OK so despite multiple to dos, reminders and putting it on my bucket list…I have not been blogging. Why you might ask? Well it’s summer in Texas and we own an air conditioning company, and despite what everybody thinks including me (more on that later) I am not a stay at home mom, I am a mom that works from home and I have discovered that there are days (Hot Texas Summer Days) that it is a harder job than working away from home!
Today however is a special day and despite ringing phones and a seriously active email account I am going to get all sappy and blog for a second because today is my sweet boys 1st birthday. I had no idea how emotional this would be for me. I was snuggling with him just yesterday and was telling him that one year ago today my belly was out to here and you were kicking me…and the tears started and I have been on the verge of tears on and off every since then.
He is growing so fast I can’t hardly keep up some days it seems like he will never “get” something and then all of the sudden I think about it and its been such a short time since he was just a little tiny thing sleeping in his bassinet next to my bed.
-He is sleeping in his own room now and through the night I might add.
-He is walking everywhere unassisted, he still crawls but its less and less every day.
-He eats 3 meals a day and is feeding himself a portion of that.
-We have weaned from the breast and are working on the bottle.
-He babbles and responds in a way that I just know he is talking to us, he just has so much to say he isn’t getting the words out yet.
-He helps to dress himself most days by lifting his arms and throwing his pants/shorts on the floor every chance he gets.
-He gives love by throwing his head at your head and then pressing with all his might or sometimes even just resting there (I am sure this is his form of hugs and kisses).
-He has realized that objects have a use at any given time he is trying to talk on one of our cell phone or pointing the remote at the tv and just this morning he brushed Abby’s hair.
-He has teeth coming in at an alarming rate (thank goodness for that whole weaning thing).
-He now sports a necklace every day as well in my attempts to making his teething more comfortable…does it help? I have no idea but I will do it if it even just MIGHT help.
-He has learned to climb to the top of the step stool (thanks Mausi) so we have to keep that put away.
-He has also learned how to crawl on and through a small bookshelf I have in my bedroom!
-Basically he has learned how to stress his mothers heart at a very young age!!
There are so many new things he is learning and doing everyday!
So happy birthday to my handsome, sweet, smart, amazing little boy! I love you more than words can say and you amaze me every single day! You really are the light of my life. You came along at a point where I had really started to believe I wouldn’t be having a baby of my own and look where we are now your a year old and I love you more every day!!!