update on the older kids here soon but I want to wait for report cards to do that.