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Welcome to T.A.D.ay in the Life!

Welcome to T.A.D.ay in the Life!
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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Not What it Used to Be

The night before last, Trevor was doing something, and when he stopped he walked over to me rubbing his back and said to me, "My back just isn't what it used to be!" LOL

Oh, Trevor, I love you my sweet boy!

This weekend we have been at Mom and Dad's for "The Hats!" I'll post a video here soon!
Dad had his 60th High School Class Reunion, so we handled the entertainment!
I sang 'His Eye is On the Sparrow,' Diana (my sister) sang 'They Could Not,' and then a bunch of the Grandson's and Abbey did "The Hats."

Today, Sunday, we have all just been SO stinkin tired! We didn't go to church because we were all just so pooped! I am having a bit of a Crohn's flare - so I had some 'issues' today, and had to go to urgent care.

Later in the day, the kids were running in the yard, and Trevor stopped before it was over, we (Dave and I) asked, "What's wrong Trevor, you not feeling well?"

Trevor said, "No, I just can't run like I used to do!"

Bahahahaha

Thursday, August 12, 2010

An 'Incident'

I had to chuckle today! The kids and I were driving down the road, and all of a sudden, Dylan says (ever so seriously); "I believe there must have been an Incident back there at that park!"

It was all I could do to not bust out laughing at how he said it! He was SO serious, and I didn't even know he KNEW the word "Incident!" LOL

I asked him why he thought that, and he said, "Well, there was a man with a mask on and he had a great big round tube that was sucking stuff up!"

I don't know WHAT the man at the park was doing, but my son was right! No matter what it was, it was "An Incident!"

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Knowing Jesus, Proud Momma, Wonderful Babies!

A little over a week ago, a friend of ours was in a horrible car accident. Mike was delivering papers for his family's paper route, something he didn't always do as he has a full time job, but took it to give the family a break this one morning.
While on the route, he pulled in front of a pick-up truck that he didn't see according to a witness, and was badly injured.
Mike has not woke up yet since the accident, but the doctor is expecting a full recovery.
When my husband got the call from Mikes wife, and told the kids and I, both Trevor and Dylan wanted to know "Does your friend have Jesus in his heart?"
Dave answered, "Yes, yes he does! He actually is the one that led daddy to Jesus when we were teenagers! He loves Jesus very much!"
Then one of the boys said to Dave, "That must make you feel much better."
WOW, I am such a proud momma right now. What an amazing thing to know that your nine year old children 'Get It.'
That they know that having Jesus in your heart gives peace, and fulfillment!

Today, the kids and I went to pick up Willy, one of my former youth, to go to his probation meeting. Willy has been into some trouble, but he's trying to get his life together, and has asked Jesus to come into his life and change him. My kids adore Willy, and like some of the other youth, refer to Willy as one of their Big Brothers.

After Will's meeting, I decided to take he and the kids to the County Fair! Everyone was looking forward to it, and Will was looking forward to just being out of the Mission for a while! (Unfortunately, with nowhere to live, he's currently living in a homeless shelter. BUT we often pick him up for meetings and other things, and take him out to eat or to just spend time)
Anyway, as we were driving to the fair, an ambulance was passing us going the opposite direction. Personally, before I was married or had kids, I would pray for the person or people that were hurting or sick whenever I saw an ambulance go by with their lights and sirens on. My kids have adapted this 'habit' also. Not long ago while the kids and I were at home, I came out of the bathroom and they told me that an ambulance had just gone down our street! I asked them "Did you pray?" They all three said to me ever-so-seriously "Yes!"

So on our way to the fair today, the ambulance passed us, and before anyone could say a word, Dylan said from the backseat "Mommy, let's pray!"
So, sitting at the red light I prayed the prayer we always do! "Lord - if the person that is hurt or sick doesn't know You, please send someone to introduce them to You! If they do know You, please give them peace right now, and let them know that someone is praying for them. In Jesus' name, Amen." And the whole car silently said "Amen"

aaahhhhhh again, My Mommas heart could NOT be more proud.
Thank you Jesus for such wonderful babies!

Monday, August 02, 2010

What is the meaning of this? And who is T.A.D. anyway?

OK, first of all, to anyone who may not know, T.A.D. stands for the triplets names. Trevor, Abbey and Dylan. T.A.D or TADpoles, is how we refer to them in cards, letters and sometimes when I'm too lazy to call out all three names for supper! So, that's where T.A.D.ay in the Life comes from - kinda like Ta Da! a day in the life! get it? get it? ;)

Ok, anyway, I just wanted to explain that and explain that this blog is in NO WAY meant to be a ministry or serious blog. If you're looking for that, you need to go to my website www.juliestaiger.com The only ministering you will get here is most likely to be to your funny bone! However, there are times when I will post something serious or touching that has taken place, so you never know. Out of the mouths of babes, right?

This blog is full of fun stories about my kiddos, and silly things we do, or sometimes touching stories that will bring a tear to the ole' eye. It's like a HUGE love letter from Me to Them!
I invite you to read along and enjoy with me some of the crazy things that go on in our household and reminisce over some memories of the trio growing up. (I've been here for quite a while, so feel free to read the archives!)

Thanks for being here and joining me in my tribute to the three most amazing kids I know! TAD!

Enjoy!!!