Monday, November 22, 2010

the hawk

Mohawk, that is. I was changing Parks sheets tonight while Jackson was giving Parks a bath when I heard, "Mal, come look at this, bring the camera!"

Not too pleased about being photographed during his private tub time!

He slowly warmed up...

The boy has some hair! We have already had at least 8 "real" haircuts from Pigtails & Crewcuts since we moved to Va Beach. I hope that if this baby is a girl she has Parks' hair, just think how long it would be by now!!! :)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

the best 24 hours

Jackson's parents came in town yesterday for a quick 24 hour visit. Let me tell you, they can really pack a punch in 24 hours! It was probably the best 24 hours of Parks' life. Mama Boo, Papa and Moses kept that little boy quite entertained!

They're here!!!! He was so excited!
And they did not come empty-handed.... :) Happy Birthday Parks!
Mama Boo is the best!
Reading to my new friend in my new wagon
You look hungry, Papa!
Family walk with Moses, the dog, Parks' dream come true!

Parks loves Mama Boo's sweet tea!
Plaza with the Grandparents

We put out some Christmas things!

Parks favorite activity, baking with Mama Boo

Enjoying a taste of his work the night before our "early birthday party"

Yay!! Parks will be two years old a week from today! Time has flown. I'm so glad Mama Boo & Papa could come down early to celebrate with us. We had a blast!

Monday, November 15, 2010

so much

There's so much I have to blog about. I have about 6 posts I could easily write and post pictures of, but I think I'll try to cram them into one. Sound good?

Remember this picture of Parks & Jackson last year!?
We went again this year and look at how much bigger our little boy is!

Wow! Time is flying. Parks will be 2 in less than 2 weeks! Ahhh....

On to Halloween...Parks was the cutest little spider ever!

Ahhh yes, how could I forget this next update...our potty training DEBACLE. While blog-hopping I stumbled upon this method of potty training that insists that any child over the age of 22 months CAN be potty trained in 3 days. Brilliant, I thought! I can do anything for 3 days, right? WRONG. This method, while I can see it's merit, was completely insane. I lasted 2 days and then had Jackson help on the third and by a couple hours into day 3 we were losing our minds, literally. Here are some of the highlights of Parks in his "big boy undies".

(notice the house is a wreck b/c ALL you do during these 3 days is stare at your child's crotch watching for pee, or worse, poop!)

Do the stanky leg!

Ready, plie!
Parks unfortunately looks way more pregnant than I do at this point...

This was on day 1 when we were still smiling

And finally, good old-fashioned leaf-jumping...

Wow, that was amazing!

He's a happy helper!

Happy Fall Y'all!