Pic of the day – 10/27/2010

10-27-2010

Will Rick Perry still be running for governor when I’m old enough to vote?

Pic of the day – 10/26/2010

10-26-2010

Brushing my teeth sure does make me look handsome.

Pics of the Day – Year One

Carter’s first birthday is coming up this week.  His Aunt Lori and Uncle Sean were here for a visit this weekend, and Lori was gracious enough to produce this incredible compilation of the first year of Carter’s “pics of the day.”

Pics of the Day – Year One from Cory Reed on Vimeo.

Thank you, Lori – not only for the video, but also for being way more organized than us with the pics of the day.

Dining al fresco

The weather is finally getting nice in North Texas, so Carter had his cereal outside last night. Before he ate, Grandpa helped him practice his balancing skills while he sat on the side of the hot tub. About half-way through his cereal, Carter decided to jump straight to dessert and chew on his sock.


Dining al fresco from Cory Reed on Vimeo.

Pic of the day 4/5/09

Do I use my spoon to eat my enchiladas?

Pic of the day 4/4/09

Wouldn’t I have been a cute newsie?

Carter’s Big Day

Carter’s had a exciting week that culminated in a huge day of activity and fun today. My brother and his wife, Carter’s Uncle Sean and Aunt Lori, visited this week from Rhode Island. They spent a couple of days in Arkansas and Louisiana, and my mom went with them. This meant Carter got to spend a couple of days with Lisa’s parents, Mimi and Papa Jack. Everyone had a great time, with lots of smiles and laughter. In fact, he’s been extremely happy all week. After being sick and teething for the last two weeks, we think he finally started feeling well again, and was quite happy about it. The week included lots of family dinners at Ojeda’s, The Cheesecake Factory, and here at the house.

This busy week was all a build-up to a big day today. We started out the morning by taking Carter in for his 4 month checkup. He weighed 15 pounds and 11 ounces (60th percentile), measured 25 3/4″ (75th percentile) and his big ol’ Reed noggin measured in the 85th percentile, which is expected considering all of the brain matter that has to fit in there. The doctor gave him a great report. He’s meeting all of his milestones and will likely start cereal within the next month or so. She was a bit surprised to hear about his teeth. One has broken through and another is right behind it. That’s a bit unusual for a 4-month old, but again, he’s just so advanced. However, he did have to get a couple of shots, and that didn’t please him at all. He started wailing as the needles were coming out, but was quickly settled with a bottle.

Shortly after we got home from the doctor, we left for the Dallas Arboretum.

It was a beautiful day to be outside, and Carter loved it. He got to nap.

He got to sit with Mommy and Daddy.

He got to stand in the grass.

He got to sit in the grass.

He got to lay in the grass.

He got to roll in the grass.

He got to chew on a tree.

He got to hang out with his Aunt Lori and Uncle Sean.

He got some playtime on the ground with Mommy.

And he got carried around by Daddy. All in all, a pretty awesome day.

Talking with Carter

Carter has been talking and cooing quite a bit yesterday.  He’s especially vocal at bedtime.  Here, he and Lisa are having a lovely conversation.  He’s also about 90 seconds away from completely losing it.




Talking with Carter from Cory Reed on Vimeo.

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