Monday, August 15, 2011


No, I have not forgotten about my blog. I have been just living life, and not taking time to document it (I know, shame on me!). There is so much to share, and as always, so little time (it's only a matter of minutes before Andrew realizes he needs a nap). So, I'll just do a list of updates...
  • is now walking, and really walking. He's been taking multiple steps very frequently for a couple weeks now, but in the past few days he's gotten to the point of just walking (although he still has his cute little "toddle")
  • has peed on the potty twice in the last 2 days. I bought him a potty chair just to have on hand, and then decided that I'd try to put him on it every time I change his diaper. The third time he went on it Saturday, he went (I didn't even check at first, just closed the lid and then thought, I should probably just get in a habit of checking, and low and behold, he had gone pee!). Then he did the same thing yesterday. So now I'm thinking that it's possible he could be potty trained at least during the day by February (I'll let you know why February in a moment).
  • cut his first tooth at 9 months and at the same time decided that he was finally interested in solid foods. (Praise God!) He is now 11 months and prefers only table food, and especially whatever any of the rest of us are eating! I can't give him enough food!
  • loves music and any time anyone starts singing or playing music, Andrew gets all happy, nods his head, and then just gets this big grin on his face!


  • I am pregnant, again!
  • I'm due February 4th, which makes me 15 weeks, 2 days.
  • I know, by this point with Andrew's pregnancy, I had several baby bump pictures for you, and even though now, I have quite the baby bump compared to Andrew's pregnancy at 15 weeks, I haven't taken any pictures.
  • Andrew and the baby will be 18 months apart, which I think is perfect! I'm so excited!!!! One year from now I'll have 2 adorable little kids to keep track of, and I can't wait!
  • One thing is for sure, this pregnancy seems to be going much faster than the last. However, I'm sure that the fact that I have a little guy running all over the place that I must keep track of, is the "culprit". :)
  • The first trimester, I seemed to be more sick compared to the last pregnancy, and thankfully it mostly died out about 11-12 weeks instead of 14 weeks like with Andrew.
  • Apparently, it's going to be tradition, but just like with Andrew, at 9 1/2 weeks I woke up with a terrible migraine and was vomiting by mid morning. Of course it happened to be the day before we were leaving for the International Christian Retail Show in Georgia. I somehow managed (with lots of help from my sisters and mother) to get us all packed up and get everything ready to leave at 4am the next morning. I knew I was only sick from the pregnancy, and it wasn't a virus, so I determined that as long as I was not vomiting when we were getting ready to go, I was still going to go. By about 7 or 8 hours into our drive I was feeling much better and even ate some Mexican food for dinner. Only, pregnancy! :)
  • Since that lovely day of being sick, I've been dealing (joyfully) with headaches that usually turn into mini to full blown migraines every day.

So, there's an update, and now you all know that I haven't fully disappeared from cyber-space! :)

I will leave you with a picture from the ICRS we went to a month ago. Andrew was sleeping for this picture, but we were pretty excited to meet Roma Downey (mostly known for being in Touched By An Angel). And yes, I was already showing at 10 weeks.


Callie Nicole said...

Congratulations on your new little one! Exciting!

Fair Maiden said...

Wow, Callie, I didn't expect anyone to comment so quickly! :) Thanks!!! :)

Kaleigh said...

Congrats on your new little one! Andrew is going to be so excited to have a new sibbling!

brightlight08 said...

That's so cool, that you're pregnant again!!

Something that came to mind when I read the part about your daily migraines is that maybe something is aggravating them. I know that at this point, it may just be hormones, but I thought I remembered reading that if your body was deficient in some way headaches would be worse. I want to say it's Iron, but I'm not completely positive on that. ...I would recommend looking into it though.

Blessings to you and yours,

Anonymous said...

So glad to see another post, Kelley... there was so much waiting. lol ;) Andrew really is getting SOO big. He's growing up fast. Hope you continue to feel better and the rest of the pregnancy goes well. :)


Anna said...

I can't wait to see you all in october! (or when ever it is that you guys are coming!!) I think it will be LOTS of fun. And of course, I can't wait to see Andrew :)

Love and (((HUGS)))


Fair Maiden said...

Thanks KallyLyn for the suggestions. The headaches are just from the pregnancy. They're not as frequent now, but it's because I'm more careful of what I do during the day that brings on a headache/migraine.