Monday, July 30, 2012

Oliver got baptized



Oliver Ben got baptized On Saturday June 2. This is a very big deal in the Mormon religion. Oliver has been looking forward to it ever since Max was dunked. I mean he has talked about it A LOT. You usually get baptized right when you turn 8, but Ollie waited a couple of months cuz we knew the whole family would be down and Ollie could celebrate with his cousins. What we didn't know was that we'd be moving the next week. Oh well, that stressful chapter is over and this post is about my beautiful boy.

At first Ollie didn't think he could wait until June. I asked him, why?(cuz i really wanted him to wait)
He told , Mom, you know that special feeling you get at a baptism? Well, I want that too.
He knows just the right thing to say sometimes. The only reason why he ended up waiting was for his cousins.  He really wanted them to be there.


 I believe from here on out, I will never get a good picture of my family. It's litereally impossible.
                                Bow tie courtesy of Colt and Abi. He felt very grown up in it.


                                                     Oliver's best cousins, Rocky and Eliza.


 This was during my hurt back and Scott had the flu. He was throwing up all weekend. I think we pulled it off pretty well. Special thanks to Harry and Nancy catering it for us, it was nice to not have to worry about food.


Oliver, I couldn't be prouder of the choice you have made to be baptized. You are a very good example to me.  I love being your Mom. I hope you never forget the way you felt on this day.

12 comments:

Vicky said...

Beautiful post :)

Sonja said...

so glad to see a new post from you. He looks so handsome!

Beth said...

I think all your family picures are beautiful...I know I am bias

Congradulations to Ollie!

Beth said...

I think all your family picures are beautiful...I know I am bias

Congradulations to Ollie!

heather said...

i laughed out loud when i read that you'll never have another good family photo. then i saw the one underneath that... not bad. ollie was so cute that day. he was beaming.

jenn (+ will) said...

awwwwww so cute!!!! your kids are growing up, what the heck?!

ellen said...

that cousins photo is priceless!

Georgia said...

Yeah for Ollie.....looks like his baptism day was wonderful. I love all the pictures. I have to say Ruth....you look amazing. Can't wait to hear all about your move. And where your new house is. I miss you.

Ora said...

Yay Ollie! He is such a sweet and awesome boy! I'm glad to see you are still alive (and blogging)!

Artfulife said...

What a special day!

Carrie Anne said...

Cute! How are these children growing up so fast? I can't handle it! BTW, a friend of mine had a baby in February & the baby has 4 holes in her heart. I referred her to your blog (not sure if she's checked it yet) because I love how you discuss the challenges/successes/etc of all you go through with Davy girl. I wish I lived closer so you could give me a good haircut, too!!! Hope all is going well & you're settling into life after another move!

Amy Rex said...

you look so beautiful ruth! and your family (although silly in photos) is so adorable!