I just have to post to say how wonderful my little James is. He really is the best thing ever. Today he was especially delightful, and super obedient to boot. I had some "secretarial" stuff (aka: Derek's school stuff) to take care of this morning, and James was really patient and helpful to let me get it all done. He played in the other room while I typed up some paperwork, and when I was on the phone to professors, etc, he was quiet and not climbing all over me (this is a new, fun phone exercise at our house). Anyway, these things might seem lame, but they're big deals for a little guy. He was happy all day, got out of fits quickly and on his own (when they even happened, which was rarely) and was really just such a doll. I don't know what I'd do without him. I'm so glad he's mine.
Tonight (well since naptime, really) he was all giggles and squirms. He was really fun but all over the place. Maybe it was the dual popsicle action he got post-nap. Hm... could be. We had already exhausted all of my activity ideas, so I thought maybe we'd make a "movie." James has been really great at singing lately... ABC song, Twinkle-Twinkle, I Hope They Call Me on a Mission, I am a Child of God (sung with vigor!) and more... and I wanted to capture it. I should have taken into account the over-activeness, though, 'cause it took me like five movies to get one this good. :) He's so funny. As soon as we got a decent one, I put it on the computer and had him watch it with me (we watched all of them). And the boy laughed his head off watching himself. Apparently he thinks he's funny, too. lol. What a sweetheart.
I'm grateful for a day that was so dang blissful. I felt great (finally) and even made a nutritious (and appealing- cue miracle music) dinner and (keep that music playing) cleaned the kitchen 'til it sparkled. Seriously, what a day. PS- Derek just called to say that he passed his FAA written exam (he just now finished). Yay! Happiness all around.
Here's the "movie." If you wonder why he's looking to the side, it's because I had the screen out for him to see himself. It was the only way he'd sit still through an entire song. What a cutie. Enjoy!