Monday, October 1, 2012

Aria & the Optometrist

Aria did really well at her eye doctor visit today. She got a clean eye bill of health and some new shades as well...

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Future BFFs #2

Another shot of Zyler and Nicholas, both around 2 1/2 months old.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Big Girl Bed

The final touches of Aria's big girl bed: we took off the rails so she is completely in a big girl bed. So far, no falling off the bed incidents!

Friday, September 28, 2012

Aria's Bow-Tique

After doing some arts & crafts with Minnie's bow, Aria hams it up in the mirror to see her new creation.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Tummy Time!

Zyler doing a little bit of tummy time this afternoon.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Aria the Cowgirl

Aria's imagination takes a hold as she finds my boots and turns into a "cowgirl".

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Shared Naptime

Some cozy daddy son time tonight. They look so sweet when they're sleeping...

Monday, September 24, 2012

DJ Aria

DJ Aria practices spinning records today.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Happy Birthday Ross and Selena!

We celebrated both my mom and Ross' birthdays together again today. Here is a shot of them with the Holmgren grand kids...

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Gangnam Style

Brian watches Psy's "Gangnam Style" video for the first time with Aria and Zyler.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Aria's Grub

Not much going on today so a pic of Aria'sparty dinner (fish sicks and mini tater tots) on the Foreman grill.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

Hello Froggie

A little visitor on my mom's front door this afternoon.

Sunday, September 16, 2012


Z sports his first hoodie after getting all bundled up for a walk to the park.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Mommy's Little Man

Hanging out with mommy today after trying out a slightly new hairdo (although the Mohawk is starting to become natural after Z's baths).

Friday, September 14, 2012

Squeaky Clean

Aria helps Po Po wash her Mahjongg tiles.

Thursday, September 13, 2012


The highlighter pens for Z's 2 month party arrived today.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Happy 2 Months Zyler!

Zyler is officially two months old today. Look how much our baby boy has grown...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Feeding Time

Aria feeds her puppies this afternoon with "blueberries" and "veggies". If only she would eat her fruits and veggies too...

Monday, September 10, 2012

Crowned Princess

Aria models her new crown in front of the mirror today.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Wrestling Match

Mike, Suporn, Jonah, Miriya and Aria get a bout of wrestling in today.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

So Hypnotic

There's just something about how Brian holds Z sometimes that puts him in a sleepy trance.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Carpet Art

Aria takes her craft seriously as she draws her masterpiece into the carpet.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Watch Out!

Future driver Aria gets some practice time behind the wheel.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Smiley Z

His smiles are getting to be more and more reactive.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Potty Training Boot Camp

She'll hate me for this later I'm sure, but I couldn't help it. Aria goes through her first official day of potty training boot camp.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Another Future Trojan

Z after watching his first half ever of SC football with mommy.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Your Caption Here

This look just begs you to caption this photo yourself: what could he be thinking?

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Po Po and Z

Infants are hard work: Z tires Po Po out this afternoon as she helps me babysit.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Water Balloons

After cleaning up, I found some old water balloons and decided to get Aria outside in the warm afternoon sun to play with them. She loved them so much, she absolutely hated it when I popped them. :-P

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Parasol Fun

Aria sporting her new pink parasol (courtesy of Po Po).

Monday, August 27, 2012

Creative Sunshades

Aria uses the car shade to block the sun in the car today, but not quite the conventional way...

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Sibling Resemblance: Now

Not sure how this happened, but there is some sibling synchronicity in this photo. ;-)

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Future BFFs

Zyler and Nicholas at the Fantasy Football draft party today. Nicholas is definitely a  better eater and sleeper than Z. :-P

Friday, August 24, 2012

Sibling Resemblance: Then

I've seen the resemblance between A and Z from the beginning, but this shot should help more see it. ;-)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

I Made an Egg!

Aria shows off her play-doh fried egg after today's arts and crafts time with mommy.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

My Little Hero

The shirt and his expression say it all. :-D

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


Aria shares the duckie blanket with her baby brother.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Sporty Chairs

Aria helps me run errands today and finds some cool looking sporty kids chairs at Staples.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Bathtime Helper

Aria proves that she can be quite the helpful big sister as she helps us give Z a bath today.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Uncle Mike

(Or as Aria calls him, "Uncle Buck") gets over his "new baby jitters" with Z tonight.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Hiking at Garin

On Brian's last day of paternity leave, we decided to take Aria on a hike in Garin park. Even though we did have to carry her part of the way (probably about half), it was a good first hike for Aria (and first hike back for me).

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Afternoon Stroll

Daddy and daughter on an afternoon stroll in the neighborhood.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Sibling Portraits

After an impromptu photo session with the kiddos this evening, this is my favorite shot of them.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

More Sunbathing

I just couldn't resist taking this photo: he looks so relaxed and comfy in the sun.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hungry I Am

So says Yoda and his shirt. And Z lives up to it too. :-P