Monthly Archives: August 2012

Birthday Celebrations, Part 1

Samuel had the first part of his birthday celebrations yesterday and today. Yesterday, he went to the nursing home to celebrate his 1st birthday with Great-Grandpa Krug. Today, on his actual birthday, he had a pool party with his friend … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Samuel!

Happy 1st Birthday, Samuel! We can’t believe you have been in our lives for one whole year now. We feel so blessed to be your parents – you are such a fun, energetic, loving, and smiley boy. You can do … Continue reading

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Sunglasses

After looking in all kinds of stores since March, we finally found a pair of sunglasses for Samuel that have an elastic strap on them, which is supposed to help them stay on his head. Not surprisingly, he still manages … Continue reading

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The REDS

Samuel attended his first Cincinnati REDS game this afternoon! It was very exciting for Samuel to check out everything at the ballpark, but also a little tiring and even a bit scary/overwhelming at times (ie: the fireworks and loud cheering/clapping). … Continue reading

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Standing

Samuel has been working on standing by himself for about a month now, and we are finally at the point where he is getting really comfortable with it and does it frequently throughout the day. Today I caught him in … Continue reading

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Samuel’s Friends

Samuel and I have been in a Mommy/Baby Playgroup since this past January. Every week we meet up at someone’s house – the kids play while the moms eat and chat. It’s a ton of fun for everyone! This past … Continue reading

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Balloon!

Samuel has a new favorite toy… a balloon! He’s had it for 3 days now, and amazingly it has not popped yet, even though he has bitten it, pinched it, and laid on it. He has loved batting it around, … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Helper

Samuel loves his Daddy soooo much and loves to “help” him with projects. Recently, when Michael replaced the handle on one of our doors, Samuel was right there with him to check things out and vacuum up the mess!

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India

Michael had to spend a week in Mumbai, India during the first part of August for work. Samuel and I missed him so much!!! Luckily, we had many family and friends to spend time with while Michael was away. Thanks … Continue reading

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Bumbo seat

Back when Samuel was almost 3 months old, we began sitting him in his Bumbo seat – which helped him sit upright when he was little and couldn’t do it by himself yet. Once Samuel could sit on his own, … Continue reading

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