Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Walking, Walking, Walking...

Lucas is getting better and better at walking. I'm going to attach a video (Hope it works) for everyone to see. I'm glad we're not living in a big place b/c he's everywhere.
There's not too much else going on. The weather has turned cold...ugh! I'm not ready for that at all. Lucas is doing awesome at daycare but the sleeping through the night is not so awesome. Any suggestions?? Jon is liking Hy-vee but was there any doubt? I really like Tuesday Morning. We are getting so much Christmas stuff in it's crazy. You should be proud of me, I have not bought anything...yet. :) I guess it's time to rock my baby he's getting very impatient. Oh, and I hope you don't mind the mess of toys in the background. :)
video

Monday, October 20, 2008

More pictures from the weekend






Busy Weekend






We took our first trip home since moving to Jefferson City. Did we pick a good one or what? We started our trip at 8pm Friday night and headed for the 'Ville. We arrived about 11:45pm and Lucas was wound for sound. He didn't go to bed until 2am. Oh, lucky me. Lucas attended his first NWMSU Homecoming Parade and he wasn't too impressed. Gramma fixed chili and chicken and noodles for lunch...yum. We went to visit Lucas's new love, Charlotte Davison. They make a cute couple already. We went to see the VanCleave's and then on to my Mom and Dad's for supper. We spent the rest of the night there and had some good family fun. Lucas and his cousin Grant were keeping us entertained.

Sunday was Lucas's birthday party at the MV Public Library. I think the party went well. Lucas came home with a car full of loot. He has so many things to play with now but is always at my feet wanting me. I guess I'm much more entertaining. We headed for home early Sunday evening and pulled in to Jefferson City at about 9:30pm. By the time we got the car unloaded and all the presents out, it was 11pm.

This morning Lucas had his 1yr well child check up and he is doing awesome. He weighs 26 lbs, is 31 1/2 in tall and his head circ. is 19 1/2 in. He is above or at the 90th percentile in each category. He also had 4 shots and cried for only a couple minutes afterwards.

That's pretty much it at the Duff Household. I'm sure there will be more to come later.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Happy 1st Birthday Lucas!






I can't believe it's been a year already since Lucas was born. As I am typing this I was getting ready for my c-section a year ago at this time. Wow, how time has flown. He never ceases to amaze me by what he is learning. He pretends to talk on the phone all the time but when he really has to talk on the phone he just looks at it. He is still working on the walking thing but finds it much easier to crawl. "No" is not in his vocabulary but we are working on it. He is still the happiest little guy and we couldn't ask for anything better.

We didn't do anything special for his birthday. We had supper at Wendy's and he slept through the entire meal. We went to Hy-vee for some milk and then came home. He was ready to eat by then and he finished off a jar of turkey, rice, veggie dinner...yum. For dessert he had Nilla Cakesters. He loves them. I finally got him off to bed so that I could add more to the blog.

Lucas in Wonderland


Lucas was trying to wear the barn? I'm not quite sure what he was doing but it was a great picture. It reminded me a lot of Alice in Wonderland after she eats the cookie. And from Lucas' size and the size of the barn it kind of made sense. ; )

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Carving our pumpkin






Lucas was helping me clean out the pumpkin. He wasn't sure about the guts or seeds but had a good time. He really wanted to use the carving tools. We chose a spider in honor of the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" song.

More pictures






Here are more pictures from the pumpkin festival.

17th Annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival






We were on the hunt for the "Great Pumpkin" at the Hartsburg 17th Annual Pumpkin Festival. There were all kinds of craft, food and game booths for all to enjoy. Lucas had fun picking out his pumpkin and looking at all of the people. We walked on the Katy Trail, which runs through Hartsburg and then we came home.


Lucas and Daddy are watching Lucas' favorite tv show, Pinky Dinky Doo. And I'm sure a nap is just around the corner...woo hoo!!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Learning to walk



It seems to be something Lucas would like to do, but it is much easier to crawl. I try and stand him at the couch or chair and have him walk to me but his balance isn't all there. We will continue to practice everyday.

Being silly


I thought I should take some more pictures of Lucas this morning. I decided to put him in a new shirt we bought at Old Navy. I wish it had been an option to buy last year during the 10th Annual Thanksgiving Campout Keggar, it would have been too cute. Plus, it looks like a shirt his daddy would wear.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Lucas fought the wall and the wall won!


Lucas was trying to maneuver around the wall this past weekend but wasn't successful. As you can see from the nice scratch down his face and on the eye. It started to bruise on Monday and I'm not sure what type of scar, if any will be noticeable. Oh the joys of learning to walk!