Sunday, November 2, 2008

One Year Old Today!

Baby Boy turned one year old this morning! What can I say about my little ray of sunshine? He is one of our happiest babies (Tank was our other) and loves to smile. I would say that he is the cuddliest baby, which I thoroughly enjoy! Thankfully he is still a Mama's boy and what a wonderful feeling to watch his face light up when I walk into the room.

Baby Boy has had quite a year, first being diagnosed with laryngomalacia (floppy esophagus) and going through testing for that. Thankfully he seems to have outgrown it for the most part and only occasionally will I notice a stridor when nursing. He also had two hospital stays both for respiratory problems. Through it all he kept a cheerful disposition to which the nurses always commented on.

Baby enjoys being with his siblings and doesn't care much for playing alone. He needs to be where the action is and lately he is working on joining in. At this point he doesn't walk for which I am very happy about but he is walking along furniture and tries to walk pushing anything that moves.

He loves food (but don't most babies?) and it seems that he would eat constantly if I let him.  He has 7 teeth right now and I thought he was cutting his 8th but this one is slow in coming. His best friend is his thumb, either one. He is rarely without it, which makes me wonder how we will ever stop this habit when the time comes.

Baby makes the sweetest little "oo  oo" (as in "moo") sound with pursed lips when he is excited about something and we love to make him do it. Of course he likes to make us laugh and we have such fun with him. Baby Boy is such a joy and delight to our family.

Thank You Lord for blessing us with this precious little boy who brightens our days and reminds us of Your goodness to us!


bearsmom said...

Oh, he is so cute! Happy birthday to your little son.

Anonymous said...

It's comforting to see that he has less hair than my Little Dude, but he does have more teeth. LD only has one tooth completely through and it feel like one or two others have just popped through on the bottom. Anyway, happy birthday to Baby Boy and he is just adorable! Tell the rest of the fam we said "Hi!"


EEEEMommy said...

I love his bald head! :)

Happy Birthday!

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