Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Nothing in Moderation

Why wear one headband?
When you can wear three!

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A First...

Yes, that's my girl...

holding an "Athletic Award" for finishing her "Busy Bees" Gym Class at the YMCA.

Janie had a great time in her Busy Bees class, such a good time that we signed up for the next session too. They have a two story indoor playground, similar to the ones at McDonalds. Janie was the youngest child to get to the top and the only girl who went down the green slide. Maybe the apple has fallen farther from the Roberts Family Tree than we thought.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

I was looking through some pictures and found this one from one year ago today. Now, I'm all teary eyed. It's true what they say about the baby years, "The years fly by, but the nights last forever." Okay, now I'm blubbering.
Damn these pregnancy hormones

Thursday, April 17, 2008


Spring has sprung!

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Auntie Jen

Aunt Jen came and babysat last week. She and Jane had a glorious time. They wore sunglasses, sat in sun chairs outside and watched Elmo together. Really, what more could a nearly two year old ask for? Aunt Jen made quite an impression. Jane is now asking to go "see Jen's house".
I'm thinking an overnighter might be coming soon!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Fairy Tale Ball

Our local library has a program for young children called, "Mother Goose on the Loose". Each week, Jane and I go to the library and listen to stories, sing songs, dance and participate in "Ring Around the Rosie" until we are dizzy. This week, the library had a "Fairy Tale Ball" for the little ones. Jane got to wear princess clothes (courtesy of DeeDee's Costume Rental) and go to the library for a fun party. They had trio of string instruments play ball music, balloons, games, cupcakes and juice. Needless to say, Janie had a blast!
This is a picture of her and her friend Olivia in their costumes.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

I love you, Miss Hannigan

Maybe I should take the hint.

Apparently our house is a mess.

Everyone's a critic.

Monday, April 7, 2008

The Next Generation

of playing peoples!

Jane has inherited two of the most valuable pieces of the Roberts Estate. She is the proud owner of the 1970's Fisher Price "Lift and Load Station" and the "A-Frame Play House". She is enjoying these relics as much as me, my siblings, and Merriwether has before her. As you can see, she has modified the Lift and Load Center slightly. I do agree that these loyal plastic employees muchly deserve an outdoor pool. After 38 years of loyal service, it's the least our family can do.

Also, not to exclude the McLoughlin's here, Janie is also sporting the
"Next Generation of McLoughlin Bed-Head".

Friday, April 4, 2008

Little Esther Williams

Thanks to an episode of "Little Bill", Jane got "toddler fixated" on swimming yesterday. So, we put on her "Beebee" suit and let her practice some strokes hoping that would quell her fixation. Well, now she's "toddler obsessed" with going swimming. She woke up this morning asking to incessantly go to the "poo". Looks like we are hitting the indoor pool at the YMCA today! Wish me luck!
(As an aside, my preggo brain almost title this post "Little Ethel Merman". But I should surely save that title for when I get a video of her singing "Every thing's Coming up Roses".

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

fat food

Jane has become intrigued by the cats. She calls them "RiRi" (Rikki) and "Mommy"(Tommy). Her favorite chore these days is giving the cats their "fat food". She also likes to offer her stuffed cats (as seen in picture) "fat food" many times a day. She also likes to offer me "fat food", but I assure her that I've got that taken care of!