Entries from December 2009 ↓

Merry Christmas!

Christmas 2009 finally came.

We start off with the mess of magic dust and thank you letter Santa left Bradley.

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Lest you think the boys didn’t have matching pajamas.

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Which one should I open next?

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The Mouse-ke-TAG game was a big hit.

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One of our two favorite presents with a bow on top.

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As any parent would agree, the best thing to get a baby is wrapping paper and bows!

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Merry Christmas everyone.

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Busy at work

We gave Bradley our old laptop, and he’s getting so good that I think we’re going to have to get him a new one that can keep up with him!

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Deric’s first meal

This marked the first time we gave Deric any type of hard food – of course he’ll put just about everything in his mouth except food!

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We have two boys

And here they are climbing all over their mother.

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A typical view of our floor at 11:00 at night.

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And of course, we still have the infamous “ball bin”.

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2009 first snow

We had the first meaningful snow of the year luckily fall on a Friday night, so Saturday and Sunday were all about being outside.

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First steps in the fresh snow.

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The three amigos ready for battle (Jillian, Bradley and Addy).

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Daddy and Bradley catching some air.

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Jillian and Mr. Bob ready for take off.

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Bradley and Jillian helping each other up the steep hill that is our backyard.

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Snowball fight!

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Getting all warmed up afterward.

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Pizza time!

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Just you guys wait until next year.

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Breakfast with Santa

We went to the zoo for the annual “Breakfast with Santa” shindig and ended up hanging out with a big polar bear and shark most of the morning.

First the shark, who sat down beside Bradley for an uncomfortable amount of time.

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Deric slept through about the first half of the show.

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And now the polar bear – that had some type of crush on Mommy.

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Two cute shots of Mommy and Deric.

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A zoo teacher came out and showed us some cute animals, I love this shot of Daddy and Bradley’s excitement when she brought out one of Bradley’s favorite animals, the great horned owl.

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Oh, Santa was there too.

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We hit the zoo afterward and for some reason both of the boy’s were drawn to the penguins, which we normally whiz right by.

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Two birds with one bath

This marked the first time we had the boys in the tub together – might not do it again for quite a while!

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Tis the Season

As we gear up for another Christmas Season, we decided yet again to go with the small tree and minimize the decorations in order to minimize our efforts at chasing little kids around all day.

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Play time

Love Bradley’s expressions of sheer joy and Deric’s ‘I love my big brother’ attitude!

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Deric solo again

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Miscellaneous pictures

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