Thursday, May 29, 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
David and I celebrated 5 years of wedded bliss on Saturday! Since we have a lot of home renovations in the works, we decided to do a one-night getaway to the city. Just the two of us. My sister, Amber, was so kind to take Zachary for us! Thanks, Amber!
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Drinking from a regular glass from Amelia Hendryx on Vimeo.
Zachary has started drinking from a regular glass! And, he does really well with it. He rarely ever spills. Seriously. He seems to do better with our glasses than child sized ones. He takes it really slow until he figures it out. He's just growing up so much!
Monday, May 19, 2008
So, Friday morning I decided I would go all out for my baby boy and actually make us scrambled eggs for breakfast. I usually put shredded cheese in our eggs. Well, being the coordinated master I am, I spilled the cheese. Zack was so hungry that he didn't care where it was, he was going to eat it. Then, Sage decided to join in.
Saturday, May 17, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Sunday was Mother's Day and even though I was finishing up my last competition it was a great day. Dad and Pauline were in town, so I got to see them for a few hours in the morning. I got some very nice anti-aging stuff (lame? not so much for me) and a new bottle of perfume. It smells great.
Monday, May 5, 2008
Zachary loves to watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. It's his favorite show. Thank goodness it's On-Demand so we can have it anytime we need! Well, starting last week when he was watching it he started calling out "Toodles!" It's great. He'll say it along with the show and then just randomly during the day. I try to incorporate "mouse-ka-tools" into our day. Usually, they are just diapers and wipes! But hey, those are great tools!
Also, I have started working with Zachary to be able to memorize and recall certain objects in books. Each afternoon before nap I will read the same book and have him point out the same object to me. I just started this last week. We have a team sport book about football, so it has a football on each page. Everyday we would read it and I would ask him to point to the football. It wasn't always easy because sometimes the kids were holding it or throwing it. By Friday he was able to show me every picture of the football! It was great. So, this week (and maybe next) I am working on animals in his favorite book-"Going To Sleep On The Farm." At the end of each animal's bed time routine they show all the animals on the farm, so it's a great way to continually see all the animals. I'm excited about this new connection he's having.
We have friends coming into town this Thursday/Friday. So excited! Suzanne and her daughter Sophia are coming up from Indianapolis to stay with us Thursday night and then we'll have the morning together on Friday. I have a competition in Waukegan, IL and she has plans to meet with other friends, so it works out perfectly. I haven't met Sophia yet (10 months!) and I'm excited for Zachary and her to play. I'll have great pictures after the weekend!