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Graduation Weekend

So the day has come...Derek has graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. It's always been a hard and busy major but this last year has been especially difficult. We hardly saw Derek at all this last semester even on the weekend. Tons of projects, homework assignments that would take 12-16 hours, and the big 8 hour FE exam are just some of the things. Add in to that applying for jobs, job interviews, working in SLC and a baby, life has been pretty busy for him. I am so proud of him and all of his hard work. We are excited to have more time with him...he'll still be working but he won't have things to do when he gets home except for hang out with us. No more homework! He is still debating about getting a Masters and plans on rethinking it after he takes a little break. He's been going to school year round for the past 3+ years. His break is well deserved. Anyways, his family came in to town and we had a fun and busy weekend. 




Arrivederci

So it's been a while since I've blogged. I don't really know why but you know how you just get behind and it seems overwhelming to catch up? Yeah...I think that is what has happened here. Anyways I have been wanting to blog about this for a while.

Earlier this month I said goodbye to my Ancestry Family and it was much harder than I thought it would be. For as long as I can remember I have envisioned myself staying home with my children. It's all I knew as a child and I enjoyed having my mother there to talk to and confide in. Well a little over 2 years ago I started working at Ancestry.com, the largest family history company. I started off doing customer support for MyFamily.com. I was there for less than 2 months and was promoted to work in the Escalations handling angry customers, privacy complaints, BBB stuff, and lots of other things. I really loved the people I worked with and my boss was the best. I was able to interact with so many departments in the company and…

Happy 3 Months!

Happy 3 Months Baby B (April 3, 2013)! You are growing and changing everyday and we just love it. Here are some of our favorite things about you:
Squealing. You have found your voice and it is the best. You are talking so much and have started to make the funniest noises and become a little louder. I sure do love all your talking.Love having your bum patted. It calms you down and helps you fall asleep.Love the football hold. When your stomach is upset or you're tired you just want to be held that way. You don't take pacifiers so we refer to this as your pacifier hold. It calms you almost automatically.All about your hands. You can't stop sucking on them, staring at them, stretching them out, and grabbing things with them. Giggle. This has been the best thing ever. You laugh! I love it. Your dad and I are always trying new things to get you to laugh because it brings us so much joy. You even laugh for other people. It is the cutest thing ever and we will never stop trying.Tu…