Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Who is Arabelle?

Arabelle is quite a character around here. You could say that she wears many hats. Literally.


Both of these pics were taken yesterday.

She talks to herself constantly. I am assuming this is normal for a nearly 3 year old.....she sure does have an imagination!
This was yesterday. She was having a picnic. 

Taking her baby to wal-mart. Notice she put one of Bo's diapers on herself.  No idea why!

Now, taking a nap.

Different day, same diaper. Haha!

More Athens pictures

Found a few more cute pictures from our Athens trip on my other camera that I thought I'd share!
He crawls like this when he doesn't like how it feels on his knees.

He picked up the leaf, dropped it, walked to it, picked it up, repeat......

Mama and Bo---I love his little teeth shining!

Another excellent cupcake--this was "Wedding Cake"

Bo spent a lot of time in front of these mirrors "talking" to the cute baby!

Monday, June 27, 2011

Weekend away

Jared, Bo, and I enjoyed a weekend in Athens! Jared was going for a trial practice seminar, so Bo and I went along for the trip. Arabelle went to my parents for the weekend and of course, had a great time too. Jared's work paid for the hotel, etc. so we stayed at the Holiday Inn downtown so Jared could walk to the law school for class. It was so nice to be right there and take some walks with Bo. He loves riding in the stroller and enjoyed having some playtime outside in the grassy areas.
Bo's favorite thing to do in the hotel was to open and close the little cover on the air conditioner thermostat.
What's that????

Love this sweet little boy!!

Waiting on Daddy to come out. I tried to get him to sit on the step for a picture, but he spotted some squirrels and wanted to try to catch them. 
There is a place called "Gigi's Cupcakes" nearby, so I had to try that out. They had HUGE cupcakes! This was a really good red velvet.

Don't feel too bad for Arabelle....she swam nearly every day . Here she is taking a break from the pool to have a Snickers.

Pizza Hut!
We were SO happy to see her Sunday night! I think she missed Bo the most. She kept hugging and kissing him. He was just as happy to see her.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

First Steps!

Here are some of Bo's first steps! He walked a long way this least 10-12 steps. Of course, he needs a little incentive to walk instead of crawl. 

Friday, June 24, 2011

Back yard fun

We spend nearly every afternoon playing out side in the sprinklers/pools. It's been SO hot, so there's not much more we can do. We are thankful to have a big pecan tree in the backyard to provide plenty of shade. Here are a few pictures from Wednesday afternoon.

Trying out the water

Pretty girl

Playing together. :)

She splashed too much, so he got out and crawled to me. I see this view many times each day. 

The Splasher

This looks so funny to me. Bo just stands up! He did take a few baby steps!

 I love this little grin

Then, Arabelle kicked the car. This was the result. 

Arabelle pushed him all around the yard.

Cracks me up!

Check out her shadow....a frog!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Bo is 10 months old!

Here we go again! 10 months! I can't believe his first birthday is approaching so quickly. He's growing up!

  • Bo, you weigh around 21.5 lb and wear 18 mo. clothes. 
  • You take a morning nap and an afternoon nap. They are usually around 1 hour and 20 minutes. You go to bed between 7 & 8 and wake between 6:30 & 7:30. You are still waking once at night. 
  • You nurse 4-5 times during the day and once at night (except on the rare occasion you sleep through). 
  • You are all over the place now! You can stand up on your own without pulling up and can stand for a good long while. You love to open cabinets and drawers now. We've got you a drawer in the den and kitchen with toys and you're learning which one is yours. 
  • You are saying a few 'words' now! You love to point at things and 'talk'. You point at your favorite toy, balls, and say "ba!" and when we go outside, you point to Drake in the pen and say "Dra! Dra!". Of course, you babble "dadadada!" all the time. 
  • You love your sister and she thinks you are her baby. If she is tired or getting in trouble, she'll start saying "I want my baby. I want my baby Bo.". She always wants to hold and cuddle you, but you don't really like that. 
  • You love to play ball. You've got a good arm! You also love to play in the water and splash. There are usually some tears when I take you out of the bathtub. :)
  • You have 3 teeth now, 2 on the bottom and one on top. More are coming......

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Father's Day

We had a fun Father's Day weekend! The kids and I went to my parents' yesterday while Jared was gone to a wedding in Athens. We had a great time in the pool & enjoyed Papaw's grilling! We celebrated Father's Day here today by going to church, then lunch at Jared's parents' house. I am so thankful for the Fathers and Grandfathers in my life!
This kind of sums up how Bo has felt the last few days. He is getting 3 top teeth all at once. :(
Happy Father's Day Papaw!



Bo taking a dip.


Bo and Grandpa

Arabelle helping pick tomatoes.
Arabelle was SO exited. Later she asked "Where's Father's Day?" . Once I explained it to her that it was a day to celebrate Daddies, she said "Oh, like a Daddy Day!". :)

Daddy with his babies

Friday, June 17, 2011

What a week!

We have had a BUSY week! This week is VBS at our church and Bo has had a stomach virus. He seems to be on the mend and we're looking forward to a fun Father's Day weekend!

Arabelle at VBS.


Taking a walk with Drake this morning. Scored this double jogger last week. Someone had it in their driveway trying to sell it. I've been wanting one for months!