The McCleary Quadruplets

There is never a dull moment when you are raising quadruplets!

Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31 2013

How do you spell ___?

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Over the past few weeks our kids have become increasing interested in words and how they are formed.  They are continually asking how to spell words and “What does ___ spell?” Matthew can spell his name aloud without any help, which shocked both Randy and I the first time we heard him do it.  Elizabeth …

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Jan 30 2013

New Do’s

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This past weekend the kids all got hair cuts.  This was the first time I let them all sit down at the computer and rifle through images with me to chose their own haircuts.  The boys all picked something different and Elizabeth kept her bangs.  They all came out so cute that I just had …

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Jan 30 2013

Being cute can be helpful!

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This past weekend we went out to dinner at Wendy’s.  It had been awhile since we ate at the one in North Kansas City and although they were not busy, we still had lots of looks, smiles, and comments.  Staff from the back even came out to see them and ask questions.  The kids will …

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Jan 27 2013

Four Years Ago Today

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It is hard to believe that it was four years ago tonight that I was admitted to KU Medical Center at just shy of 20 weeks.  I had finished work up the Friday before and had a shower at church that weekend.  Monday I was home trying to rest as best as I could being …

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Jan 26 2013

Blooming Photographers

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I am sure many of you are aware that Santa brought our kiddos LeapPad2s for Christmas.  Yes, I know I am still behind on posting all the holiday pictures.  I promise I will get to them soon!  Anyways, I have found it very amusing the photos the kids have been taking or creating on their …

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Jan 25 2013

The Latest Injury

She tried to smile for me, but it hurt. :(

As I am sure you can imagine that we are no stranger to bumps and bruises with four little ones, especially with 3 of the four being boys.  It is pretty much a daily occurrence in our house.  Wednesday night was not exception except for the fact it was a little more serious.  I am …

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Jan 23 2013

Dare I say it? You are grounded!

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Yes we have progressed in our discipline techniques in the McCleary household.  Over the last few days I have come to the realization that timeout was not working for all of our discipline needs.  It still works for those items that they need to be taken out of a situation for a few moments and …

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Jan 15 2013

It’s Bath Night

The things kids say sometimes can be pretty funny. Here’s just one conversation that was from a couple months back that the kids were all wound up after mommy left for her Mothers of Multiples meeting. They demanded it be bath night and that daddy was gonna give them …

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