Monday, December 6, 2010

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Sunday, March 21, 2010

"When March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb"

I hope that this saying holds true with toddlers as well!  
Owen is in full force these days, luckily it has been nice out this past weekend.  Daddy was out of town for work stuff and I had to do hair for a wedding.  So at least I had a little break, thanks to Kelly  (video of Owen and Matthew on her blog).  It makes it a little hard without family near to juggle weekends with out Andy, but I am so thankful for good friends.

Here are some pictures from our week.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

Owen is 15 moths old!

Dear Owen, 

Today is your 15 month birthday.  You are growing in to such a little boy these days.  Your favorite word lately is "up".  You are more clingy to mommy than you ever have been (I secretly have always wanted this).  You hang on my leg as I am cooking, doing hair, or just about anything that doesn't provide you with my full and complete attention.

You absolutely love music.  Anytime there is music you will stop and bounce, clap, and wiggle your little booty!  Grandma S. told daddy you are either going to be a dancer like mommy or a football player.  Who says you can't be both?  You have some serious dance moves, but you do love to rough house with daddy.  Being tossed in to pillows makes you giggle so loud…I just stand back and watch with a big smile on my face.  That is your special time with your dad.

Now that the weather is nice we have been spending lots of time taking long walks.  I have to remind myself sometime that we really don't have anywhere to go…so I let you stop and say "hiiii and bye bye" to all the landscape guys and neighbors, taste some grass, and just take your sweet time.  The smallest things light up your face, like the kids running home from school or someone walking their dog.  You especially love the big dogs.  

You have become a very picky eater.  I am not sure why…but I will keep pushing it.  You would eat yogurt for every meal if we would let you.  A while back mommy had been working on sign language with you.  You would do the "more" sign and the "all done" sign every so often.  Now you do the "more" sign when ever you want food…which is about every 20 min.  I know your not hungry…I do feed you, I promise.  Just look at that belly of yours!

You are a flirt and love the ladies.  You have a particular girl that you adore.  Her name is Chloe and mommy is good friends with her mommy.  The other day you made the moves and gave her a St. Patrick's Day kiss.  It was so cute…but i am warning you, that can get you in trouble when your older.

Owen we love you so much…we cant believe how big you are getting.  

I make sure I cherish every snuggle, hug, and sloppy kiss from you.  Because I have a feeling one day you will be to "cool" for that.

I love you.
xoxo mommy

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

I have come to the conclusion that once Owen is sick it will be passed down to me.  We have had to sit out our usual weekly adventures...Monday reading at the local bookstore, wee workouts, and our play date with Presley.  I think we are both getting cabin fever.  But I am not the only parent in Charlottesville that is stuck inside.  I just looked outside (it is 2:30 am...joys of being sick) and we got another four inches of snow and looks like schools are canceled for the third day in a row!  They are calling for a ton of snow again this weekend...I really love snow, but I have had enough already!

Here are some pictures of our days inside.

Owen's First Fat Lip 

Helping Mom in the kitchen.

Climbing & yelling at the TV.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Snowed in sick day :(

We received another big snow storm in Charlottesville this weekend...8 inches!  Instead of romping through the snow we spent the two days climbing stairs or just about anything we could get up on, dancing around the house, cuddling on the couch, and drying runny noses.  Although Owen was a little under the weather we still had tons of fun!

Monday, January 18, 2010

It feels like yesterday.....

that Owen was a little baby and I was walking around in a daze from lack of sleep.  These days my life is so days are filled with lots of laughter, hugs,  "NO owen don't hit the dogs!!", and so much love that I never thought possible.

We feel like Owen is becoming more of a big boy as days pass by.  He went from being totally dependent on mommy and daddy to a little independent "bruiser".  He is such a rambunctious little guy...but people always told me boys were like this so I don't know why I am surprised.

I have my hands full but I promise I will try to update at least once a month!  Here are some pictures from the last couple months...ENJOY!


Thursday, November 5, 2009

and now he is a Toddler.

I know I have not put any halloween pictures up but this to precedence over them.  Owen walked to us today! 

After a long day, daddy finally got home.  Owen was super excited and mommy was ready for a break.  So I stood him up in front of me and he walked right back over to me and gave me a big hug.  He was so proud.  So we kept having him walk form mommy and daddy and he clapped for himself every time.  

It is amazing how fast he is growing up.  And to think he will be a year old in December.  Here is a little video we caught the 5th time around.