Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I got the moves Mick Jagger...

Avery cheered for Peep (Pete, our next door neighbor) at his football game on Friday night. Clearly, she needed an MA cheerleading outfit, at least according to CiCi (Peep's mom). The kid is OBSESSED! She loved watching the cheerleaders dance, cheer, and build. She was imitating their moves and getting some of them right! It was joy to watch.
Here she is modeling her new outfit and practicing "two bits"!
Lately, she has had some awfully funny things to say:
1. "I'm the Avery, and we're watching Dora!"
2. "Ma! My hands are getting a brain freeze!"
3. Uncle Cam likes "cam"oflauge!
4. "Chair"ub Church because of the tiny chairs
5. "Mommy, look! It's a por-tato (tornado)!" This was while watching the water drain out of the bathtub.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

play time with chaps!

Avery and Chappell had a little playdate yesterday! They were in hog heaven! Activities went something like this:
1. swing
2. slide
3. sandbox
4. slide some more
5. dress up!!!!
6. Chaps gave Avery a new 'do
7. coloring
8. "chicken play" known to the rest of the world as Chick fila.

The beauty shop (didn't get a good shot of this, but Chappell was insistent on brushing Ace's hair):
The dress up box:
Love them!!!

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Houston, we have a name!

After several months of debate, we finally have a name for deuce. It has been an arduous process to say the least! Drumroll, please...John Mills Williford should be here in approximately 17 weeks. This was one of the initial names we had on the table, but we had a round about way of getting there. I feel very confident that this was divine intervention on behalf of this well loved baby.

Thursday, August 4, 2011


The kid is growing. The ultrasound showed 2 kidneys, 2 brain hemispheres, a big fat belly, and reiterated the announcement of "it's a boy"! He is cute, and stuck his little finger up and gave his Daddy a #1 sign. TJ swears this is a sign that Bama will win the championship this year! He weighed in at 14 ounces and was measuring about a week ahead of what he is. So, my prediction of being a big boy seems to be right on target.
We have decided to go ahead with the scheduled C-section so I don't end up in the same predicament as last time with Avery. Although my dear OB, Dr. Connor, has decided to stop delivering babies. While I admire her decision to spend more time with her family (she has two young children), I wish she would have waited until Christmas. There is a new female coming to the practice that I am meeting with next visit. I am interested to meet her, and I hope I like her as much as I like Dr. Connor.
In other news, my beautiful sister in law Hannah married her long time sweet heart JJ last weekend (Avery was the flower girl-AVERY-ESK is the best word for her performance), we are hosting a baby shower for Allison tonight, TJ and I are going to Mitchell's birthday party tomorrow night, and then Laura's wedding weekend in 2 short weeks. This pregnant lady is tired just thinking about it all! Not too much longer that I will feel up to doing all this stuff, so I will enjoy it while my energy lasts! I hope everyone had a great summer! We have! Anyone else really ready for FALL??? My favorite season!!!!