Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Announcing the arrival of Matthew John Watson

On Wednesday November 5, 2008 at 8:57pm Matthew John made his appearance into this world.

I went into my doctor that morning and was dilated to 3 and about 80% thinned out. My doctor stripped my membranes and sent me to walk. Since that didn't start full labor he induced me later that day. It was such a blessing becasue if I didn't have Matthew that day Austin would not have been able to be there.

I went in at about 3:30 and they started the pitosin at 4:00. After the contractions became regular I got my epidural and Doctor Fleming broke my water. Mathew was born at 8:57pm after 6 minutes of pushing. All went so well an we feel so blessed.

Everyone is adjusting very well to his arrival in the family. I will post more soon.

pics are of The family with Matthew John; Matthew John; my Dad with him and my Mom with him; Austin with him and me with Austin and Matthew

Saturday, November 01, 2008

Hockey Fun

Since we moved back up here to Michigan we have really had a great time being able to watch Austin and his teammates play hockey. Over the past 5 yes the kids hardly ever saw Austin play and Mike and I only once or twice a year. It has been such a treat to see him play on average twice a week and being able to watch the away games via the internet. The Spitfires are in first place in their division with only one loss and Austin is playing very well. He is number 3 in Rookie scoring for the league which is very good.

Here are some pictures of us in our jerseys enjoying Ausitn playing hockey. Go Spitfires!!!

The Pumpkin Patch - 3 weeks ago

About 3 weeks ago we went to the pumpkin patch in search of pumpkins and the yummy cider and homemade donuts you only find around these parts during the fall:)

We really had a great time.

Friends recommended this farm and it was lots of fun. There was a general store, cider, donuts, a hayride, a corn maze, and of course the pumpkin patch.

It was a beautiful sunny day and we went right after church. After taking pictures we headed out to the pumpkin patch on the hayride. After choosing our pumpkins the older kids went through the corn maze. It was big one and you had to find 3 cedar trees and mark them off of the map they gave you. The kids had soo much fun. After the corn maze we took the hayride back to the front where we enjoyed fresh donuts and cider.