Tuesday, October 21

Update- both boys getting worse, pulmonologist appt tomorrow

I mentioned on the ER post that I suspected Tris was headed down he same road as Trace, since he started having a tighter and tighter cough Sunday and that proved true. Both boys were running fevers again as of last night. Tris' started right before bed and Trace's started yesterday morning. Those fevers greatly raise the probability that last week's cold became this week's respiratory infection.

Monday, October 20

Trace- ER Trip Friday Night and More

Thursday night we nearly took Trace into the ER. He kept choking on mucus- leaving Trevor and I both very rattled. He wasn't running a fever anymore for a  couple days, so the cold itself was well past. However, for us often the scariest part of colds comes after the illness itself has ran its course and the body starts to try and flush out the excess mucus. It can start a chain reaction causing more mucus to be produced and our air passages to swell up even tighter then the actually virus caused. The resulting asthma flare is too often much worse then the illness was.

Tuesday, October 14

Trace's New Bed...

Tris and Trace still have colds and last night Tristian was having a lot of trouble breathing. I went in around 1am to start Tris on a nebulizer and noticed his brother wasn't in his bed.

Thursday, October 9

Peach Tree Farm Field Trip

A few weeks ago we were studying farming in social studies. So when another homeschool mom posted in our local group that she was setting up a field trip to Peach Tree Farms in Booneville for Oct 6th we signed up. We had a good time. There were some scheduling conflicts on the side of Peach Tree Farms that affected our group somewhat negatively.

Tuesday, October 7

Our $10 Toy Chest Save

This wicker chest was being used as a toy chest in our boys room and the lid had been robbed of most of it's wicker, leaving a huge hole in the top. This week we turned it into a cushion top storage chest.

Friday, October 3

Goofy Trace

Because wearing shorts as a hat is the best way to wear them ;-)

Thursday, October 2

Tristian's Camera- Erosion and Weathering

We're learning about what impacts our environment, this week's topic is erosion. Tris took pics of examples around us on our walk yesterday.