Monday, November 27, 2006



I wish I could take away the red eyes for you!

Happy Family! :o)
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What do you do when Averie is crying in her crib, the furnace guy is here and Baylor is hungry and about to cry? Let me know if you figure it out in the next 30 seconds! AHHH...

This is how Averie felt during the weekend spent with Rece. Don't worry, she is coming down with something. It wasn't just Rece. She has been crying and needy all day today. That final molar is taking it's sweet old time, and she has a runny nose and cough. Rece, I hope you are feeling better!

Still cannot post the normal way, here are some unedited pics from the weekend and Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 20, 2006


And Averie and her mittens, hat and star coat!

Tuesday, November 14, 2006


Aren't these the cutest little undies you've ever seen? And on the cutest little lady you've ever seen?

Right before see peed on the floor. The undies didn't do the best of job absorbing it either...oh well, that's how they learn. :o) Posted by Picasa

Friday, November 10, 2006


Sober girl...

Smiling girl...

Big Sister...
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Leaves, glorious leaves! Averie has a new favorite thing to in leaves. She was outside (we all were) last evening playing in them...for a good 30 minutes or so, until we made her come in for dinner (it was dark out when they came in finally). Daddy took some of these great pics of her. And then again this morning for at least 45 minutes. They had to come in once to warm up because it was 45 degrees out and she wanted to keep playing. So the warmed up and then went back out until lunch time! Crazy kid! She loves the leaves. We'll have to keep moving them around the yard to they don't kill the grass! Anyways, it is good to be 20 months...Averie has just recently started saying alot of two words sentences. She also says more and no instead of signing, which is good and bad. Everything gets a no at first it seems. Well, the boy is paging me...I hope you enjoy these pics!

Wednesday, November 08, 2006


Just hanging out with Mama! He had a bath today so his hair is fresh and tall!

A little happy face!

Tummy Time! He pretty much hates it so far. But he is so strong! His little legs and feet come off of the floor to balance out him lifting his head! It is so amazing how strong he is!

His bath today was in the big tub! I have just not been able to make myself put him in that plastic tub. It looks like it is hurting his "boy" parts (even though Daddy says it isn't) and I can't really wash his back or booty in the little tub, or use both hands to wash him. So, we were only giving him sponge baths (he did have two baby tub baths...) until I had the idea to just put him in the big tub. It was so much easier! I layed him on a towel (I need to get one of those baby body sponges) he did cry but stopped crying when I poured the water on his body! Which actually calmed him down. I think we are going to be doing baths this way from now on! I also think in time he'll like them, Averie did! :o)

The baptism went very well. L-R: Godmother-Shannon, Daddy, Baylor, Mama, Averie, Godfather-Uncle Brad, Pastor.

A sleeping little boy.

The Family standing in front of the "bubbles." As Averie puts it!

Little stinker...

Thursday, November 02, 2006


Here is my beautiful bundle at 4 weeks old. Time flies.

Just checking things out! Thanks Marla for the adorable shirt. It is so true.

Baylor is doing so well! He is happy most of the time when he is not sleeping/eating (he is always happy when he is eating and of course sleeping). He just pretty much hangs out! Which is good because his sister is quite busy and active and time consuming as she should be at almost 20 months! Juggling two is quite different, but the same at the same time! We just try to stay ahead of things. Example...if Baylor needs to eat the same time Averie eats lunch (he still isn't on an exact schedule...predictable but not yet the same each day...) we just plan Averie's lunch ahead of time. I make it when she is busy playing and occupied and when he is either napping or hanging out in his bouncer or pack n play. It has worked quite well. The only day so far that has been challenging was the day after trick or treating. Averie went to bed at about 9:15pm the night of trick or treating and woke up at a normal time and was cranky by 9:30 to say she was not exactly happy when I decided to feed Baylor at 10 am...but I have successfully mastered the art of holding her while nursing him... but anyways...planning ahead of time works because then when it is time for Averie to eat her lunch (around is ready to go. It might need a little warming or what not...but all in all she is good to go. I also have everything pretty much cleaned up by then too. So, I am not digging myself a hole of dirty dishes in the kitchen! That is another thing that is still going good. Also, Averie has been having "blanket time" every day after lunch. She sits on a blanket on the floor and we turn on music and I give her 4 or 5 toys to play with and she sits there and plays by herself. It gives me a half an hour to clean up the kitchen after lunch, feed Baylor or whatever. She likes it and calls it La La's (as in music). But for now Baylor and Averie are doing qutie well together. I do not look forward to the day they gang up on me!

Baylor had his check-up today. It went well. He is 9 lbs. 14oz. and 22 inches. He is just a tad under where Averie was at her one month check-up. She was 10 lbs. .03 oz. and 22.5 inches. So, just because he was born a tad bigger does not mean he is going to be huge! We'll see though, I imagine he'll catch up sooner or later! But the Dr. said he looks good and to keep going on nursing and don't worry about cereal til after 4-6 months...which I wasn't even thinking about. We'll be nursing exclusively as long as he can go. Hopefully longer than 6 months. His Dr. was saying that the more "they" (the food administration people) look into cereal and baby food the more they find that the eariler you start them the more prone to allergies your child could be... with Averie we waited til 5 months, but we'll try to go longer with Baylor. It's just more work for the Mama!!! Well, I hope this gave you all an update on how we are doing! We hope you all are doing well. Baylor will be baptized this Sunday, so we'll be posting some pictures of that after the weekend! :o)

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

I have tried to post Baylor's 4 week pics 5 times now...practically since dinner won't work. Anyone have any suggestions?????



Averie as a bee last year...
Served Averie fresh milk for 1 year, 2 months and 5 days! Served Baylor fresh milk for 1 year, 6 months, 1 week and 5 days! Served Colbie fresh milk for 1 year, 3 months exactly!