Friday, March 14, 2008

Milestones: The Big Birthday

Our beautiful bundle of alien joy. Notice, he's throwing gang signs:) So sweet!

On the way out the door after my water broke. I was huge!

Today is such a blessed day. My baby has survived mine and Mark's parenting skills for a whole year now! I've already cried this morning because it's gone by so fast. Just yesterday he was a sweet little blob. Now, he's gaining independence with everyday. The nine months of pregnancy go by so much faster than the first year. Really, where has it gone? My little boy is so sweet. I thank the Lord everyday for Asher and Mark!!!

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Milestones: RIP Dr. Brown

Asher hasn't had a bottle in two weeks now. So, I decided it was time to pack them up. It's been a bittersweet moment. I'm so excited that we don't have the hassle of making and cleaning them and wasting half our counter space anymore. They served their purpose well. The bottles were a dependable source of nourishment for him when I couldn't provide adequately the natural way. It was 2 weeks of painstaking trial before I let Dr. Brown win the battle though. Asher just kept losing weight again and again. They also worked well I guess in the fact he never had colic which is their claim to fame. However, I am very sad that my baby has gotten big enough that he dosen't need a bottle anymore!
We've been really blessed that Asher hasn't missed them though.
With all that said, we bid adieu, Dr. Brown!

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Asher's First Birthday Party

Well, this weekend we went to Mississippi for Asher's Birthday party. We decided this would probably be the only year we could make it easier for the family and go to them. It all went well. We ate lunch, and Asher had his first pizza. Then, we went to First Baptist Church of Eupora to bring the house down. Well, not really, but we had a great time! Here are some highlights:

A little less than enthusiastic about the "smash" cake

Daddy helping out a little

Asher with his Mommy at lunch

With his cousins Annelise and Landon

“As a mother, my job is to take care of what is possible and trust God with the impossible.”--Ruth Bell Graham