We went ice skating this year and had a jolly ol time. Here is mommy hanging on so she wont fall, and Liam and Aunt Shanell are skating off to the side. Aunt Shanell is a good skater and the only one Daddy would trust to take me around the rink.
Daddy went around 2 or 3 times but he stayed close to the wall. He says he will try again when he has health insurance.
Here I am with Aunt Shanell. I was so excited. I loved the speed and wind whipping in my face.
I really loved when she went in circles. Look at my smile!!!
well every parent has a right to take some black mail photos for the teen years... right? Actually we are trying to pass Liam off as a girl to see if he can earn his college tuition by being in a movie... can't hurt to try, right? what do you think? Cute as a button, right?
I am so excited for my first Christmas. Mommy and Daddy tell me lots of stories of how great it is. I love birthday parties and how great to celebrate the birthday of Jesus. Plus we get this colorful tree. I just can't wait till this gate comes down so that I can get to it!!! I went to visit Papa Noel to tell him what I want for Christmas. I have been a very good boy so I expect he will grant my wish of boxes and paper!!!
Daddy wants a new computer and it is such a big thing that he thought Santa might help him out too.There are so many boxes around the house from the mail. I made this one into a tunnel. I love going back and forth and back and forth!!!
Liam is super excited for the holiday season to begin. Thanksgiving was wonderful and he ate lots of turkey, ham and other good things like cranberry sauce! He also got to have a taste of Daddy's cooking...some traditional african meat with sauce and rice! yummy!!! Here is Liam's new Christmas ornament he got from Stelabird, you can get one too at http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5187347 Liam with the Mr. and Mrs. Clause
So now that Liam is a grown up 9 months old. There will be some changes in this house. The doctor says there is nothing medically wrong with him. He is a healthy 19lbs 11oz and 28 in. tall. There is no reason why he should not be sleeping through the night... which he has NOT been doing. With a history of being up 5+ times a night, we decided we could no longer live like that. Our wonderful doctor suggested rearranging the furniture in the room. It has been two days and we have ALREADY seen a difference. Liam's crib is right up against my side of the bed. So now when he wakes up at night, he can stay in his crib and I can put my hands through the rails to reassure him that he is not alone. After about 15 minutes or so he falls asleep ontop of my hand. Since we started this, he has only been waking up 2-3 times a night! A miracle!!! and I expect as we continue this, it will only get better. Everything else is same old in the house. Flory has moved to evening shifts and I am still on the job hunt. And now that I will be getting more sleep at night, I will be ready to work and give it my 100%. Anyways, here are our new family photos... The big 9 month old boy!
and Mommy gave it to me!!! She says it will probably be my last as well. oh well, c'est la vie! I am just such a big fan of Covenant World Relief, and my toned arms, that I needed to combine these two passions and show them off to the world. Here they are...
Here is this crazy boy. He does this thing where he puts his arm(s) striaght into the air with a nice fist. and then he moves his wrist up and down. really funny and we are all mimicing him. This is the best shot we have of it...
Here is Liam with his growth chart all finished. Grandpa Anderson cut it out and Mommy and Aunt Heather painted. Liam loves the monkeys and giraffe!
Halloween is over but our pumpkin (which had only been painted) was still in great shape. So we decided to butcher it and make some pumpkin for eating and baking. Liam had A LOT of fun helping as the next few photos show...
(no seeds were eatten during the making of this blog post)
After making a big pumpkin mess, a boy needs to have a drink!