Sunday, July 30, 2006

July 27, 2006 - Playing ball

Colin loves to play with his big colorful ball! He picks it up, tries to fit it in his mouth and then cheers for Mommy to roll it back to him!

July 24, 2006 - Veggiesaurus

Colin shows off his favorite shirt in honor of his Aunt Lissa and Uncle Dan, both vegetarians. It has a friendly dinosaur and reads 'I eat plants'

Friday, July 28, 2006

July 23, 2006 - The Bath Routine

Colin plays with Elmo as Mommy runs his bath water...

And then he chews on his rubber ducky in the tub...

And last he gets bundled in his lion towel to dry off!

Sunday, July 23, 2006

July 23, 2006 - New friends!

Colin has his friend Griffin over to play! They share toys, fall over each other and Griffin tries out Colin's Bumbo chair!

July 21, 2006 - Basic Training

Colin starts his basic training to strenghten his arms so he can learn how to crawl (while Momma is still okay with him staying in one spot, Colin's ready to get on the move)!

July 20, 2006 - Christmas in July?

Hmmm... what is Colin doing wearing a Christmas Elf outfit in July?? Well, I'll give you a little hint. That's not Colin, it's Mommy (taken around 6 months old, the same age as Colin is in the picture to the right). Can you say double take?

July 20, 2006 - I-L-L...I-N-I

Colin's decked out in in the orange and blue... now he just needs to learn the chant ....... I - L - L ... I - N - I!!!!

July 18, 2006 - Elmo

Colin shows off his mad reaching skills to get to his new friend, Elmo

Saturday, July 15, 2006

July 15, 2006 - guacamole

It's official... Colin is definitely his Mommy's son - they both love avacado! Colin is mastering eating with his third solid food.

July 14, 2006 - 1/2 Birthday!

Look who is so happy to be 6 months old today!!!

July 12, 2006 - Rockin' at River Rhythms

Colin checks out another Milwaukee festival; this one is a music festival along the riverfront. He already knows all of the summer hot spots!

July 12, 2006 - Sweet Potato Boy

Colin loves eating sweet potatoes (that is, if he actually gets any in his mouth!)

July 9, 2006 - Play date

Colin has his friends over to play! From L-R, Brendan, Cole, Colin and Jake - already all great friends!

July 4, 2006 - Swimming Lessons

Colin tries out swimming for the first time in Grandpa's hot tub (no worries, it is filled with fresh water set to the perfect temperature for the baby's soft skin)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

July 3, 2006 - Colin's StL fans

Colin gets snuggles...

Plays with new friends...

And learns how to get Mommy (with the help of his favorite cousin!)

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

July 1, 2006 - First Wedding

And no, not his own!

Colin is Mommy's date to her friend Julie's wedding.

He also gets to meet a lot of Mommy's friends and see his pal Lane again!

June 29, 2006 - Let the meals begin

It's Colin's first solid food meal (more like the consistency of soup) ... organic whole grain rice cereal ... yummy!

He loved every bite (and tried to help feed himself almost every bite too)!

June 25, 2006 - Teething Expressions

Trying out a new teething toy

June 24, 2006 - Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

All seen during Colin's first trip to the Milwaukee zoo That's a big brown bear right behind Colin (he preferred the playful polar bears though!)

June 22, 2006 - Jazz Baby

Colin's first Jazz in the Park

Taking in the scene and checking out the crowd,

Playing on the blanket with Mommy,

Bouncing to the jazz beats with Auntie Melissa

June 21, 2006 - High Chair Training

Colin practices for the main event of beginning solid foods in his high chair with an empty spoon. Mommy thinks she would prefer the clean up from the practice round over the real first meal any day!

June 18, 2006 - A Naked Baby...

... is a happy baby!

June 17, 2006 - Sitting Skills

Colin is learning how to sit without support...

...and quickly realized that it is more fun if he can show off his skills for the ladies (shown here with his future girlfriend Jordan)

June 17, 2006 - Exersaucer Time!

Colin tries out his exersaucer and is overwhelmed with all of the new toys he can try to fit in his mouth!

June 10, 2006 - Colin's New Friend

Colin got this present from his Auntie Lissa and he loves it. It's a book shaped like a cow that even moos at him!

Sunday, July 02, 2006

June 4, 2006 - Mommy's birthday!

Happy birthday, Mommy!

Colin is all smiles to help celebrate the big day!

June 1, 2006 - Bath Time

Bath time makes a nice clean baby!