Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Owen is 1

 When did that happen?  All of a sudden he's a little man.  He's walking everywhere, grew his fifth tooth a few days ago, and almost always eats more than his brother.  He loves his mommy, adores grandpa and grandma, thinks Dad is the most fun, and aspires to be just like his big brother {which means trouble for us in a couple of years!}.  He loves dancing and singing.  I'm pretty sure he's going to be my little musician.  Lately, he's been trying to verbalize a lot more, sometimes he gets his words pretty spot on.  His usual go-to words are mama, dada, this, done, eat.  He's had the tendency to say difficult words like, "virtue" when we start with the old adage, "Patience is a....." but it's still kind of hit and miss there.  We had two of his fave meals today {mac and cheese for lunch, Spaghetti for dinner}, gave him a chocolate cupcake to smash/eat, and a box of Hot Wheels cars to celebrate.  He looooves his cars, tractors, or really anything that he can make a "bbbb" motor sound for.  Another reason for loving the cars, he can just hold them in his hand.  All day.  Seriously, he's gone hours just holding a car (or a small ball, or circle puzzle piece, or other small object) in his hand. never letting it go. Fascinating.  I don't understand the psychology behind that one yet, but it sure is cute!  Happy first birthday to our little cuddle-bug, chub-a-lubs.  We couldn't be happier to have you as a part of our family.  Thank you for being a part of our lives!

And, here's a video of Owen playing with his cars.  He makes the cutest face when he makes his "bbbb" sound.  Please excuse my terrible grammar, "What do you got Owen?"  I'm so embarrassed!


Jennifer said...

The picture where you're handing him the cupcake is awesome.

Cheri said...

Happy Birthday Owen!!