"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." Angela Schwindt

Saturday, November 21, 2009

New Family Pictures and Jadon's Nine Months Pictures

Today we got our first family picture with Jadon in it! Jadon also got his nine month pictures taken. I can't believe he is that old already. I am very happy with how the pictures turned out. I love them!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Another first!!

This morning I watched Jadon pull himself up to stand on his feet. He has been pulling up to things for a couple weeks now but prior to this morning had not made it any farther than his knees. This morning when he did it he looked at me with a huge grin. I started cheering and clapping. He got excited, did a little happy dance, then fell. I could not believe it when this afternoon I caught him on his feet again. This time he was a little more stable. I had time to grab the camera, snap a few pictures. I was thrilled when he was still standing and I was able to get some video. I even captured him falling and pulling up to stand again!!

I am just amazed at how determined he is. It is not easy to pull yourself up with one arm and balance!! Such a big boy!!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Jadon Scoots!!!

Jadon has been mobile for awhile now but he has been very sneaky about it. I will put him on one side of the living room and look back a few minutes later and he is on the other side of the room. Then I would sit and watch him for awhile and he would not move anywhere. I think park of it was that he was still figuring it all out himself. Well he has the hang of it now! He does it all the time. He can get wherever he wants to go and in a hurry. I knew that even though he can't crawl he would figure out a way to get around. He is such a big boy!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Trick or Treating

Jadon was a ferocious lion for Halloween. I love this costume. Jake was a zombie. He was originally supposed to go to a Halloween party but it was canceled when the host of the party came down with the flu so he went trick or treating with Jadon. Shelby has helped her Grandma Cindy pass out candy at her house for a few years now. She usually throws on a witch hat or something to be a little festive. This years she recruited her friend Theresa to help her pass out candy and they dressed up like hippies.

Jadon was a hit in his lion costume. Jake was a hit with his knife throught the head also. It was nice to see some people we don't usually get to see and visit with a few of them. We only went around to a few houses of people we knew then we went to show Jadon's costume to all the aunts and uncles. Jadon was exhausted by the time the night was over.

Our little cutie!

All three kids on Halloween 2009.


The Tree Huggers.

On the way to the first house.

Jadon asleep on Grandma's shoulder after returning from trick or treating.

Jadon wiped out!

The Marching Zombies

On Halloween the Dee-Mack High School marching band signed up to march in the Deer Creek Halloween Parade. Since they were playing "Thriller" the band instructor asked them to dress up like Zombies.

It was a little chilly on Saturday afternoon so we waited in the truck for the parade to start. We got Jadon out of his car seat while we waited and brought him up front. He thought he was hot stuff sitting up front with Daddy.

The band was missing several people but they sounded great! They also looked very interesting. Jake was happy because he got a lot of candy.

Jadon says "I'll drive Dad".

Look at me Mom!

Watching the parade.

Dee-Mack Marching Zombies

Shelby is in the front row in the red shirt.