Sunday, October 28, 2007

Good times

Our lives have never felt more complete. Sam is truly a gift from God.

Getting ready for the Truman homecoming parade

Checking out Grandpa (Rob's dad). My dad spent 3 full days with us helping fix up the windows in our living room. They are Anderson windows from the 60's and the wood frames were in poor shape. We were considering replacing them, which would've cost a few thousand dollars. But my dad though he could take them apart and refinish them. He did and they look great. Total cost was about $80 -- $60 to replace the dual pane glass in one window and about $20 for misc repair items. Thanks Dad!

Chillin' with Mom. We are so blessed that Michele is able to stay home with Sam. I always knew she'd be a great mom, I just wish the journey hadn't taken so long. We still look at each other and are amazed that we have a little guy. He's only 5 months old but it's already hard to imagine life without him.

Reading with Dad. It's become our evening routine. Just before Sam's last snack of the day, I give him a lotion rub-down and change him into his jammies, then we read a book. Michele received numerous books as baby shower gifts and Sam's room looks a little like a library. He has two large bookshelves (thanks to Grandpa & Grandmother Lawson). It's fun picking out a story every evening. My current favorite is "Goodnight Moon". Sam's favorites are the ones with sounds! Above we're reading "The Frog goes Ribbit". It has a built-in button that makes a ribbet sound.

Nice bib, Sam! I'm pretty sure he picked that one out on his own. Michele likes to lay down and lift Sam up on her legs. She does sit-ups while Sam giggles!


Tara said...

Man is he cute! I can't wait to see him at Thanksgiving! I can't believe he is five months already. That is crazy, time goes by so fast!

I'm glad to see you two are enjoying having him around so much! I am so happy for you.


Annie said...

I think Sam looks more like Michele!! Sorry Rob. I noticed that in the last few postings as he is getting older.