Thursday, March 31, 2011

Holding his own baba like a big boy!

Yeah, so MJ could hold his own bottle while lying down but I have never witnessed the sitting up bottle drinking until yesterday. My lil baby is soooo on the go that he doesnt want to lay down while drinking his bottle now. He is such a cute lil pooper. Another new development within the last week was pointing. He points at everything. I'm not sure he knows what it means but he points at the other babies at playdates when they say "hi"....he points at himself in the mirror...and he points in the air just for the heck of it sometimes and then laughs...and then I laugh.

Oh and I did all of MJ's summer clothes shopping at when they had their 50% off sale! Everything came in the mail today and it is soooo cute. I just can NOT say no to baby overalls. They are pretty much the cutest thing EVER!

We had another swim class today too. MJ went under water twice and he did great. NO TEARS...from him. Geez, I still feel bad dunking him even when I am getting constant reassurance from the instructor.

Until tomorrow folks...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Hump day!

Is it jus me or does everyone feel better with a little tan? After moving back to the cold, I have been pasty white for the last 6 mo!!! I couldn't take it anymore!!!
BUT after years of abusing my skin with tannin beds in college, I just didn't want to do the beds again, so I found a spray tan place close to my house. For 10 bucks, they were offering airbrush spray tans!!! Score! I went yesterday and I was a little skeptical bc I came out looking brown as a bear with instructions not to shower for 8 hours. The truth is after 5.5 hours, I took a shower...I couldn't sleep with all that junk on my skin so I was a lil afraid that the tan wouldn't take. Boy was I wrong! I am less tan then when they sprayed me but I have a really nice, more natural looking hue with NO streaks!
I think it wAs totally worth it and no feeling guilty about increasing my chances of skin cancer! woo hoo!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

30 day challenge!

Because of my poor blogging skills lately, I have decided to do the 30 day challenge. Which basically means I am going to try to blog once a day for the next 30 days.
It really will be a challenge with my very active lil boy tearing up the house on a daily basis.
MJ's schedule is filling up as he joined swim class and will be trying out a baby sign language class.
I am hoping to have some cute pics to post of all of this.

In unrelated news, MJ found his lil toy wagon that is meant to carry his florida sand toys. Instead, he liked taking a lil spin around the living room in it.

We had a few nice days last week, so we had a couple of playdates at the park. MJ is pretty much confined to the baby swings while the big kids play on the slides and jungle gym. He usually likes the baby swings for about 2.5 minutes before he would rather sit on mama's lap and watch the big kiddos.
We are having a good time meeting some moms and kids in Bettendorf and enjoying the life of a stay at home mom.
Life is good :)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Baby proofing 101 and 102

SOoooo months ago, Matt baby proofed the house...plastic thingy's in the plugs, locks on cabinets, moved cleaning supplies to the basement. We thought we were all set for when MJ decided he wanted to get his move on....
NOPE! MJ started crawling last week and we were in for a rude awakening. We needed to up the anty in the baby proofing dept. We went as far as getting a new entertainment center and a gate for the kitchen. This way, we dont have to worry about the baby playing in the doggie dish or getting his finger stuck in the lazy susan OR constantly grabbing the cable boxes. It took a full day to re-baby proof but its looking good.
MJ still likes to give me a heart attack by pulling himself up on anything and everthing and occasionally bumping his noggen. Poor baby.
Here are some pics of MJ in jail....errrr I mean behind the baby gate.