One of our family traditions is to celebrate whenever someone leaves the baby stage. Not a birthday celebration, but rather a celebration of accomplishment. This time it was for Jude. Usually, we take them out, just the child, JD & I, but Jude wanted everyone to come with us, and how could we refuse a family ice cream party. Fun times were had by all.
No correlation at all, the boys had their first dental visits. The first of several visits. Our children were not blessed with the best teeth, poor guys. We have been there several times already, and I am becoming buddies with all of the ladies in the office.
Ah ha! Official first steps totally unassisted. Looking back on this now, I can't believe that it wasn't long ago that she learned to walk, because now she is all over the place.
Luckily, my friend Demarae came to my aid and finished Asher's hat and other acessories, as well as made a little hat for me (I remember it has some fancy little name for this type of hat, but I totally can't remember what that name is right now). And my mom was kind enough to go and get me a new plug.
Here we are gathering our kids for a picture at the party we went to at church. I love Halloween. I wish it didn't sneak up on me the way it always does. I would love to have to leisure time to make costumes for all of my kids. Well, maybe I can at least make each of them a costume once in their lifetime. That should suffice. Right?