Friday, August 28, 2009

When the Cat's Away...

Hi, this is Ryan.

Brianna and her mom are enjoying a Beth Moore conference this weekend in Green Bay. While Bri is getting refilled and rejuvinated, Sy, Ivy and I are on our own. is NOT easy and YES, I DO have a new appreciation for all that Brianna does (she makes it seem so easy). However, we are having a blast. Check this out.

3:00pm-Ivy wakes up from her nap, and she's ready for fun

3:15pm-Sylas comes out from under the table...with keys to the lockbox(!?)

3:30pm-Ivy discovers a devours the latest issue of "Parenting"

3:35pm-Sylas joins in...he loves Parenting

3:40pm-Together they make quick work of it

4:30pm-Watching uncle D play at the Fondy soccer complex

7:30pm-bathtime...time for a nice bowl of 8

7:40pm-"Well Dad, it's not very cute to me"

7:50pm-"Book please daddy"

7:55pm-"Yight! Yight Yight!" (Light! Light! Light!...referring to the ceiling fan). "Yes buddy...that's a yight, now let me brush your hair."

8:00pm-"I'm ready for my jams, Dad"

8:05pm-The Night the Scary Beasties Popped out of my Head by David and Daniel Kamish

8:10pm-"Nigh nigh"

We miss you Bri. Be refreshed. Come home quickly, but not too quickly...


  1. Dad, you're doing great. AND you're documenting the time perfectly. :)

  2. Oh, Lovie, thank you. I needed to see my darlings. Thanks for letting me get away and for taking such great care of our kids. Thank you most of all for loving me so welll.

    P.S. Please tell me that's NOT stool sitting under Sy's bum in the tub.

  3. By the way, thanks for the play by play. You know how I hate to miss anything.

  4. no, that's not poop under Sy's's the drain. have no fear my love.

  5. Looks like you are doing a fine job Ryan.

    Has anyone ever told you your kids are so beautiful?

    Take care,


  6. So glad you found the earring!!


  7. So adorable! I love Ivy in the hamper and Sy's post-bath hair the best!

  8. Love these photos! (relived to know that the bathtub pic wasn't what it looked like)


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