Christmas was wonderful and busy but relaxing at the same time. Zach was so much fun to watch. It was his first year to really get into it. He kept saying, "I want to open more presents!" A few times I had to tell him this holiday was not all about him. ; )
It's not easy explaining how we open gifts on Jesus's birthday. He'll get it one day. I love seeing glimpses of his sweet thankful spirit.
I felt blessed this year as Zach kept me busy, Reese warmed my heart, and Colson filled my arms.
Enjoy our family Christmas pics!
Three year old drama...Colson is very concerned.
Gran & Z
Colson loved the bows
One of Z's favorite gifts
Colson with Gran & G-Daddy
Jason's parents put knit hats in Reese's stocking to be given to children in Honduras. I love how others take something meaningful to them and incorporate Reese's life with it. So special.
Another favorite gift
Shannon, Cody, & Westin
Papa & Colson
Anyone else hear these words 100 times a day!?
Colson's ornament made by Papa ~ He is so creative with all the ornaments he makes!
Reese's stocking at my parents' house ~ I love the little heart Santa is holding.
My mom went crazy buying headbands and bows for the NICU where Reese spent her two days. I look forward to putting them all together and taking them to the hospital again. I would love to see parents picking them out.
Also in Reese's honor a precious friend donated to Esther's House (an orphanage in Malawi, Africa), and another close friend donated a Christmas book to her church library in Reese's name.
Grammie & Colson
G-Dad, Jason, & Z throwing rocks in the frozen pond
Z showing one of his "big" rocks
We were always in our pjs at my parents' house, so I didn't think to take a picture. Sad! Loved hanging out in my comfies though. ; )
I'm still unpacking but making progress. Anyone want to take down our tree? I can't believe it's going to be 2011 soon!
But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead...