it's surreal--i have two boys. TWO!! i am so thankful and blessed that God has given us the opportunity to have children--esp. two boys. two precious, beautiful boys. i never thought i would have boys. before we had tag, all my heart desired was a little girl. but God had other plans in mind: tag & crew. and that is one thing i will never question. they are the absolute love of my life and i am more than thankful for them.
i had even wondered, "how will i be able to love another child as much as i love tag?" i knew i would, but couldn't comprehend until i heard that first cry--that first cry that made me cry at 3:31 p.m. on dec. 27th, 2011. i was in love--all over again but with a new life--a new life that will forever change our lives.
tag makes me laugh and cry. he is the epitome of a 22 month old boy. trucks, cars, trains, loud, messy, defiant--the list goes on and on. but all in all, he is my buddy, my baby. following me all around the house wherever i go and i love it. and talk about talking? well he talks non-stop and has a very large vocabulary. he is our little social butterfly. and so smart! yesterday he identified the letter 'r' and 'o'! and this morning, he came up to the laptop and pointed to the letter 'T' and said, "T!" i couldn't believe it! there are days where he makes me want to pull out my hair--but even on his very worst of days, i wouldn't trade him for anything!
and the newest addition to our family born on dec. 27th @ 3:31 p.m: crew thomas. what a sweet, sweet baby! weighing in at a little over 7 lbs and about 21 inches, there is a lot to love about this little one. he doesn't cry unless he's being changed or has gas. if he's hungry, he doesn't really cry-it's more of a subtle way of wiggling around and grunting. that's nice in the middle of the night..none of that screaming that could wake the neighbors! and he has a dimple on his right cheek that absolutely makes my heart melt--and big, bright eyes. he is a beautiful baby! even though newborns bring lack of sleep into your life, i am enjoying every second of being tired. soon enough, he will be walking and talking. and once again, i will be asking myself, "where did the time go?!" so i am enjoying every second with him--even the 3 a.m. feedings :)
then there is my other boy. the one that's been in my life for 6 years now. the love of my life. i am reminded every day of how wonderful he is and how he makes my life complete. i am so thankful God brought him into my life. he keeps me sane and balanced. he is my rock. when we were in the hospital, i'm pretty sure i only changed one diaper. one! daddy was there by my side, helping out with everything. and the best part of it--i didn't even have to ask. he just did. he is the best daddy and husband. i never thought i would be lucky enough to marry the perfect one--the one you dreamed about as a girl--your perfect idea of a husband. my best friend.
and tag adores him. trucks and jeeps--all things 'boy' is their connection. he already talks about projects they will work on when tag is older. now it will be projects for all three of them: tag, crew and dad. my BOYS!!
i can't thank God enough for my life. the life he has blessed me with. the lives that He has given us to take care of, protect and love while we are on this earth.