Sweet Sisterhood!

Elizabeth Zoe insolubly loves her sisters! 
She loves being held and loved by them, talking to them, watching them and laughing at them! 
They make everything better! 

Yesterday we went in for her 4 month check up- I know it was at 5 months! (We needed to get her registered on base with insurance by a certain date, and Dustin had to do it, well he went TDY and couldn't do it by said date, SO we were late, making it so we had to wait to get her an appointment until after 30 days we finally were able to do it...) 
ANYWAY... she now weights 14 lbs and 5 ounces which is in the 50 percentile for weight and in 26 inches long which is in the 90 percentile for height! And she is a healthy happy baby! Of course I got all the 'doctor rules' for being a mom. They change every year it seems, which is strange cause I have been a mom for 11+ years and my first is and was just as healthy as my youngest- even though I did things the 'old' way back then! (And my mom did things the 'older' way and I grew up just fine!) So I am not sure why they keep changing things! So I will be taking it all as 'ideas' and 'suggestions', since most of it is little things that don't make such a big deal! Like I said my other kids have always been healthy! 
SO after her appointment we had to go get 4 month imunazations, they suck by the way! Anyway, she was all happy right before them, Bekah even had her laughing good! You see if Bekah jumps up and down or towards her she laughs like crazy, only at Bekah tho!  So I laid her down, she was fine, got the shots, which of course made her scream. Now normally my kids cry and are unhappy for at least an hour after them, not Lizzie! 
No, as we were leaving the clinic, not even 2 minutes after the shots, Bekah said something to me and Lizzie started laughing at her! So Bekah started jumping and she laughed until she go the hiccups again! 
I love that my sweet baby loves her sisters SO much!!! They are all so sweet to each other!!!

Enjoy a few pictures and a short video! (Sorry the video moves around like crazy, Jake was trying to record it for me and hasn't quite mastered it yet :)

Fun with Cousins!

We are in Idaho with week with Dustin's family for his Grandpa's funeral. Most of his cousins, Aunts and Uncles were able to come home for it, so we are having fun seeing everyone! 

 Elizabeth Zoe with Grandma Great Zoe!
 The girls pushing Mason on the swing and Grandma Ashbocker's! 
 Bekah by Grandma's flowers
 Grace by Grandma's flowers
It was a beautiful sunny day out and we enjoyed some time in the sunshine! 
 Grace holding her cousin XJ!
XJ and Lizzie are only about 2 weeks apart! It is fun to see them with each other. 

More family arrives today! So more fun will be had by all!!!

Elizabeth Zoe- Our Easter Bunny!

Due to everything going on: Dustin deploying, kids in school, holidays... I didn't get to take Elizabeth's 3 month pictures, so here she is at 4.5 months...

 'You took it away! I wanted it in my month!'

Isn't she beautiful! We love our Lizzie Zoe! 
I wanted to get more of her in her Easter dress, but she is teething and had a little fever and was grouchy! 
But she is still so stinkin' cute! 

 Easter Sunday!
Love my blue eyed angle! 

Happy Easter!

This Easter I am eternally grateful to have the Lord in my life. It is through his love and strength that I am able to do all that I must. I am so glad that I have an eternal family. I am thankful for my amazing husband who is serving us and our country, doing everything he can to let me be home with our wonderful children. I am so glad I get to be their mom, watching them learn and grow everyday! 

Here is a little of our Easter fun! 
 Lizzie in her new jumper!
 We did a secret 'You've been egged!' to one of our neighbors. We filled plastic eggs with treats and left them on their yard, with a sign! The kids had SO much fun! Grace and Bekah were excited to do something fun for a friend. Jake got all secret military, staying against walls... it was so fun!
 I made fun rice crispy 'eggs' with m&m's inside for a fun surprise!
 Coloring eggs! 

 Easter baskets ready for the morning!!!
 Bunny faces!

 My beautiful kids!!! Growing up fast!
 Sweet Elizabeth Zoe!
 Egg hunt!

Friday at the kids school, the kids did a dance show. They have been learning dances for a while and had an assembly to show their families. 
 Grace waiting to start
 One of the dances 3rd grade did.
 Jake waiting for his next dance.
One of Jake's dances! 
I got some video I will try to upload soon! 
It was fun to watch! 

On a down side Dustin's Grandpa Ashbocker who has been sick for the past few months past away last night. I am grateful for the past 14, almost 15 years that I have got to know him and have him as a grandfather. He was a wonderful man. I am glad I have those memories of him, and so glad my kids had him as a Great Grandpa. I am glad we have forever to be with him. He will be missed, we look forward to seeing him in the future. 
Love you Grandpa Ashbocker! 

We hope you all had a very Happy Easter!