Sunday, December 23, 2012

New Mom Syndrome

It's amazing what changes when you have a baby. Suddenly my 2 year old looks all grown up and just last month he was my baby. In the hospital when Devon cried while I was eating lunch I had to stop myself from offering my food to him. No, he can't eat that yet. Strange little things like that remind me how fast the time goes and how quickly I forget the little moments of Motherhood. Some times I really feel like I am learning it all over again. Maybe I am. I don't feel as if I stopped being a Mom, but that I'm a little rusty when it comes to this newborn thing. Hopefully my memories will catch up quick before I make a serious blunder.
 As I look back on my time as a brand new Mom I just remember being tired all the time. Then I had my second child and I couldn't imagine what I was complaining about with only one child to look after. Now I know why I am tired all the time. I have three to look after and lack of sleep aside, I wouldn't trade it for anything.
From 2012-12-16 family pics

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Devon Thorn

On the 11th of this month at 9:11 AM Devon was born at an astounding 8 lbs 13 oz. He was 19 in. and his head circumference was 14 3/4 cm. The operation went well and Devon is a little dear. The kids are happy to welcome him into our home.

Happy Birthday to Me!

On the 8th I turned the big 32. In honor of this great occasion we drove up to Bremerton to celebrate with Grandma, Papa and the Martins. Jessica made me a spectacular cake!
From 2012-12-09 mom's birthday
 Who's in the cake, you may ask... Why yes, yes it is Merida. A confectionery marvel. We had a wonderful dinner complete with Moo Goo Gai Pan! Yum! Then I opened my lovely gifts and we had cake.
From 2012-12-09 mom's birthday
 Then with the help of my Lovely Sister, Daniel and I went to see:
From 2012-12-09 mom's birthday
 And yes, the dragon did try to eat me. It was Spectacular! I was blown away. We loved it. The pictures are not the greatest, but you get the idea of how amazing it is.

Tis the Season...

From 2012-12-07 gingerbread house
 This year when we went to the Home Depot for their monthly kid workshop, we came home with a gingerbread house kit. So we put it together for Family Home Evening. I think this was the first time that we have ever put one together. It was fun, but a lot of work. I don't know if we will do it again. The kids loved putting on the candy and then taking them off. After a day or so it looked a little ravaged.

Giving Thanks

  This year we celebrated with my Sister and her family. It was great fun as always, even though we had some illness strike. Poor Emily woke...