Here are a bunch of random shots I found on the camera card from after Liam’s birthday through late January.

“What’s that, Mama?  You say you want me to smile and stand still long enough for you to focus?  Okay…but remember that I do things my way or no way at all.  Always.”

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Liam has started picking out his own outfits.  On this particular day it was about 50 degrees outside.  He was very proud of himself.

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The big day finally arrived!

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Try explaining to a 4 year old how not-yet-dry cement footings mean that yes, you have your playstructure, but no, you may not play on it…then ask him to smile.  You’ll get something like this:

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Paige however (for the time being, anyway) is content with t-ball:

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Curls and a pinafore…ahhh.

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“YOU MEAN I GET TO PLAY OUTSIDE ON A REGULAR BASIS NOW?!?!?!?!”

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“I’m down with that.”

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Slam dunk!

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“Yayyyyy!”

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Lest you think Liam wasn’t enjoying himself, too…

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Paige prepares for a future in sword-eating.  You gotta start somewhere…

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Teeing it up:

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Getting a lesson from Liam:

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Once again, Paige plays by her own rules:

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Rinse and repeat…

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“If Liam can do it, so can I!”

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Swinging:

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Sliding:

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Paige rocks the pigtails:

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Now I’m only four weeks behind.  I think I can, I think I can, I think I can…