Friday, October 12, 2012

I Love October

Last October...
3 months before our "little man's" arrival!

This October...

It just got a whole lot more fun! 

Fall has really got to be the best time of the year. There is no pressure or time frames associated with Christmas. The skies are blue, the air is cool, and there is football on Saturdays. I would like to slow down time and make Fall last weeks longer!

This October also marks a year without our "fur-baby". It's till difficult to talk about our puppy without some tears. We miss you Bailey-boy.

Monday, October 1, 2012

8 Months

Because we were out of town, and because we didn't have room in the car for Mr. Koala :) this is coming a couple of days late. 

Baby Boy, at 8 months...

  • you are finally getting your first tooth! We weren't sure it was ever going to come.:)
  • you are crawling EVERYWHERE and pulling up to your knees. You're keeping Mama busy.
  • you went on your first vacation! You loved the water and the sand and spending time with your great-grandparents and aunt and uncles. Wow, your personality really came out this week.
  • you still don't love your car seat.
  • you are a people person! You smile at everyone in the grocery store and if someone doesn't notice you, you practically stand on your head to get them to smile at you.
  • you are still nursing about 75% of the time. You switch to a bottle very well and are very easy going.
  • you haven't tasted a food you don't like but your absolute favorite is still avocado.
  • you are starting to have a little separation anxiety. Makes Mama sad, but she's just going to the laundry room.;)
  • you LOVE your Daddy and get so excited when he comes home from work. 
  • you would forego any toy to play with an electrical cord.
  • you are saying Mama and Dada in strings...mamamamamama/dadadadadadadada.
  • we don't know why, but you have suddenly started sucking your thumb at random times. You have not done this until now and we hope it is short-lived.
  • you are waving bye-bye! So cute!
  • you are eight months and already taking the wheel! If you drive like Daddy...

You light up, Jackson, when we sing Jesus Loves Me. We hope and pray that you always know that and know that you are so special to your Mama and Daddy. Love you, Punkin'!