Sunday, September 11, 2011

I can't resist...

... taking photos of these smiles. :)

Jacob is all about blowing raspberries this weekend, and was giving me some great big belly laughs just before this shot. Joshua loves to interrupt his dinner -- bottle or breast -- to smile up at you and carry on a gurgly conversation.

Four at Play

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Noah the Photographer

Do you ever wonder how a 4-yr-old views the world?  Noah has been using the camera on my phone for a while now, but this was the first time he got to play with the snap-n-shoot.  I wasn't following him around the house, so it was quite interesting to later look through his photo tour.  No cropping or editing from mom, these are his own composition...

The closest thing at hand to practice clicking the shutter button, Joshua's head:

Maybe I should get Mia and giraffy in the photo too:

Oh, if I back up far enough I can get everyone in the frame!

My favorite chair (yes, I fight Mia for the polka-dotted one.  Since I'm the big brother, sometimes I can convince her to sit in the blue checkered one.  She's catching on though...)

Mia's favorite toy drum:

Still Life: Toy Edition

My fishy pillow:

Beloved Toad, fast asleep:

Friday, September 9, 2011

Tummy Time

They look a little bit alike, no?

(Jacob's on the left, as in the previous several photos)

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Four Months

If 3 was the hand-eating month, let 4 go on record as the month for ear-to-ear grins. Such fun!! To me, they're looking more and more alike every day. If it weren't for Joshua's few leftover long locks (that never fell out), I'd really have to stop and think hard about who's who.
The little guys had their 4-month well visit this morning. Jacob has caught up with Joshua on length (25", 50th percentile) and head size (17", 72nd percentile) and is gaining ground on their weight difference. Joshua is 17lbs 5oz (88%) and Jacob is 16lbs 4 oz (75%). Both handled their shots like the little troopers that they are, and now mommy is enjoying a rare day at home with two babies. Think I can get them both down at the same time and sneak in a nap? I'm not going to hold my breath... The sleeping one just yelled out. Time to go!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Check out that vertical

Pure Glee.
Here, let me zoom that in for you.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Duck, Duck, Goose

Noah learned Duck, Duck, Goose at school and eagerly awaited his cousins' visit so they could play with him. The 10 to 14 year-olds are so sweet to humor their little cousin!