Thursday, August 30, 2007

More Photos

Here are some more photos of Parker being cute and stuff. It's hard to tell from the photos, but his eyes are definitely getting darker. Depending on the light, sometimes they look brown, other times they look green, and sometimes they look kind of grey. He's a chameleon (but luckily not this Chameleon):

Parker Recommends.......

Okay, so Parker prefers the Raffi version. But pigeons who play the accordion are pretty cool too. And just listen to that accent! Oh baby!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Poop Follow-Up

After another day of not pooping, April took Parker to the doctor today. He did a few things (I won't go into detail) and resolved the issue. Luckily the doctor said it wasn't anything to be very concerned about and that Parker is really healthy! So he went at the doctor's office and also on the ride home and all is well in Poopville. We also did laundry today.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

The Poop Post

I suppose it was inevitable that I would eventually talk about poop on Parker's blog. Everyone knows that babies eat, sleep, and poop. For Parker, though, it's been about 8 days since he last did the deed! We're getting a bit concerned because that's a long time for a little guy to last without going. He's starting to get a bit grumpy (he had problems sleeping last night) and his stomach is getting kind of fat (although he's already kind of fat without any help from a full bowel). We gave him a tiny bit of sugar-water this afternoon because we read that it was supposed to help, so hopefully his diaper will go nuclear in the next little bit. If not, we'll take him to the doctor just to be sure everything is fine. Here's a photo of Parker being constipated.
Edited at 10:00 pm to add: Still no poop.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Turner & Hooch....& Parker?

If anyone has TBS, they probably know about "Turner & Hooch". Even if Tom Hanks wants the world to forget about it, TBS just won't let us -- they seem to show it every few weekends when they aren't busy showing a Steven Segal classic. I bring it up because, much like Hooch, Parker has been drooling a lot lately. He hasn't solved any crimes (yet), but we're pretty sure his teeth are coming in. If they're anything like mine, he'll need braces so hopefully he has April's teeth!
(I especially like how surly Tom Hanks is in that poster)

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Birthmarks and Comfy chairs

Check it out -- Parker has a red birth mark on the second toe of his right foot:

And Parker got a new chair the other day! It's called Bumbo, and it's made out of this cool foamy stuff. So far he seems to like it. This photo cracks me up for some reason. He's just hanging out, relaxing in his chair, wondering why he doesn't have a neck:

And here are some photos of him laughing while in his chair:

Parker Loves To Play

Here are some photos of Parker playing this morning. He's a pretty happy baby!

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Good Morning From Parker

These photos were taken at 6:30 am this morning! Parker woke up early so we got up and played with Sheepy and his friends. And I noticed that Parker's sleeper has a dog piloting an aircraft. He's starting to reach and grab things more with his hands, which is fun to watch. The leaf that he has in his hand makes a crinkly paper sound when he messes with it.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Animals + Vehicles

Parker has gone from his monkey-driving-a-train suit to this turtle-riding-a-surfboard t-shirt. Here are a few more photos from our crazy play time today. April went out for lunch so it was just da boyz kickin' it. Yes, I just wrote that.


These are my new shoes. They’re good shoes. They won’t make you rich like me, they won’t make you rebound like me, they definitely won’t make you handsome like me. They’ll only make you have shoes like me. That’s it.

~From a Charles Barkley commercial for basketball shoes, 1993

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Relaxing Day

After a big trip to Brockville on the weekend April, Parker and I relaxed at home all day today. Parker was in a great mood all day, talking and making crazy sounds, and being pretty giddy most of the day. Today while he was trying to talk he made an "m" sound for the first time, which was pretty cool. It's so funny listening to him make noises because he has so much fun, and then we laugh (because he's funny) and then he laughs (because we're funny) and it's a continuous cycle of good baby times. We watched the Simpsons movie and Parker thought it was pretty funny, but not quite as intellectually stimulating as Sicko or Ghostbusters. The ramifications of shutting down the containment unit are mind-boggling.

Here are some photos!

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Visit From Shannon

Shannon stopped by for a visit today! Her and April were friends in University and now she lives in Burlington. It's always awesome when people stop by to see Parker in person because he's much cuter that way. Well, he's cute in his photos, too.

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Trips to Brockville

April and Parker went to Brockville yesterday to help Abuelita celebrate her birthday. Parker worked hard picking out a card for her but when April tried to get him to sign it he couldn't hold the pen. Hurry up and learn to develop your cursive writing skills, 2 month old baby! Jeeze! Hopefully he will be able to pseudo-sign everyone's Christmas cards, complete with backwards A's and E's. Since April and Parker were on the road yesterday and some of today, I actually haven't seen them much until now, but Parker is fast asleep. Here's a photo from the other day, just because.