I told Amelie and Oliver that they could pick out something special from Disneyland and Ami found these princess ears. She was SO excited and has been wearing them constantly.
Some of our little group. We went with my friend Brittney and her kids, and Andrea and her kids. Brittney has some great hookups with Disney (her hubby works for Disney) and so she got us in for free, which was such a treat considering we never go because it's so expensive. What a treat!
It was literally over 100 degrees that day. We probably picked the hottest day of the year to go but at least the crowds were smaller because nobody wanted to brave the heat. We were sweating bullets all day, especially my Nora girl. She was such a trooper and just hung out the whole day, occasionally taking a nap in her stroller.
My little princess
Nora trying to take it all in
We really loved a small world, especially the Hawaii section
Cute Andrea and Mara
The parade started just as we were getting off the ride
One of my kids favorite movies the Three Caballeros
Our little Nora bean is 4 months old now! She is getting to be so much fun around here. I love 4 months because babies really start to pay attention to everything and everyone around them. She loves to watch Oliver and Ami play and I often ask them to "babysit" Nora while I take a shower or try and get something done. Oliver is her seatmate in the car and constantly talks to her, sings to her, and gives her a binkie if she gets sad. She has been rolling over for a while now. She's a very physical girl, always arching her back and trying to crawl and reach for things. She's a happy baby and smiles at everyone. I think she's about 14 pounds, our smallest baby yet, although she's got some good rolls to show for all her eating. She talks all the time, constantly telling us all about what she thinks about life. She is known for her chubby cheeks and big eyes. It's always the first thing people notice. She also has some very red hair right now. We're not sure if it will stick around or not, considering Oliver and Amelie both had reddish hair for a bit. Her eyes still haven't gotten their color yet, I am guessing green or brown at this point but it changes everyday. She is not napping very well these days with the craziness of running the other two around. She usually wakes up twice a night but goes back down quickly. She is still sleeping in our closet because it's quiet and dark and it seems to be working fine for now, although she has a room if she needs it. She is not shy to let everyone know if she's unhappy. She likes to play and is getting very ticklish. She's recently discovered blowing bubbles and cant get enough of that new trick. She is so much fun. We love having her in our family.
Welcome to our blog! Hopefully you will enjoy looking at fun pictures and stories from our lives. Ryan and I got married in December 2005 and we have a son named Oliver, and two daughters Amelie and Nora. Ryan works as a Facilities Manager for Dreamworks while I get to stay at home with our beautiful kids. I also work as a birth doula which is something I love deeply. Life is pretty wonderful to say the least. Gratitiude is something we try to strive for in our family, and recognizing where and who those blessings come from. We can't wait for what the future holds for us...stay tuned for future adventures.