Friday, March 27, 2009

A Big Boy!

Well, Christian had his 6 month appointment yesterday. I can't believe it's been 6 months since he was born! He is getting so big! (I'm sure you don't need me to tell you that though. You can see yourself from the pictures!) He weighs 20 lbs. and is 27.5 inches long. He got his six month shots and of course he wasn't too happy about it. It makes me so sad when he cries because he's hurt! But with a full tummy and some tylenol, he was happy soon again.
Jared and I talk about it all the time how we are so blessed to have such a wonderful little son. He brings such joy into our lives. I can't imagine not having him with us!

I thought I'd post a few cute pictures we've taken of him recently. Isn't he just so cute? I know I'm bragging, but I can't help it!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Pardon Me, is that the Chattanooga Choo Choo?

For Jared's spring break we decided to take a quick trip to Chattanooga Tennessee. There is an amazing aquarium there that Jared had been reading up on, so we decided to go. It was nice to have a little family vacation! We left home at 3:30 am so that Christian would be asleep for most of the drive there. It is a five hour drive from Oxford. We stayed in the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel. It was so cool! The hotel was built out of an old train station. You can even stay in some of the rail road cars during your stay. During our stay, we took Christian out for his first swim! He seemed pretty indifferent about the whole thing. But at least he didn't cry.
The next day we hit the aquarium and afterwards we went on an awesome boat ride down the Tennessee river. We even bought Christian his first souveneer! Jared picked out a cute little stuffed turtle from aquarium gift shop. Christian loves to gum it. Enjoy the pictures!

Friday, March 20, 2009

Trip to Utah

Christian and I were able to take a week to visit Grammy Honey as well as Grandma Julie just a little over a week ago. We had so much fun! The week went by way too fast, but we were grateful for the time that we had. One day, thanks to my mom, we were able to go to the Draper temple open house as a family. It was so neat! I had never been to one before. It was absolutely beautiful and breathtaking really. If I were a non-member and went through the open house I would convert just because of the wonderful spirit that is felt there. We also did shopping here and there with Grammy and also with Grandma Julie. We love to shop now that there is a grandbaby! I have missed my brothers and sister a lot since being gone. It was fun to see them and spend time with them also. Pres and Log are so cute with Christian. They love him so much, and you can tell that Christian just adores them! Although we missed Jared/Daddy, we really enjoyed ourselves. Thanks mom for making it possible!
I wish I had some pictures to post, unfortunately I didn't take my camera with me. I need a little small one so I can carry it wherever I go. Anyhow...wer're home now and I have been doing laundry ALL day! That's what happens when you get to go on a fun vacation for a week. I'll post again soon...

Here is a link to a video about LDS temples. Click on the YouTube video to learn more about the blessings the Temple can bring.