Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Go Ahead.....Pinch His Cheeks

Day after day I watch Steele grow bigger and bigger! I want him to stop growing and stay this size for about 6 months and then he can start growing again. Each stage is so fun and the new things he does every day gets our immediate attention.

We have been staying busy and having lots of fun together. I have a constant little side kick; however I also have a constant little side ACHE! My back has been killing me since he is 14 lbs. 13 oz.!!!! When went to his appointment the doc told me he is the size of a 5 month old! No wonder why I feel like he is growing too fast, because he is. He was almost 26 inches and almost 15 lbs! I just can't believe how big he is. I asked what percentile he is in and he replied "I can't tell you because he is entirely off the charts!" So the good news is we have an amazingly healthy boy. Bad news is my back is in for a real ordeal.

We visited the Bean Museum with my cousins Karen and Kelly. Heidi had the day off so she came too. Steele loves his little carrier! He usually falls asleep in it.

I am preparing my little sister Jill to be my baby sitter. It is perfect timing- by the time she is old enough Steele will be 2 or 3. Perfect!

She even asked to help change his diaper. What a good Aunt!

The NEW Grandparents! My Mom is still getting used to the G word but hopefully Steele will come up with something cute to call her. Brett's Mom was named Grandma Bubbles by Hallie and Brett's Dad is Panka so who knows what my parents' names are going to be.

I will cherish this picture forever!

Curious George- Also know has Steele giving the camera the "Stink Eye". He gives me the funniest look in this video. I wish I knew what he is thinking!!

So I have been attempting to get my body back into shape. I have been exercising with Brett's sisters. Running with Brett's sister Carrie, Roller blading with Hayley and yesterday we did P90X ab ripper! HOLY CRAP, I am so out of shape. Carrie kicks my butt running every time! Once we hit mile two my face is beat red and I feel like I am going to die. It is so great to go with someone who dosen't let me stop. When we are done it feels so good and it makes me want to keep it up.
This is me being an idiot with my Hootter Hider after running. Although, I really didn't feel like much of a super hero after running, it still feels pretty good to start again.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

summer time.....the livin's easy

Summer is full of so many memories- fresh cut grass, lemonade, pool side bbq, sand volley ball, croquet, family, walks up the canyon, bike rides, warm summer nights... each new summer all of these memories come flooding back. I adore summer life and now enjoy it even more with our new little family. Here are some fun pics of what we have been up to!

Memorial Day

Jennifer's Birthday........25!!

We went up to Timpanogas park. The fam played croquet and had a picnic.

My other sister Heidi is pregers and has been extremely sick!! She has been in and out of the hospital getting IVs and has lost A LOT of weight. This day was the first day she put mascara on in almost 3 weeks so I thought she deserved a picture.

Trevor is going to be a great dad. He loves Steele and is excited to be a dad.

My new jogging stroller! It is so nice to start running again. Steele loves it too and Tea sits in the front just above the front tire.

Sunday outfits are my favorite. The only thing is that it makes him look way too grown up. There are two babies in our ward that are just days younger than him and they still look like little new born babies! They're tiny and make Steele look like a six month old! He has super strong legs and neck. I have been practicing his standing.

Sunday napping

He is almost strong enough to sit in his Bumbo.

He looks like a total OINKER in the first picture below. I just love it! The few after show just how CHUNKY my little boy is. Keep in mind he is only 8 weeks. He has his 2 month doctor visit tomorrow and I am so anxious to see what he weights.

I want you to guess.....
Double Chin/ Big Gut

More Cleavage Than MOMMY

Seriously LONG


Here comes my BIG double chin smiley boy!
(Please ignore my obnoxious voice...the things we do to make our children smile.)

Last Friday we went boating with Carrie and Josh. I didn't want to worry about Steele so I pumped a bottle over a couple of days and left him with my mom (we have never given him a bottle so we were pretty brave to leave him- he took it just fine!). We enjoyed a day on the boat and both went wake boarding for the first time in TWO years. It was a blasts! Thanks Carrie and Josh!

Wipe Out!

I don't want to leave TEA out. She is loving her little brother. They have naps together and Steele even roughs her up a little:)

She has been spending a lot of time with her best friend Bronco. He is really nice to her, can you tell?
We found this is a picture of my little brother Ryan. Don't Steele and him look a ton a like?