Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Stomach Virus...

Okay. So this past weekend was going good. Until Sunday.... I got up and went to Sunday School, and Thornton got Leyton dressed and brought him to church. After church was over, we went home and Thornton said he did not feel well. About an hour later, we soon figured out he had the stomach virus. I told him to stay in our bedroom, and I would stay with Leyton on the other side of the house. After about 2 hours, I started to feel funny. Not wanting to take any chances, I called Cheri and asked her to come get Leyton. And good thing I did! Not an hour after they left, I got it. Sweetie and Redbone kept Leyton on Sunday night, and Gigi and Pop kept him Monday night and are keeping him again tonight just to make sure we have it all out of our system. Thank goodness for our wonderful parents who help us so much!!!! THANK YOU!!! My good friend and babysitter, Joyce, came over today to help me sterilize the house before Leyton comes home in the morning. He is just so little, we don't want to risk him getting the virus. Hopefully it is all over though!!!!

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Grafton comes to visit!!

My brother Eric and his wife Shea came to visit this afternoon and brought our new niece Grafton to come visit! She was born on January 9th, so she and Leyton are 1 month and 1 day apart. She is so precious!! I got to hold her for a long time today, and she is just the cutest little thing. It is so funny to see Grafton and Leyton side by side. Leyton is 12 lbs now, and she is the tiniest little girl weighing about 8lbs. It felt like I was holding a feather compared to Leyton! She and Leyton are going to have so much fun together over the years!

Leyton and Grafton.. impossible to get them both to look at the camera!

Valentine's Weekend

We had a wonderful Valentine's Weekend! Friday night, my grandmother came to town, and we went to eat with my mom and Skip and my grandmother. We took Leyton to Ramon's with us, and he did so well. My Nana was so glad to see him! Saturday morning, we got up and went to eat breakfast at my mom's house, and let Nana play with Leyton a little more before she went back home. My sweet husband surprised me with a dozen beautiful orange roses and a card for Valentine's Day and our anniversary. 2 years!!! Saturday afternoon, we packed Leyton up and took him to his Sweetie's house so he could stay with Sweetie and Mimi (Thornton's grandmother) Saturday night. They were nice enough to keep him so we could have a night out! Thornton and I went over to Oxford for the night. We met up with Wynne and Jessica that afternoon and walked on the Square. Jessica and I went shopping while the boys watched tv at the Burgandy Room. It was a wonderful day. It is always fun to get to catch up with Jessica since I hardly ever get to see her anymore. Saturday night we went out to eat with our good friends Abby and Graydon at Waltz on the Square. It was so much fun! We had a great dinner and lots of laughs! It was such a fun night!!!

Graydon, Abby, me and Thornton at Waltz

Carlyle, me, Jessica, Amber, Claudette and Rebecca at Waltz

Monday, February 9, 2009

2 Months Old!

I cannot believe Leyton turned 2 months old on Sunday! The time really is flying by. He has been such a joy, and we try to soak in every minute we can with him. He had his first set of shots today, and he did so well! But it broke my heart to see them stick him 3 times. Leyton is cooing and smiling a lot these days! He is constantly knawing on his hand and drueling, and he is trying to figure out how to grab on to things with his hands. It is so funny watching him concentrate on objects and hit at them. He now weighs in at 11 lbs 14.5 oz and is 24 inches long. He started sleeping 10 hours at night when he was 7 weeks old, and he is still doing it! We are so thankful for every wonderful day with Leyton and cant wait for many more!!

Leyton getting a little irritated from all the picture taking

Getting ready to go for a stroll

Leyton loved Rhett! He would just stare at him the whole time he held him.

Thornton loves to try to sit Leyton up on the couch

Still trying to make him sit up... it really is funny!

Sunday, February 1, 2009

First Weeks at Home

We have had so much fun with Leyton over the first month. We have had so many visitors, and the grandparents just love to come and play with him. Leyton really has been the best baby we could ever ask for. He has not gotten collick or diaper rash or anything like that, so we are very thankful! He is just so happy all of the time!! And Tootsie has finally warmed up to him. She was used to being the only baby in the house, and it was a little shock for someone else to come in! But she just loves him to death now. Whenever he is playing on his mat she will just go up and give him love and sit with him as he plays.

Leyton and GiGi

Leyton and Sweetie

Daddy could not resist putting these camo boots on Leyton

My first stroll!

Leyton and Daddy sleeping so hard

Coming Home

Well, after 3 nights and 4 days in the hospital, we finally get to come home with our little man!

Leyton Arrives!!

Leyton Thornton Marley is finally here! Here is a run down on how the big day went. I was induced at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8th. After 11 hours of labor, the doctor came in to tell us that unfortunately, there was no way i was going to have this baby. So, in for a c-section we went! And Leyton arrived at 6:28 p.m. and weighed in at 8 lbs. 15.5 oz and was 20.5 inches long! He is just perfect!!!! He looks a lot like his Daddy. And I think he looks a little like my Papaw through his eyes and forehead. Here are some pics of the big day!!!!

Here we go!

Thornton getting ready for the surgery!

O Our little man is here!

Daddy and Leyton

Our first family photo!

Leyton Arrives!

Leyton is finally here! We had an adventurous delivery. I was induced at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8th. After 11 long hours of labor, we realized that I was not going to be able to have the baby. So, we went in for a c-section, and Leyton was here in no time! He was born at 6:28 p.m., and weighed in at 8lbs. 15.5 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long!! Wow! I could not believe it. But he is just perfect, and we could not be more excited! The Lord has truly blessed us.