Wednesday, December 2, 2009

6 months

My little angel is six months! I seriously can't believe how fast time goes. She is the little flower on the left. This was taken on Halloween, obviously. The other girls are her cousin Alexis who is next to her. She was born two months after Celeste, and then cousin Emily, who was born two months after that. I'm so excited to see her grow up and get her cute personality. She is mobile, not quite crawling all the time, but she's got the army crawl down. She loves to follow Taylor wherever he goes. I'm gonna start having to use a baby gate to keep her out of the kitchen. She is just a beautiful little smiley girl. I love her more every day. Unless she is just too ornery, you can always get her to smile. She smiles for strangers too. She is not shy. Taylor adores her, he won't leave her alone ever. Unless she's asleep and I threaten to make him take a nap too. I'm so grateful to have her, she seriously keeps me sane. Although, I'm not so sure that will be the case as she gets older, but right now it's great.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Umm, I'm here

I am so bad at posting on this blog, I sit and read everyone else's blogs forever, but fail to update mine. I'm what you call a procrastinator. I even think of things I would like to blog about, but find other things to do instead. I know, no excuses, right? Anyway, I finally have a song that comes up on my page that I will probably not mute every time I'm on it. I love Glee! I think it's one of the most clever and funny shows that have been on in a long time. And if they keep it up, they'll probably be on for a long time. Hopefully. Have you ever noticed that the networks decide to cancel shows for no reason? Shows that seem to be doing pretty well and have been around for a few years? It drives me crazy when I like a show and the next season it doesn't come back. My Name is Earl is one of those shows. You can't just axe a show after it's been on for four years and not even resolve it. It's just not right. That was a really funny show and we'll never even know if he finished everything on his list.
And just so you know, I've been a t.v. junkie in the past, but I'm really trying to break the habit. Some shows that I will just not give up though are Glee(of course), Bones, and The Office. I also love So You Think You Can Dance, but for some reason, I haven't gotten into it this season. Maybe because they just finished a season in the Summer... Oh, and I've been a long time fan of American Idol, but we'll see what happens this coming season. I might be able to give it up, except I really want to see how Ellen Degeneres does judging. It could be pretty funny.
Anyway, the family is doing great. Celeste is growing like a weed. She is only 5 months, but she can scoot across the floor like a pro when she sees something she wants. She can't so much sit up though, too much to look at. She'll fall over every time. Taylor seems a little bored right now. I wish I had gotten him into preschool this year, but it just didn't happen. Next year for sure. But if anybody has any ideas on how to entertain a 3 year old with a lot of energy, I need some ideas. He really needs something to focus his energy on that will not harm him or others. If I could afford My Gym or a tumbling class, I think that would be my best bet. But not right now. That'll have to wait awhile. Life is kind of crazy right now. We have tried only Justin having a job, and it's lasted over 5 months, but until he finds a new job, I really need to find something part time and in the evenings to supplement our income. Anyone out there know of anything? I've even toyed with the idea of making a new blog and trying adsense, but I'm not sure how to go about doing that. I've heard you can make some money doing that, but I'm not sure what I'd even blog about. And while I'm on the subject, Justin needs a new job. He loves his job at Goodson Signs, but they just can't afford to pay him enough to support his family and have insurance. He is a very talented Graphic Designer, I think that he is worth a lot more than he's getting right now. He is starting a blog to showcase his portfolio, so go check it out. It's JDB-Design.blogspot.com. He doesn't have anything on there yet, but he will soon. I really don't think I have anything else on my mind right now, so Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Yes, we still do have Thanksgiving, it is before Christmas. I think all the stores forgot about it.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

4 months!


Celeste is now 4 months old...well, she was over a week ago, but I'm catching up. Anyway, she is growing wonderfully, 65% for weight and 99% for height!!! She is 27 inches long! The doctor said that the height is their most inaccurate measurement, but even if they are a little off, that is still really good. I can't believe how tall my kids are! Especially since I'm only 5'6" and Justin is 5'9 1/2". I would say they get it from my side, since my dad and brothers are so tall. Anyway, she is such a sweet and happy girl. She has been smiling like crazy since she was a month old. All you have to do it say hi or smile at her and you will get a huge smile in return. She is giggling and once in awhile will laugh pretty heartily for Taylor. She's really close to sitting up on her own, not straight up by any means, but we can sit her on the ground leaning forward and she will stay that way for a long time without tipping over. She is rolling over and has been a tummy sleeper since just after she turned 2 months. It worried me at first because she couldn't roll from her tummy to her back, but there was nothing I could do about it. I tried a positioner, but she always managed to kick out of it and it ended up at the bottom of the crib and she would be on her tummy again. So, I gave up, and she's just fine. The only time it's no good is right now cause she is congested and it's harder for her to breathe on her tummy. I tried to put her on her back early this morning to help her, but she just rolled right back over. Stubborn child. But she's so cute, so it's okay, I'll forgive her. Anyway, she's so much fun, and we are just loving having her in our family. video

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Taylor's 3!!!

I know I'm like a month late, but Taylor turned 3 on August 30th and we went to the Dinosaur Park in Ogden and had a birthday party at the park to celebrate. Here are just a few pictures from the day.

Taylor and his Daddy goofing off.
Taylor and Grandma

Taylor being a Dinosaur.





My little boy is getting so big. I barely even remember him anymore when he was little, so today I had to go back and watch some video of some of his firsts. Taylor is talking like a pro now, he's quite the conversationalist. He loves Dinosaurs, Cars, and any movie with dogs in it. He loves to play outside and is already talking about building snowmen. He loves his little sister, and is already turning out to be the best big brother. I love my little boy and I'm excited to see him grow up, but I really do miss the little baby that made me a new mother.

Family Pics

Justin's cousin took our family pics. I'm really pleased with how they turned out, so here they are. If you want to check out other stuff she's done, click here. I think she's a very talented photographer.



Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Davis County Fair

We went to the fair on Friday night last week. It's really a great fair, especially since it's free. They have all kinds of exhibits, animals, shows, food, junk food. It was really a lot of fun. Unfortunately, we missed the pony rides on Friday, so we just had to go again on Saturday. Here are just a few of the fun things we did.

This is Alisha with Celeste in front of a cow. Yeah, a cow.

Taylor with his treasure at the petting zoo. He loves this sword, so much, in fact, that he wouldn't feed or touch any of the animals. He was too busy. He did feed one baby goat, and I didn't get a picture, and then he wouldn't do it again so I could.

Big horns on a cow, whoo-hoo!

Alisha and Cassi comparing pregnant bellies.

This is on Saturday, waiting in line for the ponies. We weren't sure he would do it.

Yea, finally riding on a pony. He wanted a small one, so he got the smallest. Even though there were littler kids than him.

Matt riding the mechanical bull. Yeah, he rides bulls professionally.

Train ride

Boat ride

and a plane ride, Taylor's 3 favorite forms of transportation. Even though, he's really only ever been on a train(Frontrunner)

This says it all.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Oh what do you do in the Summertime

Do you smile big for your Mommy?
Sleep the whole day away?




Dance in your robe? (Yes, folks, he wore this and only this to bed one night. Very funny kid)
Go swimming in a pool?
Blow out your birthday candle?

Play with all your friend's birthday presents?
Hold your new baby sister oh so very tight?
Is that what you do? That's okay if you don't. We've had a pretty fun summer so far. We haven't done a whole lot, mostly because I was recovering from childbirth for half of it and getting accustomed to being a mommy to two very unique children. We've gone to Chuck-E-Cheese's twice with our friends the Coplins, gone to Lagoon once with Matt and Alisha, gone to two very fun concerts at the Abeggs, and two birthday parties. And a few other things that I can't really remember because my mind is all but gone. And sorry I don't have any pics of Lagoon or Chuckies, I always seem to forget the camera when I really want it. And when I have it, I forget to take pictures. Anyway, I can't believe it's already August and Taylor is going to be 3 at the end of it! Crazy!





Wednesday, July 29, 2009

2 Months old


Celeste is two months old today. I know, I can hardly believe it myself. I look at her and she hardly resembles the 6 lb 15 oz newborn from a couple of months ago. She has almost doubled her weight and grown about 6 inches I think. Her doctor's appointment is tomorrow, so I'll know for sure then, but those are my innacurate, I'm sure, tries at weighing and measuring her. I haven't been very good at updating my blog, having two kids is a little tough for me. It's getting easier as I'm getting less and less tired, but it's still a challenge. Taylor loves his little sister, he always is asking to hold her and is kissing her everywhere he can get to. I can tell he is proud of her because whenever anyone comes over, he asks to hold her. I think it is very cute because it is like he's showing off. Celeste seems to really like him too, when he is being gentle anyway. She smiles and coos at him when he talks to her.
Celeste has been sleeping about 7 to 8 hours every night for about a week and a half. I know, how could I be so lucky. But even with that, I still don't feel like I get enough sleep. We are moving her out of our room and into her crib as soon as we get it set up. I think once she is no longer in our bedroom, I'll start getting better sleep. She is smiling a lot now, she loves her daddy, she'll just stare at him when he's not even paying attention, and as soon as he notices her, she gets a big smile on her face, that lights up her eyes. She actually does that with me too, I don't want to brag though;) She loves to be held. If she is awake and sitting in her bouncer or laying on a blanket, she will stay content for exactly 5 minutes, and then start to complain. It's hard to get anything done, but that really okay with me, most of the time. We love our little princess, Celeste. She is everything that I imagined when I found out I was having a girl.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Celeste Carolyn Behling-May 29th, 2009

Well, she's here. And has been for a few days, but I'm just getting to this. You understand. After only about 7 hours of labor and 15 minutes of pushing...I know, not bad, Celeste Carolyn entered the world at about 5:11 P.M. weighing a whopping 6 lbs 15 oz. And measuring 20 inches long. Long and skinny. It took us about 24 hours to come up with a name for her, the ones we were thinking of just didn't seem to fit, but the one we picked is perfect. Celeste means heavenly, and she definitely is. She's a very cute, sweet little girl, and we are so happy to have her here.