Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Yes, we are alive. Maybe just barely.
We are in Houston! Got here a week and a day ago. We've been getting settled, buying a new car (more on that later), spending time with family, and studying for the CPA exam (well, Tyler has).

My first *official* Mother's Day was awesome! During brunch with Tyler's family, Millie demanded a wardrobe change for both of us. I guess she didn't like my outfit? Church was great- it's fun to be in the ward Tyler grew up in. Then we got to talk with Tyler's twin brothers! We miss them and it was great to hear their voices. The day ended with a game of Mexican Train and chocolate dream dessert at my fam's house.

So, life is good. I have a funny video to post of Millie talking- we just can't keep her quiet these days! She jibber jabbers all the day long and it's adorable. I'm so grateful to be her mom. I told Tyler on Sunday that I don't really feel like I am what I pictured moms to be. Maybe that will come in time as we have more kids, a minivan, mom jeans, etc. I feel like moms are selfless, loving, talented, basically saints. I think growing up I thought that moms just give and give. And they do. But I also think that this giving is so much easier than I ever thought because I love this little girl more than I ever thought possible! So it evens out to me.

Someday I'll be awesome and take more pictures and post that video!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

No need for toys

This baby prefers her feet!!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

366 days

One year ago today, we found out that Millie Mae was on her way to our family!

And now we have a chunky, happy, almost 4-month old baby girl. 

My life is pretty fantastic with these two in it!