Category Archives: Connor

Taking obedience to the next level

Last night I told the kids, “Okay, everybody. Whoever can get to bed quickly will get a nickle!” Connor and his big brothers all got a nickel and I told the boys, “If you boys don’t whine and complain and … Continue reading

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Connor has reached the “age of randomness”

I love the age “4”. There is something so special and unique about 4-year-olds. They have come out of the phase of baby talk, but haven’t entered the age of logic and reason completely. They often blurt out what is … Continue reading

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Brothers are such a special gift!

I’ve given birth seven times now, and six of those times watched the child(ren) anticipate, receive and adapt to life with a new family member. It’s always such a joy to see how the children respond, each with their own … Continue reading

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Why the name “Jack”?

Some of you have asked why we picked the name “Jack” for our baby boy? So I thought I would write it down for memory’s sake. Since we announced that we were expecting another baby to our children, Connor was … Continue reading

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Every family needs a Connor

I’ve been thinking about writing a post about my son Connor, and I decided tonight that I better do it before I forget what was so important :) Every family needs a kid like Connor, for several reasons. 1. Sheer … Continue reading

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Facing the Impossible

Do you ever find yourself thinking about something looming in the distance? Something that seems so big, too big? If you really think about it, you know it’s not impossible, but it seems to be. For me those “impossibles” often … Continue reading

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Connor’s Baptism

Connor Andrew Burns, baptized in the Name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit… What a time of rejoicing! Our little son was baptized on Sunday, a sacrament signifying that He is part of the … Continue reading

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Two months old already?!

Okay, what’s the deal here? How did my new born baby hit the two month mark? I did not give him permission to grow out of the new born stage so quickly! He’s growing sooo fast, and as you can … Continue reading

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Not Another Thumb Sucker

You read that right, NOT another thumb sucker. We’ve had two thumb suckers, two binkie suckers, and now we have an index finger sucker :) He doesn’t suck it all curled up in his mouth, he leaves it strait. This … Continue reading

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Handsome brothers

I love to see all the older kids loving on their baby brother, they LOVE Connor Andrew! By the way, his name IS Connor Andrew! They hardly ever leave out the “Andrew” but always call him by his first and … Continue reading

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I’d do it all over again!

I certainly would. Nine months of nausea, aching hips, heartburn, aching back and legs, varicose veins, etc., etc….All of that to lead you up to some of the worst pains you’ve ever felt, for hours on end with no apparent … Continue reading

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Connor likes the Ergo

As you can see in this picture, Connor loves riding with me in the ergo. I just have to say that this little guy is the easiest baby! I think the Lord knew I needed an easy one :) Last … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile!

Are these some cute kids or what?! Chris and I took the kids yesterday to get our family photo taken at Sears, this is a picture that Chris took of the kids with our camera. The pose is actually better … Continue reading

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Surprise!! Meet Cousin Eian!

My sister is so sweet! She surprised us with a visit to Washington! She showed up on Sunday and made me cry! I wasn’t expecting to get to meet my sweet little nephew until March, by that time he would … Continue reading

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So glad to be on the other side :)

This is Jenni, my sweet little boy is a day and a half old and I’m loving being a mommy again! I’m doing pretty good but as all you mamas know, those first couple days can be pretty challenging. My … Continue reading

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