Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Jessica Ski Bunny

Not everyone can pull off this outfit. But our little ski bunny can....
Jessica getting psyched for skiing.

Jessica skiing.  (Me running behind her trying not to allow her to crash into anyone or anything!) 
It's more of a challenge than you would think.... :)  I'm not on skis though.
After 6 runs on the bunny hill, she wanted to go on the real mountain- that's my girl.  Next time we go up!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Belated Christmas Picture

Alexis came to Philips for Family Fun Day (Open House).
She was photographed with Santa (don't tell Alexis but he works at Philips too!)
She looks like a GIANT to us in this picture.
Absolutely ADORABLE!!!  She's a big 5 year old now!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Alexis Birthday!!!

Happy 5th Birthday little GIRL Alexis!!!
5 years ago today at 8:53am, we welcomed you into our lives.... and spent 72 days in the NICU to get you in order enough to get home.
4 years ago, we spent your birthday in the hospital for 20 days trying to figure out your breathing / airway issues.
3 years ago, we were keeping you healthy in preparation for your tonsil removal surgery.
2 years ago, we kept it low key to make sure you didn't get sick in the winter. 
1 year ago, we celebrated your beautiful life with friends at the Children's Museum in Boston.
This year, we had a bash at the new house.  And you giggled and giggled and giggled!  You were enjoying life and had a blast!  We love you little girl Alexis.  You make us proud to be your parents.  You light up a room, you work the room and you melt hearts along the way.  You are silly, stubborn, smart and loving.  Keep up the fight for life, we are all here cheering you on!  7 surgeries in 5 years and CPAP nightly for 4 years - we'll move mountains for you!
Much love, Mom, Dad & Jessica!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Alexis Birthday Party

Here are some pictures of Alexis' birthday party.....

Schnaderbeck Sundays

Don't let the outfits fool you, it's Alexis taking on the Speedy Sled Hill now.

A little growl and raspberry means mixed results.  But she did the after run camera interview.  :-)

The raspberry at the end of the video indicates that her run was a success.  So she goes again.