This weekend was pretty much all relaxing, BBQs and being in the pool. We took Nuggie to the park for the first time and he just loved being on the swing. He wasn’t confused or disturbed by it one bit. It was immediate smiles as we pushed him.
His smiles are so infectious too. When he is in a good mood, he is a really sweet boy who loves to smile and he always gives me butterflies when he looks like this. It’s like falling in love every time.
Dad even got to have some fun.
First time in the grass too! He wasn’t really sure about the grass. He acted like I sat him in mud or something at first. For a while, it looked like it might have been sensory overload but he got used to it? I think anyways.
That clover pretty much got chewed into oblivion.
God, he’s beautiful.
On Saturday we went over to a family BBQ with a friend of mine who watches Nuggie on the daily. She’s such a sweet woman and I love her family. Her husband is military and some what of a recluse (like us, yay!) so it’s nice to have been able to hang out with another family that we know pretty well. I worked with this woman at Brookdale Senior Living when I was a nurse there. We stayed friends afterward.
Nuggie sitting up in the cart like a big boy! He wasn’t super jazzed about being at the store. For whatever reason, sitting in the cart makes him less than enthused to be out and about. He’s fine if he’s in a seat but not in the actual cart. Why? Beats me.
We decided that it was warm enough to take the kids to the pool so we put both babies in the water for the first time today. It was so cute! Biscuit didn’t like the water all that much because it was way too cold for his tastes, but Nuggie lasted a while longer. Eventually, I had to put both of them in the hot tub with me. They were much happier after that. Nuggie even tried kicking around in his floaty.
Nuggie and Biscuit sitting together in the floaty. Biscuit doesn’t really like the water all the much to be fair. He ended up spending all his time asleep in the stroller instead.
After being in the hot tub, Nuggie had way more fun. He probably figured it was like a giant bath tub that lots of people can go into.
Nuggie’s first wrinkle toes.
First, I would just like to say, Merry Christmas to you all!
This season has been a bit of a whirlwind. We didn’t do a large Christmas but it was nice that we were able to take Yves and AJ to meet Santa for the first time. No tears from anyone! It was awesome.
We actually got a smile from Yves in this photo. To the right of the photo is my brother and his wife. Coincky-dink: we took these photos on the 11th which was also Richard and my 8 year anniversary.
We’ll see you next year!
My brother holding AJ on the left and Yves on the right (of the photo)
Richie holding the boys. Yves on the left and AJ on the right.