Tuesday, July 31, 2012
This is the best day ever! And I need to remember it for all of those fun teenage years to come... Linc just gave me a huge hug and said "Mom?" "Yeah?" "You're my best friend!" How can you not smile about that! And post it for the world to see!! I love that boy!!
Friday, July 27, 2012
Lincoln's mission in life is to make Liam laugh which is perfect because there isn't anybody on this earth who is funnier to Liam than his brother! I took these pictures on three different days throughout last month the embarrassing/funny part about them is I happened to take the pictures everytime Liam and Lincoln were in the same outfit. I guess I like them wearing these outfits together? Not that they match each other at all. You can tell they're different days though because...Liam has graduated to helmet #2 halfway through!! Movin' on up!!!
We have had a ton of visitors these past two months! First we met up with Gramps and Nana down in St. George. Then Gram, Aunt Donna, and Ellie came to visit. Followed by Uncle Red and Aunt Stian. Then the next weekend my Dad (AKA Papa) and sister Julie came. And the following weekend was my Aunt Jill. The very next weekend we headed to California. We had such a fun trip and were able to see a lot of both families but the trips to California are never long enough. I apologize in advance I took a lot of pictures with my family and not with the Secors, Sorry!! We had BBQ's, lots of good food! Linc tried Sushi for the first time (he is my boy afterall because he loved raw Salmon!!), we went to a Dodger game and saw "Dwight" from The Office, we went on a boat around Balboa Island, we visited Grandparents, went shopping, among many other things!! What a fun trip!! Dodger Game...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
A few weeks ago we went to the Library and they had a fireman there teaching the kids about fires. Then afterwards the kids all got to go outside and see a real fire truck. Today I was giving Linc a bath when I all of the sudden started smelling smoke. I kind of panicked and ran out to our balcony. All I could see was smoke coming from the other side of our building. So I ran back inside grabbed Linc out of the tub and ran and grabbed Liam who was sleeping in his swing and rushed outside. Turns out someone had thrown their cigarette into some freshly laid bark on a really windy day and it caught three different sections next to our condo on fire. One of my neighbors was outside throwing glasses of water on it and another neighbor saw him and ran out his hose. Long story short, the firemen showed up and saved the day. We didn't get a shot of the firemen in action but we did get a picture with the fire truck! Please notice the wet hair and yes, I was in a panic and threw his dirty clothes back on him haha.
This is my new favorite picture!!! I love these boys!! O and P.S. Lincoln's new obsession is bow ties. He goes everywhere with them but they are called "Minnie Mouse Bow-tique". O yeah, one more obsession of Lincoln's he now refers to himself as "Mickey Mouse" and I am "Minnie Mouse" and Thomas is "Wizard Pete" however Liam is just "Baby Liam". Not really sure where this one came from but its kind of nice because whenever I ask Linc to do something he doesn't want to do for example, throw away a diaper, all I have to do is then ask Mickey Mouse to throw it away and Linc will then say "O sure Minnie Mouse!"
This is an old play date that I forgot to post on here but we went to Liberty Park in Salt Lake. It was my first time going and it was amazing! We started off with feeding some ducks and then took a quick break to contemplate life... Then we played in the little paved streams they have throughout the middle of the park.
I don't know if I've already said this or not but Sandy has the ultimate Library activities! Today they had a petting zoo come to our library! Complete with a mini pony. We met Kira and JoJo there to pet some animals. And afterwards Linc posed himself for this adorable photo.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Liam was born with part of his skull fused, also known as Sagittal Craniosynostosis. There are two different types of surgeries that can be performed for his condition. If the baby is young enough (which Liam was) you can have the endoscopic procedure done. In this procedure they make two slits in the head. One is in the middle of the head, one is in the back of the head. The doctor will then remove two inches by six inches of his skull so that his skull can grow properly. This picture was taken the day before surgery...Lincoln and William in Thomas' old clothes.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
William Byron Secor was born Feb. 7th 2012. He weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 22 inches long.
This was by far the easiest labor and delivery. I was induced at 8 AM, got an epidural around 10:30 AM and two pushes later William was born at 12:15 PM. My recovery was a lot easier this time around as well. The day after I had him, Thomas and I took a long walk around the entire hospital. Everything seemed to be going way too smoothly so I knew something was coming. William had Jaundice which wasn't a big deal (Lincoln had it too) but the Doctor was starting to get concerned that his Jaundice wasn't going away after the normal first week of life. I am happy to report that after 3 weeks of yellow skin, an at home tanning bed, and lots and lots of heal pricks as of yesterday his Jaundice is finally under control.
During one of our Doctor visits for the Jaundice our Doctor was checking out William and found an irregularity with his skull. The next day we found ourselves at Primary Childrens Hospital with our week and a half year old baby getting a CT scan. They found out that he has Sagittal Craniosynostosis. Basically the top plates of his skull have already fused together where they're not supposed to. If this problem went unfixed it could produce pressure on the brain resulting in vision and mental problems among other things. We met with the skull specialist yesterday and we have surgery scheduled for April 18th. They will have to cut out a 2 in. X 5-6 in. portion of his skull and he will have to wear a helmet for 10-12 months. This has been completely unexpected and kind of scary but we feel that it is necessary and William will be in the absolute best care.
Besides the medical scares William has been the best baby! He only cries when he is hungry or needs to burp. We've nicknamed him Will the Chill which basically sums up his sweet personality. We are so excited for William to finally join our family and we are already so in love with him!!!