Thursday, January 29, 2009

Thankful for kids

I can't help but post a blog about how fun it is to have kids. My kids are a blast. Derek is at such
a fun age. Here he has just finished a bath and is wrapped up in his CARS towel. He is truly a happy little boy.

He is a wonderful big brother. He gives Taylor kisses and hugs and knows to be very gentle. He is an eager little helper as well. When Taylor cries, he helps mommy put a pacifier back into her mouth over and over.

Taylor is the sweetest little baby. She can smile now which always brings such joy to in our home. She is already smiling and making her little cooing noises. I am so grateful to have children. I know many of us take advantage of the opportunity to physically have our own children and sometimes even complain about the sleepy nights or difficult days, but children bring happiness and laughter into the home which is wonderful!












17 comments:

Jared and Lauren said...

Thanks for posting this Jill! Being so new to motherhood and since my mom left on Monday, I've been really frustrated getting used to all the changes, especially in the sleep department. I needed that little reminder! The sleepless nights really are minor compared to the joy kids bring! :)
I can't wait till Ty is smiling too!

Tyler said...

I think the same thing a million times a day. Charlie and Derek are so fun and funny right now. Those are great pictures of Taylor--I'm impressed you got such a great smile shot. It's adorable! You have really cute kids.

The Headrick Family said...

Thanks for the reminder....I am so lucky and blessed to have 3 great kids. They grow too fast, can't believe how big Taylor is getting.

Brian and Courtni said...

I agree -- kids are the best (and yours are DARLING!!!) Can't wait to see them again in person...we should be back first of August-ish.

Stephanie said...

jill---she's beautiful!!! can't wait to hold and kiss on her!!! I too Love my kids!!! : )

Amy said...

Those really are good looking kids. I think its awesome that you guys can focus on the positive when you've got so much on your plate. Have you thought about when you'll do an update on your family picture?

QnA Drapers said...

Jill- your kids are so beautiful!! Congrats on the beautiful little girl- they are so fun!

Our Family said...

How cute! They are growing so fast and are just beautiful children!

Sarah and Nathan said...

What cute kids you have!

jamie said...

you really do have cute kids...and fun that taylor is smiling!

Christine Ryan said...

I couldn't agree with you more. Taylor is getting so big already and Derek is becoming such the little man. We miss you guys!

The Dabo's said...

Today, not so greatful for kids! Just kidding, a little bit. I like my kids because they are cute but seriously they drive me crazy half the time. I am pretty sure I will be grey before 30. Taylor is so cute, she looks a lot like Derek to me, which looks like you. (Those weak Dabo genes!) Are you going to go to Lerin's wedding May 9th in St. George? Please do so I can see you guys.

Stinebaugh Family said...

Jill - Congrats on your little girl. She is adorable!! We have a house full of girls so that should make life lots of fun....hopefully a lot of laughter and not frustration!!

Noel

Tera said...

Your kids are beautiful! Good to hear from you, it's been a long time!

Wunda Girl said...

Ok your daughter is perhaps the cutest little angel-face I've ever seen. What a beautiful baby girl! We haven't seen her since she was just a newbie- What a cutieeee!!!

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