Sunday, April 25, 2010

Swiper No Swiping!

This week Carter has started sleeping 5-6 hours in a row at night. Woo Hoo! This makes working in the morning a lot easier. We also noticed this week how long Carter's eyelashes are getting. Why is it that boys always get the big lips and long eyelashes? As for Elise she has started putting on her own shoes. She always puts matching ones on, but we are still working on putting them on the right feet. Elise has also started watching Dora the Explorer, (hence this week's blog title).

Carter Posing
Elise on her adventure with MommyPretty boy

Look at those eyelashes!Posing in his Carter shirtThis is Elise saying Ta-Da! Look at pic belowElise's pedicure by Mommy

Friday, April 16, 2010

2 months old

This week Carter turned two months old. He now weighs 11 pounds 8 ounces. We can't believe how fast he is growing. He can now fit into all of his 3 months clothes and is smiling like crazy! This week he got his first ear infection, but is acting like a champ. As for Elise this week she said her longest sentence yet, "Jazz, coming over to see you." It was super cute. We have enjoyed the Spring weather and can't wait for Elise and Carter to get to play outside ALL the time!

Carter chillin in his hoodie
A smiley boy!Elise sporting Mommy's sunglasses at Poppa's Football Game
BFFs Kalena & Elise playing in their swimming pool of ballsElise relaxing in her own backyard for the first time
SnoozinFirst ride in the double strollerElise giving her baby brother a kissBig flirt!Carter hanging out in his backyard with his "Carter Blanket" Elise playing in her backyard

Carter SMILING!!!!

Kalena & Elise playing with over 500 plastic balls!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Carter's Blessing

This past weekend we were able to bless baby Carter. It was so nice to have family come up and celebrate this special day with us. Luckily the weather was nice and everybody was able to make it. Carter did well, no screaming fits and he didn't mind being handed off person to person. All in all it was a great weekend. Daniel's football team, "Wyoming Thunder" had their first game too, it was fun to see Elise's face when she spotted Daniel out on the field. The entire game she kept pointing and saying, Daniel, Daniel, Daniel. Enjoy some pictures of our beautiful baby boy.

Carter Matai blessed on 4/11/10
The Fam A great BIG smile!
Spotlight effect, always enjoyableGrandpa and CarterSkipper and Carter (While taking this picture my Dad said, I hope this picture doesn't make the blog) Sorry Dad!Great-Grandpa Walker and CarterI like this one because of his gorgeous lips. Mom (Elise pointed at this picture and said Grammy, I guess she recognizes your shirt, too funny)Elise is all dressed up in her "ever after" dress for Carter's special day Elise and Poppa on the Football field
Uncle Dayna and EliseElise trying to pull off Uncle David's helmetElise and Auntie Elizabeth Mommy and Elise (I LOVE her look here)Elise and Grandma Beautiful eyes! Elise listening to her I-Pod

Monday, April 5, 2010

Happy Easter!

We had such a fun and busy Easter this year. Elise was able to color Easter eggs, go on an Easter egg hunt, get all dolled up in her Easter dresses and eat tons of chocolate! Carter enjoyed his Easter basket too, especially the part where we ate all of his candy. One exciting thing from this week is that Carter has started smiling! Don't worry I got a pic of it (posted below). Just an FYI this blog post will have a zillion pictures. Pictures of Easter plus last weekend's trip to Idaho. As for this weekend, we are going to be blessing baby Carter and are stoked to host lots of family for the occasion.

Elise in her Easter dress
BasketsElise in Easter dress #2 eating some candy
I wonder what he is thinking hereAnother pose Elise coloring Easter eggs with Auntie
Kiss the lucky eggShe hardly made any messElise on an Easter egg/candy huntShe is soooo happy!Carter deep in thoughtMy gorgeous niece AlexisElise riding in her cozy coupeCarter smiling, must be a nice dreamA big smile!
Mommy and CarterElise playing with her cousins
Ready for churchMommy & Elise
Out to eat with the fam, Elise is smiling, but not quite looking at the cameraCute girl at Grammy's houseSnoozinElise and cousin McCall
Elise practicing her ABC's with Poppa

Happy Easter from Elise
Talking with Elise