Wednesday, June 24, 2009

I want to play with him!

Ezra now has the hang of sitting up and is enjoying a whole new view of the world. In the past week, he's learned to tumble onto his belly and lift himself up to see again. He actually has little patience for tummy time and I sort of have to force it on him. Ella was the same way about tummy time and didn't crawl until 1 because she sat up so early and just reached for everything she wanted. I think Ezra will be a bit more inspired to move as he watches Ella run around.

Sitting up
Still "discovers" his hands on a regular basis. They're fantastic traveling toys!

Sitting on the couch like a big boy.

Love that grin!
Ella is incredibly energetic - I think she skips or runs a tiny bit everywhere she goes. She loves playing with friends, mom and dad, and Ezra. This is wonderful, except she hates the idea of playing alone. She gets excited when Ezra's awake and says, "I want to play with him!" I can just imagine the fun to be had at our house when Ezra's mobile!
We filled the pool up with dish soap - tons of fun!

Ella and Brynne after playing beauty shop.

On another note, it seems like this year's been full of surprise baby announcements. My sister Merilee just had her surprise baby yesterday, a little girl named Cora. I can't wait to see pictures of her! A few other people have announced unexpected pregnancies recently. I have to admit, I have a real fear of having a surprise pregnancy and two babies super close together. The opposite thing seems to be a trend in my family, though. There's 10 years between Meredith's youngest and the one above, six between Merilee's, and six between McKinzie's. Hmmm.... I'm just excited to be at the stage where I can start leaving Ezra for longer stretches. My plan for 2010 - a summer without being pregnant or nursing! Cross your fingers for me. ;0)


Mr Long said...

I love the picture of Ezra looking at his hands. Such concentration. Also, my kids are closer to six years apart.

Mindy said...

Okay, thanks! I'll correct that. :0)

Mike and Tiffany said...

That's a great plan you have! My 'plan' seemed to change on me, I think of it has Heavenly Father's way of telling me what I think is my plan, really isn't "my plan!" ha ha! Your kids are adorable! I wish we didn't live so far away from each other having little ones so close in age!

Alicia said...

Haha. Yeah my plan went out the window! Good luck with your plans! Sounds like you'll have better luck. =)