Sunday, July 26, 2009


When I looked through pictures from this weekend, this one just really stuck out to me.
Cousins..pure and simple..having fun!!
With all the beach/fun/food we had this weekend, for some reason this fountain at The Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey had the kids attention the most!!
You can see it in Lilly, Aaron & Ivan's faces, they are having just plain fun!
I will post all the pictures of the Pajaro Dunes/Monterey weekend soon, but I just had to post this one is very 'blog worthy'

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Dancin' with Yo Gabba Gabba

So the babies are soooo into Yo Gabba Gabba right now. Especially Aaron he is totally addicted.

They know all the words and songs by heart. They even have the dance moves memorized.

This is their favorite episode, it has Jack Black in it and it's pretty funny if I say so myself.

They love this song, I'm not sure of the name of it, but they love to sing and dance to it.

Please excuse Aaron's terrible eating manners, he doesn't quite understand why he can't eat and sing at the same time :-)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009


On Saturday Gerardo was trying to be nice and take us all out for a nice lunch. We decided to go to a new diner that just opened here in Madera.
The kids were so excited because the 'theme' of the restaurant is country with bears. When we walked in they had so much neat stuff to look at and they had the most beautiful, delicious strawberry pies, which we were all excited to taste!!

Then...just as we were starting to sit down, Aaron tried to pull out his own chair and sit down...and then it happened.....

All I heard was a blood curdling scream and saw Aaron lying on the floor and next to him was the big wooden chair that he was trying to sit in. I jumped up, grabbed him and noticed blood pouring from his chin. I rushed him to the bathroom where I tried to wash him up, but the blood seemed to be pouring from his face! It looked like a scene from a horror movie, I had blood dripping down my neck from him clinging to me, he had blood all over his was all I could do not to faint right then and there.
Well, after we got the blood to stop rushing, we could see a big gash on his chin. To me it looked like he might have bitten all the way through his lip to the outside of his chin, I had seen that on an episode of Jon & Kate plus eight..and I was just sure that is what happened.

After a frantic phone call to Kaiser and speed-driving across Madera county to Fresno Kaiser, we made it to the doctors office. At this point Aaron was actually in good spirits and had quit most of the crying....
Until, that is...he saw...the doctor...
That's when screams in a decibel I had never heard before began! And he screamed.."mommy", "daddy".."mommy"..."daddy"....for the next 2 hours.
The doctor said he would need stitches and he was taken to a surgery room. He was wrapped up 'papoose' style so he couldn't move and then his face was covered with a sterile drape. This made our baby boy cry even more and yell out to us for comfort. Which, of course, made me cry just about as hard as he was!!
In the end, he fell asleep while getting the stitches. He got 2 stitches, which he will get removed this Thursday. The doctor was actually really wonderful and patient. He did a great job with the stitches...even though Gerardo and I kept looking at each other and praying he would hurry up...we are glad in the end that he took his time because the last thing we want is a big, ugly scar on our cute boy's face.
So, like Noemi says...there is ALWAYS something happening in the Chavoya-Flores household...and I don't see it slowing down anytime!!!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Aaron the Photographer....

This is what happens when your 2 year old gets a hold of your camera....