Saturday, February 21, 2009

Who couldn't love these boys?

Their new "brother" thing to do is play in Garrett's crib together. Garrett absolutely ADORES Parker.

Melts me everytime. And yes, that dark area on his shirt around his tummy IS drool. He is my drooly baby. He is always making bubbles and eating his hands. I think he might be teething already, but we shall see.

Little Einsteins is one of Parker's favorite shows. I love that he watches this show cause it teaches him so much about music (he sometimes beats his dad at naming instruments) and his vocabulary is so much bigger from it. What 2 year old knows what a Petroglyph and what metamorphosis is? He knows that this picture has the rings of Saturn in it? Are you kidding me? Who's kid is this? If Parker turns out to be some genius when he grows up, I can't take any credit for it. Thank you television for educating my child. What would I do with out you?

P.S. At what age does this cheesy/fake smile go away?
This picture illustrates why we call Garrett "chunk a lunk."
Parker is getting so old. I just want to slow time down or on the other hand, maybe I want to speed up time so we can by pass the rest of the terrible twos and most likely threes and go straight to four. Any potty training tips? Potty training terrifies me. I don't want to deal with it. But I've got to. He is ready and I can't miss this window of opportunity. I'll take any advice.

I love these boys with ALL my heart. Being a mom is the coolest thing in the world. Hearing Parker calling ME Mommy and telling me he loves me and watching Garrett's face light up every single time he sees me makes everything worth it! I love you Parker and Garrett. You are MY boys for eternity and I am so proud of it.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Time Flies with two kids

Here is our little 3 month old "Garritto." One day that name just came out of my mouth and it stuck, I don't know if I even like that nickname, but what's done is done. Other names he goes by are chunk a lunk and little cutie. Garrett has turned into such an easy going baby. All he does is eat, sleep and hang out with out complaints. The only time he fusses is if he is STARVING or super tired, but both of those are easily remedied. Garrett can not take his eyes off his big brother and I can tell he is already looking up to Parker. We love this little guy more and more everyday!

His little infectious smile is the best. Sometimes it seems he looks for reasons to smile. He has brought so much joy into our lives. If he is in the right mood we can even get him to be ticklish around his neck, armpits and legs. Honestly.. LOVE THIS KID!
Here is Parker attempting one of his "death defying tricks" I don't know if I like this one. He is also a pro at somersaults, spinning and doing animal imitations on the ground. Parker has also become WAY into singing. I probably hear him sing Twinkle Twinkle little star about 50 times a day especially while he is trying to fall asleep in his room and most of the time it morphs into the ABC's because they are the same tune. For instance..."A B C D E "best" G, how I wonder what you are" Yes... you did read the word "best" in there, for some reason he doesn't say "f" , its "best."
I know this is an awkward angle but I had to share it. I was taking a shower and told Brad to watch the kids. When I got out this is what I found on our bed. Brad fell asleep snuggling with the boys. Notice, the kids managed to stay awake. Brad sure does love his naps.