Wednesday, February 13, 2013

9 Months already?!

I can't believe it.
My boy is grown up. 9 months old already-when did that happen?? He is so big. Well, big to us. We had his doctor's appointment on Friday, and he is actually really small. He only weighs 16 lbs, but thankfully he has grown much taller-he is now 28"! He's going to be tall and skinny. The doctor said that he is getting enough calories thankfully, since he is growing taller. He now has 4 teeth-that was fun, since three of them came in at the same time-a week after his first tooth came in. But he is over that now, and loving not being sick anymore! he had a fever of 102 and scared us for a little bit-he was so groggy and just wanted to snuggle all day (which is very unusual for him). But, he is back. And I love playing with him. His favorite game to play is hide and seek. He will play with me for an hour or so. We have 4 different hiding spots in the house, and if I go to a "non-regular" one, then he will either pass right by me, or not want to play anymore. It's so cute.

Scott LOVES daddy time. Absolutely loves it. So much so that he doesn't want daddy to leave. Because when he sees that he's stuck with mommy again, he will start crying. I love seeing KC and Scott playing together. They love each other so much.

Scotty can also now eat anything! Well, mostly anything anyways. He hates green beans, never has liked them. He loves apple sauce, and carrots. Which I am glad that he likes some vegetables and not just fruits.

Oh, I gave the lesson in Primary on Sunday. Boy, was that fun. I barely got through the lesson. The kids were crazy. That is one thing that is hard about teaching that young of an age (4 year olds). They have such short attention spans, and really need activities to do. So, the last 20 minutes of class, we had paper airplane throwing contests. Yes, I know, it isn't very spiritual, but they had a ton of fun, and I was almost able to make it through the end of the lesson. So yes, if you teach little kids, they love matching games and paper airplanes. I am teaching this week again, so I hope that it goes better than last week. Wish me luck!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Falling, crawling and Wheels

Are you proud? It has only been 9 days since I posted last-Here's a start to the new year!

Scotty has been crawling like crazy. He started when he was about 7 months, and he LOVES it. He wasn't quite sure about it at first-he loved his army crawling, but he has now learned that crawling on all fours is WAY faster. He is now our little terrorist, and I can't believe that the day has come so quickly that we have to baby proof our house. He's so big! He has one tooth now that is still growing in-but it is SUPER sharp. I didn't even know how sharp a tooth can be.
He has also learned how to stand up. on Everything. and I mean everything. He'll crawl straight into the bathroom and climb right up onto the bathtub and knock everything into the tub, then he'll go right to the toilet and start hitting the lid like a drum. He has also learned how to pull our movies out, and he loves it. When he wakes up in the morning, he'll stand in his crib and just talk to himself while hitting the side of it. I love it! The only thing I don't like is when he falls. He had his first goose egg (luckily it didn't last very long, we tried getting a picture, but it didn't work out too well). He falls ALL the time. I guess it's the process of learning. He's going to be walking soon and it kind of scares me.
Wheels wheels Wheels. He can't get enough of them. He loves all kinds of wheels. Big ones, small ones, moving ones, ones on carts, some on strollers, grandpa's power chair, his little toy car, his big toy truck. No matter the size, he will go straight for them. It is impossible to take him to the grocery store with just one of us, because he will wiggle and wiggle so he can see the cart's wheels. It is so hilarious, but yet frustrating at the same time!

Becca's birthday has come and gone. We did a Megamind birthday party for her. (We now have a tradition in our family of doing birthday parties like you would for little kids). It was super fun! We played tape the baby next to metro man, "Destroy" Titan, and you had to build something out of straws and duct tape that would withhold the most amount of weight! To top it off, we wore blue balloons on our heads with Megamind faces drawn on. We had a delicious pumpkin dessert for cake also. It was fun-we love hanging out with family!

This is my favorite face. IT is his trademark face.

Monday, January 14, 2013

New Years Resolution

SO! Happy Belated 2013. I made a goal to update this at LEAST once a month-hopefully more. We shall see. ;)

2012 was an AMAZING year. Here is a little newsletter from us to you. Also, we have included pictures. :)

Happy New Year!
We had a wonderful year. We were able to go a few places this past year. We went to Bear Lake to visit Great Grandma and Grandpa Daley-it was such a blast! St. George was definitely our favorite temperature though. We visited Great Grandma and Grandpa Baldwin for Thanksgiving. It was so nice to visit and relax. :) In the summer we were at St George also, for a funeral. We were going to head up to Las Vegas to walk around, but it was WAY too hot with Scott. So we just went back to Utah instead. :) Pretty laid back year, but we had a new baby, so we couldn't do TOO much.

KC finished 2 more semesters of school last year. He is now on his final semester before student teaching. The light at the end of the tunnel is finally here! He is so excited to be able to student teach/internship this coming year. He is teaching 3 piano students, 1 voice student and 1 violin student right now, and trying to expand that. He is working at a place called MyFastPC as a technician; he fixes email problems and viruses on computers. (So if you ever need someone to help you out..give him a call!) He loves movies, and being with family. We don't get to see him as often as we like, so we cherish every moment we have together. He is the Ward Choir Director in church, and was complimented many times for the wonderful Christmas performance. Mind you, he only had 3 weeks to get the choir started back up, rehearse and perform, plus it was his first performance as director-he did awesome! He is still an amazing singer, violinist and pianist. He loves his little boy. They have so much fun together.

Erica has been a stay at home mom these past 9 months. She has absolutely loved being home with Scott and being able to teach him new things everyday. She is starting school up this semester, and is so excited to be going back. She is doing just a couple online classes-but that will be plenty. :) She loves being with KC and Scott, and making memories. She is trying to start up photography-not professional, just snapshots here and there of the family. She was just recently called as a Primary teacher for 4 year olds, and she is SO excited! She loves little kids :) She is currently in the process of getting back down to her pre-wedding weight-finally got back to pre-pregnancy! That was an accomplishment. :) She loves her boys.

Scott is just about 9 months old! We can't believe how fast time has flown! He has now been out of Mom's tummy longer than he's been in it. He is adorable. He loves bananas, and playing hide and seek with mommy. He will even come looking for her (after she calls him for a while). He LOVES daddy time. Forget about mom when dad's home! He is crawling all over the place, and his first tooth is almost in. He loves to "fly" with Dad, and is still super camera shy. (That is why there are no pictures of him smiling-he won't do it in front of the camera.) He loves typing on the computer, and will crawl straight for it if you open it. He loves visiting his Grandmas and Grandpas. He is so lucky to have them so close together. His absolute favorite thing though, is to follow his Grandpa Daley around in his car. Grandpa has his power chair, and Scott races around the kitchen in his little walker. It is the cutest thing. He loves watching and feeling any type of wheel. He is our precious little boy, and we love him so much.

We wish you all a wonderful New Year. We love you!

-KC, Erica and Scott