Okay so life is pretty busy lately! With 4 little ones ages 3, 1,1, and 1 at home with me during the day, til about 3:15 or so when the other 3 big boys come home, that is probably not surprising!
When the littlest boy, who just turned 3, is the biggest helper of the bunch by taking diapers to the trash, bringing Mommy bottles and kleenex's and wipes, and also the TV remote and the phone, plus entertaining the little ones whenever needed, that is pretty amazing! And his attitude is probably the best of the whole bunch! :)) What a special helper my sweet boy is!! He is sooo smart, too, he can count to 10, knows all his colors, sings the ABC song plus others, and already has about 15-20 signs that he knows, just from watching Baby Signing Time and working with flashcards, and will help me teach that to the girls!! He will be an amazing big brother to these precious girls!! We are so blessed that this little boy is part of our family! Thank you God for the blessing of this child who is not mine by birth, but who is so very much my baby!!!!!!! It was a full 2 years of wondering and worry before he was able to become an official member of the Westbrook clan. Not because of anything he did, but because we loved him and we did not want to lose him and we did not know what would happen! We are forever greatful that we have this child in our lives and could not imagine our family without him!
Here's our little cowboy!
And here's the girls! We had soooo much fun dressing them up in their costumes! I'm pretty sure they were not near as thrilled as we were, but it was still fun! They were great sports!
Anna, the Ladybug 2!! (Madalyn wore this for her 1st Halloween). Such memories!!
And Madalyn.... Pooh Bear dressed as a Ladybug! Too cute!!! She kept pulling on her antennae...
And our sweet little Toria!! She is wearing Justin's first Halloween costume and one of my favorite animals. She is definitely the cutest Cow EVER!!!!!!!!!! :))
A great picture of the cousins! Just missing 2 of my sister's boys and 2 of my boys! How sweet! Samuel celebrating his 12th birthday with a really tall cake!!!
Thanks, Madison, for decorating the cake! It was awesome!
And your ears will hear a word behind you, "This is the way, walk in it", whenever you turn to the right or to the left. Isaiah 30:21
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For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.