Saturday, November 7, 2015

Caleb is 9 Months Old

It's hard to believe in 3 months we'll be celebrating this little man's 1 year birthday. These months have been going so fast. We've enjoyed every moment of every second of the day with him. My heart skips a beat when I sneak into the room and our eyes meet. He's been showing how much of a Momma's boy he is this month. He's been going through a little seperation anxiety when he notices I walk away. But what I love most is when his face lights up when he sees me. 

This month was a blur with all the fun things we had going on. Caleb had his first Halloween and was a cute little lion just like his brother was. He also got the dreaded hand, foot and mouth virus. It was AWFUL! Or more like, it looked AWFUL! He handled it pretty well but he had these horrible blisters/boils all over his face, hands, feet and butt.

What you've been up to this month! 
  1. Two new teeth are sprouting and with that comes more drool and more whining. 
  2. You're getting pretty quick with your cruising
  3. You are getting into everything. From crawling on the fire hearth and eating ashes to pulling yourself up on a dirty toilet that your brother left the seat up. I've had a number of parent fail moments this month.
  4. You eat so much food! and you aren't picky!!
  5. You've slowed down on the nursing.
  6. You just recently gotten into liking your paci and I love it. There's just something so cute about a baby and a paci!
  7. You like bath time a lot. 
  8. You like to pick up toys and throw them
  9. You wave 

Caleb is 8 Months Old

A month late in posting because I just could't squeeze in the time to upload the pictures. Can't believe how fast our guy is growing. It's been a fun month and he's been up too a lot. Mostly teething, drooling and getting teeth in this month!

Here's what's been happening..
  • You like to say, babababa
  • When you get excited you squeal and you like to compete with your brother and sister yelling the loudest
  • You like to wrestle with us
  • You've tried to stand up without holding onto anything.
  • You've been furniture cruising
  • You got another tooth in this month. You now have one on the bottom and one on the top
  • You've bit me several times nursing. Not fun. :)
  • You like to make sounds with your mouth
  • You like to pull Kate's hair
  • You are pretty tough and can grab toys back if they are taken from you
  • You like to put EVERYTHING in your mouth
  • You love to find shoes and put them in your mouth
  • You found the stairs and get to them quickly. You even crawl up them. There may have been a couple times you fell down the first two steps. Not a proud moment for me...

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Luke's first day of Pre-K!

Luke had an extra pep in his step heading off to PRE-K!! I think he knew he was big man on campus. More then the other two years he was super excited to start school. I think because he knows this is the next step to kindergarten. He was never really interested in learning until the start of this year. I was a little worried I was going to have trouble with him liking to learn! But I think I told him enough this summer about what big kids and kindergartner's do that he was excited to learn and be just like them. Just this summer he started drawing his first 'real' pictures. His first picture was a robot and his second was of him at the top of a snow mountain and Caleb and Daddy at the bottom. I was the proudest Momma and have them hanging on our refrigerator with such pride.

And here's the big man off to school. Thanks Grammy and PaPa for the scholarship;)

Kate's first day of Preschool!

This was Kate's first year and she was just too cute and so excited to be doing something her older brother gets to do. I've never seen someone so excited to head off to school. I thought for sure once we would walk to class fear would creep in and she would decide it wasn't for her. Nope, she went straight into class without any hesitation. So much so, I had to walk into her class to make her give me a hug and kiss good bye. She was just too busy and independent for me. She's all about carrying her book bag and finding it herself when she gets out of class for the day.

I love how when I asked her how she liked her first day she actually answered! She said it was good and I asked what they learned and she said the days of the week. It's also really cute to watch her recite the snack time prayer. I love seeing those cute chunky hands being folded together and eyes squinted head bowed as they pray. So cute! She learned to tickle the wall (genius teacher idea to get the kids to stay against the wall!).

Katelyn has grown up so much since her 2nd birthday. She is such a little Momma. Always helping with Caleb and telling him and Luke what to do. She loves to make up her own songs and will dance, walk and play while singing. She also loves Mickey Mouse clubhouse and Minnie Mouse. She's really into superheroes and pretending she's batman too. Probably because the only dress up clothes she has in the house are Luke's....guess I need to purchase a couple princess gowns...:). Kate has an insane vocabulary and literally blows us away every day with her dialogue. Most the time she has us rolling with laughter because she's just so funny. She is also quite the artist. She usually prefers to draw and paint her masterpieces on the walls, table and her body so I don't have proof of her creativeness on paper quite yet. I'm very impressed with her skills though. She's able to draw shapes and copy letters. She holds her own too and keeps up very well with big brother. Of course she's also stubborn (two stubborn parents makes for all stubborn children) and has decided to not be potty trained. As much as she is a big girl with her milestones she still in her heart wants to be a baby. She's not quite ready to make that step.

Here she is off to her first day of preschool. Thank you Grammy and Pa-pa for the scholarship;). They are so happy!!

First day of Preschool!

The kids had their first month of preschool!
I was originally going to combine both Luke and Kate's preschool blog entry into one post but then realized I wanted Kate to have her very own post since this was her very first year in preschool! Had to make our little girl feel special too:).

Caleb is 7 months old

It's seems like every month some big milestone occurs. This month it was full on crawling, sitting up and pulling up. I can't believe how fast everything is happening. It's exciting but also sad to see just how fast this sweet little baby stage goes.

We're loving every second of every day with this guy! 

What you're up too
  • You are pretty much the easiest most laid back guy we know:). 
  • You are definitely on the move and like crawling around discovering and playing with things in each direction. 
  • You've started table foods. There hasn't been anything you haven't liked. You pretty much inhale it too. 
  • You've gotten knocked down a few times by Kate and Luke. 
  • When you sleep you like to find your blanket and stuff the tags in your mouth.
  • When you're in your crib you like to throw your stuffed animals, pacifier and blanket out.
  • You've pretty much stopped using a pacifier. 
  • You poop ALL THE TIME! It's got to be at least 4 times a day. It's so much that I can't keep track of how many times a day you do!
  • It's really easy to get a belly laugh out of you. Just a couple snorts or peek-a-boo.
  • I love how you can find me in the room and give me a big grin from ear to ear. I think you may be kind of a Momma's boy:).
  • I LOVE LOVE LOVE to kiss you and hold you tight and smell you. 
  • I love how you have a dimple on your nose. I know, weird place for a dimple...but when you smile or breath hard it appears!
  • When you get upset you're pretty easy to distract. Just do something silly and you start laughing instead.
  • When nursing you get very distracted and pull off a lot to take a look at what's going on. It's almost impossible to nurse in public. You always seems to pull the hooter-hider up! When I'm home and nursing I literally have to lock ourselves in a room to get the session over. It's a good thing you can knock it out in under 10 minutes. Lots of damage can be done in 10 minutes from the siblings (i.e. Kate).
  • When you want Kate and Luke to play with you and crawl into them and kind of nudge them. 
  • Luke and Kate like to get down and crawl with you. They like to try and race. 
  • You notice when someone takes your toy away from you and you don't like it;).
  • He loves the pool. It's cute watching him splash the water. He doesn't seem to be a fan of the bathtub yet. I'm not sure what it is that makes him scared. He does better taking showers then baths right now...
And the best at 7 months old.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Caleb is 6 Month's Old!

Oh my, this face. Everyday, all day long, I get to see this sweet smile. I just can't get enough! Everything about him is infectious; his smile, smell, giggles, laughter, eyes, nose, mouth, rolls, expressions, chubby hands, everything. We just want to eat him up we love him so.

You've been up to way too much this month!
  • You started eating baby foods and solids this month. Your favorites are puffs, sweet potatoes, eggs and you even tried a loved spaghetti!
  • You crawled right before you turned 6 months. Full on crawling!
  • You are slowly starting to pull yourself up on things
  • You can sit up all by yourself
  • You are very very ticklish
  • You are easy going. Our road trip to Florida was so nice. You hardly made a peep! 
  • You are happy happy. Someone just has to look at you and you greet them with a smile.
  • I love to kiss your little mouth. That baby breath is the best:) 
  • You've grown out of the swing and rock and sleep.
  • You love the jump and go! We say bouncy bouncy and you start jumping
  • You are FAST! It's been a little hard to make sure floors are kept of little things that you can choke on. 
  • Now that you are bigger Luke and Kate have decided to play more rough with you. You've started a little wrestling with them. Playful of course:)
  • Luke really likes to try and pick you up now. He also likes to put you in his lap.
  • You are pretty good about playing contently with your toys and your brother and sisters toys. 

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Caleb is 5 Month's Old!

You are moving way too fast. This month you started to get on your hands and knees and rock back and forth. You want to crawl so badly. We had fun this month and spent a lot of time outside and in the pool. You went to the beach and got to swim in the ocean. You loved it!! You are a little fishy and love to swim and don't mind going on under. You also had your first plane ride and did such a good job. I made sure to nurse you on the way up and on the way down.

This is what you've been up to this month:

  • You're an inch worm.
  • You like to do the superman pose when on your belly
  • We call you roly poly because you can roll across the room in the matter of seconds
  • You love your jump seat and exersaucer. We say jumpy jumpy and you start jumping
  • You make your way to anything and everything. I'm going to have to start making rules for small toys on the floor!
  • You got into a deck of pokeman cards and pooped pokeman cards for a couple of days
  • You like the shower and love the water running over your head and back
  • We've reached the stage where you get distracted easily while nursing. Any noise makes you pull off to look around which is pretty much always with a brother and sister around. A lot of the times I have to lock myself in a room so you can finish!:)
I know these pictures may seem all the same to everyone but to me he looks so different in everyone. I couldn't help but post all of them. He's just so darn cute!