25 December 2012

Merry Christmas!

Wrapping paper is too loud for Dash...a little frightening.  But he liked what was inside.

We wish you a merry (frightening) Christmas!

Dash with cousin Megan

he thought he could eat or slobber his way through the wrapping paper.

Christmas morning.

4th month

Recap of Dash's fourth month of life.

practicing smiles

Got dressed up for a Christmas party.

made a new friend
we don't use the Bumbo a whole lot, so he always kind of looks surprised when he's in it.

He has some hair growing in...still not sure what color it is.
His eyelashes are getting long.
He sits up very well, with pretty good head control.
He's reaching and grabbing and trying to put everything in his mouth when his fingers aren't in there.
He grabs things, using his index and middle finger to hold them (instead of a thumb and index finger like everyone else)
Interacts with himself in the mirror.
Did his first deep laugh.
Enjoys baths, books, mirrors, slobbering, and eating.
Sometimes he likes tummy time, when he asks to be rolled over.
He can roll from his back onto his side and balance there.  Hasn't made it the whole way over yet.
Has learned that screaming and loud high-pitched noise is fun, both when happy and sad.  

3rd Month

Recap of Dash's third month of life:

wearing shorts in November still...

 first facial hair

exersaucer wore him out

first flight - he looks so underwhelmed and unimpressed.  He was very interested in the plane's seat belt buckle so that was wiped down with several disinfecting. wipes.
his faces crack me up

2nd Month

Before I begin his 2nd month photos I finally got the videos working.  Here's one at 1-day old, in the hospital popping his mouth.

Recap of Dash's 2nd month:

bundling up for his first walk in his new sweet stroller.  sun was low so he needed the sunglasses.

practicing his superman arms

crime fighting...

this is the only picture of him on Halloween, the others were a couple days after.

18 October 2012


Grandma and Grandpa came from out of town for Dash's blessing and we've snagged a few shots of each other over the last few days.  Dash is getting plenty of attention I think.  :)

Grandma's been working hard upholstering two chairs and she took a break to put Dash to sleep - she took a quick nap with him too.

A Blessing

Dash was blessed Sunday, October 14, 2012.
We were grateful for those who are close enough to come and were able to celebrate with us.  
Dash was bored or really loved church and wanted to behave so we'd bring him back because he slept all 3 hours except for a few minutes when he ate.  
I'm not expecting this every week, but any repeats are welcome. ;)

Thanks to Grandma for making his blessing outfit.
Bryce did wonderful and it brought a little tear to my eye.  So proud of my boys.

Reminiscing Already

A few of my wannabe professional pictures of Dash.  He is 5 days old I think.

I'm surprised with how much he's grown in these 6 weeks.  After rediscovering these I've realized I need to take some recents.  

04 October 2012

1 day old and the kid's got skills.

He can also toot like a grown man; with power and gumption. :)  I unfortunately do not have a video or sound bite of this yet.  If you meet him in person, I'm sure it won't be long until you experience it first hand.  

We sure are proud parents! haha

Dash. A Short story by Bryce.

So this post is a month late.  I knew it'd been a while since I'd put anything up, but I guess I didn't realize just how long it'd been.

Dash officially joined our family September 2 at 9:07 pm.  He weighed 6lb 9oz and was 19.5 inches long.

The delivery started slow - so slow almost nothing was happening, but Dash earned his name in the end.  In an hour I went from being 2.5 to delivering him.

Here's a story about Dash's 2nd day of being home.  Story by Bryce, photos by Bryce.

Time to wake Dash up for some photos...

Relaxing and chilling

 Then I tell him he has to take some photos...

 I told him he could watch The Incredibles if he cooperates.

He changed his mind.

 (so I took a few pictures)

Alright Dad, that's enough already.

 (After changing locations...)
Then I went back and took a few color photos before he pooped his pants. I changed him for the first time and it was messy... I got some on my hands. I'll figure it out eventually.

I think he's pooping his pants here...

And he thought it was pretty funny.

  The End.