Monday, July 7, 2008

4th of July Weekend

What a busy weekend we had! We celebrated 4th of July which just so happens to be Ryan's birthday as well. We had a lot of fun hanging out with our families and just relaxing (hahaha, yeah right ... with a toddler???) Here are a few pics from this weekend. The rest can be found here.

Mr. All American

Swimming with cousins, Aidan and Chase

Playing with his buddy, Ethan

Picture time! At first Cade thought it was an ok idea ...

But then he said "Daddy! Get me outta here!"

Once we convinced him to sit down again he thought it would be much more fun to put grass on Aidan's head

He finally decided that these babies were ok and gave Chase some hugs

and some kisses

The boys with Great Grandma June (Cade LOVES her)

Time to wait for the fireworks ...

So, usually Cade is asleep by 7pm each night. For the 4th of July we thought it would be fun to keep him up late to see the fireworks. We gave him his bath, put his jammies on, went out onto the deck and got all cozy in our chairs. The fireworks started and it went a little something like this:

Mommy: Cade, do you see the fireworks? Aren't they beautiful?
Cade: Mmmhhhmmmm (nods his head yes)
Mommy: Wow! Did you see that one?
Cade: silence
Mommy: Cade?
Cade: silence
Mommy: Cade?
Cade: silence
Mommy: Ryan, is Cade asleep?
Daddy: Yep, sure is.

So, after working so hard to keep him up late for the fireworks, Cade fell asleep after about 3 minutes of watching them. I do have to admit though ... it was one of the happiest moments of my life sitting on the deck, rocking my son while he slept peacefully in my arms, and holding my husband's hand. What more could you ask for?


Grandma said...

The pictures are all just wonderful. He sure loves you Great Grandma June!!!!! What a big kiss.

Rose said...

It is totally crazy to see Cade in these photos. He's the spitting image of cayden only younger. . . wow. . are we sure we're not related??