As another year comes to an end here comes another A Year In Photos post. It has been a big year for us with a lot of changes all around. So here it goes…
We spent New Years in TN with some old Hawaii friends.
On January 14th I hit my 30 weeks preggo mark
My water broke that night and I was sent by ambulance the next day up to UAB in Birmingham
I was there the rest of the month trying to keep the baby in as long as I could. I tried to do homework while I was there.
And on weekends Thomas would come see me and even brought Layla a couple times
After a couple ‘baby is coming’ scares I made it to the Dr’s goal of 34 weeks
That night Timothy Frederick was born at 34 weeks weighing 5lb 8oz
After I was discharged I stayed at the Ronald McDonald House. I got to enjoy some snow on my walk to see the boy in the hospital
Timmy spent the next 18 days off and on the phototherapy lights for jaundice
Layla came to meet him too
And on February 28th he came home!
In March we were home. For a week.
After having trouble breathing and a lot of coughing we were back in Birmingham with RSV
Then home 10 days later
Then BACK to UAB 2 days later after a night in the Enterprise ER!
On March 17th my boy was home for good
Layla was a great big sister but took some time to get used to having a brother and a mom again after almost 2 months without one
And she finally had a birthday party!
April brought Easter and warmer weather
Sprinklers with friends
We went to Thomo’s family day and saw him fly for the first time
Layla started to like being a big sister
And parking lot carnivals
A trip to McClelland’s Critters
In May we picked strawberries with the preschool
Layla started her second year of tee ball
And had a special Mother’s day lunch at the preschool
Timmy got fat and found his toys
And his tongue
Our big girl had her preschool graduation!
The kids kept growing in June
Layla crushed some tee balls!
We spent our days on the porch while Layla played in the sprinklers
And then a water pipe under our porch broke
The 2010 tee ball season ended with pizza and trophies
We went to the freedom fest on post this 4th of July
Timmy fought against tummy time
Layla got a pair of 3D glasses at a birthday party
We had picnics in the living room
We took a vacation to Tucson. I sat in the back seat half the trip to keep TF happy
I got to finally meet Callie’s baby!
Spent a lot of time with family
and good friends!
We even got together with some of our best friends from Hawaii that were stationed in AZ
Layla chopped her hair off and started Kindergarten
And I thought Timmy’s head was super crooked
The flowers that started this blog grew up our front gate
Timmy loved his exersaucer
Started eating puffs
We went to the farm petting zoo with Layla’s school
In October Revo had face surgery
We spent time with friends
We had a play date with our NICU neighbors from UAB
Went to the pumpkin patch
and the Enterprise Downtown Fall Festival
Layla’s school had their drug free red ribbon parade. L’s class had to dress as what the wanted to be when they grow up. She was a dentist.
We took new family pictures
and had Timmy’s first Halloween
November was Prematurity Awareness Month
Timmy started crawling and getting into EVERYTHING
We played outside. The weather was perfect.
We started getting Christmas set up before Thanksgiving
We spent Thanksgiving with the Wilkins family for the 3rd year
I fell in love all over again with sparkly Christmas lights
2010 has been busy. New baby that had his own drama, Layla starting kindergarten, Thomas finishing flight school…I cant wait to see what 2011 will bring!
Happy New Year!