S: Wilson Family 2012
FC: Wilson Family 2012
1: Sometimes you just have to make your own fun at home.
3: When Dad was available we tried to make use of the time and go on family outings. We made it to the Bird Sanctuary, the Zoo and the Children's Museum. At the bird sanctuary we didn't see a lot of birds and she went around calling out" Birds, Birds, where are you?
5: Carla Stuckey has bluebonnets growing in her front yard every year. She invited me to take Leslie's photos in the yard. Leslie wanted to play with toys more than take pictures which is why we can with this selection of pictures.We took these photos just days before our Emma joined our family.
6: David Turns 27!
7: Minda was so good about getting the ladies together when she lived in Mission Bend.She moved to Spring but when she was due with her first baby girl we had a little celebration for her.
9: Emma Nicole Wilson was born on March 30, 2012 at 9:05 am. She came pretty fast and the doctor almost didn't make it to the hospital. We did a night induction which was not pleasant for us. We were so happy to have Emma join our family. Leslie was so excited to come to the hospital and meet her new baby sister. Also Megan and Michelle came and were excited to see a new born baby and sing Happy Birthday to our sweet little girl.
10: Emma came home on Conference Sunday, April 1st. We went to Grandma Allreds to watch conference., Leslie was very curious about her new little sister. On the way home that evening both girls cried the majority of the way home and David and I looked at each other and said "Welcome to life with two"!!
11: Easter Sunday
12: SISTER LOVE | Can I hold her please?"
13: Our wonderful friend Jill Christman put on a princess party for all the little girls this age!They had such a fun time dancing, going on a fairy hunt and having a tea party.
14: Emma is such a joy, though sleeping and napping was a struggle for a long time she was one smiley baby. People would tell us all the time that that was her heavenly gift to be a happy smiley child.
15: Leslie was 2, she felt like she was big enough to do anything she wanted, not take naps(instead terrorize her room), hold her sister and get into treats herself! She did love to play with her sister and friends.
17: We blessed Emma Nicole Wilson on May 13, 2012. It was Mother's Day and we were happy to have both set of grandparents attend along with Jason and Lochsely.
18: Grandma and Grandpa Wilson came to Houston for Emma's baby blessing! They stayed a whole week! We wanted to make sure to keep busy while they were here. We went to the Houston's Children's Museum one afternoon and picnicked at Herman Park that day too. While they were here Grandma helped finish a T-shirt quilt that was started years ago! It felt great to get such a big project finished!
20: Life with two cute Princesses meant life was never boring! We kept ourselves busy. Leslie loved decorating sugar cookies with markers and Emma thought it was quite fun too. We also were able to host a Fisher Price Party and loved being able to share our new box of toys with all of our friends!
22: It was so much fun to bring both of our girls on this outing! Leslie did get a bit frustrated that we had to stop and take care of Emma , other than that it was a success!
23: Emma's 1st Zoo Trip
24: We were able to bring the Bonds to the Memorial Day Breakfast which was on Stephanie's Birthday and we celebrated that later that day.
25: During the summer we made the Wilson famous Sweet Pickles, made it to some fun times at the library and spend some time with the grandparents.
26: We had the Lyon family over for Hawaiian Haystacks, and then made homemade ice cream and cones! We also have been lucky enough that we have friends and family near by to do fun things like shopping and eat snocones at the Ice Barn!
28: With the Aunts and some cousins we took a trip to the beach! It was so nice to have a couple of extra hands around to be able to sit with Emma but still have Leslie have fun!
29: BEACH TRIP!!!! | Beach Trip
30: We got picked to host A Fischer Price House Party! They sent us a lot of toys to share with our friends! It was our first big event at our new home. We had so much fun sharing our new toys with our friends! | We were lucky enough to host a Fisher Price party at our new apartment! I rushed to get our apartment together just two weeks after we moved in. We then spent the whole night before putting together all the new toys to play with.It felt like a Christmas Eve night.
32: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
33: Leslie wanted to be Rapunzel and then the other costumes just fell into place! | Our playgroup had an activity that Cassie Webster ran for Halloween.She read stories and had activities.
35: Halloween Our ward held its first Trunk or Treat at our new building. We were so excited to see our friends all dressed up! We dressed up as Tangled characters. Dad was the king, Mom the Queen, Leslie Rapunzel and Emma was Pascal.
37: Mom and Dad Wilson went on a mission at the end of July 2012. We didn't make it to the reunion that year and decided to be their first visitors in Fresno. We made a lot of day trips to the surrounding area. We had IN n Out burgers, went to the zoo, the beach,the Sequoias and Somona Farms. It was so nice to be able to see so much with them.
42: we made a stop to see Grandma Allred, Aunt Lauren , Uncle Jason and Aunt Lochsley. We also went to The allreds favorite Ice Cream place. | Provo Pit Stop
43: The girls were so excited when we would stop and sleep in a hotel. They had to check everything out!
44: Rachel is getting married! Her engagement with Ken was pretty sudden, so we snagged her Christmas Eve morning for a impromptu Bridal Shower.It was fun to catch up with everyone and celebrate someone else's good news!
45: Clair had a super cute birthday party to celebrate turning 3! Jill had made them all Cinderella aprons, they all dressed up and went to the ball, but after they did their chores of course.
47: Leslie 2012
51: Leslie Turned 3! | Leslie made it clear that she wanted some friends to come over and a strawberry cake. She was excited to eat cupcakes and that the Lyon family could join us!
53: Emma's 1st Christmas was celebrated at the Allred House. They tried to sleep in the living room with the Aunts but the Aunts gave up when they realized how wiggly kids are. It was a wonderful holiday and we were grateful to spend it with our family.
54: t | Days after Christmas the Allred and Wilson girls made a road trip to Louisiana to visit our Maw Maw. She was slowing down a bit but we did get her to go out and go to the mall with us and get lunch. It was nice for her to meet Emma and see Leslie again. | All the little girls enjoyed riding the mall merry go round. | Houma