Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Awesome Laughing

We caught some of Jackson's laughter (out favorite sound!) on camera. So fun!

Dancing with Grammy & Granddad

This is one of the 1st times Jackson "danced" to music. The best part of this video, though, is watching Grammy and Granddad try to get him to dance - I love it!

Reading Pat The Bunny

Monday, March 28, 2011

Recent Fun

Playing with Aunt Kiley

Playing with Hatta

Wearing his St. Patrick's Day Outfit at the park

Tuckered out

Front yard fun

Discovering grass for the 1st time

Playing with Grammy

Showing Grammy and Granddad all his toys

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

8 Months Old!

We can't believe Jackson is already 8 months old!  His personality is showing more and more everyday and he is so fun!  Some new fun things he likes to do are:  He likes to "share" his paci with mommy and daddy.  He does NOT want to sit down.  Even when we try to get him to sit, he stiffens his legs so he can stand.  So, now we do a lot of standing beside couches and coffee tables and playing with toys on top of them.  He LOVES to go outside and usually starts "jumping" in our arms and laughing when we open the door.  He also has started saying "DaDa" all the time.  It is so cute!  He has learned not to lift his arms to get out of his car seat until I say "arms up" (after I undo the straps).  He also puts his "arms up" when asked so we can pull him out of his exersaucer or off of the floor.  It's amazing how much little babies already know!  He also officially has his first 2 teeth!  You can see them in the last picture of this post.  

Jackson looks hilarious in this pic.  It's like he is totally posing at a photo studio. Ha!

If you look closely, you can see his tiny 2 bottom teeth showing.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Thursday, March 10, 2011


In honor of Jackson first tooth finally cutting through, here's a funny teething video.

Happy Half Birthday!

This video is a month and a half old, but I finally got around to uploading it. Jackson was so not impressed.

Friday, March 4, 2011

7 Months and Growing

It's hard to believe Jackson is already 7 months old.  He is cute as ever and such a JOY!  It's amazing to watch him learn new things all the time.  Some of my favorite things he's learned so far:
-  At 5 months old, he learned how to keep his paci in his mouth when he sneezed by squeezing his gums together.
-  He is rolling over and back and reaching for toys out of reach (not yet crawling).
-  He is sitting up on his own.
-  He can stand up by holding onto something like the coffee table. 
-  If he is sitting just right and holding our hands for balance, he can stand up from a seated position (his legs - AKA his ham hocks - are so strong!)
-  We can tell that he knows the words "water," "bath," "more," "all done," "peek-a-boo," and several others.
-  When we read him Pat The Bunny, he knows what to do on each page (pat the bunny, play peek-a-boo, and smell the flowers).
-  He turns the pages when we read books.
-  He's finally started jumping in the Johnny Jump Up instead of just twirling.
-  He's discovered that it's fun to splash in the bath tub (meaning mommy and daddy get very wet!) 

Here are some fun recent photos...

Love those leg roles!

He has mastered the art of putting his paci in his mouth all by himself.  

Loves his blocks.

Reading Goodnight Moon.

I've started making some homemade baby food.  He especially loves homemade squash and sweet potatoes.  He only likes carrots sometimes, and he refuses to eat green beans and peas by themselves, so I have to combine them with another vegetable to "hide" them.  I'm sensing a picky eater coming on.

Grammy came to visit last weekend.  We had a ball!