This is my family

    I sure love them a lot!

    This is my husband and me.

    He's pretty cute.

    These are my kids

    They are cool.

    My HOME crew

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    when all the kids are off at school this is what I’m still up against:

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    Ray is pretty easy. He does his Upstart Computer Homework every day after we take Rose to school. Then he gets a little bit of tablet time. He is self sufficient and doesn’t demand much. My biggest problem with him is that he will play the tablet and disappear = playing way tooo much.

    Millie still runs the house. I am trying to potty train but she and I are both lazy. She loves to snuggle with me and watch shows or kids Utube crazy homemade videos. I usually snuggle with her and rest while Ray does his homework.

    Tiago is ready for a nap right after we drop Rose off. He takes a good 2-3 hour nap every afternoon. He is learning to yell and use his voice and communicates a lot with his actions. He is so much fun to chill and laugh with.

    Categories: Raymond, Rose, Tiago

    Lovin the New Car

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    Millie is such a boss when it comes to her birthday car but she does let people ride and it’s fun watching everyone take a turn. Millie is the WORST driver but i guess that could be expected…

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    Packer and Ago racing Millie and Rose – Benji teaching Millie how to steer.

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    Benji needed a turn πŸ™‚

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    and Maren and Gentry needed turns:

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    and then Packer had the neighborhood boys all riding and playing Laser Tag!

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    Categories: General, Millie

    Millie is 3!

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    Happy September 11th Birthday to this big 3 year old!

    She knew exactly what cake she wanted. She pulled it up on kids U tube and we watched the tutorial and SHE LOVED IT.

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    She chose to have a cousins party! Lots of her sweet, BiG, cousins came and humored her on her special party night. We played Barbie Barbie Hula Hoop and opened gifts and played in the back yard and ATE ARIEL!!

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    Her Birthday was on Sunday. We opened gifts and tried out her new “car” before church!

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    She also had time for her playdoh and Unicorn.

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    Monday night we went to the Hancock’s house for dinner and then hurried back for cake and Ice cream and a gift from Grandma and Grandpa and of course more driving of the new car:

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    and more cake and candles πŸ™‚

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    and sweet Megan let her put makeup on …

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    And this is the cute picture that Rose drew and colored for the Ariel Party πŸ™‚

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    Another Birthday success! Millie is still such a ball of energy. She is social. Sha talks really well and likes to communicate. She thinks she is a 6 year old and can play pretty well. She still has a tendency to hit and pinch and we are still getting used to the new glasses and still trying to finish out the potty training. It has lost its newness and I have been to lazy to make a chart and bribe her to the end… But I will. Millie Girl gives great hugs. We love her.

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    This and That September 2016 – first half

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    Tiago brings his shoes over and begs to go out, every day. Sometimes at 8am…

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    We went to the splash pad before it closed for the season:

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    Movie Night with the Hancocks: Jungle Book since I had never seen it.

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    We got to go to Mia’s baptism!

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    And BYU football has started:

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    Tiago hitting the side bottle at church. He’s at that really hard stage at church. We are counting down to December!

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    Nettesheim get together on the First Sunday of the month!

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    Raymond’s first Soccer Practice! He’s a cutie out there. And pretty GOOD.

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    Love these Rug Rats!

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    Ray and Rose love to play at Ellie’s house!

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    Best Ice Cream EVER. BYU Graham Canyon. This is what we bought at the ward scout auction.

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    Maren and Gentry LOVE to play at MY house πŸ™‚

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    My husband is officially a Dell employee now!

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    My Daughters love HAIR – they wish their mom would do fun hairstyles – maybe someday – but I keep hoping they will teach themselves.

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    A little Bird Cage Park. I just Love Tiago’s SQUAT stance – I still can’t get enough of him.

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    Once in a while Gus just needs to come play at the crazy house πŸ™‚ we like this kid.

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    Categories: General

    Glasses

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    Millie has glasses! She’s adorable.

    She had a little wandering eye so I took her in. Dr. said her eyes didn’t seem to be working together, so the glasses will give them the same focus? I really am just trusting the guy and hoping this is what her eyes need.

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    She has had them for more than 2 weeks now but it is still a fight to get her to wear them. So far I can only win if I let her watch TV or Tablet – then she knows she has to wear them and she seems to be getting more used to them now…

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    Really she’s barely 3 years old so it is a constant battle and neither she nor I know what she needs. Β AGAIN, I’m just trusting in the glasses and my daily debate of not taking her in for a prescription check.

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    Categories: Millie

    Annette and Tom came to visit!

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    My parents came! They went home this morning after 4 days of fun. They were kind of busy getting Grandma Johnson settled at her new care center and trying to clean out the old house. But they did sleep at my house so we got to hang out quite a bit. We enjoyed every minute that we got with them!

    Friday Night: They came, and Ben and Tiago and I left to the RSL game. My parents took care of the kids most of that evening. We watched a great come back win with Pete and Amanda!

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    On Saturday: mom went to clean, Ray and I went to preschool, and Ben and Dad and the kids worked on the motorcycles. Then Dad worked on Kelsey’s car. Then we hung the pulleys in the garage for the kayaks! Ended up being a productive Saturday!

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    That night we met up with all of the Utah siblings and their spouse, fiance or friend. We went to Chinese Food and had TONS of different dishes to share. After that we rode the motorcycles and then had a 4 Square Tournament πŸ™‚ Yes, we are silly. Yes, everyone played:Of course us Robertson kids and Mom and Dad, Ben, Megan, Jana, Tommi, Kelsey A. We played a little Lazer Tag and then came in and took it easy and cooled off.

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    Sunday we had everyone over for Sunday dinner. Shannon didn’t make it but Grandma Great and Shaelyn did!

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    and Cali lost another tooth!

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    On Monday my parents worked at Grandma’s house again and went out to dinner with moms siblings – so we had a pretty chill day. Packer still has no homework so he’s making mini arcade projects. Tiago is still dancing and making us laugh during FHE and yes Millie needed to match Tiago… We’ve got lots of little munchkins but they are SO fun and keep us SUPER busy. And we started SOCCER PRACTICES. Later that night we let Benji and Packer babysit and we snuck over to Joel and Megans house for some games and eats.

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    Tuesday: I got to go to the City Center Temple with my mom! Dad babysat!!

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    That afternoon my parents went to hang out with my dads siblings! We had a normal afternoon/evening. I tricked Millie into a nap. Rose walked home with cousins! 2 more soccer practices…

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    And that evening Ben got to go help load the truck with a bunch of Grandma’s stuff to give to the California kids. We ended the night with one last game of ROOK.

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    And that was it. My parents left this morning and had an uneventful drive home. I tried to get the house clean, get the kids dressed in the morning JUST BECAUSE, Visited with my Visiting Teachers, and made a trip to Walmart while Ray and Rose played at Ellie’s house. Benji needed help with lots of homework and then Tonight was Soccer practice and Piano lessons and Benji had scouts. We are busy but I am liking the schedule.

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    BRING ON SEPTEMBER πŸ™‚

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    pretending it’s still summer…

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    Erica invited us to the park! I couldn’t get over how cute Tiago was in his BIG shoes and his HAT – adorable! All of the kids thought they were so BIG.

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    We went to the PG pool the first week of school. It was EMPTY and we loved it. We are trying to go one more time because we are fish adn we need to swim and we need to keep practicing that diving board!

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    Tiago mastered the slide this summer! He would do it all by himself, over and over again. So fun to watch!

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    This is my morning crew. I was dying because Rose wasn’t looking in the first picture and then I got her to look but everyone else looked away πŸ™‚

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    Tiago is SO FUN AND THE PERFECT AGE TO JUST ENJOY.

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    Shaelyn came back to BYU, so we got to see her and Christy! and the rest of our utah fam chilled a little bit. It was a quick visit but we love FAMILY time.

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    and this picture is just too funny not to post… I was helping Tiago get this corn cob started because the kid loves corn and… it was cold and the butter wasn’t melted and … it was gross.

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    Preschool

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    Raymond!!

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    Ray is doing Waterford UPSTART preschool! Β It’s the one Rose did last year. All at home on the computer. He is excited and so am I. He’s done 3 days and is doing great.

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    Rose and Ray will miss each other in the afternoons but they are both excited about school!

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    Kindergarten

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    Rose!

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    We have been counting down to Kindergarten since the first day of summer! Rose was soo ready and soo excited to go to school. We decided to do afternoon Kindergarten since Rose is our best sleeper inner and my best morning helper.

    We took pictures before… and of course the younger siblings needed pictures also.

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    Millie is such a silly little girl. She hopped right up there and shook her bum at the camera!

    We had to get pictures with Gentry! These 2 girls were born a day apart and they are great friends. Not in the same class πŸ™ but excited for recess πŸ™‚

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    Ray will miss Rose the most. He follows her every where and they play a ton.

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    and Millie needed pictures with her “people”…

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    Here they all are: they play together a lot.

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    Then it was finally time to walk to school. (after another round of pictures cause we were so early!)

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    We all walked and dropped her off.

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    Rose had no fears. She ran right up and got in line. Ellie is in her same class! but we didn’t get a picture yet.

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    We picked her up after school the first day but she informed me that we don’t need to come because she can walk with Ashlyn, Anna and Ellie!!

    Day 2: still smiling!

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    Categories: Millie, Raymond, Rose

    Cub Scouts!

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    Packer finally got awarded his WOLF:

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    Benji got his Webelos Badge and Religious Knot and Aarow of Light!

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    and then they all enjoyed the Bike Rodeo:

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    Categories: Benji, Packer