Saturday, June 30, 2012

3 months old!!

Griffin Michael is 3 months old!  I can't believe it!  Time has just flown by, sometimes I feel like we came home from the hospital and it has just been one continuous day.  In the past 3 months I have had more new experiences and feelings then I ever thought possible!

I used to hear "you won't understand until you're a mommy" and think, really?-- "how hard is that really" "I'll never do that" and "How important can that be"   Well guess what....I ate those words and more, Cause "THAT really IS hard" "I Do do THAT" and "THAT really IS important".  And who would have thought my entire world and everything I do revolves around..."Did he eat, sleep, pee .... oh and Lord PLEASE say he pooped!"  Yes I AM the mom who prays for poop .... wow how things have changed! 

Becoming a mommy to Griffin is the most amazing experience I have ever had, and every day it gets more amazing as my tiny newborn becomes a little baby boy.  I love watching his personality develop! --Watching his face when he sees new objects for the first time,  His face when he realized Ernie and Milo move,  His eyebrows raise when he concentrates so hard to grab the little octopus that hangs over his head.  I LOVE that when we go to my parents' house he recognizes Nana, Granddaddy, Aunt Nicole, and Uncle Eric and gives them a big grin!  It makes me so happy that when he hears and sees his cousins Delaney and Brody he gets excited!  It makes me feel so good inside to see His reaction when I come into a room and he searchers until he spots me.  Then he just smiles at me with an adoring look and I know he is thinking "That's my mommy and she is mine!".  It always makes my heart melt inside when Joe gets home from work...and Griffin lights up!  He knows that is his Daddy!

Becoming a mommy to Griffin has also been the hardest thing  I have ever done!  I sure didn't know how hard it was going to be to stay at home!  I would never change a thing though...I have so much support and help, I thank God daily for what I have!  I am blessed to have a husband who loves being a daddy more than anything in the world!  And we are super lucky to have my parents and sister's family so close to always help when we need it and are always up for a visit!

Just a few of my blessings....

Ernie Man

Milo Brown 

A man who loves being a daddy and a son who loves his daddy!

Having a baby is a miracle and watching him grow is such a HUGE blessing! 

A couple hours old

 3 months old

Now it is time for an overload of oober cute pictures!


Our little man is teething a bit early so his hand is usually in his mouth! 

Kisses from mom

Ahhhhh...mommy what are you doing???

If it ain't my hand I'll take yours!



Tummy Time!

Copying mommy's funny face

Very worried eyebrows!

Griffin Michael at 3 months

(Unofficially--We did the measurements from home)
Weight: 13 lbs
Height: 23 inches

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Thankful Thursdays

I am thankful for visitors!

Now don't get me wrong, I L.O.V.E. spending my days with my amazing son and pups, but sometimes an adult needs some adult time!  Griffin, Ernie, and Milo can only say so much back.  Now I didn't realize how long it had been since I hung out with the outside world until one Sunday afternoon.  I told Joe a joke that me and the boys (G, Ernie, Milo) thought was just hilarious and Joe gave me a look and said "Oh need to talk to people that can talk back"--Now I still think I'm funny, but we took his advice and had visitors anyway :)

First we had our "Mexican Mafia" over!

Tia Viri

Tia Dyani 

Tia Selene, Tia Dyani, Tia Viri with my Chunky Monkey

His face is soooo funny!

We also had Rylee, Missy and Stacy come hang out during our favorite hours, 4pm - 6pm...know why.....Thats when Friends is on!!  Could we BE anymore obsessed with Friends!



We love when the girls come over to visit and keep me updated with whats going on in the world! Not only that but they give my arms a break too!

Our little one is 13 weeks old today!

Oh and my joke.... See Joe moves really slow when he does stuff, he just takes him time lalalala, but for you moms, you know this is NOT the most effective way to do things when you are with an almost 3 month old baby, things gotta be quick!  Soooo me being CLEVER, called it "Joe motion" instead of slow motion...Funny right?? well I think so

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Happy...Lazy...These are great days!

We had a pretty lazy week, trying to recover from last weeks events! 
This week was filled with lots of napping!

Milo took the first watch while Ernie napped

 Our little G has started figuring out how to reach out for is hilarious to watch cause he concentrates so hard!  He is such a happy baby!  Check out the focus in those eyes!

Our monkey laughed for the first time this week!!!  We were sitting in the fitting room at Kohls with Nana, and she was giving him kisses on his check and .... HE LAUGHED!  It was beautiful!!  I can't believe how much he is growing and the awesome personality that it developing!  He is almost 3 months old!  Can you believe it??? I cant!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thankful Thursdays

I am thankful for  VEGAS!

If you know us, you know we LOVE Vegas! 

Vegas is where:

We did my 21st birthday!

Joe purposed!

We spend many birthdays!

Now with our little man here the trips will dwindle down from 3 or 4 a year to 1 but we promise to make that trip equal to 4 trips! 

Now I know you all are asking...."Danielle, why the random "Thankful for Vegas" post??" Well I will answer that with a picture

12 weeks old!

Not everything that happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas!