Monday, May 25, 2009
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Wednesday was the Annual Step by Step year end picnic. It was a beautiful evening. Blake had such a good time playing with his friends. For as "outgoing" as they seem to be on a daily basis, most of them were wall flowers when it came time for Beachcomber Bob to get the party started. Who wouldn't want to dance to songs like the "Chicken Dance", "SpongeBob Squarepants" and "At the Hop?" Blake finally started dancing on the last song. It was pretty cute. I am absolutely convinced he channels Elaine from Seinfeld when he dances. Here is a video clips to showcase his dance moves.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
We are still waiting on you to take off, but it's getting really close. You say ma-ma, da-da, ba-ba, na-na and a few other random words. You also shake your head no when you don't want something. It's pretty funny. You were in love with carrots and peas (the real deal...not the pureed kind) for a few weeks so we went out and bought a TON...now you won't touch them! You like to eat avocado, bananas, yogurt and club crackers. Your brother thinks you are his little buddy. He likes to play with you and pinches your cheeks and says "chubby cheeks, chubby cheeks." He still calls you "Goo Goo" which is pretty cute. We all call you Lukie or Luke William most of the time, but one of your teachers has been calling you Louie, so that has started to stick at home and school. Sometimes we call you "Lillam." When Blake was learning to pronounce William, he would say "Lillam" so that has stuck too.
A funny story, on Mother's Day we went for a long walk and to a nearby park to play. On the way back, Blake started singing some made up song and hitting all of these notes that I'm pretty sure aren't actually notes. Then Luke joined in...they were both singing in these WAY out of tune voices and it was hysterical. I have to believe we were sending all the dogs in the Northwest corner of Plymouth straight under their beds! Of course we didn't have the video camera with us! I just hope I can remember it forever.
We love you to bits and pieces my little man.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
So anyway...Happy Mother's Day to my wonderful Mom. I love you more than you'll ever know. Thanks for helping me realize the simple pleasures in life (reading, napping and being crafty just to name a few). I've learned so much from you through the years and I thank you for that. It has definitely made me into the Mommy I am today. I do wish you lived closer and could see the boys as often as you wanted, but know that you have a very special place in their hearts!
Happy Mother's Day too to my Grandma, Grandma Jarrett and Grandma Lana. And of course to my beloved Sisters. I am so grateful for the families you have created and the Mother's you have become. And a special shout out to all of my Mommy friends that help keep me sane, support me and provide me with advice on all aspects of life! Thank you!!
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Then there was Kurt's birthday...Happy Belated Birthday! We had oreo cookie cake from Cub...yum yum yum! Blake could not wait to have cake. The first thing he said when he walked in the house on Kurt's birthday was "get the cake out Mom!" There is a clip below of him singing Happy Birthday to his Daddy.
Then there's Luke...he has got more teeth on top now and his front teeth are really coming through. It looks so funny to see him with so many teeth. He's also so close to crawling. He actually does crawl, but backwards and he doesn't even know it. He wants to pull himself up too so we've been working on that. There's a clip below of him doing some of his moves. We had to lower his crib a few weeks ago which was a tough moment for Mommy. It just seems like he is growing too fast. He was having a crazy hair week for some reason so here are some photos of that too.