Friday, December 30, 2011

2011 Recap

This year has been one of the best yets! 2010 was fun winning the lottery, getting married & finding out we were expecting but 2011 was really our year... we really grew in our faith, as parents & just within our selves.  let's look back shall we...



January
we were in our last trimester of pregnancy, I got Pupps, we had a 3d ultrasound of our little one.




February
We really took in our last month as a family of 2, we celebrated Valentines day & my birthday, I began experiencing severe swelling in my feet & ankles.







March
this is the month that our lives were forever changed.  We became Parents-- we were given a purpose for life.  Our breastfeeding journey began and ended this same month.


April
We celebrated Easter, We began spending a lot of time at the ball park, we had our first date night without Maddux & he spent the night at his grandparents for the first time, we also purchased the snuza for a peace of mind.



May
Maddux turned 2 months old,  I celebrated my first Mothers Day,

June
Maddux turned 3 months old, we went to the zoo for the first time, we quit co-sleeping. celebrated Fathers Day, we also finger painted for the first time, Maddux also went swimming for the first time!


July
Maddux turned 4 months, we got in a car accident, I thought Maddux seriously lost his penis & we spent A LOT of our days at the ball park watching his cousin play baseball


August
Maddux turned 5 months old,we celebrated our first wedding anniversary, we had 2 weddings, we celebrated daddy's birthday


September
Maddux turned 6 months, I got baptized, Maddux got dedicated, started saying his first word:: Hi. & Maddux went to his first DeKalb County Free Fall Fair :)


October

Maddux turned 7 months, Maddux was a super cute Octopus for Halloween, Maddux started crawling, started saying Dad & started waving.


November
Maddux turned 8 months, Maddux got his first haircut, Maddux gave up the paci



December
We celebrated our first Christmas, Maddux turned 9 months, Maddux had his first ER visit due to a high fever & Maddux got 2 teeth





So long 2011... let's hope 2012 brings some great things maybe even a little brother or sister for Maddux!!
We are so blessed... :)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!




Monday, December 19, 2011

9 Months {a few days late}

Last Thursday Maddux turned 9 Months old... seems crazy! 


Stats
weight: 22 lbs 4 oz
height: 28 in.
diaper size: 3
clothes: some 6-9 and some 12 (the 12 are still big but more comfortable than the 6-9)
Firsts
First Thanksgiving
First time standing all alone
First time saying "nana"
& honestly I think that's it...
:(
Random Facts
You have lots of personality shining through nowadays
You say 6 words now-- dad, mom, hi/hey, Yay, mmm...bite (pronounced "mmm..bi"), Nana
You can also--high five, wave bye bye, clap, dance & bounce
Mickey Mouse is still your favorite--nothing makes you happier. :)
You are always on the go... you are such a wiggle worm.
You love to eat
You aren't afraid of strangers but you are very unsure of men that you don't know
Bath time is still your favorite time of the day
We have started a nightly bedtime routine--dinner, play, bath, book, movie, bed--your adjusting well
Maddux James... You are such a joy to have in our lives.  Every new thing you learn is amazing.  You make us so happy & you are the most precious gift ever.
We Love you!

Happy 9 Months Baby!!