Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Compare and Contrast

Everyone loves to give their opinions on if Lucy looks or doesn't look like Micah. Here's a few pictures for you to see for yourself. The first two are of them smiling. The difficult part was finding one of Lucy while she was smiling. She just doesn't smile as much as Micah did, but she is working on it. Lately she has been a bit more happy.



These two are just of their "normal" faces.

In my opinion, they have similar eyes and mouth. They also look more alike when they are smiling. Their nose is different and their coloring. You can make your own opinions.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Micah's Birthday Party

Micah had a great birthday. As I said in a previous post he was so excited about his birthday and party. On his birthday his daycare invited him to come back to celebrate his birthday. We have been so blessed to have Micah at Lori's Daycare. He hasn't been going at all since we are home with baby Lucy and they still invited him to come for his birthday. They have also included us in holiday parties and field trips since we've been gone. He really will be excited to go back in the fall.
Here he is with all the kids his age. There are also 3 babies/toddlers not in the picture.

That day he also watched me make his cake. It was an all day process since it was many layers and I fit it in while taking care of Lucy. Micah wanted cake all day. I kept telling him we were having cake that night with daddy. Well, it finally was too much for him. He was standing right in front of the round 3 layer part and he leaned over and took a big bite out of it. Sorry if you were at the party and you got that piece. I guess by now your still okay. Anyways, what was I to do. I just filled it in with icing. Micah does love licking the spoon.

Micah finally got his cupcake. He is obviously so excited. He loved being sung to.

Party time!!! Micah's party was a Buzz Lightyear rocketship party. If you can't tell what the cake is, let me explain. The black part is space. This part is not actually cake. It's just icing spread over a foil covered piece of cardboard. Then the blue part is a planet. The rocket is on top. Buzz didn't actually fit on the planet, so he's floating in space.

At the party we had Meteor Rocks. Yummy!!! And rocket fuel. Can you say sugar high!!!

Our first activiy was to make Mr. Potato balloons. Unfortunatly they all got popped by the end of the party. Silly kids!!!

The kids then searched for moon rocks. Apparently Buzz had been over the night before and spread the rocks all over the yard.
Then Adam set off some water rockets. The kids really loved this.
Finally, the cake. Micah was most excited about eating his rocketship cake.

Who knew that a backyard swing could be so much fun? The boys laughed so hard.

Now it is all over. He has been talking about his birthday for about 3 months. I hope that we can take a break before we start talking about turning 4. Micah had a great birthday. Adam and I are having so much fun with our "big" boy and hope that he doesn't grow up too fast.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

2 Months Old

We have made it through another month. Lucy is not really doing much more then she was last month. She still eats, sleeps, and poops. She is making a little bit a progress on her "play" time. She still does not like her play gym or swing, but she has begun to like her bouncy seat. She now sits in it and smiles at the toys that dangle in front of her. HUGE!!! I'm just trying to be excited about the small things. She looks adorable, of course.
And yes, she does sometimes go without bows or flowers in her hair. But she really doesn't like to.

This might have been just a little over the top.

Monday, May 9, 2011

3 Years Old

Micah is now 3 years old. He has been so excited to get older. "I want to grow up," he says. This makes me a bit sad because I love this stage. He wants to get older so that he can play mommy and daddy's games, grow whiskers, and drive a car. All these things are going to happen, he thinks, when he turns 5. Micah loves to play outside. He is a pro at riding a bike, scooter, and his tractor. He also loves to read books and to make up stories. He has a great imagination, making up stories about trains, dragons, or Buzz Lightyear. He helps his daddy take care of our goats and chickens. He is only a little scared of the "big bad boy rooster" that we have. He is really into Disney's Cars and Toy Story.

Just before turning 3 he became a big brother. He loves his new role. He plays peek-a-boo, sings songs, and comforts her. He has loved climbing under Lucy's play gym and "playing" with her.

We are so blessed to have such a sweet boy!