Josiah at 18 months
Well, here we are. We made it to 1 1/2 years old. There were a few overwhelming moments, but by God's grace, we have a sweet and handsome little man who has stolen our hearts. I can't imagine having another baby and he/she not being Josiah, but I'm sure we'll be captivated once more by little sister in February. I feel blessed beyond words to be his mommy and I look forward to the next year and a half. Love you, bugaboo.
Words he either says or tries to say...
"Baba" for ball and bubble
"Juta" for juice
"Maaay" for milk
"Dis" for this
"Mama" and my favorite, "Mommy"
"Tuta" for Chula
"Caca" for cracker and coffee
"Bebe" for baby
"Sash" for squash
Animal sounds he can make...
He jibber jabbers all the time, so there are probably more of these.
He's a smart little bugger. He...
Knows these shapes every time:
can work my iPad all by himself, likes counting game and Elmo alphabet apps
Some of his favorite things are...
Hitting the ball off tee
Loves helping mommy and daddy
Talking on the cell phone
Kicking the soccer ball
Giving high fives and "pounds" it
Cimbing on everything, up and down steps
Watching the airplanes all the time by our house
"Driving" the truck
Playing with Chula (especially throwing and hiding her ball under the couch)
to pray, folding his hands and bowing his head. He's actually prayed at times when I've forgotten.
His favorite foods are...
any kind of meat, mostly hot dogs
toast and oatmeal for breakfast
most vegetables, especially peas
He is a pretty good eater but won't eat fruit except bananas. He signs for "more" and "all done."
What is it about having an organized closet? They say that it's our small attempt to take back control of other areas in our life, but ...
John's parents and my Grandma Abbs came down (and up) from Illinois and Florida for a visit last week. Josiah is John's parents'...
This post is for my local friends! I'm happy to host a Toddler Busy Bag Exchange Party soon and all of you are invited! I found a ...
This version of the do-it-yourself leggings for your baby is the easiest one out there! You just need a pair of girls' knee high socks, ...
This Monday, John will have been gone for a week. He made it safely to Afghanistan and now the countdown begins. If you would like to rece...
Recently I found a blog I really enjoy, and through Kate I found Birch Box , which is a monthly delivery to your home of deluxe beauty prod...
The mothership has landed! After a very long month of transition, travel, and visiting family, we are happily planted in western Illinois n...
I watched "A Little Bit of Heaven" last night which, for those who haven't seen it, is about Marley (Kate Hudson) finding...
I was looking for a makeover for our breakfast until I found Mel's Kitchen Cafe . If you are needing a little face lift for your a.m. ...
Santa came early this year because he knew we would be up north on Christmas. He was so thoughtful to let the kids play with their new toy...