Saturday, October 15, 2011

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

London's FIRST birthday party

L's first birthday was so much fun! We had a little cook out and got together with family and a few close friends. It was cupcake themed...we love cupcakes. :)
London took a while to figure out her smash cake, but when she did - she made a huge mess. My favorite part was the look on her face when we sang happy birthday...such a cute little smirk.

On her acutal birthday we had a cupcake, sang happy birthday, and let her open one gift. Mostly, we just spoiled her. :)

Monday, July 11, 2011

Tomorrow is the BIG day! She's turning ONE!

I'm feeling two things as I type this...pure excitement as I wonder what the years will bring as my baby continues to grow and become her own person...and pure saddness because tomorrow will mean she's not a baby anymore. But will it? She will always be my baby...I don't care how old or big she gets. :)
Every day I praise God for London...every new thing she does reminds me of that time when I was pregnant and so scared that she wouldn't be OK. The doctors were wrong and God is so GOOD. We are so BLESSED.
I love this child more than words...being a mom is the most wonderful feeling I have ever ever felt. It can't be described....
So, she is walking now (when she wants to) and she thinks it is so funny. She just claps and claps for herself. Some new words around our house are "Eddy" (Misty's dog) and "shoes". She has a favorite pair that she hands to me one by one, says "shoes" and puts her little foot in the air. Just this morning, she put both hands on her head and said, "oh so pretty". I guess she must hear that often. :)
She still loves food - strawberries, brocolli, cheese, bread, ribs, actually all meat, and ICE CREAM! I love being home with her. It's absolutely been an absolute blessing this summer. Enjoy the pics!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Mia turns 5!

Tamia turned 5 on June 9th and we celebrated with a weekend swim/slumber party. On her actual birthday (Thursday) we took her to eat Chinese food and then had a scavenger hunt at home for her to find her present - a big girl bike! For the weekend, two of Mia's BFFs came up to stay with us, along with Granny...and we had the best time. Friday we all went to the pool, had pizza and birthday cake, played dress up, had a silly string fight, watched Barbie movies, and camped out in the living room floor. Saturday we went back to the pool and grilled burgers that night. Mia was sad to see everyone go, but so glad they got to come. :)

Monday, June 13, 2011

London is 11 months old!

London turned 11 months old yesterday...where does the time go? Feels like just yesterday I was 9 months pregnant and so uncomfortable. :)
She's got so much personality...laid back like her daddy most of the time, until she wants something. She says many things now, but her favorite words of all are "DA DA" and "baby". She says "Hey baby!" anytime one of us enters the room. I'm home for the summer with her and loving it. She absolutely loves the pool and is quite the dare devil. Mia is also here for the month of June so this house is full of PINK things and I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. :)
She's still not walking, but close. She's learning sign language - can sign "more" and "eat". She can also drink from a straw. She really wants nothing to do with babyfood anymore...loves to feed herself. Her favorite foods are chicken, cheese, and strawberries. Here are some pics from this past month.