Sunday, December 14, 2008

Ethan's turns 1!

I can't believe the day finally came when my precious baby boy turned 1 on December 4.  This year has flown by! It just seems like yesterday when Ethan entered this world and I had no clue what to do. We've come such a long way from nursing, to teaching him to eat, crawl, talk, sleep through the night & walk. And we're still working on the walking and talking thing. He hasn't gotten the confidence yet to walk on his own without holding our hands. As far as the talking goes, he basically just babbles in his own language right now. He does say mama and dadda but that's basically it. Oh and he definitely knows how to get his way when he wants it. It's amazing how they just figure that out. Yep, thinking back on this past year has really made me think how blessed I am to have just such a wonderful boy. And now I get to do it all over again! :)
For Ethan's birthday we had a small party with some friends and family members. We definitely had more people than I really anticipated but we all had a great time. Ethan didn't hesitate at all when it came to eating chocolate cake. He just dove right in like he was a natural. Ishmael even questioned me if I had given him chocolate before! It was a great day to visit with friends and family and to see Ethan's face light up when he opened his birthday presents! 
Oh and if you haven't heard, we're having another boy! So Ethan will get to have a brother to play with! I'm excited for him b/c I knew how much my brother really wanted to have a brother to do things that I wouldn't do with him....Which was a lot b/c we are complete opposites. But anyway, 2 boys! I'm going to need lots of prayer :)