6.09.2009

One year later.

Henry had a wonderful Birthday. He ate more treats then he knew what to do with. We gave him a "healthy" birthday cake- and he actually never really got to the cake. He dug out all the raspberries and strawberries and then decided he was done. I think the first birthday is probably the least exciting, seeing as how he had no idea it was his birthday. If you ask me, I should have been the one receiving gifts for not breaking him yet. We are very grateful for the little guy...we think he is wonderful (except for when he screams and yells) and we have decided to keep him. However, we are still willing to lend him out free of charge for weekends and evenings.






He has come a long way in a year. He is much cuter than he was the day he was born, and he sure weighs a lot more. His single greatest accomplishment for year one is his wonderful ability to sleep through the night, he has set the bar high for his future siblings, and we hope they can all live up to his example. He loves to eat unless you feed him bread. He hates bread. He can say a few words like baby, mom, dad, and uh-oh. He loves to be naked, and he loves taking baths. He screams when Taylor and I talk to each other and forget to pay attention to him, and he loves to throw things. He hates the vacuum and the blender, and he loves to chew on everything and anything. His current favorite pastime is rummaging through every garbage in the house. He mastered the art of puking at a very early age, but has thankfully almost entirely given it up. We never thought it would end. We sure love you little Henry, even when you do drive us crazy.

Because of the important part puking played in Henry's first year of life, we have also included a short video clip for your enjoyment. We had many videos to choose from, but this one was our favorite. He sure was a cute little christmas elf.

9 comments:

Erin said...

Happy Birthday! What a wonderful baby!

Steve and Hailey said...

I can't believe he is a year now! Look at his skinny little legs when he was first born. It still amazes me how much babies grow. Your pictures (outside of the birthday) are awesome. I also really liked the pics of Taylor's birthday. I wish I was there to celebrate and hike with you.

sam and brittney said...

laney, did you make that happy birthday sign? it is too cute!! i want one!!

yaya said...

Happy Birthday Henry! I laughed out loud when I saw that pic of him in the car seat...crazy skinny legs and look at them now! Looks like a fun party and an amazing little kiddo!

Kent and Leisy said...

your yard seriously looks like a jungle!

Annie O said...

Hey Henry P. Nannie Annie says belated happy birthday. I added your birthday pic to my blog.

Love ya lots and look forward to seeing you soon.

N.A.

Amy and Craig said...

happy b-day hanky panky! man, he's mastered the art of eating and growing! you go kid!

Kari Ann said...

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Ben & Chantal Howell said...

Happy 1st B-day! Looks like he enjoyed being in his diaper and poking through the cake! It looks so green where you live...did your landlady spray paint the trees, too?