Apr 22, 2014

I'm such a lucky mama♥


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Seriously, I always tell people that I LOVE this age.

+He's all smiles
+He's not mobile so he can't get away from me just yet :)
+I'm his favorite person in the whole world right now ;)
+And he laughs at every single one of my dumb jokes...I'm not even funny!

I love this boy. I'm so lucky to have my little Logan♥

ps, thanks Lissie for taking these pictures :)

Apr 21, 2014

*Preschool*


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Aunt Emma got Cole that adorable backpack and when we were staying with them, he got to put it to good use and go to preschool with Annabelle three times! He absolutely LOVED it! Annabelle has the cutest little preschool class and the best teacher ever. (She was so sweet to let Cole join for those three weeks :) She always had the cutest activities and snacks and Cole seems to have remembered everything he learned. It made me want to start my own little preschool here in Washington. It would be a good way for me to actually teach Cole all the things he should probably learn before he goes to kindergarden!

We'll see if it that ever happens.... ;)

Apr 20, 2014

Cherry blossoms


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Emma's backyard was pretty much perfect for these two kids. They spent so much time out there just playing and digging and climbing and imagining. And the cherry blossoms were a lovely bonus! I thought they were fitting since today is Easter. Happy Easter everyone!!

Apr 19, 2014

Annabelle + Cole


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We are back from our trip to Utah and I have so many pictures that I want to share! Here are just a few from the first few days that we were there. Annabelle and Cole were best buds and it was so fun to watch them play! The first day we got there, they played the entire evening outside. We caught them taking off their clothes and going for a swim in the mini kiddie pool (even though there wasn't any water in it and it really wasn't warm enough for it outside....) And at the end of the day they took a bath since they were filthy. Emma overheard Annabelle say to Cole: "I love you, Cole." And he replied, "I love you too, Annabelle." Just about the sweetest thing ♥

Unfortunately later on during the trip they started to get sick of each other and Emma and I felt like we were breaking up fights more than anything but we won't go into all that ;) Let's just say that when you stay with your cousin for 3 weeks you start to be more like siblings than cousins ;) Either way I know they love each other and Cole definitely had a blast. I'm so glad they could spend this time together :)

Apr 10, 2014

This little heartbreaker.


We got to go swimming last minute up in Midway today! Cole is suddenly deathly afraid of the water so it was actually really easy to watch him ;)

We are currently in Utah visiting Emma since she just had baby Sawyer! This past weekend we were able to go up to Midway and swim in one of the resort's pools and it was fun! We hadn't been swimming since last summer so it'd been a while, obviously. Cole is somehow deathly afraid of the water now which actually made watching him really easy so I'm not really complaining. But one of these days he will have to learn how to swim for real so.....we will see how that goes when the time comes ;)

He spent most of the time sitting on that step right there but we did migrate into the warmer pool right next to it and when we did he walked himself over and sat on the step right next to this little group of kids/teenagers. There were a couple of cute girls about 13 or 15 years old with their younger brothers and they were talking about something....I couldn't hear a thing I just remember looking over and seeing him sitting with them just listening. And then I saw him chime in and then eventually they all started paying attention to him and talking to him. I could tell they thought he was a cute little boy which you know, he is ;) And they were probably wondering where he came from and what he was doing just sitting in on their conversation! I was just amazed at how comfortable he was talking to these kids he'd never met or seen before and especially since they were so much older! I think he liked the fact that they were cute girls and liked the attention ;) Soon they were all laughing and having a good time together and I just watched from across the pool.

He's a little heartbreaker. There's no question about it ;)

Mar 30, 2014

Tummy and toes!


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I am c r a z y for this boy! Here he is right out of the bathtub. He is four months old and I could seriously eat him up :) This past month, he found his toes, rolls over a ton both from front to back and vise versa, is super smiley and happy and loves to play with little toys. I love him so much!

And his little tummy?! Oh my gosh, it kills me.

Mar 28, 2014

Up since 4 am.




Life with a three year old. Whew. It's knocking me off my feet! I took this video of the boys at 8 am this morning. (For me, that's early and you can hear it in my voice.) Cole had been up since 4 am! This little video will give you a good idea of how active he is these days. He's turned into this little boy who loves to play with kids of all ages, is constantly humming/singing, talks to everyone at the playground and hates going to bed every. single. night.

He's a happy go lucky little thing and what I love about him is that it doesn't matter who you are or how old you are: he wants to play with you!

And Logan, well, he loves his big brother; you can see it in the way he looks at him and it melts my heart. I love my two boys and I don't know how I got so lucky to have them ♥