Monday, October 06, 2008

Biking Adventures

We just bought a Chariot bike trailer. It's great because we can put Audrey inside and she gets pulled behind a bike. I can go for a long bike ride, and she gets to enjoy the view.

That's what we thought. This is a picture taken right before her first ride...several weeks ago. She's safe and secure, strapped in, wearing her helmet. She looks terrified, doesn't she?

Jake took her on her first and second rides. She cried quite a bit on each. I took her out for an hour last week. She didn't cry till the last 3 minutes, and I think it's because I woke her from her nap. So, we're making progress. I'm guessing that by next spring she'll be excited for a bike ride. It sounds nice to me.

(Sorry the pictures is a little blurry. I didn't have any that were more clear and still showed her funny expression.)

Friday, May 30, 2008

One Eventful Month!

May was an eventful month for us! We celebrated out first Mother's Day, our 3rd anniversary, Audrey's blessing and first hair cut...and went on a road trip to Colorado.

May 4th was Audrey's blessing day. We decided to give her a first hair cut too. She looked like an old man who was going bald, except for an Alfalfa patch at the top, back part of her head. She was very patient and calm as we clipped the top patch and then used trimmers with an attachment to shorten all of her hair to one length. It was a good experience, overall.

The blessing was really nice. We had family and friends gathered to support us and participate in the blessing. After church, we went to Grandpa and Grandma Jensen's house for a little lunch. Our web gallery has a bunch of pictures that Jodi took of Audrey in her white dress with a yellow flower in her hair. She doesn't look particularly happy, but she sure is expressive!

May 11th was our 3rd anniversary and my first Mother's Day.

Audrey made this beautiful footprint flower for me for Mother's Day. Jake put it on our wall so I would see it when I woke up that day. What a wonderful surprise! Jake also video taped the process so I could see how he and Audrey made it.

This was a wonderful first Mother's Day for me!

On Tuesday, May 20th (Audrey's 3 month birthday) we drove with Grandpa Sandry to Colorado Springs, Colorado to attend Brittany Sandry's graduation and visit family. Jake couldn't go, so it was Grandpa, Mom and Audrey. We had a great time! Audrey was really good on the trip. She slept well in the car and enjoyed getting to know her cousins, aunt, uncle and great-grandparents. Here are a few pictures.

Audrey and Aunt Carrie:

Audrey and Great-Grandpa Gallegos. Everybody loves Grandpa "Duck"!

Monday, April 07, 2008

Passed Out

Audrey is so much fun! Last week she experienced several "passed out" moments. She would fall asleep while someone was holding her, and she would be so tired that nothing could wake her. The first time it happened, we didn't have a camera near. The second time, we got these shots.
Today I finally uploaded pictures of Audrey from week 2 through week 6. So, the photo gallery is updated. The pictures still need captions, so that's the next project. It's nice that her baby acne is starting to clear. If you look through her pictures, you'll see over three weeks of yucky acne. Poor girl! We still think she's adorable.

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Audrey Esperanza Jensen

Audrey Esperanza Jensen was born on February 20th, 2008 at 8:58 p.m.. She was 20 inches long and weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces. We didn't find out the sex of our baby till she was born. During the entire pregnancy, most of our family was convinced that she would be a boy. So, when the nurse yelled, "It's a girl!" we were totally shocked! Now, we can't imagine being the parents of a baby boy. Audrey has a sweet temperament and is a lot of fun for her parents. Check out our web gallery link (on the right) for pictures of our sweetheart. So far she's a good eater and a good sleeper. She has regained her birth weight and then some. And the extra skin on her neck is filling out and has become a double chin. She has big feet and hands, and extremely long fingers and toes. She doesn't cry much, but she squeaks a lot. And when she's really hungry, she snorts like a pig. Mom and dad are doing well and adjusting to the sleep schedule of a newborn.