Aug 16, 2018
My Baby Crew-Crew is 6 years old. 

I can't even believe it.  

He should still be 2.

Or at least 4.  

He is still the sweetest, cuddliest, funniest kid around. 

He loves all things Pokemon, legos and weapons related.  

He is the best big brother to Ruby and I hope one day she realizes what a lucky girl she is to have him.  

His birthday requests were simple, like always. 

donuts for breakfast. 

Pokemon cupcakes.

a Pokemon birthday party.  

Which really was just a Pokemon themed playdate with 2 of his best friends, followed by a trip to Menchies.  

It's always fun to watch Crew get to be the center of attention, it doesn't happen very often and he soaks it up.  

Pokemon lego building with Macey and Pokemon battling with Miles made for one happy birthday boy. 

and then salmon and homemade fries for dinner.  

Frying the fries for the birthday boy in our beautiful backyard.  

He tells me he will always come visit me when he grows up and that he will never be too old to hug and kiss me and that I am his favorite person in the whole world. Really, I don't know what I did to get this kid, but I am glad he's mine.  

I love this boy more than words can express.  He is pretty much the best of the best.  

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He sounds like a total sweetheart.

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6 months!!

Nov 25, 2014
Not only do I now I have a 5 year old Miles, Ruby decided to up and turn 6 months on me!!  

Weight: 19 lbs 6 oz 89%
Length: 28.3 inches 98%

I cannot believe she is 6 months and I am starting to freak out that I am not enjoying my last baby days as much as I should!!

photo credit goes to hrob photos

She continues to be an amazing sleeper, although she never sleeps while I am holding her anymore.  But, the moment I gave her to one of my friends during church, she was out like a light.  Little stinker.

She practices sitting almost every day and is starting to make some progress, she's got a lot of body to hold up though. :)  

Ruby is a mover. She is not a fan of sitting still or being quiet.  The Dr. even commented at her appointment how busy she is.  I was just glad he reassured me, that yes, she does not sit still and it's not just me being dramatic. :)

Ruby loves to be in on the action.

Notice how she stole Miles' pencil right out of his hand during homework time.  

I tried to take some 6 month pictures of her, but she could not stop watching what the boys were doing to focus at the task on hand.  

Ruby loves to grab things; toys, hair, earrings, noses, heads, feet...whatever she can reach she will yank and grab.  The boys think it's hilarious to put their faces right up to Ruby so she mauls them.  Macey does not.  

And can we talk about those cheeks for a second?  Love them. 

She also loves food.  And probably wishes I took the time to feed her real food more often.  

Crew also loves to eat some of her baby food when I feed her.  Usually he loves them, but that was not the case with the green beans. After he had his first taste, he just started yelling "This not good! Put it in de garbage!!"  It was hilarious.  

I have very few clothing items that all 4 of my kids have worn, these PJ's are one of the few things they've all gotten to wear!  tear. 

This would be Crew on the left and Ruby on the right.  I'm too lazy to find pics of the other in them, but I know they are there somewhere.  

We are of course loving this baby and it is fun to see her tiny personality come out, even if that means she has to grow up faster than she should.  

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nana and opa
Just love our precious Ruby Doo! So happy for you that she's such a good baby.

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Since You Only Turn Six Once

Feb 5, 2013
Like most things that happened last year, Macey's 5th birthday wasn't quite as exciting or fun as I would of liked it to be due to the lovely nausea of pregnancy. This year we made up for it.

It began with Macey having her first real friend birthday party. Lucky for me I decided to do it at Creativity Art Studio, since we were unexpectedly gone for over a week right before her birthday. It was heaven not having to clean and then have my house destroyed by a group of 5 and 6 year olds.

She couldn't of been happier to go to school on her birthday and loved getting to wear a crown all day. Plus, we brought in Fun Dips to share with her class.

After school we met Maddy and Libby at Chuck E Cheese.

She also had Hip-Hop that day and since we can't make homemade treats for school, she really wanted to make marshmallow pops for her dance friends. I obliged, since all I had to do was melt the chocolate for her.

The day then ended with her favorite meal of pancakes, opening presents and a carousel cake with rainbow sherbet ice cream cones.

All in all I'd say it was a good day. Or as Macey said, "That was the best, best, best, best, bestest birthday ever!" Love Birthdays and this girl.

Current Favorites:
Movie: Aladdin
Food: Donuts
Thing to do: Dance
Toy: Zhu Zhu Pets
Song: "So What" by Pink
Book:Princess books or My Father's Dragon
Thing to do at school: Have centers
Color: White
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What a Super fun birthday, it was all day long fun. Lucky girl thanks to an awesome Mom. I love this girl too!!!
Happy birthday Macey! What a cute cake. Did you actually pack all that fun into one day? Crazy! That's a week's worth, at least.
Nana and Opa
Looks like it was the best birthday ever! So glad she had an awesome day. We love you Macey!
That was definitely the best birthday ever!
So glad I got to be there to celebrate and eat that adorable carousel cake! :)

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Half a Year.

Dec 26, 2012
Life is good for Crew at 6 months. He is still a mellow, happy, and friendly baby. We (well, except Miles)just can't get enough of him.

-He has mastered the sit and prefers this position as he is less likely to get stepped on while sitting up.

-We finally fed him real food and he of course loves it. So far I've cut him off after an entire jar. As you can tell by his physique, this kid can eat.

-His hair is growing back.


-he is still just as cute as ever.

Photo Credit of the Good Pictures goes to Holly of hRob Photography, of course. She took these in less than 10 min on her dinning room table. Sometimes I don't know what we'd do without her.

Since I can't resist a baby comparison, here you go:

Macey (7 months):
26.25 inches
16 lbs 14 oz

27.5 inches
18 lbs 6 oz
head 44 cm

28 1/4 inches
19 lbs 9 oz
head 45.7 cm
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He is adorable and I also cannot get enough of him! I love the photo of him in his hat, so cute. I like the comparison and think at 6 months he and Macey look the most alike.
Crew is soooooooooooo cute, I cannot stand it!!
I love you guys. And I love crew. And he is the perfect mix of mace and miles!

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