things that make me happy

Monday, March 23, 2015

1 - these two. they are the center of my world and i'm so thankful for their love in my life!
2 - a clean kitchen at night
3 - springtime! i love seeing all the pretty blossoms on the trees
4 - nursing my sweet baby to sleep and cuddling him
5 - going to church every sunday and being uplifted by the gospel messages taught there
6 - talking with my family; i'm blessed to have such wonderful parents and siblings
7 - organizing my house! nothing better than having an organized closet, pantry, drawers, you name it!
8 - going on walks in the warm spring sunshine
9 - laying in bed with the husband and talking about whatever is on our minds
10 - good old girl time with friends

time sure flies by

Monday, March 16, 2015

a photo of colsen, once a week, every week for a year | week 33

 first of all, i love his long eye lashes! he takes after his dad with those :) second, i was so excited finally get a photo of his 6 teeth! four pearly whites on top, and two on the bottom. the four on top all grew in at once (no wonder he was teething so bad the second time around a few months ago)

a photo of colsen, once a week, every week for a year | week 34

we've moved!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

it was a stressful day closing our house AND moving in the same day (don't recommend doing that!) but with the help of awesome friends, we are officially moved in to our new house! it feels so great having our own place now and knowing that we can do whatever we want with decorating and doing projects on the house. we still don't have kitchen chairs and there's a few boxes left to be unpacked, but things are settling down and we are loving it.

eight months with colsen

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

+ now has 6 six teeth! 2 on the bottom, 4 on the top (that are coming in the same time)
+ sitting up great and rarely falls over - his posture is better
+ loves eating cheerios, especially taking a bite out of it with his front teeth
+ loves to talk! says "baba" "dada" and "mum"
+ rolls all around to get to things he wants
+ will happily sit on his play mat and stay entertained playing with his toys by himself for a while
+ doesn't seem to have a great interest in crawling, but when we put him down on his stomach, he gets on all fours then pauses, not sure what to do next, then rolls over
+ very interested in wheels - his toy cars, train, and wagon get turned around so he can spin the wheels
+ definitely takes more interest in the little things and details like tags, zippers, etc.
+ when we're talking with people in a group, he will look at the person talking as if he's part of the conversation (haha!)
+loves turning the pages himself when we read books
+ he's VERY attached to his mommy! :)

a photo of colsen, once a week, every week for a year | week 32

babbling away

Monday, March 2, 2015

this kid just makes me such a happy mama! he's so fun to hang out with during the day. he's definitely very clingy to me right now. my favorite thing that he's doing is talking a lot more! he says "baba" "mum" and "dada" a lot and his voice is just the cutest little thing! i have a million videos on my phone of his babbles.

a photo of colsen, once a week, every week for a year | week 31

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