Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Sunday School


We just had the first day of Sunday School. Costas has moved up to the preschool class. He seemed to have a good time. He went for communion holding the hand of another little boy. Very cute. I am teaching the toddler class, which is for 2 and 3 year olds. Actaeos is our mascot. The kids in my class are all so cute. I love the dresses the little girls wear to church.

Walking Together

Costas likes to help Actaeos walk. He is standing on his own now and looks like he is ready to walk. Costas took his first steps on his first birthday. Actaeos is just a few weeks away... Sorry the video is sideways. Does anyone know how to rotate a video?
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A Friendly Wave

Actaeos loves to wave at people. It he gets eye contact, he will wave at you until you wave back. Only grumpy people don't wave back at a baby; and, sadly, there are lots of grumpy people out there.
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Friday, September 26, 2008

Up, up, up


Actaeos loves to climb up the stairs. He has been doing this for a few months now. He also loves to go to the top of the stairs and drop things down. His favorites are balls and rolls of toilet paper.

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Backyard Murals


Costas had a great time painting a giant piece of paper on the back wall.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

TP Baby


Actaeos discovered a fun new activity. Unrolling toilet paper!

Preschool!


One year ago I started this blog and my first entry was Costas going to preschool. Here we are again with another great year at preschool. Despite his look in the picture, he was so excited to go to school! He had no problem with me leaving. He has some friends from last year and new friends as well. We are looking forward to a fun year of learning and preparing for kindergarten.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Washington Trip


Roller skating for the first time.


The rock wall at the park.


Actaeos' first time on a swing. He later fell asleep in it.


Julian and Costas checking out a fuzzy white caterpillar.


My dad and Actaeos.

We finally came back from our trip to see my parents in Washington state for 2 weeks. They live in the country so it was a great experience for Costas. We spent most of our time outside looking at slugs, spiders, and insects. We walked on little trails through the forest. My dad had Costas looking for "hondasaabs" which are little tiny people who take care of the forest. We went to a great park that overlooked Puget Sound. Costas enjoyed playing in the rain. It was chilly so we enjoyed wearing warmer clothes.
Unfortunately, while we were there my nephew, Kai, broke his leg. He has a cast on his entire leg and won't be able to stand for 7 weeks. He is the same age as Costas. Hopefully he will be able to walk soon.
We had a great time. We can't wait to go back next summer.