Sunday, August 28, 2011


I can't stop myself from bragging about my amazing baby! I thought I'd write this down so I can remember these things when he is older and of course to brag!
Things Dexter does:
shake his finger and say no no no
does the motions to the itsy bitsy spider
does the motions to patty cake
climbs up on anything to get higher, and then looks to see who is looking
he gives actual kisses ( not just an open and waiting mouth)
he carries around and snuggles stuffed animals... he also gives them kisses
he runs
he can get down off the couch by himself
he "reads" books
when he wants you to feed him he brings you the food he wants
he walks backwards
he knocks on doors
he signs please, more, and all done
when he wants a bottle (no we haven't taken it away completely yet) he waits by the fridge
he twists on and off water bottle lids
he is super friendly
he likes to cuddle
he snuggles his stuffed animal to go to sleep
he laughs easily and often
he likes the plunger :/
he waves hello and goodbye
he makes a mad dash if the door is open
he snuggles us when he is tired
he can open my phone and "talks" on it
he brushes his hair
he dances to music
he's getting better at sharing :)
he talks ALL the time
he loves animals, especially dogs but he's usually very nice to them
ok I will stop but my child really is the most amazing little guy ever created. he is the best!

Saturday, August 6, 2011

365 glorious days

Dexter has blessed our lives for 365 days! This year has flown by! We can't believe how fast our little man is growing up. He is the happiest baby. He is soo friendly and personable. He smiles and laughs easily and often.He started walking the day after his birthday party. He is a genius! He does the motions to the isty bisty spider and patty cake.he can say hi and attempts to say spider, and skate as well as the dreaded NO. lol He mimics what you say and now we have to pay a little more attention to what we say. He is into everything! He LOVES to be outside and play in the hose! If the door opens he literally throws whats in his hands down with reckless abandon and heads for the door. He tries to drink out of the hose lol. He still only wants to sleep in his crib but every now and then we get lucky and he's tired enough to fall asleep in our arms. He plays all day long and likes to watch t.v. He loves dogs mostly but any kind of real life animal. We have had to cut his hair 3 times now, he has so much and it is curly like all get out! He has 8 teeth and we sure wish those morals would stop threatening and just pop through already! He loves to play and be chased. He plays in the dirt... such a boy! He loves his grandpa bob and jim, he insists they hold him when they are around. He also has a special liking for valerie to hold him! Both grandma's spoil the snot out of him! He is obsessed with pinwheels and momma's laptop. He snuggles stuffed animals and gives them kisses. When we give him a hymn book at church he flips through it and "sings"
He is an utter joy to be around and we couldn't ask for a more perfect child! He is literally perfection personified !