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Friday, April 27, 2012

Harper's first Gymnastics Class

We took you to let it shine for your first gymnastics class - you loved the first 20 minutes when it was FREE play but once they stuck you in a room and made you go in a circle you hated it.  Memo and Papa were there to watch Brady which was helpful!!

You loved the balance beam and the foam pit!!
Walking on the balance beam!


Brady's first Ice Cream Cone

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Easter 2012

We were in Ohio for Easter this year, and it was unseasonably warm!  We took advantage of the weather and played outside the entire day!
Harper you loved coloring Easter eggs and Brady you enjoyed being able to walk around outside the entire time!
It was very windy on Easter

Hunting Easter Eggs

I found one!

Helping Papa celebrate his 65th birthday with an ice cream cake YUMMY!

Brady, Peyton, Elena, Harper and Spencer

The Roeth and Kunath's

Harper not wanting to cooperate

Brady is 11 months old

What you are doing at 11 months old
1. Wearing 12 month pants and 18 month shirts
2. Walking everywhere -  you look like t-rex when you walk though
3. You say Uh Uh (uh-oh)
4. You say Bye Bye (and wave)
5. You really try to talk, you babble all the time and sometimes it actually sounds like you are repeating what we say
6. You love playing outside, and SCREAM when we come inside to play
7. Your hair is very blonde and you have brown/hazel eyes
8. You push anything and everything around on the floor
9. You love the vacuum
10. You love taking baths and showers - and try to blow bubbles in the water
11. You eat rocks and mulch like it's the best food you've ever had
12. You still struggle with going to bed and taking naps - you cry for 2-5 minutes when we lay you down
13. If we had no other toys than our baby gates you would be a happy camper
14. You eat breakfast, lunch and dinner and still take 4 bottles - you are ADDICTED to your bottles and it's going to be hard to break you from them - but we WILL be done with bottles the week after you are 1
15. You are happy and smiling almost 99% of the day
Just scarfed up some yummy watermelon!

Pushing Derby's bowl around is what you love to do outside - that and eat Dirt!
16. You are taking My Gym classes and you LOVE THEM!!!  The instructor told me you are the happiest baby she has ever seen!!!

I cannot believe you are 11 months old and in less than one month you will be a year.....MY how time flies!! We love you Brady - your smile melts our hearts!!!

Harper is 29 months old

What you are doing at 29 months old:
1. Wearing size 2T clothes but you can still fit into your 18 mos shorts (b/c you don't wear diapers anymore)
2. Counting up to 13 sometimes 14
3. You know your colors (red, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink, black and white)
4. You tell us everyday that Katy is black
5. You have learned that Brady has a "wee wee" and you have a "pee pee"
6. We have gone to Dr. Huss (your pediatrician) several times in the last month, b/c we thought you had a urinary tract infection, yeast infection or a fungal infection. We still aren't sure what you had, but it's gone now and we are glad.
7. Since we went to see the Dr several times (between you and Brady), you make fake phone calls to your Dr talking about what is wrong with your baby (You say Dr. Huss baby's pee pee hurts and her ears hurt, OK)
8. You are very polite, always saying please and thank you
9. You say sorry alot, and I think it's b/c you are mimicking your mommy
10. You could watch Dora the explorer (Doda) for hours
11. You are really into princesses right now - and we let you pick your outfit out - you always go for the yellow shirts b/c you say it's Belle
12. You love school, but still prefer me to carry you in the mornings on our walk to school
13. You have begun to push your little brother and tackle him
14. You say the funniest things everyday - like momma bite my feet
15. You play a game on "your phone" (daddy's i touch) which is called Tozzle - it's puzzles. You drag the pieces from the top to the correct location - you do VERY WELL!!
16. You are bare foot 90% of the time
17. We've reached a new high - you have been a month without wearing a pull up at night and have only had 2 accidents in this time - you will wake up in the middle of the night and say mommy I have to go pee pee and you go.
18.  You repeat everything we say
19. You sing Happy Birthday - but it's Happy Nu Nu to You (not sure why b/c you can say Happy Birthday)
20. You love Scooby Doo and you know the theme song
21. You can pull your pants and underwear up all by yourself
22. You can put slip on shoes on all by yourself - you ask if it's the right foot too
23. You LOVE wearing flip flops
24. We have recently begun to let you walk Derby when we take our daily night walks - you love it!!!
25. Whenever a car comes, you tell us to FREEZE until it passes
26. You love all the kids in our neighborhood and refer to them by name when we pass their houses
27. You can say your ABC's pretty well and your most common word is I can't - ugh that one is frustrating
28. You still say it's SNUNNERING outside (thundering) and whenever it's windy you tell me it's WINNIE mommy hurry go inside
29. You love to give your brother baths (wash his body and his hair) - but you especially like to dunk him in the water

Painting Easter Eggs

Easter egg hunt at your school - Emmy, Harper, Ava and Blake
Harper - you are a joy....I can't believe it's already been 2.5 yrs since you have blessed us with your life!! We love you!