Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Daddy gets the first taste of "Some assembly required" - don't worry, there's LOTS more to come!
Boy, this is a fun toy!
I love me my new chair
All aboard the animal train... Mom and dad say THANK YOU for volume controls!

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Quick Question...

Do I have a little something on my face?
No? Are you sure?
I am done with these photo shoots. I'm outta here.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Oh, Hello...

Hi Mom! I can see you!
I'm just hanging out here, playing with my toys.
Oh look - I've learned how to get taller and take my toys and pound the top of the coffee table with them! What? You want nice things? Too bad, you have me!
Just standing here, destroying your stuff...

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Exersaucer fun

James isn't bound by "how" he should play with the exersaucer. He's just playing in it!

Hi mom!

Here he is giving Andy "The Look".

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

A Visit to Grandma and Grandpa's

Some more random pictures from the last visit to the 'Yoop.'

Guard Bozzy

Every boy needs a guard dog who's bigger than he is!

Sauna Baby

It's steamy, but only baby hot.
Guess who's getting ready to have his first sauna...

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Happy Halloween!

Here's James modeling his Halloween shirt and pumpkin hat.

And who is the cutest jack 'o lantern ever? James of course!

Just stop looking and I'll have this sock off in no time! He actually has one more tooth than the pumpkin :)

Friday, October 19, 2007

Another tooth!

Here he is, hamming it up for the camera (mostly trying to grab it from my hands).

Here are his two teeth - just starting to pop out.

He really doesn't like showing them off.

Thursday, October 11, 2007


James has had his first tooth break through the gum! His lower right is peeking through. Yay!

Does this look like a teething baby?

Monday, October 8, 2007

A boy and his dog

James may look like his daddy, but he's got his mom's love of animals. They fascinate him. Here he is loving on Will. Who happens to be a fantastically patient dog!

Come here and let me touch you, doggy...

Friday, September 28, 2007

Six Months Old!

I'm how old??

James had his 6 month well baby visit today. He's 26.25" tall and 17.5 lbs. Still in the 50th percentile for both height and weight. He had two shots, and was less than impressed by them. In fact, he was less than impressed with the whole visit unless he was in mom's arms!

But he was told he was absolutely adorable, and a very handsome baby. His daddy says he gets it from him.

Monday, September 24, 2007

New Highchair!

Captain Fearless has the desire to launch himself out of laps/chairs/toys, but once he's launched, he can't do anything! As a result, the Bumbo just isn't safe any more. It worked great *until* he figured out the mechanics of getting out of it! So, he got a highchair today. One with straps and a safety belt.

Here he is, chillin' in the chair.

Yeah, I'm cute.

The secret to getting him to smile? "Woof" at him. Yes, our child thinks barking like a dog is hilarious.

Monday, September 10, 2007

He can (almost)...

Sit up by himself!

Here's James playing on the floor - demonstrating the forward lean. A baby's gotta start somewhere!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Car Show

Saturday was the Metro Cruise here in Grand Rapids. Andy took the old Ford out cruisin', and James and mom took the Subaru (it has air conditioning and seatbelts!)

Here's James chillin' in his stroller

And a photo of him behind the Ford. Doesn't he look excited?

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

James' First Vegetable

Hm, what is this thing? I know bibs, this is more like a smock. Isn't smock a funny word? Smock. Smock. Smock. Smock.

Can I eat it?

Hm, it's not so bad.

Yeah, I can definitely get used to this.

I think I got some in my tummy, but more on my face.

Yeah, I definitely like sweet potatoes. Two thumbs up!

Just one question - what do you do about sweet potato sock???

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Nap Time

Even daddies learn to multi-task when a little one arrives. Napping while feeding. Everybody wins!

Just 5 more minutes, please.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Mmmmm, cereal....

James had his first taste of cereal recently. He thought it was pretty good! Just wait until you can eat something with taste, buddy!