Monday, May 17, 2010

56. Update

Hi everyone. I have been really disconnected from the blogging community lately. I have no great excuse - no jungle expedition, no voyage to Antarctica, no imprisonment in a foreign country. I've just been busy with life, and often exhausted and not much in the mood for blogging.

Something else has happened, sort of a sea change in the way I view my life. Ozzie has become very normal to me. So normal that I often don't feel like my life is special enough to blog about. My days usually feel like regular old days, not something that any of you particularly need to know about. I'm not here to bore people. So I just stopped posting. Not forever, just until I have something to say.

And now I thought I would share a few beautiful photos of my children that my wife took last week:






P.S. I did get the Yamslam deluxe, and it is pretty classy-looking. Thank you all so much for the help.

10 comments:

Leah said...

See! That's EXACTLY the reason to keep blogging! Because tomorrow a new parent is going to find your blog, and my blog, and everyone else's blog, and they'll be able to see that their lives WILL be normal again.

Kelly said...

I second what Leah said!! LOVE the pics of the kiddos, especially Ozzie in the draw, LOL:) After all, new parents want to "visually" see our children in every day "normal" life, it kind of confirms what we put into print!! I know it helped me:) Let's not only "tell" people what their kiddos CAN do, let's SHOW them!!

Lisa said...

Your kids are so beautiful... I don't know how you do it. Ohhhh, riiiight... Dina. ;-)

The Hapa Girl said...

wow...beautiful children! Yeah, you mean parenting doesn't keep you away from blogging??? LOL! But, yes, normal is great! Which is why my blog nowadays isn't focused so much about Down syndrome. So, now I'm moving on to other ventures...like my new love of photography! And since my husband isn't deployed or on a ship (he's on shore duty) military wive stuff is kinda a bore too!

Beverly said...

such beautiful kids and photos. life is so normal with our beautiful kids! and what a beautiful normal you have!

Crittle said...

I am right there with you!

But I'm so, so glad you posted the cute kiddo pics.

Cheri said...

Oh they are SO beautiful! Ozzie got soooooo big!! What an absolute charmer!

....I thought you were going to say you have been busy writing your book. You know what I'm talking about Smudge! ;)

Anonymous said...

This is what I have prayed would happen for you, and for all of us in Ozzie's world. It is great that we all feel "normal" again, if there really is a normal. I realized the other day that I no longer worry about the future or how life will be for Ozzie and Layla, I feel quite certain that life will be just great! I love you, Daniel, you are a wonderful son, husband, and brother to your siblings.

Mom

Sean Tevis said...

I'm starting a new Facebook Fan Page: "Children in Drawers".

Thanks for posting pics. It's hard to believe Layla is five years old. She already looks like she's going to rule us all one day.

Ria said...

Ozzie's growing fast!! Parenting keeps you away from blogging?? LOL!! Tell me about it! My 6-week old loves to be held all the time and Matthew needs to kept busy. Sleep is hard to come by yet I still find myself thinking -- to blog or to sleep?? hmmm...
Yay for the new normal. We're there too and blogging is a great way to share this experience with new parents... and to keep in touch with the DS blogging community.