Sunday, July 19, 2015

Colin's First Birthday!

We can hardly believe how fast Colin's first year has gone by. It's definitely true that the time goes by exponentially faster with each additional child. But here we are with a 1-year-old! And he's so very happy about that too.


To celebrate the big occasion, we had chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting. And Colin got lots of fun presents too.





One is such a fun age. Colin started walking on June 29, just 2 weeks after his birthday, and these days he walks everywhere.  He even has his first pair of shoes, that appropriately enough, have jets on them.

And while he hasn't started talking exactly yet, he does love to wave. We thought he started to say "hiya" with the wave, but he's only done that one day, and we haven't been able to get him to do it since. Soon enough, though, I'm sure he'll be jabbering away.

Colin loves to play. Right know his favorite things to play with are posting toys, putting balls through holes and down a ramp, putting coins through a slot, things like that. He also loves cars and the play kitchen. And he never passes up an opportunity to play with Jack and Reid. They make him giggle and laugh until he gets the hiccups, and Colin just loves it.

He's sleeping much better these days too. He usually takes a great nap during the morning/midday. And lately he even sleeps through most of the night, from about 8 or 9 until 6 a.m. We usually put him to bed between 6:30 and 7, and sometimes he'll sleep through until 5 or 6 from then.

Colin's eating habits are still developing. He loves fruit, just like his brothers. (I'm at the shops every day buying another bag of bananas or cartons of berries!). He is a carb lover and really enjoys croissants, pasta, and rice. The only meat we've gotten him to eat is bolognese sauce and an occasional piece of bacon. He's also is starting to eat more vegetables. He'll eat carrot sticks, peas and even red pepper, but he's not a fan of broccoli (which really isn't that big of a surprise). I'd say his favorite food is yogurt though. He'll have a meltdown if he's not done eating and the carton is empty.

We've also recently noticed that Colin is enjoying music. He'll dance in his seat or the buggy when we're out and there's music playing.

So it's official, we're out of the infant stage and into toddlerhood. Look out for more wild adventures to come!


And just for fun, here's the review of his monthly photos from his first year :)

One month

2 months

3 months

4 months

5 months

6 months

7 months

8 months

9 months

10 months

11 months

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