Saturday, April 7, 2018

Easter 2018


We celebrated Easter with family in Pennsylvania this year and it was Weston's first time meeting our extended family. He got lots of love and snuggles from everyone! We also got to meet our baby cousins. 2017 was a big year for boys! 4 generations together. It was wonderful seeing our family and we missed the ones who couldn't be there, too.


Marshall had so much fun fishing for the first time with his Dad and Poppi. He caught a fish! And insisted on bringing it home to show us....and then maybe we cooked it and ate it. He got the whole experience from start to finish! 

Poppi has lots of interesting tools and things to learn about in his garage and Marshall was soaking it all up like a sponge.






We dyed eggs, which I admit was probably more fun for me! 



And looked for "treasure" (plastic eggs) in the yard.


We had a lot of fun at Andrew's parents, and even got to see a few family friends. It's always hard to say goodbye.


After we returned home, I realized that I never got a picture of the boys together, wearing their Sunday best. I decided to do a little photo shoot on Wednesday which was also Weston's 17th week! It's infinitely harder to get a 3 year old and a 4 month old to cooperate for a good photo, but here's the cuteness I did capture! 

You guys. These boys are adorable and funny and crazy and sweet and rambunctious and exhausting and so, so cute, all rolled into one. I can't take it sometimes. I absolutely love them. 

Thank you, Lord, for the gift of your precious Son, Jesus, who died in my place and changed my life forever. Resurrection Sunday, changed the course of history, and can change your story, too. Happy Easter!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Weston Month Four



Our little Weston is 4 months! March is my birthday month, and it was sweet celebrating with this big little guy. His personality is starting to shine through and he's really a very happy baby. He's been giving lots of smiles, babbling, making sweet sounds and squawks.



He has so many facial expressions! He often looks surprised or scared but will quickly switch to a grin when he sees one of us. He likes to have someone always in sight! 




Marshall has been "playing" with him more and wanting to help out and know where he is at all times. He also knows how to make him smile with silly sounds and talking to him. It's the absolute cutest thing when they laugh at each other!


Weston likes to engage much more and wants to be upright and looking around. He's really good at grabbing things - including my bowl of cereal one morning! He's good at holding toys, too. 



I admit, I'm a little obsessed with him and that face! His cheeks are the softest and so perfectly kissable! His chubby squishy thighs are the best, too!  He still has crazy hair right on top of his head, but (sadly) he's loosing most of it around the back and sides. I hope it all grows back soon!



These 3 guys have my heart! Sometimes I still pinch myself because I can't believe they're mine. 

FOUR MONTHS
• Can roll over! 
• Likes sleeping on his tummy
• Likes being held (upright)
• Does not like laying on his back for long
• Loves faces
• He is loosing his hair (mostly in the back)
• Does not like being alone
• Smiles a lot and sometimes laughs
• Weighs about 17 pounds
• Likes watching his brother
• Becoming a good (longer) sleeper at night

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Weston Month Three


Weston is 3 months old! He is such a sweetie and a joy. He wants to be held 24/7 and most of the time I do. He's quite a little chunk, but he's starting to grow into his cheeks. He's often called, "Mr. Cheeks". He's very smiley, especially when he wakes up and when he sees Mommy. We just love him to pieces and he lights up our days!



He continues to be a good baby. The only exception is when he's tired. He often fights sleep until the point where he's crying (and sometimes screaming) and then conks out. He likes to nap in the swing and loves to sleep while being held. 

 Weston celebrated the Eagles super bowl win. E-A-G-L-E-S!  


He likes watching his big brother and some how manages to sleep through all the ruckus in the house. 

He celebrated his first Valentine's Day. What a little love he is! 


I could look at this face all day. 


I did two photo shoots this month. Weston was all smiles in the first one and was so good for the camera, but the lighting was not good and I wasn't happy with the angle and the reflective floor (of course I'm being critical of my own "work"). But he looks adorable! 


The second setup was much better and I think I might continue using the white blanket instead of the floor. I don't want to change the series at this point and wish I could go back and change the first two, but we'll see how next month goes! 


Marshall wanted in on the action, too. He cracks me up! There are moments when I look at these two boys and wonder that they are actually ours. Marshall looks so tall here!  



Weston, you are so very loved! Every day is better with you in our family. Happy three months sweet boy! 
THREE MONTHS
• Still loves being held
• Lots of smiles
• Can roll onto his side
• Found his hands and likes putting them in his mouth
• Wearing 3-6 and some 6 month clothes 
• Around 15 pounds (he's a big boy!) 
• Has giggled a little (the best!)
• A little ticklish 
• Does not like being alone
• Likes watching his brother and TV
• Still does not like being in the car seat 
• Has the best cheeks for kisses!