Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Recent pictures from time with daddy

The last two times I've had Sam and Josephine, I've been blessed to have an excellent photographer present to take some fantastic shots I thought I'd share with readers of this blog.

UPDATE: The pictures did not format correctly, but I'm working on it!

These kids love to read and I can think of nothing I'd rather be doing than sharing information with them. Of course, the book we're reading here is Superman, but superheroes are information, right?

Mommy gave Sam and Jo these great blocks a couple of Christmases ago, and they are among their favorite toys.

Moments after this shot was taken, Sam fell to the ground gleefully excited he'd found a new way to knock something over.

The older he gets, the more Sam wants to build things. I can oblige!

After block time, we hit the road in the double stroller for the first time in a while. Sam and Jo were so excited. 

We walked to McGuffey Park. Josephine was happy.

The weather was perfect for playing in the fountain.

Sam and Josephine play nicely together, and this is one of my favorite pictures of the two of them together.

The kids are going to outgrow these swings so fast, so every time I get to push them is special.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

September 2010

Jo was laughing in her sleep this morning. "Mama! I dreamt that Sam had music coming out of his butt!"

Simple math: We were talking about granola bars - two bars to a p

"What if I had five packs? How many bars would I have?"
"What if I ate one bar out of each pack?"
And so on. She's doing math in her head! She loves playing with numbers.

And words. And everything! It's hard to keep up with the things she says...

Meanwhile, Sam is all two: No no no and mine mine mine.
He does like to say now "That is my favorite" and "It's so beautiful" and "I love it so much" and other funny expressions. He also says "either" in his sentences all the time.

FYI, we have to move next week. Landlord foreclosing on our place. Sigh!

Jo loves her ballet/tap/gymnastics class!
And they both loved the pools this summer - see them playing lifeguard in the picture where Sam is pretending to blow the whistle and Jo is swimming in the grass - but Sam definitely LOVES water. Hope to get him in swim class soon.