S: Diel Family 2010-2011
FC: Diel Family 2010-2011
2: Welcome Alaina Marie Our family was overjoyed when we found out we had a little girl. The boys wouldn't admit it to anyone, but they were very excited.
4: Sugar and Spice And Everything Nice That's What Little Girls Are Made Of.!
6: Our new bundle of joy!
7: Alaina is such a good baby. She is very alert and loves looking at faces intensely.
8: The boys just can't get enough of their little sister.
9: Alaina is a wonderful sleeper and loves to eat. She is so cuddly and happy. We are truly blessed.
11: Alaina's Final Sponge Bath | She loves her bathtime!
13: We had a great Easter this year. The weather was beautiful for an Easter egg hunt. Aunt Stephanie even had a hunt prepared for the adults. The boys found tons of eggs. Alaina looked beautiful in her very first Easter dress. All in all, it was a wonderful day.
14: First Grade Read Night Collin's teachers put on a read night filled with games, crafts, obstacle courses, and of course reading. The kids also sang a few songs for their parents. Collin and I made matching shirts for the night.
19: Baby Girls are a Gift from Above
20: What a Wonderful Moment......All Smiles!
21: Pretty in Pink
23: These pictures were taken the day of the Noble May Day Parade. Alex and Alaina had a great time watching all of the kids and floats in the parade. Of course, Alex came home with a bucket full of candy which made everyone happy.
24: Scenes from the 2010 Noble May Day Parade
25: Collin's class theme was "Everyday Heroes" . Collin and Aden chose to be farmers...imagine that! They looked very cute.
27: Everyone loves to cuddle!
28: Alex is 4! We had wonderful weather for Alex's 4th birthday. Everyone came over for supper, cake, and ice cream. | Some of Alex's favorite gifts were his bubble blower, Thomas the Train set, and Thomas trains.
30: School PsychologyReunion The Torbeck's Home | June 2010
31: The Baby Boom!!
33: Trinity Retreat 2010 The boys had a wonderful time at the Trinity Retreat. The weekend was filled with bible lessons, songs, crafts, playing outside, and spending quality time with family. God Bless Grandma for taking this feat on!
34: 4 months At 4 months Alaina was rolling over, talking alot, and standing well supported. She really began to take an interest in toys as well. She loves to be talked to or sang to. She occasionally sleeps all night and takes three naps during the day.
35: At 4 months Alaina measured in at 25 1/2" and 14 lbs. 10 oz. She is growing so fast!
36: Noble T-Ball Collin had a successful season with Catron. Greg Stallard did a great job coaching. Collin has improved his batting and fielding.
38: Union Station - Summer 2010 Although dad had a really busy summer, we managed to take a three day trip to the Gateway City, St. Louis, MO. We spent time at Union Station, The Arch, The Magic House, Science Center, and St. Louis Mills Mall. We had great fun, and it was a well needed break.
39: Collin - looking handsome as always. | Alex feeding the fish at Union Station.
40: The Science Center St. Louis, MO August 2010 | Collin absolutely loved the dinosaur exhibits.
41: The Science Center had many great exhibits. Some of the highlights were the dinosaurs amd the imax movie.
42: Cabela's - A Hunter's Dream
46: Scenes from the Magic House St. Louis, Mo August 2010 | The Diel Boys Working Hard - They get that honest!
47: "I really hate being inside...when do I get to go farm?" ---Alex | "I can't believe they let me bring my paci to the White House"--Alaina | "I only have 4 years...get me world peace, lower taxes, and more money for farmers...now!"---Collin
48: Scenes from the Gateway Arch - We enjoyed the "ride to the top" . It was more spacious than we anticipated and the view was awesome.
49: Alex's 1st day of Pre-K Alex's first day of school was a great success. He had a class full of friendly students and two great teachers. Alex has decided that he likes school, and he's realized that he is a "pretty smart kid" - in his words. I tell him we always kmew that.
50: As cute as a button
51: Alaina's First Trip to the Pumpkin Patch Louisville, IL October 2010
52: The kids had a great time going through the corn maze and finding all of the scary creatures.
53: Alex and Catherine Best Buddies
55: Grandma Carol let all of the kids pick out their favorite pumpkin. | The kids had a blast at the Pumpkin Patch. They can't wait to go back next year!
56: Carly Rae's Baptism October 2010
57: Carly looked so beautiful in her baptismal gown. She was a very good girl, although she wasn't real excited about the water being poured on her head.
59: Halloween 2010 The Hunter/Bird dog combination brought a lot of fun and a lot of laughs. The boys loved their costumes. Alaina wasn't real crazy about hers, but I still think she had a good time.
61: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
62: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
63: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days