Monday, January 5, 2009
What a Holly Jolly Christmas--- and New Year
After traveling to Georgia for Christmas and New Years Austin is demonstrating how we are all feeling. As they say in the south- "We're tuckered out." We didn't anticipate how much stuff it takes to travel with a baby. Wow! I am now a little more sympathetic to families trying to get through airport security. Luckily, Austin has great grandparents and they help make traveling easier. I think they want us to come back. I'm using the term "us" loosely... I think us means Austin. Santa brought Austin a Santa outfit. He has the bowl full of jelly, but we're still working on him saying "Ho ho ho." Andrew grew up having great Christmas Eve traditions. They do Christmas crackers, play bingo and the candy bar game, and read the Christmas story. It was so much fun to start these traditions in our own little family... even if Austin couldn't really appreciate them. He tried to hold on to the Christmas cracker for the picture. Our little Man has become more and more alert over the past two weeks. He has also started to smile more. I'm having a really hard time smiling at him and getting a good picture so y'all will just have to use your imagination. We both got new coats for Christmas- we're still working on our super model poses. We celebrated the new year with fireworks, family, and friends. I don't think life gets any better.