My Andrew

I remember the first time Aaron saw his baby brother he seemed to be in complete bliss. I'm sure a million thoughts were running through that little mind of his. He walked into the hospital room and slowly walked over to the bed and said, "Mommy, the baby is not in your belly anymore?" He then looked over at Andrew and had the biggest smile on his face!!! "My Andrew!" He arrived in the evening so he was a little VERY tired from a long day. He didn't want to leave after seeing him but it was already late and he needed to get ready for bed. My mom was extremely helpful and offered to look after Aaron for a few days so that we could come home with Andrew and get all settled.

Aaron was so happy to return home and to enjoy some quiet time with his baby brother. He would tell me repeatedly, "I love Andrew so much, Mommy!" His love for Andrew was just like mine, INSTANT! I had no idea that Aaron would have an abundant amount of love for his brother. When I was pregnant I prayed that they would have an unbreakable bond and that Aaron would be a great role model for his baby brother. I tried my best to prepare Aaron for what would come and how things would change when Andrew arrived. I expected to have a few rough patches along the way but was relatively surprised and how easily Aaron took to Andrew. We do our best to involve Aaron in all activities with Andrew so that he feels included. I also make it a point to spend quality alone time with Aaron and Andrew so that they both get that independent "Mommy" time. Although its difficult at times, I try to stick to the routine that I had before Andrew was born to make it stable for Aaron.

Proud big brother



We welcomed Andrew Knight into our family on November 15, 2012! He is such a blessing and we give thanks everyday for having him in our lives. I never knew I could love another child as much as I love Aaron but I DO!!! I'm so surprised by the amount of love I have for both of my boys! Having children is such a blessing and I'm so thankful that I've been able to have not one but TWO boys! Stay tuned for more photos of Andrew and his helpful big brother! I can't wait to share with you the relationship that has blossomed between Aaron and his baby brother. It really is a special bond. <3

The day after he was born.

We're Back!!!

Finally!!! After taking a long hiatus from the blogging world we are back. I would like to thank the Ladies of 30 before 30 for inspiring me to get back on the blogging horse and start back up again. I've made this one of the 30 things I hope to accomplish before I turn 30! I really enjoyed being a active blogger a few months...years ago but due to a heavy schedule I've had zero free time! Please check out the Ladies of 30 before 30 to find more about my list and 10 other Ladies that also have made the commitment of 30 before 30.

Now less about that and more about the star of the show....AARON! A LOT has happened in this lil guy's life! For starters he is no longer little! He's now 4 YEARS OLD!!! I can hardly believe it...seems like yesterday he was just calling me Momma :-(  I'm also very excited to announce that Aaron is now a BIG brother! One of the many contributing factors to my hiatus. We welcomed Andrew into this world on November 15, 2012 (more to come in a future post). Since the last posting we've welcomed a new addition into our family, had our first school field trip, and celebrated a ton of  holidays and birthdays. So we have lots to share. Stay tuned for what's happening more recently with Aaron.