Tuesday, December 29, 2009

I know it's late but...

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

We are looking forward to the New Year...

~Momma to Bug~

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

I like to describe Averi as a very happy baby. She really only cries when she is hungry and tired and even then her cries sound more like tiny sobs. Oh and she cries in the car if she is awake and it's not moving but don't they all at this age?

Today Averi was not a happy baby. She had her two month immunization shots and they made her very sad. I have discovered over the past several weeks that Averi is a sensitive girl. She doesn't like to be touched or held too much. Averi cried for ten minutes after she received the shots, unlike her big sister who forgot about them after one minute or so. She didn't even smile after she woke up and saw me staring at her which she ALWAYS does. I knew she was really unhappy when I tried to feed her and she still cried and cried and cried. Nothing soothed her so I had to use the Tylenol. It worked and she slept through her sister's entire Pre-Kindergarten Christmas show this evening.

Did I mention that for the past two nights Averi has slept for about nine hours straight?

Good night Averi Bear...I hope you feel better in the morning!

~Momma to Bug~

Friday, December 11, 2009

Disney World 2009

We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to take Arielle to Disney World again this year...

Arielle got to meet most of her favorite princesses for the third year in a row {lucky girl}...

Momma and Averi did not go but Zak, Arielle and Gaby had a great time! Zak took Arielle & Gaby on Space Mountain {she was barely tall enough}. Had I been there I would have convinced Arielle otherwise seeing how she was so afraid on the little kids roller coaster at the pumpkin patch. Needless to say, Arielle was very scared but she was proud of herself for trying it out! Gaby didn't enjoy it much either.

The teacups and Winnie the Pooh rides were much more enjoyable!

The day ended as they watched the parade go by...

~Momma to Bug~

Thursday, December 10, 2009

A Walk on the Beach

We enjoyed a nice walk on the beach at Siesta Key...

~Momma to Bug~

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

On Vacation in Florida

Hello from Florida! We are on our 7th day of vacation visiting the Beach Family. The weather has been cold and rainy for most of the time but we managed to get some warm weather yesterday. Averi stayed home while Zak and I took Arielle to the beach. She was ECSTATIC! She loves the ocean, sand and salt! Earlier yesterday morning we were at the park right next door to Gaby & Tee's house and while Arielle was picking flowers she stepped into a pile of fire ants and got stung. You wouldn't believe the crying and screaming that followed {who can blame her?}. A little mixture of bleach and water applied to the bites seemed to sooth her but according to her this was "the worst day ever".

Averi seems to change every day while we are here. She is becoming more alert and playful. Her head control has improved significantly too. The best thing she has done so far is put herself to sleep occassionally for naps and bedtime. She just goes to town sucking on her fist and sleeves until she tires herself out. This morning Averi woke up with a little cold and has been sneezing and coughing. This cold has been going around the house so I'm not surprised; I'm just hoping it doesn't turn into anything worse {fingers crossed}. Averi has also pleasantly surprised us a couple of nights by sleeping without eating for over 7 hours!

I'm looking forward to Christmas decorating when we get home!

~Momma to Bug~