Sunday, December 16, 2012

Another Lately Post...

This little guy got a much needed hair cut at only 6 weeks old!!!

The after shot.  Much better!  What a handsome fellow!

And this kid got the flu for the very first time.  It was a long 2 weeks but we survived and are happy that we got it over with before Christmas.  He got lots of snuggle time in the chair with mommy and daddy.

Last weekend we visited Santa.  As you can see we didn't like him.  Hopefully he still knows what to bring him for Christmas ;)

Time is going by way to fast... I already feel like I'm missing out on my baby cause of how fast he is growing.  And Jaxon is proving to be such a great big brother.  We are having fun and are excited for Christmas!

Thursday, November 22, 2012


As I sit here this Thanksgiving morning thinking about all I am thankful for I feel so overwhelmed by all the blessings in my life.  Most of which I take for granted on a daily basis.  I'm reminded that I need to be more grateful.  
I love my family.  Especially my boys.  Jaxon is my best buddy.  He is such a sweetheart and such a smartie.  He is also very sensitive and a mama's boy.  Which I love.  He brings a smile to my face everyday.  He loves hot dogs and being outside.  He loves his Grandma Sue Sue and constantly asks to go to her house.  He loves to eat everything with a fork.  His favorite toy is mommy's kindle.  All I have to do is turn it on and he takes care of the rest :)  He keeps me going when the days are hard.  I love him so much.
I am grateful for my sweet baby Camren.  Although it has been harder than I thought it would be having them so close in age I wouldn't change it.  He is my cuddler.  He loves to be held and rocked.  Camren is very much like his mama, very sensitive.  He doesn't like a lot of commotion or noise.  He cries when I sneeze too loud :)  He loves his binki and only likes the car if he is asleep.  He keeps me grounded.  Keeps me sane on cold days when we can't go outside and we get to snuggle all day on the couch.  He is my bed buddy at night when Jaxon is asleep and Daddy is still at work.  He keeps me company and makes me so happy.
I am grateful for my loving husband.  Adam is the most patient and kind person I know.  He has blessed my life in more ways than I can count.  He works hard for his family and is the best daddy.  Jaxon loves waiting up for Daddy to get home from work.  He gets so excited and runs to the door to greet him.  And Camren gives Daddy the best smiles.
My other family.  I love my Mom, Dad, and sisters so much.  I am lucky to have a good relationship with my parents.  Especially my mom.  She knows all my deepest secrets and loves me anyways :)  She is always willing to help her girls in anyway that she can without a complaint.  She is my example.  My Dad has always shown me how to be a hard worker.  He is so generous and loves and spoils all of us.  He is understanding and strong.  I am grateful that I was raised my goodly parents and born into the covenant.
My sisters.  Sometimes there are no words to express just how much I love them.  We have our differences and lets be honest most of the time we all just complain about each other but what 5 sisters wouldn't :)  I love how close we all are and how we can lean on each other in times of need.  When someone is sick or kids are causing trouble or we just need a night out.  There is always a sister to lean on.  I love my sisters.
The gospel and my Savior Jesus Christ.  I wouldn't be where I am today without my Savior and the atonement.  I am especially grateful for the knowledge of the gospel and for knowing that families are forever.  That I will be with my family for eternity is such a blessing.
And I am grateful for so many other blessings that I could obviously ramble on about.  I am so blessed.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

This year for Halloween Julie threw us another one of her fun party's!!!  It was a blast!  Jaxon had fun playing with all the cousins and Camren enjoyed his day by snuggling with Grandma.  It was fun to spend time with the whole family!

Our Little Monkey.  Even though he hates bananas he truly is a monkey.  Jaxon loves to climb on things lately.  We have had to put all of our kitchen chairs in the closet because he gets up on the kitchen table and dances.  Cute but rather annoying cause one day he's gonna fall.  He also likes to climb in the toy buckets and onto the piano.  Silly boy!

This little guy sure is giving us a run for our money.  He is up all night and sleeps during the day.  But he is such a cuddly baby and already loves his mama :)
 So funny that Grandma and Grandpa were skeletons too!
 All the Grandkids
Our cute boys!!!

Our 1st family photo (yes it has seriously took us a month to take our picture all together)

Happy Halloween!  Love the Holdaway's

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Camren 1 Week Old

I can't believe he is already a week old.  I just had him yesterday....  So far Cam as been such a good baby.  He sleeps pretty good at night and really good during the day.  He loves his binki and I think he is already a mama's boy :)  And we've learned he DOES NOT like to be naked.  He didn't cooperate the best but Julie still got some great pictures!  Enjoy!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Camren James

Not much to the story this time around.  We arrived at the hospital to be induced Friday morning around 7 am.  They started the potocen at 8, broke my water at 9 and Cam was born at 12:08 pm.  Weighing in at 8 lbs 2 ounces and 19 inches long.


 Happy Mama!!!

Happy Daddy!!!

Meeting Brother!!!

We had lots of visitors...
Aunt Leslie

Aunt Sara with Jordyn, Tessa, and Asher

Aunt Kara

Grandpa Day

Auntie Annie


Uncle Chris

 Aunt Julie and Heber

Aunt Nicole

Jaxon came to snuggle mama

 Going home!!!  I was more than ready.  So far we have been spoiled with dinners and have had lots more visitors.  Jaxon is adjusting well.  He likes to steal Camren's binkies but otherwise just ignores him.  We are grateful for our 2 cute little boys!!!  More pictures to come.

Monday, September 24, 2012


Poor kid has taken some pretty good falls lately.  I guess we are in the clumsy stage.  Unfortunately his latest ones have all been at Grandma Sue Sue's house.  He has way to much fun there!

This one was from falling down the stairs on the big playground.

This one is from falling in the kitchen.  We aren't quite sure what happened but it was traumatic for both him and me.

And on top of all this we are pretty sure he is teething or something.  He has been pretty fussy and not to mention a big mama's boy.  He can sense the change that is coming.  We are excited to be meeting our new baby brother any day now!  Well mom and dad are.  Not sure about Jaxon... :)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

15 Months

Can't believe Jaxon is already 15 months old.  He is such a good boy!  He loves loves loves to be outside.  Playing at Grandma's house is one of his favorite activities.  When I tell him that we are going to Grandma's he gets so excited!  He still loves waving at everyone.  He even waves at the picture of Grandpa and Grandma that we have on the piano.  He loves to talk to Daddy on the phone.  And his newest obsession... Toy Story!!!  He will sit through the entire movie!  He loves all 3 of them.  Doesn't care which one it is as long as he gets to watch it.  I have a love/hate relationship with his watching tv.  I love that he will sit so good on my bed and watch a whole movie so that I can get things done around the house or just rest.  But I hate that he won't play with his toys as good as he used to cause all he wants to do is watch movies.  He also has discovered airplanes.  :)  Its really funny when he hears one outside and is surprisingly good at finding them in the sky.  I love this sweet little boy of mine.  I love that he gives me hugs when I ask for kisses.  And that he has been a mama's boy the last week or so.  I love that he understands what I say to him and how he nods his head when he is watching tv.  I love his sweet spirit! 

Here are some pictures from the past few weeks.  Enjoy!

We bought Jax a Woody doll last weekend...

He loves him :)

 We went to the Living Planet Aquarium.

Jaxon had a blast!!!  He loved all the fishes and especially that we let him run around and look at whatever he wanted!

And he took everything out of the cupboard...  Do you know how hard it is to pick up the tupperware when you are 9 months pregnant?  Not Mommy's favorite activity.