Thursday, December 30, 2010

Oh, Brothers!

When we found out we were pregnant (with Nate) Chris was insistent that we would have a boy...

he would have a Brother! He was right, out came Nate a few months later:)

There is a BIG difference between girls and boys!! BIG and obviously different from early on:)

Just this week as we watched Little House, the difference was CLEAR!! We've been building up to Laura and Almonzo FINALLY getting together... and so they are at a social and "kiss".... yes, kiss! And Anna is just beaming, blushing... she's just loving it!!! And Chris.... he's got a grossed-out face and he's hands out blocking himself from watching it....

no wonder he wanted a brother;)

And then there is little Nate! Monday he decides to attempt to climb the stairs.... at almost 8 months old....

what was he thinking???? Trying to break his brother's climbing records???

Or did he know that his Daddy was right behind him!! Of course! A fellow BOY, I might add... who understands a boy's need to CONQUER... I mean climb:)

This week as we all have a little time to "chill" (AKA we're stuck inside b/c we have a stomach virus and there's melting snow outside!)...

I've noticed the "brother bond" forming!!! It's been forming for sometime now... but it's become more and more obvious that my two little men are starting to "speak the same language"!

They play a little rougher...

Nate LOVES Chris' toys...

If Nate leaves our sight, he's headed to Chris' room or the bathroom (he LOVES baths)! And he loves Chris' room because that's where the toys and usually his siblings are (at least when they are downstairs)!

Nate currently isn't sleeping in Chris' room, but I heard Chris talking to him the other day. Chris said,"Nate, when you get a little bigger you can come sleep in my room with me. You'll sleep in my bed down here, and I"ll sleep in the top bunk. And we can play with all my toys!"

so sweet:)

And so finally it was Chris' turn to bath with Nate... they take turns since they all love to bath with him...


... maybe it's because I'm a little more lenient on splashing;)



Chris has a brother!

And Oh, brother! There are some wild times ahead:)

5 comments:

Jenny said...

That is too funny! I can't believe he was climbing the steps! Watch out, he's not going to walk, he's going to run! LOL!

Sarah Halstead said...

Awww! So cute!! Great photos. I can not believe Nate was climbing the steps.

Angela said...

Oh I loved this post. Part of me wants this new baby to be a boy for Josiah, and equal part wants it to be a sister for Eden. We'll be happy either way.

Seeing the difference between the genders is such a learning experience for me. God seems so much bigger when I think about how we (as men and women) are made in His image and how different we are!Just makes me realize how Great God is!

Thanks for this reminder of things to come :)

Drea said...

annas watching ppl kiss?! LOL! - ohhh so funny.

and yes... boys are different :)- i dont have girls, obviously, but being around my friends girls I see such differences in them vs my boys. Not bad differences :) - just different.

Boys are crazy! LOL!!!
but I love it. (most)

Bea said...

Great video!!! I love when Nate laughs like that ;)