Monday, August 25, 2008

Recent Happenings

We have been pretty busy around here lately. I need to figure out how to do those slide-show things that people put on their blogs so that I can just do one of those with all of the pics, but as you may know, technological stuff is intimidating to me. So, this will do for now.
A couple of weeks ago, we took Eden in for a major hair-chopping. Jeremy was just "slightly" attached to her long hair. Every time I have trimmed it, he gets all anxious like I am cutting one of her fingers off. What is it with Dad's and their little girls' hair??? Anyway, I finally convinced him that we could just cut it short this one time so that it could grow out thicker and would look a lot less raggedy. So, he finally caved. I will admit though that i was nervous to do it as well. After all is said and done though, it looks adorable on her and fits her personality very well. I have yet to figure out how to do it as poofy as the hair cutter girl did, but it's cute anyway.



Another new thing is that Eden came to me one afternoon while we were outside playing chalk saying "Mommy, look....look....I wrote my name!" I turned around and looked and she had written her name perfectly on the side-walk. What? I didn't teach her that! She has been very much into letters lately and is always asking us how you spell things, like her name, but I never sat down and tried to teach her how to write her name. Yeah, she's her father's child. So, now she can write her name, as well as 'Mom' and 'Dad'. You can see in the picture below that she drew herself and her name is in the top right corner. So stinkin' cute!

This final shot is a preggy shot because we have not taken ANY thus far. I figured I better take at least one. This is me and my little basketball belly at almost 23 weeks. It was taken just before church which is why I am wearing a dress.

Other than that, we have been trying to catch up on sleep due to staying up late for two weeks watching the olympics. We loved every minute of it though (despite the crummy judging in the women's gymnastics). Eden has finished her second round of swimming lessons and has completed her level 2. She is now officially a "Sea-Horse". Although, she has tried to convince me again and again that she is part fish. That girl loves the water and can't get enough. She started up her dance classes again, and of course is very passionate about dancing as well. It is pretty entertaining and invigorating just to watch her and kind of live vicariously through her.
I am enjoying being pregnant, except for the interrupted sleep, and am very anxious to see this new little girl and try to remember how to take care of a newborn again. It has been almost 4 years!

10 comments:

Brooke said...

Kay...I LOVE Eden's hair!!! I have been so tempted to do something like that with Ellee, but I've been nervous. And, Elliott's like Jeremy with the long hair on his girl thing. He's excited for it to grow, grow, grow. Maybe one of these days...
And, second---you're SO cute! It does look like a little basketball out front. I love it! I'm also feeling a little nervous about a newborn. What do I do with her? And--add a 2 year old to the mix--life's going to be a little crazy, I think. But, it's been so much fun shopping for little diapers and unscented wipes and special laundry detergent just for her. I think I'm getting there as far as being ready for her. Now I just have to mentally prepare. Yikes! :) Bytheway...how was your appt?

RORYJEAN said...

You look adorable! Eden's haircut is so sweet, too- it looks so thick and healthy.

Miriam said...

Andrea...you look so beautiful! You've got such a smart girl! Isn't it amazing what a sponge of knowledge they are at this age?!

Cansas said...

Eden's hair is adorable! You look great too by the way. I know I've forgotten how to do things with a newborn. When we get pregnant it will be like starting all over again. I really don't remember much about naps and feedings and nursing etc. But we did it once right!! I'm so excited for you guys!

Meagen said...

Wow, Andrea-I hope you have lots more children...not all of us get to look that beautiful and great at 23 weeks pregnant. I think you're so cute! I love Eden's hair, too. I'm glad you guys were brave!

Brooke said...

Love the haircut! Little girls with short hair are just darling! And you couldn't be cuter pregnant. And you'll remember how to take care of a newborn again- it's like riding a bike again but a lot more fun! We will for sure hang out sometime. We actually haven't been in WJ for sometime now, but we'll plan something soon. I'll get your number from Eric, because I know he won't really plan it.

Jody said...

Eden's haircut is absolutely adorable! And my, my, my...you look amazing too! What a cute momma!!!

Melody said...

I am so glad to hear things are going well with the pregnancy! And yay another girl! Girls are so much fun! Eden is adorable with her new hair!

The Alger Family said...

Stinkin' cute hair cut! She's adorable. And you look fabulous! Are you having a boy or a girl?

Lisa Moore said...

I LOVE Eden's hair! I haven't seen you guys since she got it cut I guess. Where did you have it done? I need someone to fix the mess I made of Sydney's self-inflicted haircut. Cute blog! I love all the pictures you have. We'll have to go out and play with the kids and our cameras sometime together!