Sunday, July 24, 2011

Absentee Mom

I'm trying to get into shape so I am at the gym a lot in the evenings.  I try to go during dinner so I can spend quality time with the kids playing.  Then I get a text with this on it.  Maybe I should rethink going out during dinner.

07.18.11 my little lady

Pony Rides

Libby loves animals.  She constantly asks about riding horses specifically.  When I learned that her daycare was going to have a pony riding day I jumped at the chance to document it with my camera.  She didn't disappointed and was so happy to be on that horse - whose name was Honey.

07.22.11 Pony rides at Goddard (23)

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Pure joy!

07.22.11 Pony rides at Goddard (1)

Friday, July 22, 2011

Good or Bad?

07.11.11 playing (15)
Originally uploaded by Holly Mroczkowski.
Is he up to no good? He'll never tell!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

TJ vs Libby: 11 Months

Everyone says my kids look exactly alike...well, here is Libby at 11 months vs TJ at 11 months.  What do you think?

9.23.08 Libby Pulling Up (8)

07.10.11 After Haircut (2)

Sunday, July 10, 2011

TJ: 10 and 11 Months

Obviously I have gotten busy...erm lazy ... in terms of posting here.  I can't believe I skipped TJ's 10 month post!  Shame on me!  In any case, lots have happened in the past few months.  Here are some of the most noteworthy:

  • Sleeping through the night - once we were over the last ear infection 5 weeks ago he started sleeping through the night.  It was a LONG 10 months but I think we're finally able to say he's sleeping through the night right now.
  • Teething - He is up to NINE teeth.  Yes, NINE.  
  • Kisses - When he misses me, he brings me close, opens his mouth, sticks out his tongue, and freaks me the heck out with his mouth full of teeth...that's his version of kissing and it is adorable and frightening!
  • Talking - He is always babbling about something.  I thought since Libby never stopped talking he would be our quiet one...I don't think so.
  • Moving around - While he isn't crawling or walking (or coming close), he is able to move around.  He's quiet about it and is stealthy like a ninja.  You can't figure out how exactly he is doing it but somehow he scoots everywhere just like his big sister did.  He just isn't as flamboyant about it.
  • Table Food - He is a billy goat!  He is completely off baby food  and will eat anything that I put near his mouth.  Sadly he eats more food than his almost 4 year old sister does.
  • Clothing - He is up to a size 3T in clothes.  That even breaks our record with Miss Libby!
  • Water - This boy LOVES his baths and loves water of any kind.  Turn on a facet and you can entertain him for hours.
That's about all that is fit to print for us for the past 2 months.  It is hard to believe the next time I write one of these he'll no longer be considered a baby.  Of course, he'll always be my baby. =)

TJ's First Hair Cut

TJ had his first real hair cut today.  I took him to Sweet & Sassy at West County Mall and made an afternoon of it.  First we went shopping for his birthday party stuff and then people watched at the mall until his appointment at 3:00.  It was awesome just getting to spend one on one time with him.  I was a tad nervous about the hair cut and made it on a whim yesterday after noticing how crazy his hair had gotten in the last few days.  As usual, he showed me I had nothing to worry about and that he is just an angel.  He no longer looks like a baby though and looks like a little man.  Adorable!!  Here are the before/after pictures with more to come later that weren't taken with my phone =)

Before (after just waking up from a nap)

07.10.11 before haircut

And after including a celebratory cookie since he was so awesome!

07.10.11 post hair cut
07.10.11 cookie for being an ANGEL