Wednesday, July 22, 2015


Time just keeps blowing by and I then realize that I write the most frequently on our blog when the most stuff is going on in our life. 
We have felt EXTREMELY blessed the past while. My children are happy, and we are just enjoying our life with our little family. 
I love reading our blog and the letters I write to our children. I love seeing how they have changed and I love being reminded of who they are and how they have grown. 
Today we went to the splash pad in alpine. I try and do something everyday with my boys. From going to the library, park, thanksgiving point museums, riding bikes infront of the house or playing on the swing set in the back yard. Today was the splash pad. Arland began with telling me he was starving and wanted lunch, so we opened our sack lunch and ate on a blanket under a tree. As we were sitting there I could see his little eyes watching the splash pad and the water shooting all over the place. He was a little intimidated. Porter wanted NOTHING to do with it. Eventually arland stood up and said "mom, I think I can do this now!" He started running towards the pad when he turned around and looked at Porter and said "Porter I will hold your hand so you are scared." ..... My mom heart burst. I love this family of mine! I watched them hold hands walking into the splash pad avoiding the water spraying all over them. They truly are amazing little people and I am so grateful to be their mother. 

We have seen miracles with you! You are so amazing to me and the bright spirit you have. When you started having seizures I didn't know if I would ever see "you" again. Between the seizures and your medicine I felt like I had lost you. Many people had said to me that they didn't notice a change... They just thought the temper tantrums and fits were a "normal you" kind of thing. I knew they weren't and I had felt like I would never see the real you again. When we started to wean you off of your medication I started to see glimpses of "you" coming back. You became more calm, relaxed and happy. I missed that in you. By nature you have always been very empathetic. You feel other peoples emotions and you are gentle and loving towards everyone. I started to see all of that again. 
Today I have my arland boy back. You are a shining light in our family arland. I learn from you everyday. You are the best big brother and you love to play with anyone. You are a lover of all things pirate, paw patrol, chocolate dipped strawberries, and Cheetos. You love to play memory cards, and hide and seek. I love all of the things I am seeing in you now arland. Love mommy 

My little instagator... You love to tease, chase, hide, and wrestle. You love your brother and playing with him and his friends. Porter you are so loving and snugglie. You love to come in my room in the morning and cuddle in moms bed with arland and watch cartoons. You love to be in the center of it all, and we want arland to just give you the most attention of all. Porter you are such a sweet little friend. You love to make people happy. I love everything you are Porter boy. Love mommy 

Saturday, May 2, 2015


Wow to say I am proud is an understatement! Heath is the smartest, strongest, hardest working, most kind, most compassionate and understanding person I know. He is good through and through. I have been so blessed to have him as my partner and eternal companion. He has overcome obstacles many can't even begin to comprehend. While in the midst of his schooling he bought two houses, has two babies, made ENDLESS trips to the hospital for both his wife and children. He tackled job challenges and still made a constant and consistent effort to provide for his family. He is my Hero. I love you so much Heath Pulham and I knew you could do it! 

Saturday, January 31, 2015


Oh Porter where do I begin! You have changed before my eyes. You love to play with Arland and steal his toys:) you are a firecracker! We took your high chair away because you love to just sit up on the bar stool with your brother to eat. 
You are saying two words together now like "where's arland?" And "go paze" it's adorable! 
You love your cousins! Any and all friends too! You have the sweetest disposition about you Porter. We say family prayers at night and I love to watch you during them because you fold your arms and bow your head to pray. You truly are a miracle porter and I am so glad you chose us to be your family. 


Where has time gone! My baby, my Arland, how have you grown so fast! I look at all the things Porter is doing and BAM just like that I have flash backs of you doing the same things. You are amazing to me Arland. 
We have had kind of an adjustment period for you lately. We are now doing pretty well on your medicine regiment to control your seizures, and you are doing extremely well. There are moments where I have to pinch my self because I see you learning and growing and it makes my heart burst for joy. I love you. 
We had such a fun party for you. It was a day filled with pirates and friends. We had a piniata and mom made a pirate ship cake. You were happy. We all were happy. 
You started primary this year and you have such nice teachers and cute little friends. I love seeing you make relationships with all the other kids. You love your little friend Maycee, you two can play for hours! Maycee loves to hug you and tell you how wonderful you are. She is the best 😍. 
Arland boy time had gone too fast I know some day I am going to miss how you want me to lay in bed with you at night reading Magic Tree House books and listening to you whisper in my ear that I am your favorite gal. I am going to miss you turning all the lights off in the house so you can tell me a scary story about a pirate ship. And making shadow figures on the wall because you can't fall asleep. I am going to miss all those things. So please, let your fourth year go a little slower then your third. I want to savor every moment with you. 
Love, mommy