Sunday, August 30, 2015

Nathan's First Teeth!

Nathan got his first tooth teeth this week!  On Wednesday the two bottom front incisors came in, right before his five month birthday (which is today).  He is a bit early, but we knew this was coming because he has been drooling up a storm and chewing on everything in sight for weeks.  You can definitely feel the two little teeth with your fingers, but since they are just peeking out, the tiny translucent nubs are hard to see in person, besides photograph.  So on Wednesday, we weren't able to get a good shot at all, just this proud mom picture, 


and drooooool!


I tried again the next day, and got a good shot, but between the lighting and picture quality, you can't really see them.


You can see the effects of teething though (teething = fussiness).


So we kept on trying (and failing) to get a good shot of the teeth to show off.



Earlier today, I got the best one yet.  You can kind of see the little white-ish spot on the bottom of his gums!  Our boy is just getting so big!



Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Cutest

Nathan has been regressing in terms of night sleep recently (boo) but we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.  He makes up for it by being just the cutest.  Here's what I mean: in this first video, Nathan is laughing (such a glorious sound) while Jesse is trying to nom nom nom him all up.

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And in this second video, Nathan is trying to do the itsy bitsy spider with me:

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Indian Summer

I did not get very much scrapbooking done this month because I was sick one weekend and had to work another, but I completed one double-page layout and two cards.  I started using We R Memory Keepers' Indian Summer line, which is very southwest-y and therefore perfect to scrap pictures from our family's visit to see us last summer.  I used the August sketch by Boys Rule to create this fun layout.


And this next layout was created using Blue Fern's August sketch and their gorgeous chipboard title.


I love how these coordinated pages look side by side.



I also made two cards (August = lots of birthdays)!  


Monday, August 17, 2015

How Big is Nathan?

Soooo big! Big enough to graduate from the infant insert in the bath,


to hold his head up while playing Superman with Jesse,


and big enough to grab and stick things (other than his fingers) in his mouth.  Really, he grabs and "eats" all the things! 





Monday, August 10, 2015

More Family Pictures

Lorna sent me tons of pictures she took when she was here, so I have a lot more to show you!  First, swim class pictures!  Nathan loves getting "rained" on,


is content being held in the pool,


but doesn't completely love being dunked!


We also have just hanging out lovey pictures.




And pictures from Santa Fe, including Nathan "eating" at his first restaurant.





Finally, there are more family at home pictures -- look for the great one of Nathan laughing!





Monday, August 3, 2015

Roll Over, Roll Over

It was just the three of us again this week.  We enjoyed spending time together, especially during our walks, and we tried the carrier (which Nathan has not liked very much) and it worked out well for a short while.


All week Nathan has been getting closer and closer to rolling over from his back to his tummy.  Here he is on his side "reading" his favorite book.


And, on Friday, he did it!  Look how pleased he was with himself!  


Neither of us actually witnessed the first time he rolled over on to his belly.  Jesse was getting his bath ready and I was at work.  Jesse turned around and realized Nathan was on his stomach and snapped this picture!  Jesse did get Nathan's second successful roll over on camera.  This video is hilarious though because it starts off with Jesse's sneeze and ends with me complaining that I missed seeing Nathan roll over (I just went to the garage for less than a minute to grab something from the car).  Don't worry though, he rolled over for me today so I have seen it now!

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Family Fun

Last weekend Memaw Nono and Aunt Becca came to visit Nathan!  He was excited to see and play with them!


We took a day trip to Santa Fe and Nathan enjoyed his first time at a restaurant!



We also had fun just hanging out at home.



Nathan got lots and lots of cuddles!

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Last 2013 Layout

I am getting a little behind in my scrapbooking, but this week I finished the final layout from 2013.  I used the July 15th sketch from Stuck?!


I had a few scraps and cute stickers left over so I wanted to create a card.  I used Paper Issues' Sketchy Saturday sketch for this festive birthday card.


Saturday, July 18, 2015

More Cuteness

Nathan is getting more and more used to tummy time, and looks incredibly adorable doing it!


But just in case you think he can't take a bad picture . . . 


One new thing we tried this week is giving him tummy time on the boppy, which he is pretty happy with.


We give and receive lots of love from this little guy!


Nathan may be teething, so we tried a refrigerated teether, and he seemed to really like it.


Blowing raspberries is something he just loves to do now.  This video isn't the best example, but its all I have!

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Sea to Shining Sea

I am using Simple Stories' Sea to Shining Sea to scrap pictures of our 2013 trip to Connecticut to hang out with family.  For this first layout, I used the Stuck?! July 1st challenge.


This second layout is based on Sketchabilities' Sketch 142.  


And here is the completed two-page layout.