Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Weekend Fun!


This weekend was great!  We are cherishing every MOMENT (more than normal) with Ashton before the baby comes.  Saturday we took him to visit Santa at Maplewood Mall.  With the reaction of last year still fresh in our memory, we were sure Ashton would cry, but to our surprise he did not!  He didn't smile for any of the pictures.  When we asked him to smile he would blink his eyes(something he just started doing a few weeks ago).  Notice in the picture he has quite the grip on Santa's fingers!

Sunday we were celebrating Christmas with my parents, brother and SIL, grandparents and the kiddos.  In the morning we took Asthon out to play in the snow and he did enjoy it.  He generally likes being outside anyways and resisted coming inside even though his cheeks were frozen!  Here are some pictures that I captured of the weekend. 


Friday, November 16, 2012

It's getting soooo close...

...for Baby Girl Williams to enter this world!  In these last few weeks I ask that you pray for me, Drew, Ashton, the baby, an easy transition into our new routine, my patience...I could keep going!  Last night I asked Drew if he was ready for this and of course he said yes.  We both are and we both feel more prepared than with the birth of Ashton.  But, I am finding myself worrying about and stressing over how Ashton will adjust more than anything.  Any advice from moms and dads with multiple children is welcome!  I am very excited, though, for Ashton and him becoming a big brother!  He is such a joy and brings laughter and smiles to our lives!

I will leave you will a few random pictures of the last couple months or so. 


...Well, I guess just two.  Computer is not cooperating!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fall Fun!

We ventured to the pumpkin patch this year with Ashton.  It was more than just a pumpkin patch; they also had a petting zoo.  Ashton LOVES dogs and cats so we thought this would be a fun outing for him. 

It was our intention (well, my intention) of keeping him in the stroller.  I didn't want to have to worry about him getting some disease/sickness from touching the animals and this was my way of trying to control the situation.  I know, how ridiculous does that sound?  ...I'm working on that!!!!  Anyways, Ashton was out of the stroller as soon as we entered the gates.  He thought it was pretty cool having some of the animals eat out of his hand.  If you could have heard the screeches (happy screeches) coming from his little body, you would have been on the floor with laughter!  It was very cute!

After the animals it was off to pick our our pumpkins!  It was a great fall day with the family!!


Thursday, October 18, 2012

Our Creator

About a month ago I was out with the girlfriends having dinner.  The topic of my unborn baby came up.  I remember back to that conversation and saying "I hope she looks like this or doesn't look like this...blah, blah, blah."  Who am I to be picky or want her to look a certain way?  She will be beautiful just the way she is because God created her in His image!  My sister in law actually reminded me of this, unbeknownst to her!  We were up north this past summer with the family and Maria was going to take some pictures of her kiddos.  I overheard her say to her son, "you don't need to wear that to be handsome" (speaking of a tie or something) and then she asked her son why that statement was true.  He replied because God made me handsome in His image.  Wow!  Thanks Maria for constantly living God's Word.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Drew has been busy working on the baby's room.  He loves projects and this was no exception.  It turned out GREAT!!!

Since these pictures were taken we have added to the bedding (skirt, sheet, and bumper).  Now it is up to me to find some decor for the walls (although I would like to make some thing), garbage basket, clothes hamper, lamp of some sort...the list could keep going!!
I have definately not taken as many progress belly pictures with this pregnancy as I did with Ashton.  I will leave you with the only two I have done so far. 

Sunday, September 23, 2012

15 months (a month ago!)

Thank you, Maria, for some wonderful pictures!  We absolutely love them!!  Some facts about Ashton at 15 months old:
-32" tall
-24 lbs. and 9 oz.

-Favorite food: grilled cheese - I sneak veggies in there :), yougurt, BBQ chicken
-Favorite fruit: bananas, peaches, kiwi
-Least favorite food: cottage cheese
-Words he is saying: wow, da-da, mom, cheese, fishies, go
-Favorite thing to do: play outside
-Favorite book(s):  First Words Picture Book - Where is Baby's Valentine - Let's Go to the Farm
-Sleeps from about 6:30pm to 6 am with one nap in the morning (we try the afternoon naps but for the most part he just sits in there and talks to himself!), needless to say, he is very tired by bedtime.
-Drew and I got new bicycles and a "pull-behind" rider for Ashton - he has the BEST time back there
-Loves to give kisses and is starting to cuddle with us more!  He went through a little phase where cuddling was not so much his thing : (
-Ashton is a very energetic and happy boy!  We fall more in love with him and his personality every day.  He is such a joy to be around and is grow up to be a wonderful little boy!