Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sammy's sixth

It's so hard to believe that Sammy's already 6 months old! I really can't emphasize enough of how sweet this little guy is: he makes sugar taste bitter by comparison. Brian and I just can't help but conclude that Sammy simply must be an angel in baby boy form.

Sammy continues to be very observant and intent on looking you in the eye, especially when holding him close- I think he could win just about any staring contest. I have to admit that Sammy helps my self-esteem: he looks at me (well, really everyone...but I like to think it's just me!) like I'm the dreamiest person he's ever seen!

We have a fun little "routine" while he's nursing: Sammy often "pops" off and smiles and coos mid-feeding. Almost every time he's finished, Sammy reaches his hand up to my face and holds it there until I kiss it a bunch of times.

Sammy loves his big brother. Guthrie could practically be sitting on his head and he'd be excited to have him close.

He still loves his thumb!

Now that Sammy's mobile, he's started to get into more and more of Guthrie's toys, so we've been working on sharing a lot lately. Sammy mostly just tries to eat everything- no toy is too big!

MMMMMmmmMmm. Avocados and bananas.
My favorite little smile:

Little old man:

Sammy, you bring endless amounts of joy to our lives! We're so glad you're our little guy- we love you!


Saturday, July 3, 2010

Yay Sammy!

Goodness, gracious this little guy is officially on the move! All this week Sammy has been honing his skills scooting across the floor, culminating today with a full-on army crawl on his elbows and knees. I don't want to rush him, but with the quick progress he's made, I think Samster may be actually crawling really soon!

And he's fast! Once Sammy gets an object in sight that he wants (could be a toy, shoe, or mama) he's across the room in no time. While this makes life slightly less predictable for Mama and Dadda, I can't help but be super excited for the little bug. It's so fun to hear him coo with delight when he gets whatever treasure he's seeking into his mouth!

"Ooooo Mama. I see Guthrie's Thomas. I want that!"
Action shot.

Getting closer....
Coming to get you mama! (I was having a hard time snapping a photo of him- each time I scooted back and lifted the camera, Sammy was right on top of me!)
(yes, those are bug bites all over his face- Sammy's just too sweet for those darn mosquitos to resist)
Pleased as punch!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Thanks Nance!

The fish light is very special and Guthrie loves it!