Tuesday, January 22, 2013


We took Lucas sledding on the hill next to Ryan's parent's house. He liked it. He didn't show much expression going down, but wanted to march back up the hill to go back down. It was a nice day for sledding!

He was tired when he was done, but still wanted to pull the sled back to the house. He took a 3.5 hour nap afterwards!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

New Year

We celebrated New Year's Eve with Ryan's brother and his family. We were heading home to put Lucas to bed before midnight, so we had a countdown to bring in 2013. Lucas loved this.
He got to play Angry Birds at a friend's house
We got quite a bit of thick snow the other day so Lucas and I went in the backyard to build a fort. He really likes playing in the snow. Every time we get out of the car he says "Play in the snow!"

Lucas loves to pretend that he is asleep. So he went in the fort and laid down and pretended that he was sleeping.
Lucas has been learning exponentially lately, especially with his communication. He also likes to pretend different things. He will pretend he is asleep or he is a cat. And he likes to put Ducky down to sleep and then he will go check on him. After awhile he will saying, "Ducky wake up!"

Some funny things that he has said lately:
After taking the Christmas decorations down, there was a nail in the wall. He spotted it and turned to Ryan and said, "Hammer, please."
I was cutting up some broccoli for dinner. Lucas pushed the stool up and grabbed the broccoli and said "Knife, please." I am glad he is so polite!
He always says thank you, but doesn't grasp "You're welcome." When we say thank you, he says thank you back.
If he bumps into me or something like that he says, "Sorry." He will even say "Sorry" to Ducky. "Sorry, Ducky!"
One night he grabbed Ryan's keys, wallet, and phone. He came into the room I was in and said, "Bye," and gave me a thumbs up. I asked where he was going. "Abby's (his 8 year old cousin)."
Last week his cousins came over and babysat him. The next morning around 5 I heard him talking in his sleep, "Abby, Abby, Abby, Abby!"
He was sitting on the stairs while I got his shoes on. He had a baseball hat on and I asked him to give me a kiss. The brim of the hat hit me when he was going in for the kiss. He said, "Sorry," took off the hat and leaned in for another kiss.
Every night before going to be we read books and then kneel down to say prayers. He has been learning how to say his prayers and will repeat what we say. He always whispers when saying prayers. We tell him to talk louder and he will keep whispering, but make his mouth bigger. After we say prayers he knows that it is bedtime, so he asks "More prayers." How can we say no to that? We usually give in, but only for 1 or 2 more prayers.