Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Conor is 6 months old!

I don't know how it happened, but Conor's 6-month "birthday" has already arrived. It just doesn't seem possible that our little guy isn't as little as he used to be. Last week, he figured out how to sit up on his own. Sure, he does flop over quite a bit, but he's definitely sitting up more and more like a champ every day. Conor is also figuring out how to inch along the ground ... we fear that crawling is just around the corner. Once that happens, watch out!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Our visit to the cabin

Recently, my sister came up for a visit. Her main goal was to check in on our father. Sadly, his memory is slipping quite quickly and he didn't even know who either of us was this week.

While Suzanne was here, we took a jaunt across the state over to Idaho and spent a few days at their cabin. It was such a treat to spend a few days enjoying our extended family and the gorgeous lake. As an added bonus, our niece Emily drove up from Lewiston, which is where she goes to college. On top of that, one of my brothers (Drew) drove over, too. We read, played games, threw rocks into the lake, went for walks, and relaxed. It was lovely! This was Conor's first trip to the cabin, so that made things extra special. :)

Annika took this picture of Emily

Drew and Annika in the hammock

Suzanne, Conor, and Emily

Annika taking in the sights



Mama and Annika

Pretty girl!

Emily reading to Annika

Emily and Conor

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

First day of preschool

Today was Annika's first day of preschool. Not only was it her first day of preschool, but her first day at Christ the King School. It was very exciting for her ... mostly because she got to carry lunch to school for the first time ever. She had no qualms about us leaving her in a new place today, although there was a momentary look of "you're going to leave me?" on her face, but that was erased almost immediately once she heard there were puzzles to play with.

Our big girl!! (Yes, that is an 18-month shirt ... what's your point?!?!)

Friday, September 3, 2010

5 months old

Last Saturday, our little man turned five months old. His latest accomplishments are sitting up - at least for a few seconds before plopping over, developing more eye/hand coordination, and scooting along the ground like a little inch worm. OH - and he's growing like a man possessed! We're taking bets about when Conor will surpass Annika in weight. :)