Monday, August 22, 2011

1st Day of Pre-School

Today was Baylor's first day of pre-school!  I am teaching at a pre-school twice a week this year and Baylor gets to come with me!  I am so excited about this opportunity because it will give Baylor the chance to play somewhere outside of the house and will give me the opportunity to do what I love, but still get to stay home with my little Bitty Boo! :)  I was very nervous for Baylor though.  She doesn't have seperation anxiety or anything like that, but it is the longest I have ever left her with anyone besides family.  Her teacher this year is Mrs. Cassey and she is oh so sweet and patient! :)  Baylor can be a little head strong sometimes...I don't know where she gets it from... :).

 I left my camera with Mrs. Cassey to take some pictures if she had a chance to and she did!  So here is a snap shot of Baylor's day.  Thank you Mrs. Cassey!


She painted with Jello.  She is SOOO sleepy! Having too much fun!

She ate the Jello! :)

She ate lunch

Her favorite part of lunch, juice!

Naptime!  This is her new pretty napmat...inside a crib!  Maybe next time she will actually sleep on it! :)  Baylor does not like to miss out on anything going on around her so she didn't sleep much this time.  Next time Mrs. Cassey...we promise! :)

Friday, August 19, 2011

Big girl!

So...I know I sound like a broken record, but I am still amazed on how quickly Baylor keeps changing!  Sometimes I just want to say, "Stop!  I forbid you to grow up!"  I just want a little extra time while she is young and innocent and cuddly...sometimes. :)  Other times I just pray that the "phase"  goes by quickly!  Like her not knowing the word "no"...or just ignoring it all the time!  From 12 months to 13 months was a much bigger jump than I expected.  She's gone from me just talking at her to much more interactive...if that makes any sense?  Anyhoo...here are some of our pics and vidoes of new accomoplishments!  She even got her FIRST haircut!  Thanks Minna!  You're awesome!

This is Baylor holding a baby that is wearing one of her outfits from when she was a newborn!

Ready for church!

Her hair was getting a little mulletish so we are getting ready for our first trim!

Baylor and Minna!


Goodbye party in the back! :)

Hello cuteness!

Here is Bay attempting a puzzle.  She got 3 out of 6...not bad!

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Some of her words and body parts she is learning...

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Cute little monkey!

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I hope everyone has a blessed school year and work year!  Love God and love people!

Matt 22:37-39
37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[c] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[d]

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Dallas World Aquarium

Today was one of Colby's last days of summer before he has to go back to work. :(  I am so thankful for his job (somebody in this family has gotta work ;) ), but he is a great Daddy and we REALLY like having him home!  He does so much to help me and he does lots of playing with Baylor.  So to get out of the house today we decide to take a last minute trip to the Dallas World Aquarium.  Baylor LOVED it!  And I loved watching her see all the animals.  I wish I had gotten a few better pictures of her facial expressions, but I was too slow!  And I wish I would have video taped her...she was talking quite a bit to those animals. :) Here are a few pics that I did manage to get.

Hello DWA!


We are laughing because she is embaressingly loud!





You can't tell, but there's a shark behind her!


If you look real close, you can see her smiling in this picture. She was watching a giant ant eater!


And when our arms were too tired, it was time to hop on Dad's shoulders.


How do you know if it's been a good day?  If they stay happy all day and crash as soon as they get in the car...success!