Monday, January 30, 2012

Lyla--7 Months

Our little Lyla is now 7 months! She was 15 pounds 2 ounces at her 6 month well check and she is such a chunk. Everyone started calling her Chunka- Cheeks at Christmas because she is just all cheeks. Which I love! I seriously can't stop kissing them all day long!

Here is a little bit about Lyla. She is so happy and mellow all the time. She just goes with the flow--which is nice since we are always running around getting kids to and from school and playgroups. She rarely gets a "real" nap because as soon as she falls asleep I have to get her in the car seat to pick Devin up or take Addie to preschool.

She HATES solid food. She will not even let me put the spoon in her mouth--she clasps her lips together so tight and then if I happen to get some in her mouth she gags and cries like she is being tortured. She will not eat it. Period.

She was sleeping pretty well, but starting around Christmas she started waking up much more. Last night she woke up 4 times. The Dr. told me she is probably hungry and eating solids would help, but like I must mentioned she will not eat.

Unlike Devin and Adalynn she doesn't move around a lot. By 7 months Adalynn was sitting, crawling, and pulling herself up to stand and she was full on walking by 9 months. Lyla is just barely learning how to sit up by herself. It will be a long time before she is crawling or walking--which is fine with me. It makes me feel like I have my baby for a while longer.


The kids still think she is the greatest thing ever. As soon as they wake up in the morning they run to her room to see if she is awake. And they always want to hold her and be with her.
And even though this is a Lyla post, I had to throw a few in of Adalynn and Devin.
Can you guess what his newest obsession is?
A few more pictures from this month













Tule Springs

I took the kids out to Tule Springs in November and never posted any of these. I tried to get a good one of all three (and failed). But I got one at Thanksgiving in AZ so it was all good.



















Friday, January 27, 2012

Lyla Sitting


I need to dedicate a whole post to Lyla, because she is 7 months tomorrow (crazy!) and there are so many things I want to remember. But for now, here is a video of her sitting...still not 100% (hence the pillows behind her).

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

New Years

We ended up staying in AZ for New Years because Sean and Sam came to visit (which was really nice since it had been over a year since we last saw them!)

Taking the kids on a tour to see the goats, chickens, cow, and pig







 We pulled out the bubble wand again--Devin got pretty good at making some big bubbles.





 Gosh, I love Lexi!
Lyla with hair

It was really cute watching the girls play barbies and dress up.



Sam and I made the boys take a break from watching football and squirrel hunting to get pedicures. We took Lexi and Addie and they both did really well and loved it.


I'm sorry--I had to post this. These guys were obsessed with hunting squirrels the whole time. And you don't even know how proud they were when they finally got one.

Going on a walk..

New Years Eve we made dinner and played Imaginiff. The kids went to bed early and we didn't do anything special that night...so the next night my dad pulled out his fireworks stash and we set some off. We ended the night with blizzards and a movie for the kids--It was a fun way to end the vacation.
Oh Sean!