Saturday, February 19, 2011

Valentine's 2011

This year we celebrated Valentine's over the whole weekend. The Saturday before I took Brookie to a party at church. They played games, made crafts, and decorated cookies. Of course Brook was most excited about the cookie part. I left for a little bit and apparently all she could talk about was when she was gonna get to decorate the cookies. Not surprising.
Dylan stayed with Daddy. They ran some errands and hung out in the garage.

Brooklyn called Kate ahead of time and they planned to wear the same tutus and matching hair.

Sun love.... :)

All Brooklyn cared about was eating the cookies so Kate had to help her decorate.

Waiting to pick up the craft they made.

When we got home I had these beautiful roses waiting for me.

On Valentine's day we wrapped and decorated Daddy's present. Brooklyn wanted to make him a "heart card" so we did that too.

My "future heart breaker" wasn't really into it.

The finished products....

All in all a pretty good day:)

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Almost Crawling!

When Dylan's pediatrician told me that he would be an active kid he wasn't kidding!! At 4 1/2 months he has mastered rolling both ways and is trying his best to crawl. Curt thinks he will be crawling by next week, I'm hoping he's wrong.

Oh, and he's completely mastered spitting up all day....

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Big Things

Brooklyn has had many new exciting things going on in her life lately. One minor thing (big to her) is losing her pacie. We had plans for the pacie fairy to come but days before, it went missing. To this day I have no idea where it is. Maybe the pacie fairy does exist! To celebrate I took Brooklyn to go get ice cream and pick out a toy of her choice. After some yummy chocolate ice cream she picked her first Barbie doll.

Brooklyn is now officially registered for preschool. She won't be starting till the fall but we took her for a little meeting with the director and a tour of the classes. To say she was excited would be an understatement. She ran around each class checking out everything in it. She would exclaim, "that is so cool" about pretty much everything. She was even excited about the little toilet and little sink. I'm hesitant and excited for this phase in life to start. I really think she will enjoy school but it's sad to think she's old enough to go.

Lately she seems to be getting a little bored being at home most days. I thought it was perfect timing to put her in a dance class. Yesterday was her first day. She was ecstatic! You'd think she knew exactly what I was taking her to. She ran in there like she owned the place. Other than occasionally having trouble following directions and paying attention to the teacher (she was too busy looking at herself in the mirror), she has some real potential:) When she actually copied what the teacher was doing she had excellent form. I give credit to the dancing girl on Little Einsteins and her cousin Kate:)

Right away she ran into the class to check herself out in the mirror. No hesitation with leaving me.

I had a hard time getting pictures since I had to take them through a window that had the blinds down. I did the best I could.

She was supposed to be stretching her legs like everyone else. Instead, she had to be right in the middle of the circle.

Changing into her tap shoes. She can't wait to go buy some for herself. Those were a little too big.

She didn't appreciate the loud music.

Look at that form!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

4 Months!

Dylan is 4 months. He's still such an easy going, happy and energetic baby. He's mastered rolling from front to back. He wants to crawl desperately. He's really strong. He holds himself up on all fours. He has his hands in his mouth constantly. He loves his paci and HATES the bottle. Currently not sleeping as well at night. He gets up around 2:30 and 6, not too bad though. He loves to take his naps swaddled on the couch. And he loves his mommy:)
I took him to his 4 month check up. Doctor gave him a clean bill of health. He weighs 17 lbs 11 oz and his over 25 inches. That puts him in the 95th percentile. Big boy!!

He found his toes...

He's most entertained by his sister. If you watch closely he jumps a little in the middle of the video. That's what cracks Brooklyn up:)