Monday, July 26, 2010

Naomi's Dedication & Park Fun

This last Sunday, on Naomi's 5-month birthday, we had Naomi dedicated at our church. I dressed her up in this pretty dress, which she promptly spit up on. I had a bib on her, but she has this way of spitting up OVER or UNDER things, which is baffling to me! Pastor George was gone this week due to his wife recovering from some major emergency surgeries (please pray for her--Elaine), so Pastor Dave was the one who prayed over her. My parents were able to come too as my Dad didn't have to preach this Sunday, so that was nice. Afterwards, we all went out to Denny's as a family.

I was trying to get a picture with the brothers AND Naomi, but they were too wiggly (go figure) and she was falling over, so I just tried to get one of the brothers. I have many "attempts," but this is the best of the bunch! They are all wearing their new Toy Story 3 gear that Grandma bought them.

Later the same day, we went to a new park in Puyallup. It was a really nice, shady play area with some trails to walk on as well. Upon arriving, Josiah kept climbing around saying, "This is awesome," over and over. Another boy about his age came to play also and Josiah introduced himself and also his brothers and told him, "They're twins...they don't look alike, but they're still twins." I guess that is his way of describing the word "fraternal" and hey, it works!

As always, our Caleb is doing the risky types of moves on the play area. Mommy's heart beats a little faster when he is climbing on things for sure. Caleb was having great fun mimicking everyone around him. Josiah heard a helicopter and both Caleb and Daniel were running around yelling at the top of their lungs, "Hel-cop-er," and were wildly flailing there arms as if it would land on them any second. A GREAT place to wear out those outside voices, I say!

Daniel was attempting to climb the rock wall here and was telling me about it. When we were on the walk, Daniel wanted to push Naomi's stroller and he and Caleb had a little tussle about who was to be the stroller driver at one point as well. Daniel definitely isn't quite as adventuresome as his brothers, but he also doesn't like to be left behind either! On one part of the trail, there was a steep incline to climb with lots of dirt and rocks and Josiah started up to see how far he could go. Caleb jumped right in and tried too and Daddy had to rescue Caleb at one point and then he taught Josiah how to slide down the hill to get down. Daniel took two steps towards the hill and said, "I did it!" Ummm, not really sweet Daniel, but you were sure cute!

Naomi was kicking her feet on the bumpy trail and seemed to enjoy our little walk! It was a really nice, relaxing family getaway and as a major BONUS, all the boys were tuckered out and went right down without any fuss when we got home!


50 Chubby Toes said...
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50 Chubby Toes said...

Naomi looks so cute in her dress! Looks like you all had a fun time at the park! You'll have to let me know which one you went too! We love parks with trails! Josiah loves his new shirt! It was the first thing he showed me on Sunday :) Blessings, EMichelle

Heather said...

Thanks, we had a fun day with Miss Naomi! The park was in Puyallup called Clark's Creek. 1700 12th Ave. SW is the address. It also has this little enclosed area along the trail that is fenced for dogs to play in. We saw two dogs who appeared to be puppies having a great old time playing together. I loved how shady and calm it was there in the evening!

Have a great week!


Missy said...

Awww....Naomi looks beautiful in her dress!
We love Clarks Creek. It is always so quiet and such a nice little park.