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28 November 2011

Thanksgiving this year was AWESOME. As usual.
We  celebrated the day with family from both Jared's side, and mine.

Sorry for posting sooo many pictures. They are just too cute not to post.

Cousin Maelee

Cousins Max and Kaeleigh (Bauer's nose is so long and skinny he can reach every last drop!)

Kyler pushing around his birthday present!

I looooove this picture. Cousin Jack holding kyler and watching Maelee...and I love the mountains in the background too. LOVE

Cousin Charley!
With mine and Jared's families combined, we have 20 nieces and nephews! and will have TWO new ones born in December, which will make the grand total 22!!  I love our big family

I broke the rule

22 November 2011

Kyler is a year old, and has decided that he is too old to take naps and sleep in his crib.  I don't know why but these last two days have been HORRIBLE getting him to sleep!  Usually I put him in his crib, and he'll play and then fall asleep. but these past few days, he cries when I put him in his crib! When I pick him up he is fine...i'll rock him to sleep..and then he cries again when I put him back in his crib. He is usually a pretty solid sleeper too, but the last few nights he will randomly wake up in the middle of the night crying! What in the world is going on here?  SOOO last night, I broke our rule, and let him sleep with us. (after he fell asleep with us we transferred him to his crib later.) One of the reasons we decided not to have our baby sleep with us, is because I think it is a big safety hazard! Also, I don't want him to get attached to sleeping with us, and STILL want to sleep with us when he is 7 years old, and not so little.

Anyways, so after he fell into a solid sleep, we put him back in his crib, and a good thing too, because he was taking up half the bed!
Obviously this is not my child...but exactly how he fell asleep~

His foot kept jabbing me in the ribcage with his foot and his hand kept slapping Jared's face... then he would flip around upside-down, fart, and then roll over again tossing and turning, while flailing his arms. Repeat.

I know it is pretty common for parents to sleep with their babies... some people think that it helps build strong bonds and emotional ties, but I really don't understand how other parents get any sleep? Or maybe ours child is just a crazy sleeper compared to most? hmmmm.... just thinking about that today.
Besides going to the doctors (previous post below) and sleeping at he is still our normal happy smiley boy. 

Kyler had his first taste of pizza this week!


18 November 2011

Well, if we've learned anything today, it's that Kyler HATES doctors. 
(good thing his daddy is going to become one some day. lol)
Kyler went in for his one year check-up and immunizations today.

Just a few highlights:
  • Kyler refusing to look at the Doctor in the eyes because he was scared of him.
  • Kyler SCREAMING when he got put on the scratchy paper with no clothes on.
  • Kyler SCREAMING when the doctor looked in his ear.
  • Kyler SCREAMING when 3 people had to hold him down to give him his shots
  • oh yeah and Kyler SCREAMING when they stuck him with 5 needles for his actual shots.
    His Lightning McQueen car was his only comforting aspect of the visit. He loves his car.

    His 12 month stats:
    He weighs 22lbs (41%) and is 30 inches (66%) tall and has a head circumference of 18 inches (31%)

    Kyler's FIRST birthday!!

    17 November 2011

    Today was Kyler's FIRST birthday!!!  We cannot believe a whole year has already gone by. He has brought us SO much joy, laughter, and love into our lives. We were just looking at his newborn pictures and its crazy seeing how much he has changed, since then. 
    We kept his birthday simple. We picked out a present, and then celebrated with just us and a cupcake :)

    Happy Birthday Kyler!

    Diet ....Food

    16 November 2011

    Jare walks into the kitchen and sees me mixing:
    -chocolate chips-
    -whipped marshmallow cream-
    - and rice krispies-
    all together in a bowl.  He looks at me and says two words.

    “Diet food?”

    Enter here…diet jokes:

    -My box of chocolates is OUT OF SIGHT, and I'm OUT OF MY MIND.

    -Where do you go to get anorexia?

    -Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.

    -I keep trying to lose weight... but it keeps finding me!

    -I'm on a seafood diet.  I see food and I eat it.

    -When I buy cookies I eat just four and throw the rest away.
    But first I spray them with Raid so I won’t dig them out of the garbage later.
    Be careful, though, because that Raid really doesn’t taste that bad.

    Run Kyler RUN!!!

    15 November 2011

    Run Kyler RUN!! Our crazy baby REALLY wants to run, but just can't quite walk he discovered a new way to make it work! He does this ALL of the time! It's quite entertaining.


    10 November 2011

    I sometimes forget about my friends and family that haven't joined the facebook world yet and don't know the latest and greatest with the Antczak fam...haha sorry I love you but really....get a facebook already!  
    (That includes you too dad. haha)

    Anyways, as of last week, I'm a brunette again!  

    I wasn't planning on it so soon...I wanted to go back more gradually, but it kinda happened on accident.  I went to a BEAUTY school. lol ENOUGH SAID.  I walked in and asked the girl to touch up my roots and add in a few light brown lowlights, and her response was:
    "I HAVE NEVER DIED HAIR BEFORE! You are my first!" 
    Believe me, that was REAL comforting to hear.  Couldn't she have at least waited until after she was done to tell me that?  I was nervous the entire time....and yes by "entire time" I mean the whole 5 hours I was there. 
    It seriously took THAT long.  Oh well, alls well ends well. or however that saying goes. I am back to my natural color.  

    Helping momma get ready for the day

    07 November 2011

    When Kyler is fussy in the mornings, I put him in the sink while I get ready, and he looooves it!
    ps aren't you jealous of our banana yellow bathroom counter? haha moving in 38 dayz and counting down!

    Family Home Movie Sept-Oct

    04 November 2011

    Family home movie of Sept and Oct 2011. Just a warning, they are REALLY random clips, because we did so many different things these past two months- yellowstone, bear world, conference in salt lake, Kyler’s firsts haircut and taste of pepsi, the farmer’s market, the strawmaze….you’ll see what I mean!


    01 November 2011

    Kyler (11 months old) said his first official word today! It was..... BAUER! or in his words "Bow/Bow-bee".  It's so cute! He kept saying it all day long whenever Bauer would come into the room. I love hearing his little voice.

    Kyler and Bauer = best buds

    ps, those of you with them this clip:  Twinkle Twinkle Little Star  Kyler LOVES it.


    Kyler has had a cold this week, so Jared put the humidifier (Sunpentown Dual Mist Humidifier) in his room...little did we know, but that humidifier works a little TOO well when you turn it on full blast. 

    I walked in his room a few hours later to check on him, and when I opened the door, a cloud of mist came pouring out of the room.  Kyler's sheets and blankets and stuffed animals were completely soaked!  We have an AWESOME humidifier! We had a good laugh, turned the humidifier on low, changed his sheets, and put him back to bed. He was a good little baby and didn't make a peep!

    On Saturday we went to a straw maze with some friends, and we went back again on Monday night for the HAUNTED straw maze. Sooo fun! The maze was hard to begin with, but then when you add darkness, and creepers with chainsaws chasing you, it becomes REALLY hard.  I learned that I'm a bigger wimp than I thought I was. Every time I saw a dude with a chainsaw.... I would try to run away (good strategy right?) but EVERY TIME  my knees would buckle and I fell flat on my face. What am I supposed to do in real life when a creeper is chasing me?  Anyways, it was still fun :)

    The straw maze thanked us for coming back to the maze twice by giving us a $10 coupon to Big Judds. Awesome.  We love Big Judds, last time we were there we got the 2 lb Big Judds Cheeseburger.
    Kyler looks like he was scared of it, but it was oh so yummy!