I think I am going to need it this year.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Because of the new addition to the family, Christmas seemed very low key this year. We usually travel all over Texas visiting family and friends and then spend the night at my parents house on Christmas Eve and wait for Santa's arrival with my entire side of the family. This year we didn't do any of that.
Instead we joined my parents for dinner on Christmas Eve, attended a very good church service at Klein UMC, and then went home and put all three kids to bed.
Christmas morning we opened presents at home and then headed back over to Mom and Dad's house to to have Christmas with them.
Here are the boys with a few of their top gifts.
It was a nice and easy Christmas this year. Thanks be to God!!
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Miss Malia was born on December 7, 2010 at 6:04 pm. She weighed 7 lbs 1 oz and was 19.5 inches long. She has a head full of dark brown hair, grey eyes, and goes back and forth between looking like each of her brothers with each passing moment.
She was a super easy delivery. I was induced starting at 9am. I hit 10 centimeters around 5:30 and had her out in 5 contractions.
She passed all of her tests with flying colors and our first 24 hours passed with visits from friends and family and a lot of poking a prodding from nurses in the middle of the night--- why they have to draw blood at 3:30 in the morning is beyond me!!!
The doctors let us come home a day early-- since we are old pros in the baby department!!!
So we loaded her up and took her home.
Daddy is amazed at how little she is. He is already playing his guitar for her and singing her songs. He doesn't stand a chance against her.
Andrew was the one I was really worried about. Kai is a great big brother. He is patient and kind and sweet. Andrew, on the other hand, is a total momma boys and is very headstrong. He has not warmed up to her completely, but I think he will eventually love his little "Mia"
She is already completely spoiled, not wanting to stay in her crib and insisting on being held 24 hours a day and is already exhibiting a pretty silly personality.
I think she is going to fit in with our crew just fine!!!
We love you Malia!