Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Lisa G. (64 photos), by Nikki Boote

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Sunday, November 14, 2010

My Favorite Toy!

Each of the kids have had their favorite toy of the years and Jace just loves this little John Deere Semi Truck with big rubber wheels.  He pushes this around just as fast as he can crawl...and of course, making his truck sounds to go with it!


And even when you "crash" crawling you keep your hand on your toy!

10 Months!

Jace McCoy will be 10 months old tomorrow, November 15th.  Wow does the time fly!  It seems like yesterday that we were bringing him home from the hospital, however, seems the very same for Jade and Jory!  He has his front left top tooth completely through and the right is just coming through the gum.  He has both his two front bottom teeth.  He is absolutely into everything and can get anywhere VERY quickly .  He walks along the couch and chair and will stand on his own for a few seconds and then will go to a crawling position to get where he wants to go.  We suspect he will be walking by Christmas.  Another ability that we just recently realized he can do is climb the steps and very quickly I might add!  Ugh...I think we need gates now both at the top of the steps and at the bottom! 

We have been working on getting him to again sleep ALL NIGHT!  He has been battling some ear infections the past couple months and he now thinks that he likes sleeping with his parents! It is getting better but we still aren't sleeping ALL NIGHT again.  My sister-in-law once told me, "Don't get worked up over a kid sleeping with you...one day you will wish for those days back because when they become teenagers they won't want to!" and Dr. Nyhus told me one time, "There are NO WRITTEN rules on how to raise kids...do what works for you!  When both parents work and you need your sleep...it's hard to be fighting with a kid all night!" So, as I said...this is a work in progress and it is getting better.  Pray for patience! 

He has become a total "Mommy's boy" and I really don't get a whole lot done with him hanging on my leg or wanting me to hold him.  But, he is so dang cute, it's hard not to resist his little face...so he usually gets his way!  Yes, you can say...SPOILED!!  Thank Goodness for Jade and Jory for pitching in and helping watch him when I need to work on book work, High School Rodeo duties or house work!

He loves to do patty-cake and So Big and will give lots of kisses on cue.  He enjoys to play peak-a-boo with the kids and his laugh is infectious!  He is all boy too...when he pushes his toy truck or tractor around he makes a "Zooom" noise...so cute!!

Since he is such a mommy's boy...it was a bit difficult to get a good picture of him...it went sort of like this:

ME: Sit here while we try and take a 10 month picture...

ME AGAIN: No, wait..."Sit still...SMILE!!" 

JACE: But DAD...you don't understand...I just want my MOM!!

JACE: AND I am going to get to her!

JACE: And I did!

But, we did eventually get a good picture...when dad ran the camera...and I held Jace!! It's amazing how quickly these little ones figure things out!

and YES, I am getting SOOO BIG!

We love this little 10 month old to pieces!

Super Dog!!

Kindle dressed up for Halloween!

A little Laundry Basket fun!

Every kid in their lifetime was pulled around in a laundry basket, right? Well, this little fella is no different. Jade and Jory had him in the basket and were cruising over the linoleum...he thought it was pretty cool!

Halloween 2010

Since we didn't need Halloween Customes this year for school, we didn't go out and buy customes (which I thought was nice)! So, Jade was Midkota Volleyball Player (our Midkota girls were playing in the District Tournament the following day) along with some other girls in her class.

Callie, McKenna, Quin, Jade and Mikayla...
Jory was Minnesota Vikings #84 (yes, that was a dirty trick in his eyes...he doesn't understand what Chilly was thinking! ;) ). Anyways, I had a Moss jersey from years ago that I had packed away and so when he came back for his brief "stint" we drug it back out and well, it is now packed away again.

Brandt (& Kindle), Bridger & Jace, and Jory...ready to go Trick or Treating!