Sunday, May 25, 2014

Joe is Six Months Old!

Joe turns six months old today. He is such a happy baby. Jasper and I call him a rolly-polly because he has really taken to rolling onto his tummy then onto his back again. This guy is on the move! His is still without teeth, but he loves to put things in his mouth. I can't believe Joe is half a year old already.
Here is a little trick Jack and I do sometimes. We love to make Joe "peek out from a doorway.
Naked baby!
Now feeling a bit modest.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Preschool Picnic

Hi dad!
Hi Jasper!
Today was the Onward and Upward preschool potluck. Good times.
When we arrived, I went to get Joe out of the car he was asleep. Even so, it was clear to me that he does not like his sandals. I don't know how he got these off!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Getting Warmer...

The weather has been so nice for the past few weeks. There have been some rainy days, but the sunny days have a way of erasing my memory of them.

I signed up for Instagram a while ago and have been using it to share more of our "everyday" photos. I've posted some of them below. If you are on Instagram, you can find me under stasiacooks.

Jasper found a tiny "Santa" on Aunt Molly's birdbath garden. When you're three, Santa is way cooler than a garden gnome.

A rare, happy tummy time moment.

Jasper is getting into Batman and Superman. (Not Spider-Man)

I think I know where this influence came from...


That's a happy face, I assure you.

We've had some outdoor fun.

The garden is sprouting and growing. Broccoli from the Master Gardener sale and a tiny dill plant Jasper planted as a seed.

A blueberry bush in the foreground, our metal trough in the background.

Snow peas from seed in the trough. I love the look of dainty pea vines.

Chives on our balcony deck.

At the end of the day, we are all tuckered out. Some of us sleep in a frog pose.


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Joe and the Avocado

I'm always playing catch up with the blog. Just after turning five months old, Joe had his first food. It was April 27th to be exact and the food was avocado. He seemed to go through a range of emotions, but I guess it's just how babies react to having texture in their mouths for the first time. Makes for some great photos.

Jack and Jasper give Joe a little pep talk.

I gave Joe his first bite and Jasper helped with the second bite. I love that Jasper wanted to be involved.

Joe was not shy with his reaction.

The bowl was fascinating.

As of today, he has had prunes, sweet potato, and rice cereal. He has also become more nonchalant with his facial expressions.

Someday he will have bacon.


Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms, grandmas, and great grandmas out there!

These little guys are so into each other.