Archive for March, 2010

8 Months Old

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Evan is very mobile now, even though he is not crawling.  He can get pretty much anywhere by rolling and rotating.  He can also pull himself up to a standing position with a little help from Mom or Dad.  He loves getting into things he’s not supposed to, like power cords, remotes, and telephones.

He eats pureed peaches, pears, prunes, apples, carrots, sweet potato, squash, green beans, and peas; most of which, Mommy has made from scratch and frozen into cubes. He really prefers the fruits, but will eat the green veggies when mixed with a little fruit.

He loves to turn the pages of board books, and loves it when we act excited and clap at anything.  He constantly flirts when we are out and about.  He will give a half smile to a stranger and then turn his face away, and then do it again with a full smile….so cute!

We are still waiting on his breakthrough for sleep.  He still gets up 2-4 times per night. However, he now puts himself to sleep at bedtime and for naps with little or no fussing on most occasions, which is wonderful.

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7.5 Months Old

Monday, March 29th, 2010

I took these a few weeks ago while practicing for a photo shoot of our neighbor Zion, who is 1 year old.   I set up a white fleece background, and bought a few props (flowers and a small wooden stool).  I really like how they turned out!  It is so much easier shooting Evan since he stays put…for now, that will soon change!  Once he is walking, I am sure we’ll have a lot of shots with him running out of the frame.

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Kyle the Puppet

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

I think this is the hardest we’ve ever heard Evan laugh… enjoy!

First St. Patrick’s Day

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

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Chewing

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Evan’s latest trick is chewing. Most of the time he chews air, but he also chews his dinner. So silly!

More Swimming

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Evan had his 3rd swim lesson on Saturday, and went underwater for the very first time! He did great, not a fuss!  He also practiced his back floating, and his sitting up. See the video here.

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Mom & Me at the Park

Monday, March 15th, 2010

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First Zoo Trip

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

We took Evan to the San Diego Zoo for the first time today.  We hadn’t been since before Becky was pregnant and were excited to take Evan.  It was so funny though, he was much more interested in all of the people than any of the animals.  The people were more active and made much more interesting sounds than any of those animals.  He did show interest in the Orangutans however.  There was one with her back leaning up against the glass, so Evan decided to give her a big loud aaaaHHHAAAhhhh!!!  The Orangutan got up, turned around and started spinning and putting on a show, what a little clown!  Wish we had a video.   Since Evan loves chewing on his Sofie giraffe teether, we thought he would like to see the full size giraffes up close.  He checked them out for a minute, then looked at some plants on the ground, checked out some kids nearby, and then took a 2 hour nap in his stroller.  Overall, we had a pretty fun day!

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Toes in the Bath

Friday, March 12th, 2010

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Messy Prunes & Avocados

Friday, March 12th, 2010

We have been feeding Evan prunes mixed with other veggies for a full week now to improve regularity.  He got quite messy at dinner tonight.

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Playtime

Friday, March 12th, 2010

I took a few shots of Evan playing on the floor today.  He is really able to get around to his toys now, mostly by rolling and rotating.

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Boy in a Box

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

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