Monday, June 27, 2011

I felt like this today...

A full day of pumping at every feeding to see how much your baby is eating will do that to you. A morning of watching Dad work in the yard did it to Riggs.

Good thing he found a little something to snack on.... everything could turn out A-OK in the end.:)

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

April Showers Bring May....

....Meredith May. Yes, I just made that joke. When you're sleep deprived, your mind doesn't always work...well.

And yes, the newest member of our family is Meredith May Winn.

And yes, she shares my little sister's name, what a great namesake huh? It's a good thing Trevor and I both really like Meredith the Older as well as her name, because we stole it!

And yes, Riggs' fondness of Meredith May increases with each day.

And yes, it is the cutest thing in the whole world to see him grow to love his "sscchhisscchter" (my phonetic attempt to write "sister" as Riggs says it - just imagine Sid the Sloth from Ice Age saying it and you'll know exactly how it sounds).

And yes, labor was SOOOO much better this time around.

And yes, I wanted to take a nap during it but the people down by my feet kept lifting my legs and telling me to I fake pushed until little Meredith May popped out.

And yes, she's the other cutest thing in the world (besides the one listed above).

I feel bad it's take this long to get some pictures up of her, but YES YES YES, life is twice as difficult with 2 kids. Although, tiring and at times very difficult, it just feels right being a family of 4 (4...crazy, I know).

Can you believe I carried that whole thing in my belly??? Outrageous.

A full cowlick, poor girl. Guess bangs won't be in her future.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

The Final 3-Person Family Days

Well, there's not much you can do when you're this big....

Or this big....

But we tried to make the most of our time as a little 3-person family. That is code for, there was a lot of Riggs and dad time. Good thing Riggs doesn't mind an over-flowing of dad time, because his dad is AWESOME. Just check out these buddies...

Dad also took Riggs on a boy trip to Busch Gardens.

Somehow Riggs talked Dad into a ring pop as his souvenir from Busch. It was a dream come true.

The one activity I could participate in until the end was swimming....and we did LOTS and LOTS and LOTS of swimming.

Mother's Day was also in there somewhere. My boys gave me the treatment. Here is Riggs painting his first piece of artwork for me...

Post-artwork bath (pics courtesy of dad).

Here's the finished piece of artwork as well as my frosted cookie, and my certificate for Team Eternity Employee of the Year (which I'm co-founder of). We also had a nice grilled steak dinner. It was a great M-day.

Lastly, here is my final night as an over-due pregnant lady. We celebrated by having Illa tacos. Mmmmmmm. The taco cook was trying his best to give me an awkward smile, looks kinda like his real smile to me:)

Riggs, prepping for tacos. Also, frustrated that Mom interrupted his viewing of Toy Story 3 for the 10,000th time.

A pre-dinner photo shoot of me, by me.

I had to at least try and catch the largeness of the situation.

Here's my sweetest little boy that I love more every single day. He just gets cuter by the second.

We headed for the hospital at 4:30am the next morning to welcome little Meredith May into this world and now can't picture our family any other way.