Wednesday, May 11, 2011

2 years and 4 months - wow! Where does time go?

Well, time is flying by and I need to catch my breath and update!

January 10, 2011 - our son James "Hayden" was born weighing 8.6 pounds and 21.5 inches long! He is a great baby - he eats well, sleeps fairly well, and is very laid back. He likes his sisters a lot and always wants to be in on the action. He is 4 months old now and is starting to babble a lot and is rolling over onto side all the time. He is a very happy baby and is growing way to fast! It seems like the milestones that took forever with the twins has flown by with him- somewhat unfair if you ask me!

The twins turned two in March! They are talking up a storm and are very into playing! They like to take care of their baby dolls. It is very cute- they have to change the baby diaper, and even imitate breast feeding the baby.

We are finally approaching summer here in the mountains- I am ready for the sunshine and lots of time outside with the kids this summer.

Work is good right now and seems to be picking up which I hope continues!

I am posting pics when Hayden was 5 weeks old that a fellow blogger took of our children which turned out awesome and she is great to work with as well! (so check her out):








Friday, January 7, 2011

Baby day - T minus 72 hours and counting

Well Baby Boy day is Monday January 10th at 7:30am unless he changes the plan in the next 72 hours!

I think we are as ready as you can be at this point! Just some last minute washing of things and organizing, but overall things are fairly ready. Work is done until I go back in 4 weeks, and all outside commitments are also all wrapped up!

I am so very excited to meet this little (I should say BIG) boy! I am ready to see how it is to feed, snuggle, change, love one newborn at a time :) My biggest fears are feeling torn with my time, attention, and love between all 3 kids. I know God gives you what you can handle, so I guess he is pretty confident that I can juggle this all with some sort of grace and humility. I will just have to wait and see.

The girls somewhat know that something is going on. The kiss and pat the "baby" in my belly. They place their baby-dolls int he swing and push the "baby" in the swing. They even have been taking the baby-dolls to bed, covering them up and sleeping right by them in their beds. Which all seemed oh, so encouraging until I help my neighbors newborn yesterday and Carley lost it big time! I guess we will see how they deal very soon!

More to come soon!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

18 months old!

The girls are 18 months now and full of LIFE! They have quite the vocabulary already. They only want to be "outside" all day long until it is "night,night" time. They love playing with each other, us, and other kids- and thankfully can entertain themselves well. We have given the grandparents a list of play-things to help us build a indoor playroom for the winter. I am a little nervous about not being able to let them expel energy in the winter if weather is bad. We have asked for an indoor playhouse, slide, climbing blocks, and shopping carts for their kitchen. Hopefully it will be a hit! We have been teaching them about a "baby" in mommy's tummy. They now point to tummy and say baby, then raise my shirt and kiss baby and say "hi baby". Then, they will say "bye, bye baby" and pull the shirt down! i know they don't really know what is going on but it is a start! Here are a few pics as of recently when the had their first cold, but had to play "dress-up" "outside" The are so precious and we love them more each day!



Thursday, August 26, 2010

Team Blue!

OMG- It's a BOY!

A BIG BOY! All well otherwise! Baby measuring 8 days ahead but not surprising since my family has big babies! Although, I am measuring right on track!

He weighs 12 oz and heartbeat 148!

Otherwise, all parts and organs accounted for and appear normal!

I still can't believe that I am :
1. Pregnant on my own
2. Having a Boy!

Super blessed!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Half Way

20 weeks! Half way already! Today is big ultra-sound to check all organs, etc for normal development! Can't wait to see the little one as it has been 7 weeks since last Ultra-sound which feels like forever since I had one a month with the twins. Still unsure of if we will find out sex. Guess we will be a game-time decision:)

Back later with the details! Wish us luck!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Do we find out?

Well, 3 weeks to go until our next US and the common question I get is...
Are you going to find out the sex?

Well, we both don't care and just want a healthy report and baby in a few months, but we really need to decide on the "sex" things prior to the appointment.

DH wants to not find out since this was the ultimate surprise, gift, blessing etc and as he says"it really does not matter anyway" since we have all the basics (except close for boy) anyway. He really wants to wait and there is a part of me that does as well.

On the other hand, though, I feel I need to know to plan the nursery theme, clothes, etc. Because let's face it, with 2 toddlers my free-time now is sparse not to mention when the new baby comes and I am trying to heal from a C-section. The other thing pulling me to find out is the "bonding" thing. I feel with the twins and work and life, I have not spent as much time thinking and dreaming of and for this baby-I know that's life, but I feel bad in a way. I think maybe knowing would help me think a little more of him/her and plan accordingly.

All in all, I know this is all so NOT important in the grand scheme of life and all, but do we find out? Any thoughts?

Thursday, July 22, 2010


What is it with this weird, spontaneous anxiety? I never had it with the girls, so it is really strange. TO go with it, the emotional breakdowns? Come one! It has happened twice in the last month, and I don't know why. Is it the hormones? Is it knowing precious this baby already is? Is it the fear of handling a family of 5, plus a full-time business owner in a sucky economy? I don't know what it is but it needs to go away, pronto! Anyone have this?