Tuesday, March 10, 2009

This life is so much fun!

Let me start out by saying how absolutely in love I am with my little family. Every day brings so much joy to our lives, because of this little boy and the fun that we all have together. He is laughing, and smiling all the time, on his own - he is such a happy baby! Quincy is now in his crib and is sleeping 9 hours straight. He has a great routine (thanks to On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo) and we have our own little groove going. He can almost hold his head up all the way (without support) and he is able to grip a rattle with either hand, and then shakes it like crazy!

The past 2 weeks have been filled with many visitors and activities, and we love sharing our little man with the people we love!

Holly (one of my best friends since high school) & her husband Chad came in town from Reno, Nevada to visit, the same weekend her mom Jill & stepdad Mike came in town from Farmington, New Mexico - so we all got together so they could meet Quincy.

Here we are hanging on at Kierland Commons on Friday 2/27

And a Desert Ridge on Saturday 2/28

Saturday night, Solon & I went to see the 50th Anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre with our friends Kristina and Troy. A friend of mine from South Mountain H.S. - Clifton Brown - is one of the main dancers with the company, and we were so excited to see him. Unfortunately, he was dancing in all the pieces on Sunday's performance, so we didn't get to see him at all. =( The performance was incredible anyway; these dancers are truly gifted. If Alvin Ailey ever comes through where you live, you should definitely go see the show - it is worth every penny!

Here is a pic of Clifton doing one of his many famous leaps!

Grandma Lisa came in town for a quick visit

Solon's cousin Marlon and his wife Ashley came to visit from Kansas City - Solon and Marlon hadn't seen eachother in 15 years!

Hanging with Papa Tom at Sunday dinner

Someone is happy that he is now 3 months old!

My handsome nephew Kellan has been coming over once a week to play, and here is with my boys watching THE LION KING. Kellan loves it! He goes crazy for all the different animals on screen, and calls out each new one he sees. He also tells me what sounds they make. I love him!

Kellan spending quality time with his Uncle "Shay Shay" and his cousin Q & Forrest

I love this picture! They were both tired of me taking pics - they wanted to watch the movie!

Two weeks ago I posted the newborn pictures of Olivia - my friend Kristine's baby. This past Friday (3/6) Quincy and I went to go meet her.

And then Friday night, our good friends Troy, Kristina & Sidney Klock came over for dinner.

Sidney was so happy to meet the baby!

Solon & Quincy ready to take Forrest for his morning walk

Just chillin' on the couch

At lunch with my friend Amanda (I worked with her at the bridal shop)

This past Sunday 3/8 we headed out to Maricopa to visit Christina & Aaron Reese, and their new baby boy Tyler. Charissa, Eric & Garrett Stromski joined us out there as well, so we could get our 3 boys together for the first time.

Quincy (3 months) with Garrett (10 months) and Tyler (6 weeks)

These boys will be the best of friends!

Sunday night was the first time we put Quincy in his crib, so we were able to do his whole bedtime routine upstairs. Here he is with daddy reading a bedtime story. He loved it!

March is turning out to be a great month, and on the 19th we will celebrate our 4th wedding anniversary! We have plans that night to attend the Etta James concert at the Celebrity Theatre with Natan & Larel - a gift from my parents. Mom & Dad will watch the boys while we enjoy to show.


Charissa said...

Great pics! Holly came?! She looks beautiful. I bet that was so nice for you.
-Can you email me those pics of the boys?

Dan, Mimi and Claire said...

My goodness, what adventures you guys have been having! And that pictorials of Quincy smiling and kinda sticking out his tongue a bit is utterly fantastic!!!