Friday, July 29, 2011

Funtimes with JW

Judah likes Pad Thai!

Fake Smile

He's a good listener

Birthday gift from Aunt Mary

Tearin' up the Jumparoo!

Thursday, July 28, 2011


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, a photo by LeslieECU on Flickr.

I've been having a lot of fun lately playing around with the Instagram App. He's such a good subject!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Weekend Update

Happy Judah

We went to Cville again this weekend for a baby shower and a family reunion. It was great to see Mamere and Jack again since they're back from their travels and for those who didn't know, Renee is in town for a couple weeks. Our first stop was the movies to see Harry Potter 7 part 2. It was SO good. I want to go back and watch it in 3d – now if we can just find a babysitter ;)

Stacy and Will

Saturday morning I went to a baby shower for my friend Stacy. It was great to celebrate with her and see some old friends.

Some of the hostesses

Please look at this gorgeous cake! It's from a bakery in Gastonia, I would put a link to it but I'm not sure of the name.


We had dinner at our regular spot in Shelby, Joe's. Judah had fun gnawing on a chicken bone, just like his papaw used to do when he was a kid.


Sunday was the Haynes family reunion, my dad's mom's side of the family. It was good to see family and show off Judah of course!

Me, Dad and Papaw with Judah

He had a lot of fun crawling all around the family life center!


He's on the verge of walking but hasn't gotten there quite yet. We're thinking it will be in the next few weeks!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Changing every day

I haven't posted in a while so I thought I'd give an update on what's new with Judah. He's doing so many new things and is changing so much every day. He has successfully learned to wave and he can say "bye, bye" and "hey" to go along with it whenever he's in the mood.

He's learned to eat out of his snack trap and likes Cheerios and Gerber puffs.

He's climbing on everything and has learned that it's smarter to get down feet first instead of head first.

He has also learned how to play peek-a-boo and will pop up from somewhere and say "Boo!" He stood without assistance a few times after pulling himself up to a stand and has even clapped his hands while doing so! Thomas's mom is in town for a few weeks and his sister and dad are joining us as well for the last week of July. We're hoping he'll be walking by the time they leave. I guess we'll just have to wait and see!

Check out all the videos here.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Beach weekend


We were once again blessed by a beach weekend at good ole Ocean Lakes in SC with the fam. My mom as always was a gracious host. And like last time, most of the pictures are of Judah. He had a blast this time crawling on the beach and playing in his little swimming pool. He was a true beach bum!

Chillin under the umbrella

My brother came down for the weekend too and had fun playing with Judah. One night Judah copied him when he had his hands raised, so for the rest of the time Brent could get him to raise his hands whenever he did. No one else quite had the touch.

Uncle Brent


He was not afraid of the water this time and had fun crawling around in the shallow end when the tide was out one day.


There was so much excitement it wore him out!


Another thing he's been doing lately is this fake smile. He knows how to turn it on when I get the camera out! He has to be in a mood of course. What a ham!

Fake Smile
Fake Smile

We got a blow up pool to take out to the beach. The kicker was, my brilliant mother blew it up BEFORE she came down to the beach, so she she had to hang on to it while driving the golf cart. I can't even imagine what a loon she looked like. Anyways, Judah really seemed to enjoy it.

As always there was the annual golf cart parade. Judah even got some candy and enjoyed his very first sucker and beaded necklace.

First Sucker

It was a fun beach trip and I can't wait to go back again soon. So thankful for the time we got to spend with my mom and Brent. Love you!