Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Splish Splash, Cook-a-loo!
All birds are cook-a-loos to Charlie these days. We are still working on giving those birds individual names...duck, chicken, ect. But he really loves his rubber ducky. Just not in the tub usually. UNTIL...Monday night. I don't know why, but it was the first bath time we have had were he didn't scream the whole time, and I didn't have to use one arm to hold him in the tub and the other to bathe him. I showed him how much fun it is to pour water from one cup to another, and wow. The kid loved it. Nevermind all the bath toys that we have tried to introduce to make it more fun. All we needed was a couple of plastic cups. Sigh.
Also, I have realized that I am raising the world's hardest to photograph child! He won't look up at me, won't smile, and won't stop reaching for the camera! Arg. I am going to have to start staying back and using my zoom lens. I am so disappointed that I still don't have and really really great photos of him. Okay, I mean, there are no BAD photos of this sweetie, but you know what I mean.
Let's see....How about some cute Charlie stories... I am sure I have some...
*The other day, I let him try a bite of an ice cream sandwich. It was his first ice cream as far as I know, and the cold shocked him. He thought it was hot, I guess, because he was trying to blow it. Then he chewed a few time, took the mush out handed it back to me, and told me it was "ca ca". Hmmm....
*When I am rocking him to sleep, he says "night-night" to everyone we know. He also waves when he does it...."Ni-noc, Nana"...."Ni-noc, Pa-Poo"...Ni-noc, Ma-lala"....sooo cute.
*He loves to find bugs, and I think he is very proud of the English words he knows....For example, we will see a bug on the patio. Charlie will crouch down, point to it, look at me frantically and say "BUG!?" The conversation goes like this:
Mommy: Yes, that's a bug.
Mommy: Mmmhmm, BUG. Big Bug.
Mommy" Yep, you are right. That's a BUG.
Mommy: Uh-huh, Charlie that is a bug...
Mommy: Hey, let's go get some juice! Yummy!
He also does this with moon, water, and monkey. SO funny.
*Charlie will pretend to have his finger stuck in something and act out this painful looking drama sequence so you will run over and kiss it better. Then he laughs at you for falling for it every time.
*He loves to be chased, and can grab anything and run faster than you can think about trying to hide it from him. He doesn't break things, just wants you to come after him. It's a lot of fun.
*He dances to anything, even if my phone rings and Hall and Oates or Imogen Heap songs come out of it.
*He will only go down a slide backwards, and on his belly.
*He says "I luff ayooo!" I wish I could bottle that little voice and save it forever! So sweet.
Okay, so there are a few cute-isms for today. I can't think of anything else going on really, because, well....you know. :) Hopefully I will have some good photos to post soon.