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Celebrating 7 One-Year-Old Birthdays!

In birth order: Nolan, Hannah, Austin, Cooper, Jack, Luca and Madeleine

What a celebration! We got together as a PEPS family to celebrate the big first birthday milestone. Thanks to Erin’s great ROYGBIV idea (indigo was later substituted for pink …

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Welcome Home Daddy!

We survived the 9 days, but it is so wonderful to have Daddy back home again! One of my favorite videos from Rob’s trip was of him and Cooper Skyping, it is so great how technology keeps you connected even …

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Meeting New Friends

One of the biggest benefits of staying home with Cooper is having so much time together to explore and meet new people during the day. Today we headed to Bothell Landing park to meet my friend Theresa, from high school, …

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Popcorn Popper

We know our time is limited, but right now Cooper has only discovered one cupboard door opens in the kitchen. Within this cupboard he only plays with the yellow plastic popcorn popper top. Bizarre, but we will take it! We …

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Not So Happy

After capturing mostly smile pictures of Cooper it seems only fair to show his not so happy side. These tears happened while I ran downstairs to switch out the laundry. In typical Cooper fashion, the tears faded as quickly as …

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I signed!

What an exciting day! After months of signing to Cooper, today he signed back. He asked for more food during lunch. I have decided I need to start actually doing some of the very creative kid activities I keep reading …

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Time to Celebrate

We started the weekend out right with two birthday parties. Luca, from Cooper’s baby group, was hosting a dual birthday party for him and his dad. Then that afternoon we headed further south to celebrate Uncle Mike’s birthday. We are …

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Bonding Time

Cooper and Mama get to have some extra special bonding time over the next 9 days while Daddy travels to India. We drove him to work on Friday to give us a couple more hours of family time before his …

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Grandma Time

Cooper loved getting to spend a week with two Grandmas. The house was definitely noisier as they taught him how to use many of his noisy toys combined with his non-stop talking. They definitely brought out his chatty side. …

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Checking out Kirkland

Daddy met us after work in Kirkland where we enjoyed a nice long walk, some bubble time in the park and a yummy dinner at Cactus. …