Friday, September 18, 2009

Boy oh Boy

My little man is getting SO big! He is going to be 18 months old on Tuesday, where has the time gone? I really can't believe he's going to be a whole year and a half old. Is it just me or is 18 months a fairly significant time? He walks, he runs, he climbs, he can kick his ball (somethign we've been waiting for since he learned to throw a ball at 7 months). He is evolving into Mr. Personality. He knows when he's pushing my buttons, he likes to make cute faces. It cracks me up to watch him in my rearview mirror when we're driving. He just sits back there and makes the cutest, silliest faces! He likes to "get" Daddy and chases him all over. Most importantly, he's talking up a storm. He has 20 plus words and tries new ones every day. I must admit, the new ones don't sound like words, simply sounds. Like "thank you"... it sounds like "bay boo". I am just happy he attempts the new words. Please is certainly my favorite. When he wants something, I simply ask him "what do you say"... my reward? the cutest little "pleee". I love beign a mother! Oh yeah, here are a few photos from the park. Aidan just LOVES when Daddy comes with us!
























Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New Blog

Ya, I know, I'm terrible at keeping these ones up, why would I start another... well, go read my first post and find out!

www.50poundsfornow.blogspot.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Have you missed me?

I didn't think so! HEHE!

It's been forever since I blogged! I got so caught up in Facebook that I didn't understand why I needed a million places to keep people updated. I still don't see why. Unless anyone can explain why a blog is more useful then facebook, it's probably going to stay that way too! Although I do enjoy reading everyone elses' blogs!

Aidan is a walking, talking toddler now. He is all over the place and I am amazed at how quickly he picked up walking. He's very close to running, he tries to then gets going and falls over. He is much steadier on his feet now! I even let him walk into stores with me, holding my hand and he LOVES it!

Yesterday, I bought Aidan a baby doll. ANthony didn't care for the idea. I showed him how Aidan carries it all over hugging it close to him and when he stops he gives it kisses. We were both pretty surprised how he knew how to do that. He has even started making the kiss noise when he kisses it! It is too cute.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

My BIG Boy!

So, it's been forever since I updated our blog!

Little Aidan started taking his first steps on Wednesday night! We are so darn excited. It seems though that Anthony gets hung up on these things. He wants him to do things right now! LOL! It was no help when he told his mom Wednesday night that he took his first steps and she told him that he would be walking the next day. Well, go figure, he wasn't walking the next day. Anthony wanted to know what was wrong since he wasn't walking yet. UGH! He will walk when he is ready. The first steps are only that... it will be a little while or so before he is steady enough on his feet to walk confidently, even then, most babies prefer crawling because it is faster!


He is just too darn cute though when he takes those steps.... he looks for me as if to say" Mom, do you see me? Are you watching?"

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I wouldn't trade these moments for any others in the world! He is so full of energy and is Mister Personality right now! I love that he comes to find me for a reassurance when we are playing outside and that he looks for my approval when he is doing something new. This bond that seems to grow stronger everyday really is overwhelming for me. I cannot express the feelings I have a as a mother while watching him learn new things! Even if this means waking up 6 times a night right now!

He also is truly enjoying playing outside! He can spend hours playing in the dirt or picking dandelions! If we are inside, he spends most of his time standing at the window so he can see outside.. ah, the joys of being one! I made sure to add a couple pictures of him outside... ENJOY!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Copy Cat

Wow, it has been awhile since I posted!

Aidan has started copying everything we do, it is rather cute. On his list... he holds the phone to his ear, he points the remote at the TV, he spits (when we sneeze!), he attempts to put my sunglasses on and lastly, he combs his own hair! I find it adorable when he tries so hard to immitate the things we do!

Aidan also has a new word! He says "Boo" when we play peek-a-boo! The running total is 3 words! We have "Ni Ni" for ni-night, "ba" for ball, and now "boo" for peek-a-boo! YAY!

Aidan also now has 6 teeth and is working on two more. Once those come in, he will have all 4 front teeth on both the top and bottom! It is so cute to hear his using his teeth to bite pieces off his animal crackers. Yeah, I'm weird, I know. It is just so cute to hear that big crunch come from his little teeth!

Last of all, Aidan has been "free standing". Most of the time, he doesn't realize he isn't holding on to things anymore and when he does, he falls. However, today my little man was on his hands and knees then stood up with his hands on the floor... then stood all the way up! All by himself! No prompting, no support (other then the floor). I am SO excited!!!!! My little guy is getting SO big! It won't be soon and he'll be walking! I am looking forward to him being able to walk as the weather gets warmer. That way, when we spend a lot of time outside he won't be crawling all over the place, rather walking.

Alright, there is all of my updates on Aidan... for now. I'll post some pictures later!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Mr Mischief

Aidan has officially learned how to get into our cuboards! LOL! I'm not too concerned, we have locks on the ones he shouldn't be in. He had a ball throwing my tupperware all over the kitchen. He also enjoyed dragging his toys over and outting them in the cuboard! I love this age :)















Um, yes... that's a bra

So, while driving home from Ross the other day, Aidan grabbed my bag from the backseat. Apparently he thought my new bra was a hat! He is absolutely fascinated with putting everything on his head right now. Of ocurse, if it is actually his hat, he wants it off. perhaps I should just give him a bra to wear on his head when we go outside? As least I know he'll keep it on!



Sunday, April 12, 2009

Fun With Friends

My friend from highschool was moving back to Washington from North Carolina last week and came through Spokane with her family to stay the night with us! Our kids have never met eachother. In fact, the last time I saw her was when she threw my baby shower! It was so great to see the kids. They had a BLAST together!











Easter

Aidan had a fantastic first Easter. Well, almost first Easter. We came home form the hospital on Easter last year! He had a great time at the Easter Egg hunt yesterday! We are looking forward to next year when he can walk around to pick up his eggs :) It was adorable though, he would pick them up and say "bah" (ball) then try to throw them. We all had a blast. I will have to post some pictures this week of him playing with his new remote control car he got in his basket!















Tuesday, March 31, 2009

My Little Scholar!




Just kidding... but these are some cute pictures! I found Aidan had pulled a book off of his shelf and was "reading" it! It was a "big boy" paper book and he didn't even attempt to rip the pages! He simply turned them and looked at them! YAY!

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

My Naked Boy

So, my mom got some super cute pictures of Aidan on his birthday. What is it about babies and being naked that makes everything so fun? No sooner did he realize I didn't have a diaper ready for him after cleaning off after cake.. he was gone! (excuse the frontal nudity... but he is too darn cute playing with his toys naked!)







Chuck E Cheese

Aidan and I took our first trip to Chuck E Cheese yesterday. He enjoyed himself immensely. I enjoyed that he is not old enough to care about actually putting tokens in the games and rides which means we enjoyed Chuck E Cheese for FREE! We didn't stay too long since it was nap time. I did however get some super cute pictures!











Monday, March 23, 2009

Our Little Computer Enthusiast

Aidan is absolutely fascinated by our computer! Today he was actually trying to use the keyboard!






More Presents

This is the cutest Little turtle from Grandpa Monte.. Aidan LOVES it!
Here is the slide from Mommy and Daddy!
G-ma got this adorable little boat that even floats in the bath tub. It is his first Little People set, we can't wait to get another one! Mommy loves that it's his first "Lego" set!
Aidan also got this picnic table from Grandma Jackie! The top is lowered right now since Aidan isn't quite big enough to sit on the benches. He loves to play with his new toys on it though!
This is another present from Mommy and Daddy. Although I think Uncle Casey enjoyed playing with it more then Aidan!




Aidan's New ATV!

Aidan loves his new Kawasaki ATV from Aunt Sheesha (Lisa). He wouldn't let me take him off of it this morning. It makes some neat noises... and some not-so-neat, rather more obnoxious ones. HAHA! We still love Aunt Lisa though!