Thursday, October 11, 2012

Three is a SERIOUS crowd!

it's been awhile, ya'll.  like almost 10 months exactly.  there's a good reason.  a few reasons, in all honesty.  but i'm getting ahead of myself.

that cute little mug up above is none other than the littlest little cowboy in our house, Lucas!  told you it was a good reason!  i wanted to introduce him before things get too crazy.  he was born 6 weeks ago, a perfect little specimen of baby.  and big BROTHERS are doing well with the major adjustment.
seriously crazy.  that's what we got here a crazy house with three boys and lots of love!  i'll be talkin' to you soon!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Nuthin but Nice!!

What are YOU asking for this year???

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

This time the horse is real!!

Our cowboy made his rodeo debut yesterday! Wyatt started hippotherapy on Monday. It was an awesome sight to behold. Two horse trainers, a certified therapist, two aunts, a little brother, Wyatt and, let's not forget, Roy the horse. And mom. It took some arranging and rearranging but Wyatt SAT on the horse, bareback, as it strode around the ring. We held him of course but to watch Wy lift his head (a herculean effort for him) was heart melting and then, wait for it, he smiled. Priceless. Then Aunt Sue jumped on a took him for a second jaunt. He sat even straighter and more alert. It was great. We are so happy that Wyatt is now an age where he can participate in these wonderful opportunities. And really benefit. Check out Wyatt and Roy!!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

We are mobile!!

So hopefully this new iPhone will help me stay a bit more up to date with the goings on here at the ranch! All the cowboys are doing great! I'll be checking In again soon!!

Friday, September 9, 2011

What You Missed While I Was Away

Wyatt turned 3:

we got a dog :

Anna came to visit:

a nice long visit with grandma and grandpa Giovengo:

and back to school time.  or TO school time as the case may be for Wyatt.  i'll post some pictures of that soon!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

are you still there?

obviously, having 2 kids doesn't leave much time for blogging.  i don't know how all those other moms do it!   i had a great post all thought out.  but no time to type it.  well actually, i typed half of it today, but lost it.  so i'm canning it - for now - and giving you a bit of what you've been dying to see.

Wyatt as a big brother!!!!

meet little brother, Weston.  pretty darn cute huh?  he's a good baby. very good. and he's already 3 months old!

here's his first 3 months - in pictures.

the boys are a perfect pair of best buddies.  Wyatt has adjusted so well to being a big brother.  you can tell it all from the smile on his face.  now mama and dada are still adjusting.  more on that later!!!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Countdown

we made it home.  mostly safe and not really sound at all. :)  Wy came home tues. (click on this and you may remember my disdain for all tuesdays.) he was, how can i say it?  CRABBY.  and he remained that way, until today.  the crabbiness is more like a short temper now.  but he is for sure healthier and we seem to be out of the woods.  he was on a ventilator for 3 days and that takes a toll on a little kid.  not to mention the aftershock of coming off of heavy sedation.  let's just say, he couldn't even be held.  THAT'S crabby ;)

but these woods, sheesh.  they really got us good this time.  all of it was topped off by the not-too-surprising fact that my blood pressure rose 10 points over the course of Wyatt's hospital stay.  a very concerning statistic when one is pregnant.  so, on Monday, as i'm driving to Children's Hospital (where Wyatt was) my midwife calls and asks me to come to Mercy hospital straight away.  i actually had the nerve to say no!!  she asked, right?  well, then, she was a bit more stern and i turned around and drove myself to a separate hospital where i underwent 3 hours of testing.  no emergency, we won't have to induce tonight.  TONIGHT?! you were thinking about tonight?  so, on bed-rest for tues.  my amazing husband, parents and in-laws (not to mention Aunt Sue) were there to help out.  in fact my husband didn't help, he did.  i helped.  he is one good dad.  then, back to the hospital on tues. night, bags packed, just in case.  4 hours of tests.  all is good.  seriously, 1 day of bed rest can lower your blood pressure 10 points!  but i was told to take it easy until the babe comes.

so, i have been, and i feel great.  another reason i'm feeling good is that we have decided to forgo the birth center, "hippie birth", and be induced at the hospital tomorrow evening. (all of our relatives are breathing easy!) something about being in control of this whole process makes me feel a bit more at ease.  having a kiddo like Wyatt, whose unexpected health issues are constantly keeping us on our toes, has added more stress than we could have imagined.

it was a fun day today.  to take our last walk as a family of 4 (including our dog:).  to eat our last dinner together as a little family.  to feel at ease with tomorrow's impending arrival, rather than anxious about when it will happen.  i am, by the way, 39 weeks and was induced with Wyatt too.  it feels familiar this way!)

so next time i write, i'll be posing pictures of Wyatt and his little brother!!!  wish us luck!  :)