*Found out we were pregnant with Grant on the 5th!
*Celebrated Alli's half birthday
on the 13th
*Had Josh's family come to visit
and celebrate Lila's birthday with us
*Celebrated Lila's 3rd birthday with a party at the Painted Potter
*Started the month off with a trip to Disney World for Lila's 3rd birthday (Animal Kingdom
, Magic Kingdom
, Hollywood Studios
, Dinner with Cinderella
*We announced our pregnancy
on the blog and Facebook.
*Celebrated Lila's good friends' birthdays.
*Had a Rodeo party
at Happy Harbour.
*Had an early ultrasound and the tech guess another girl.
*Spent some time on Spring Break at the Children's Museum
and Galveston Beach
late in the month with visiting the Easter Bunny, attending a wonderful service at University Baptist Church, and having lunch with our Sunday School friends.
*We found out we were having a baby boy
*We went strawberry picking
*Got to see baby Grant on the ultrasound at 18 weeks.
*Went to Atlanta, then to Charleston, for Kristin Mears's wedding.
*Went to Virginia Beach for Jeff Baker's wedding
*Celebrated Mother's Day
, and the girls and Josh spoiled me.
*Got to see Grant on the ultrasound
again due to a previous cyst.
*Said goodbye to our wonderful Angelfish teachers
at Happy Harbour.
*Put the girls into the same room,
and they love it.
*Summer arrived in full force, and we got to spend some time outside
in the water.
*Played around in a lemonade stand.
*Started swim lessons
*Celebrated Father's Day
*Had a fun night out at the MOMs Club annual dinner
*Went to Atlanta for a baby sprinkle
for baby Grant.
*Celebrated Alli's 2nd birthday in Texas with a party at The Little Gym
*Had a fun birthday party for America at our church.
*Got to see Grant's sweet face in 3D
*Celebrated our FIVE year wedding anniversary
*I coached Lila's first soccer game
*Had a sprinkle for Grant in Texas
*Had a baby shower by my awesome tennis friends
*Josh and I did a little maternity shoot
at Challenger Park.
*The girls started their first year of Kennedy dance
*The girls got to meet their new teachers
at Happy Harbour for the 2013-2014 year.
*The girls had their last day of Acrosport
and their gymnastics performance.
*The girls started the Angelfish and Sea Turtle classes
at Happy Harbour.
*Baby Grant was born
on the 13th!
*Had fun with family in town
for Grant's birth day.
*Watched the girls become awesome big sisters
*Visited the pumpkin patch
a couple times.
*Had fun carving pumpkins
that we picked.
*Played around at Happy Harbour's Fall Festival.
*Had a blast at the Halloween party at the Children's Museum
*Had a great Halloween.
*Adjusted to life with a newborn again.
*Had fun watching princesses ice skate at Disney on Ice.
for the first time as sisters and brother at the mall.
*Visited Santa at Happy Harbour
*Alli loved Santa this year!
*Had a wonderful Thanksgiving
week in Destin, Florida.
*Watched the best Iron Bowl
in the history of Iron Bowls!
*Watched the girls dance
at Village on the Green.
*Watched the girls' sing Christmas songs at their preschool program.
*Had an awesome Christmas at our house in Texas
*Had a good week in Atlanta a few days after Christmas to celebrate with family.
We have been blessed beyond belief in 2013, and I am looking forward to what 2014 may bring. There are so many uncertainties that will come this year with Josh's job, to when the Coast Guard will let him go/dissolve his job, to when our house will sell, to where we will be living. God has a plan for our family, and I will have to learn to trust and obey much better this coming year!
Happy happy 2014!!