Friday, October 29, 2010

Fun Fall Weekend

Anna- 2 yrs old

Jayden- 3 yrs old

Busy busy girls, that's what we have been lately. Paisley is on the go, all the time, so pardon the pictures of her profile, instead of her smiling face, what can I say, she's hard to catch. :) Here are a few pictures from last weekend's festivities. My best friend came to visit with her two kiddos and we kept pretty busy trying to keep the 3 kids busy! Not quite what "girl time" use to be, but we enjoyed it just the same. Now we have 3 sweet personalities to brighten our time together. Regretfully, we didn't get any pictures of them together, but we got some cute ones of them separately. Have a great Halloween weekend!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Yet another video

Here Paisley is eating from her snack trap cup (Thanks Sonya, Aaron, and Braelynn!) and Tyke waiting by for dropped pieces. He actually licks her in the head at one point. So sweet!

Friday, October 15, 2010

All Done!

I have been working with Paisley since she was 4-5 months old on doing some Sign Language. Nothing much, I just want her to be able to tell me when she is hungry, thirsty, full, etc. I am hoping if we can teach her to communicate (before she can talk) it will cut down on the inevitable crying/fits, etc that comes with being a toddler. Especially if she can sign us her basic needs. She surprised me a few nights ago when I asked if she were "all done?" and she signed "all done" back to me! It was her own, modified way, but clearly, "all done". I was so proud of her! Here she is a few nights later, signing for us. Have a great Friday!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

"Hi" and "Bye-Bye!"

I have been following Paisley around for the past several days trying to catch her walking, but as soon as she sees the camera, she drops down and crawls over to check it out. She is still mostly crawling, but walks short distances, and occasionally longer strides from time to time. Here she is waving away, and at the end, you catch a little "Bye!"

Saturday, October 9, 2010

9 Month Picture Proofs

Here is the link to Paisley's 9 month pictures.

Perfect Fall Day

Just about to go to bed and I can't help but look back on this day and be so thankful for what it was. Woke up to an angel talking in the room a few doors down, and it was a beautiful cool Fall morning. A bit later, that same angel has had breakfast, played a bit, and is down for a nap, and Jason calls and says he's on his way home. (WHAT!?!? You mean MY husband is going to actually be in this house when it's daylight? Holy cow!) So Jason comes in and has me breakfast in his hand. A Hardees biscuit. And may I just remind you that I haven't been eating dairy in almost 8 1/2 months? I just started eating a few things here and there in September, but still have been to afraid to go all out that it will make Paisley sick. So a Hardees sausage biscuit was a big splurge for me (it's time to try something big, -says the Pediatrician) and boy was it delish. I mean I think I savored every last bite.

So picture this..

  • Cool fall morning.

  • Baby sleeping peacefully in her crib.

  • Husband home and sitting beside me. (RARE)

  • Hardees sausage and egg biscuit in hand.

  • Coffee in other hand :)

  • Mulled cider candle burning.

  • College Game Day on TV.

Ahhh, perfection.

Later on, Paisley wakes up and Jason gets her out of her crib, and she is thrilled. I sit back and watch my baby girl play delightfully with her Daddy. For the 2nd time this week. She saw him Sunday, and not again until Thursday night for 15 minutes, and now today. She (and he) are both soaking this up. Next, Jason has to leave for a while, but my Grandparents who live in Northern Ohio stop by. We had the best visit, and I am just so happy they came over. By the time they have to leave Jason is already back. Paisley naps a while, and so do I actually, while Jason watches the Tennessee game. When she wakes up, we play a while, and she WALKS! SHe is playing by herself, and out of no where, she starts walking across the living room! Jason and I both about jump out of our seats and scream, in fact as soon as she gets to the pack and play, we do jump and scream! We are so proud of her! I predicted last week that she would be walking by Monday, and I was right! It was so amazing to see her walking, and I am SOOOO thankful Jason was here to witness it too. What an incredible moment. She was so proud of herself. Hope to catch it on video soon so you can see it too. :) Jason then leaves, and Pais and I have dinner, and start getting ready for bed. We are going up the stairs when we hear the garage door open and I am so surprised that Jason is home again! Call weekends are never like this! He is here for her bedtime, and then we even get a little time to talk once she's in bed, and he even gets a nap before being called back in. So thankful for such a great day! We needed it to be honest. Things have been quiet crazy lately with Jason's work, so I am so happy he was able to be here today, even though he is on call all weekend. Now, if he can get some sleep tonight, that will put the cherry on top.