Friday, July 30, 2010

Baby Leyva #3 Update

So I guess I don't have as much time to blog about this pregnancy due to the fact I have two wonderful kiddos to tend to and not as much time to type out my thoughts and feelings on the pregnancy. Oh well...again back to the purpose of my blog...its an outlet, not an obligation. Ahhhh ... guilt gone!

Anyway, this pregnancy has been going pretty great! I am now 25 weeks along. We were thrilled to find out that we are having our third girl. Now we have to come up with a name...sigh...are there any more cute ones left! I am sure there are several we just have to find the right one.

Since our home is fairly small, we are going to have to do some re-arranging to make room for baby girl. She will at first be with us in our room in the bassinet, then we will transition Paisley to share a room with Lexi and then baby girl will take over Paisley's room. It will be interesting to see how every ones sleeping habits effect one another.

As far as I have been feeling in this pregnancy:
First Trimester - EXHAUSTED!
But no morning sickness so I count my blessings! My dear friends that have to deal with non-stop nausea, my heart goes out to you!

Second Trimester- Energy, Energy, EXHAUSTED!
I seem to have fallen into a pattern of two great days with tons of energy then one day of exhaustion. I will take energy when I can!

Lexi has been much more aware of this baby in mommy's belly. She will every once in a while unprompted come over to my belly and say, "hi baby, i love you" and give my belly kisses, then look at me with the sweetest little face. Yep she is an awesome big sister.

Paisley on the other hand still does not grasp the concept...she is 15 months old, what do you expect. She points to her belly and says I am thinking she is a little confused on what is a belly and what is a baby. Oh her world will be rocked soon enough.

Rabu and I have fun talking about our life with our three girls. He dreams of an all-star basketball team. I think of fun girl nights staying up late talking about life's issues and laughing so hard it hurts.

The blessing of children, I had no idea it would be this great!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lexi is Three!!

So how did my little Lexi Bear go from this:

To this:

in no time flat! Obviously it has been three years, but people were not joking when they said, "time is going to fly". It seriously has. Lexi is such an amazing kid. She is very thoughtful and contemplative. She is silly and loves to play. Her favorite games to play right now are tag, hide and seek and ring around the rosies. She is a fantastic big sister and is going to be a great role model for her two little sisters. Her favorite book is her "Jesus", known by most as the Bible. And to prove that she is "all grown up", just in the last week she has switched from calling Rabu and I daddy and mommy to simply, dad and mom...that is unless she really wants something then we are mommy and daddy again. :o)

Happy birthday Lexi! Your mommy and daddy are so proud to be your parents and we love you so much!

Here are a few pictures from her third birthday bash. We went with some friends to the pool at Camp Loughridge. It was a fantastic time. Even Pa Pa and Mi Mi Leyva made it from Florida for the celebration, that was a special treat. Although they seemed to escape being in any pictures :( we appreciate them making the trip.

Lexi specifically asked for pink party hats, cake and candles. I was happy to do as the birthday princess asked. We had a fun princess party complete with cupcakes and pink candles.

Lexi, her friend Emily and Daddy playing at the splash pad

water in the eyes...not much fun

mom, don't bother me, I am eating my cupcake!

Yay! Markers!!
Aunt Lea and cousins Annalee and Adalynn came to celebrate!
Hangin in the pool with turtle.