Sunday, December 27, 2009

Jacob's New Playroom

After Christmas exploded in our house... we needed to find a new solution to Jacob's toys!! We did some rearranging and have created him a play room. I LOVE it. Matt and I have reclaimed the living room!! I still need to work out some storage options but we now have dedicated space for Jacob to play in.

Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra

Today we went uptown to Founders Hall to see the singing bears. Jacob loved it and has been talking about it all afternoon.

Friday, December 25, 2009

More Christmas

Jacob and I showing off our new boots....

doing a puzzle...

Jacob was trying to blow his train whistle...

Daddy getting ready to open his present and he "thinks" he knows what it is... He was correct and I think he liked it!!

Merry Christmas

We have had a wonderful Christmas!! Poppy had to work today so he and Jacob opened a few presents last night...

Since the weather has been yucky, Jacob has been riding his new 4 wheeler in the house.

Jacob and Daddy were leaving cookies out for Santa.

ELMO.... he talks!! How cool!!

I accidently found a Zhu-Zhu pet. I was not trying to buy one but when I saw it I could not resist myself. It was a huge hit!! Jacob laughed SO hard as he played with the mouse and it crawled all over the house.

The mouse was trying to get Jacob and he was running from it.

Kissing his puppy dog that Santa brought him.

WOW.. Santa came. He is throwing his blanket and Elmo down to check out the toys from Santa.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Eve

Jacob went to Poppy's to play on Christmas Eve Morning...
He LOVED Poppy's new train!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Baking Cookies

Jacob & I baked some sugar cookies this afternoon. He was such a great helper.

He helped mix the dough...

He placed all the cookies on the cookie sheet.

And did such a great job at it!!

He even sat on the floor and watched them bake.

But... he didn't want to eat one! I thought they were yummy!!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Jacob's Christmas Program

Jacob's daycare had their Christmas Program tonight. He did wonderful!!

The toddlers, two's and three's...

Jacob and one of his favorite teachers... Ms. Tonya!!

Jacob was very sleepy by the time we left- The program started at 7 pm (which is also his normal bedtime)

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Official Santa Picture

I finally found some time to scan our "official" Santa picture!!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Visit with Santa

We took Jacob to visit Santa today and he did great. We were not sure if we would have a repeat of last year or not. He sat on Santa's lap and told him wanted a Puppy for Christmas and laughed and giggled the entire time!!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Weekend Fun...

We had to have fun at home this weekend. We went and saw the doctor on Saturday morning after Jacob woke up with a terrible cough (sounded like he was chocking). He had bronchitis. He started some steroids on Saturday morning.

We should have driven to Raleigh for Dylan's 3rd Birthday party but we ended up staying home so Jacob could rest. We were sad we were not able to attend the party!!

While seeing the doctor, she checked his ears. She looked at his left ear 3 or 4 times then told us we need to call the ENT on Monday to have him checked out. Something didn't look right with his ear/tube. She thought it might be a blood clot or it could just be wax (she really didn't think it was wax). Hopefully the ENT can get us in early this week.

We did get our Christmas tree up this weekend. Jacob was a great help. He didn't want to help put ornaments on the tree but he did help unpack them and hand them to us to hang on the tree. None have been broken so far!! We did have a mishap when putting the candles in the windows... but I needed new ones anyway!!

Jacob is doing a good job helping out around the house with "chores". He has mastered feeding the cats and loading/unloading the washer/dryer. Now If I can only get him to actually fold the clothes. I do appreciate him being able to move the clothes from the washer to the dryer all by himself.

Feeding the cats: He goes to the pantry to get the food container (needs help opening it), moves it to where the bowl is, scoops out the food, then picks up any pieces he dropped, and returns the container to the closet.

Now if I could just get him to clean up the dust bunnies I see on the floor in this picture!!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Jacob went over to Poppy's house to play on Saturday afternoon! They had so much fun!!

They colored.
Played on the slide.

Jacob posed for a picture on the front porch. I have so many pictures from when I was this age sitting in the exact same spot!!

Poppy raked up a huge pile of leaves for them to play in. Jacob had so much fun (I think Poppy enjoyed it too)

Can you find Jacob and Poppy?

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Jacob made the news!!

We went to the Nature Museum today and the news was there filming a story about the visiting Turkey. Jacob made the news!! I was hoping they would put the story on line so I could get a better video but it is not on there so I had to video tape it from TV.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

2 year check up

Jacob had his 2 year old check up today.

Weight- 25.6 lbs (20%)
Height- 34 inches (40%)
Head Width- 20 inches (94%)

The doctor said everything looks good. He got 2 shots and the nasal mist flu vaccine. He did very good for all 3. He cried briefly for the shots but then jumped down and was happy when we left.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Happy 2nd Birthday Jacob!!

Happy Birthday Jacob. The last 2 years have flown by!!

Jacob is learning so much every day. He knows his colors and is doing well counting. He is putting more and more words together each day. The amount he is talking surprises me every day. His manners are impressive, he always says please and thank you... he shares his toys and is very caring.

He has such a fun personality and loves to play outside. We are so happy to be living so close to the Grandparents and thankful that Jacob gets to spend so much time with them.

We had a small party today with the family to celebrate his birthday.