Monday, February 22, 2010

Hanging Around

Owen's been sharing toys with baby brother. How many cars can you find in Ben's chair? And, will he still be willing to share his toys when Ben actually cares???

Opening some Valentine's and snuggling on the couch

and on the chair

Owen modeling his new apron from Grammy. Don't you love his matching hairnet? It is actually the butterfly net from Elefun, but he loves to wear it on his head for some reason...

Baking some banana bread and trying out the apron


The usual suspects eating some pizza at a Superbowl party

Enjoying some cake at Andrew's birthday party. I can't believe Owen will be 3 in less than a month!!!

Making mailboxes at the Valentine party

I made Ben's ( I love art projects, so if Owen isn't very into it, I never mind finishing up :o) )

All of the kids are looking at the camera... amazing!

Ben enjoying the Valentine's Day Party...

After they ate lots of treats and played their little hearts out, we unleashed the kids in Melissa's back yard. They had so much fun! Owen loved pulling the sled :o)

And riding in it, too!

Father-Son bonding... And, for the record, Mike dressed him. Tennis shoes and socks and bare legs...

Ben before Church... I knit his hat and it is starting to fit :o)

Gym class at the YMCA... It's only about 3 blocks away so we almost always walk which is great! I can't wait until the weather gets a little nicer so we can start walking more!

They absolutely love it!!! It is pretty much unstructured play time. The perfect winter activity for little boys who live in small condos! I don't know why we didn't do this sooner!

Some live action from gym class...


This video is a little long, but I just wanted to share Owen's giggle

Ben also very much enjoys the class

Last week, Owen had a pretty bad cold. We mostly stayed in and he spent a lot of time laying on the couch. I knit him this hat before Ben was born and he wore it for 3 days straight. He didn't even want to take it off when he went to bed! It is getting a little small. I think I'd better make him a new hat soon!

He did have energetic bursts... (again, he was disappointed because he didn't get any milk out!)

I don't know if you can tell from the picture, but while I ran to change Ben while Owen was in the tub, he dumped about half a bottle of Mike's body wash and then half a bottle of my body wash in. He smelled very fresh after that bath!

Everything is more fun in a box! Very silly!

Ben and Lola snuggling on the couch

What a little sweetie! And, he had just had a bath so he smelled heavenly!

I'm not lying, though it doesn't seem like this could possibly be true! Ben was 2 months old last Tuesday. Time sure flies when you're having fun :o)