Gifts from Mexico – Weslea

I also asked Weslea to pick out her favorite gift we brought from Mexico and she felt it was too hard to pick out just one! She wore her Mexican dress (that we paid way too much for!) and held her Mexican doll baby who she named "Maria."She talked for at least five minutes about her gifts and would tell me to "keep taking pictures mom" everytime I stopped. I have a whole lot of pictures of our … Continue reading...

Gift from Mexico – Will

I asked Will to pick out the most favorite gift we gave him when we came home from Mexico. He chose his turtle that was carved from stone. It seems that he likes it best because of the real turtle ("Squirt") he has in his room. His new turtle now sits on top of his dresser to keep Squirt company... … Continue reading...

Wyatt did it!

Wyatt finally did it .................. (drumroll please!) .................... he finally pooped on the potty! While we were gone on our trip, the marvelous Grandma Karen had a breakthrough with him and he is now officially a "BIG BOY!"He is so proud of himself and loves to announce all of his potty times now. With his speech disorder, it makes for some pretty funny announcements. "Mom -- I … Continue reading...

Day of panic…

We had a huge scare on Tuesday. We did not unpack our travel bags immediately from our trip and forgot that there were some motion sickness pills in one of the bags. I walked into the bathroom and there was Weston with an open bottle of pills.....my heart sank immediately and my brain went into a complete panic. The little stinker somehow got the child-proof cap and the foil wrapper off all on his … Continue reading...

Welcome to theArthurClan.

I am actually writing this introduction several years after I first started blogging...but I thought it might be a good way to introduce my family and myself to any new friends who might stop by...Welcome to my online scrapbook where I write and post pictures about anything and everything that could possibly be going on with our crazy, happy, usually wonderful, always ornery family of six.By Ohio … Continue reading...

Mother's Day Tribute – May 2009

Mother’s Day TributeMay 2009by: my sister, Janine ScandlonWe “Roth” kids were asked to do a surprise tribute to our Mom focusing on the heritage that she has passed down to us through both her actions and words.Karen June Wellman Roth was born to Howard and Junietta Wellman. She was raised in a very rural farm community of Lee Center, IL. She was the fourth child of five. (There was a set of … Continue reading...