Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Family Pictures

Last week, we were so lucky to be able to have my friend, Rosalyn, take some family pictures as a late "baby shower" gift. She did such an great job. Steven did pretty well, although he usually smiles all the time, and we had a hard time getting him to do it at all. Oh well, I guess that's how it usually goes... they do cute things till you bring out the camera. Anyway, I pretty much think Rosalyn's the coolest, most talented person ever. All of them are amazing, so here are some of my favorites... (sorry there are so many, but I just couldn't narrow it down any more than this!!) Thanks Ros!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Crazy Sleeper!!

Our new favorite thing to take pictures of is Steven sleeping. We just think it's so hilarious all the different positions he gets in and the moving around he does. Anyway, so here are a few examples (all taken with my new iPhone!!!) :)
And 5 mins later....

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Football season!!

Last Saturday we were finally able to bask in the wonderfulness of football season. We spent the entire day at our friends house watching football on their 96" projector screen. It was awesome. We had especially wanted to go up there because these friends are huge Alabama fans, and Alabama was playing Penn State. So, we came all decked out in our PSU gear! Even though really none of the games went like we wanted them too, it was a really fun day!
Also, we just took this video like 10 mins ago... I know it's so gross and we stopped him, but only after we got a video of it. I thought it was the funniest thing. He's sucking on everything now! Just earlier today, I was holding him and he started sucking on, first, my shoulder, and then, my neck! Crazy boy...
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Football, ducks, and a surprise!

TJ has been "working" with Steven and his football that Uncle Steve gave him. This is as far as he's gotten. I guess there's still some work to be done. As you can see, he likes holding other things too, like the remote :)
Also, I've been going on walks every other morning with my friend Jessica and her little girl Morgan. The other day, she wanted to go feed the ducks so I of course had to grab the camera. Steven obviously didn't do much but look at them, but Morgan kept saying "Steven" and handing him pieces of bread. It was cute. And I got some cute pictures too :)

So, last of all, the surprise is... we buzzed Steven's hair. I blame it on all the people talking about how out of control it was and saying it looked like a bad toupee. So, because of all those comments, I got it in my head that it would be better to cut it all off so that it would grow back more evenly and make his bald spot not so noticeable. And, I had to fight TJ to do it. Obviously, he's still adorable, but I do miss his hair :( He looks a lot like his daddy now!
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Saturday, September 4, 2010

5 Months

Wow! It's been a while since I've done an update. Maybe two excuses are that school has now started and I also started a new job 3 weeks ago. I don't know if that's really the reason, but life has been a little busier recently.
Steven is now 5 months old!! Crazy how time flies... I tried to take pictures of him holding his little sign, but he was much more interested in playing with the paper/putting it in his mouth than anything else, including looking at the camera.
I see that my last post was about Steven finally rolling over. Well, he does it all the time now - when he's laying on his mat right after he eats (and then proceeds to spit up everything he just ate) and my favorite is when he's going down for a nap or for bed at night. In fact, I just put him down for a nap and he's already screaming because he's stuck on his stomach. That's the bad part - he can't roll back over onto his back and he doesn't like being on his tummy. So I'm working on it with him... all the time! Still no progress, but hopefully he'll learn how to do it soon so I don't have to flip him over every 30 seconds. Even though I keep flipping him over, he usually ends up falling asleep on his stomach anyway...
On wednesday, we also fed him solids for the first time! I'm not sure if he actually ate any of it though... Most of it seemed to come right out. It's obviously gonna take a while for him to get used to it.
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Mostly because we started him on solids, we decided a Bumbo would be a good addition to our family. So I went and picked one up this morning. He seems to like it! Whoever came up with these was genius!!
These are just a couple random pictures we've taken over the past 3 weeks. He got the adorable checkered outfit from our friend Jen when she and her family came to visit. I took the other one just because it looked kind of like he got his pacifier and the elephant's foot confused...