Friday, August 22, 2008

Playing in the stream

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Orange, Orange and More Orange

Thursday afternoon i took the girls to "try" and get some pictures of Ashlyn in her birthday outfit. She LOVES the color ORANGE! Loves might be an understatement. So when i found this orange and pink outfit, I thought it was perfect. We went to Buck Creek in Helena and tried to get pictures in front of the waterfall... Didn't actually get many that show the waterfall, but got come that are really cute. Tatum wanted to have hers taken as well. So we got some cute ones of her too!

Friday, August 8, 2008

Outside FUN!

Josh having fun in the Barbie Jeep
Ashlyns Pretty Pose
Tatum Roller Skating
Ashlyn playing in the water
Tatum working on her jeep

It was such a beautiful day today that we actually got to play outside without burning up. Even Josh got in on the fun. The girls rode bikes, their jeep (so did Josh), Tatum roller skated for a bit and then the next door neighbor kids came out and we all played softball in the street... Well, i didn't, i just watched. Here are some pics of the girls and Josh having fun!

Thursday, August 7, 2008

22 Week Doctor Visit

Today I went in for my 22 week visit... All is well. I took the girls with me since it was an easy appointment. The nurse came in to listen to the Heartbeat and Ashlyn asked if she was going to be able to hear Tyler cry. The nurse and I both started laughing. That was really sweet. Heartbeat was around 156, sounded very healthy. The not so fun part was they had to draw blood again. I HATE needles.... not even sure if HATE is the correct word.... get dizzy, sometimes pass out, and use to cry all the time. So far, I have been stuck at every doctor appt. I have hypo-thyroid and this pregnancy it has gone haywire... I will go back in 4 weeks to have my sugar test and my antibody screening. I am also RH negative... therefore at 28 weeks have to get a shot so that my body doesn't fight off the baby. And so far have had to get it after i deliver because Tatum nor Ashlyn have the same blood type as me... Seems like i might get stuck at EVERY doctor appt this pregnancy! Tyler is moving all the time. I have even started seeing my belly move when he is doing his gymnastics inside my belly. This is the part of pregnancy that i love!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


Tuesday Ashlyn started gymnastics for the First time. She loved it! Tatum has been taking for alittle over a year. She has always enjoyed it, but it seems like these last couple months she is LOVING it! She is always doing all her tricks around the house. We are very proud at how well she is doing. Big progress... she walked in the beam by herself with little hesitation yesterday! Ashlyn loved all of it. She has three friends from school that started with her yesterday!

Sorry for some of the pictures being dark, everything was blurry for Ashlyn, so i had to change setting and it the change quality too

Monday, August 4, 2008

No More Diapers! (for right now anyway)

We have been working with Ashlyn for about 2 months on Potty Training and it just hasn't been going as smoothly as it did with Tatum. Well.... last Thursday at school she decided she was ready and went full force! Friday she started wearing "Big Girl Panties" at home and a pull up if we went out or nap/bed time... (she has been wearing pull ups for a while now) and I told her she would have to "actually go potty" in the potty to wear panties out. She has been peeing in the potty for some time now. Well, there she went, ready as ever! So she actually wore Panties to church Sunday and did great! I am so excited to be done with pull ups/diapers for a while! This is definitely a big step! She had to be FULLY potty trained to start 3K in September! Good Job Ashlyn! Sorry for those that probably didn't want to read about that. But it is a HUGE step!

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Beach Trip

Every Memorial Day week we go to the beach with Josh's parents and brother. It is a nice time to relax and have help with the girls. This trip was great. Tatum and Ashlyn loved the water this year once they warmed up to it. One of my favorite things ever is taking pictures of the girls. Here are a few that i took while on our trip.

First Blog

I thought this would be an easy way for everyone to keep up with what we are doing. Tatum is almost 4 1/2 years old and Ashlyn will be 3 at the end of August. We are expecting our third child in early December. A BOY! We are so excited! Joshua Tyler is his name. We will call him Tyler. As for Tatum, she is calling him fuzzy right now. Who knows if it will stick. But i do think it is cute. I hope you enjoy our blog. I will be listing more soon with pictures.