Sunday, March 6, 2011
At one year it is usually time to get the first haircut, however, though it is needed- it is bitter sweet. It always seems to take the baby look out of your child. Logan had his first hair cut last Friday (the 25th). It was much needed but now he looks like a little boy. I am not ready to have two little boys. They truely do grow up way too fast. Logan is still walking behind toys really well and he will walk holding on to us with one hand but he is still a little too timid to take any steps unsupported. He continues to eat everything and anything. This is a good thing since Landon has a hard time eating anything. It is always a struggle at meal times and we usually end up feeding him and having to threaten (and carry through) with time outs or going to his bed when he throws a fit and refuses to take bites. They say you take the good, bad, and the ugly. Right? Well we do have our hard times. I admit that during the week I love the days when we are busy with moms group, library, or a trip to the mall in the morning so that they are really sleepy by nap time. I love this because I enjoy nap time too. By this time, Logan being over a year old now, I should be cleaning or doing something else productive while they nap- NOPE, I still take a nap with them. It can really ware one out chasing two little boys around that never stop moving. And there is a constant battle with independant Landon. That coupled with him testing limits to see what he can get away with is trying for us as parents. We don't want to constantly be scolding him but we also want him to behave!!! They are at such a wonderful age though now too. It is so fun watching Landon and Logan play together. Landon still takes toys from Logan or pushes him down but the good out weighs any of that. Listening to Logan laugh while playing with Landon or even just watching him is music to our ears. Landon is definitly a goofball and loves making people laugh- especially his little brother. They roll around and wrestle already at this age and Landon loves to race Logan on their riding toys. It doesn't matter that at this time Logan is always losing. It won't be long and Landon will get a run for his money. Logan has started getting scolded when doing something wrong too. You can tell that he knows he is doing something wrong because he will sheepishly look at you and smile while touching outlets, or crawling very fast to the toilet (to play in the water), or to get into the kitchen drawers. There are many tears shed just by him hearing "no" in a loud tone. Landon is sounding more and more like a big boy. He talks all the time and he must really listen to everything he hears because most times we are blown away with things that he says. He picks things up off of movies or by listening to mommy and daddy. He is such a smart kid and he is always cracking us up. He loves monsters (don't know where that came from) and must play monsters in bed when he is supposed to be sleeping. The other night daddy went in to check on him and he had both hands up- one hand the monster and one hand a little boy and he was showing the monster getting the little boy. "Monster get the boy, daddy!" Another adorable moment was when he had been put to bed by daddy and when I got home I went in to say good night. He had been dozing off and looked over at me- "that you mommy? That you?" and then in response to me saying I love you, he replies "I too!" (I think he shortened it because he finds himself saying it so often in response to me and daddy- you can't ever say "I love you" too much though!!!!) Oh my sweet growing boy. I also catch myself just smiling at Logan all the time as he is just so adorable. His smile melts me everytime. I take pride in the fact that Logan looks like me (and that Landon is good looking like his father). Logan is still a mommy's boy and I LOVE that. I don't feel like I get enough time to hold him and cuddle him though. There are just not enough hours in the day for all that needs to be done. I love his bed time feeding though as after he eats some he will nuzzle into my chest for awhile and then he wants to play. He will try and bite my nose- which I know will hurt because he has some sharp teeth and doesn't realize that he causes pain. So instead I turn and kiss his neck which makes him giggle uncontrollably (LOVE that sound) and over and over and over- this is play time with my sweet little Logan. I am truly blessed from the amazing partner the Lord has given me to help me through life (my loving and handsome hubby) and my two beautiful and sweet spirited little boys.