I am so ashamed that I haven't posted on the blog in almost one year. My.Goodness!
Nothing really new is going on in the White House. Bobby has been working hard and just got back from his national sales meeting in San Diego. We missed him but while he was gone, GiGi (my grandmother) came to stay with us for 3 nights. Boy am I glad she was hear because Trace had a cold and an ear infection. We are on day 5 of Omnicef, hoping for no reaction that we received (rash) from the penicillin he had last year due to an ear infection.
I am pretty much writing this blog because I have been TERR.I.BLE at writing anything down about Trace and so this is my record of the latest things. I can not tell you the date his 2 year molars came in, the first time he used the potty, etc. I am so awful! Therefore, the below is the memories I have so far but obviously are the most recent things going on (I can't remember what happened after the last post). :)
Please enjoy if you would like to read the rest - Don't judge spelling, grammar or punctuation because I typed this fast and off the top of my head.
Some of Trace's updates:
Loves eating chicken nuggets and french fries
Loves ANYTHING chocolate - still working on vegetables
Loves hiding from us and not answering when we call his name (This is NOT cool). I lost him in Dick's Sporting Goods for approximately 10 seconds that felt like 3 hours. He was just standing on the other side of the rack I was looking at but was not answering when I called his name. He was in trouble!!
He will come up to us and give us a hug and say " I love you , Mommy" or "I love you, Daddy"
He will tell us "Give me kisses" or "Give me hugs"
He can count to 20
He enjoys singing Jesus Loves Me, Old McDonald (sometimes he will sing Ole McDonald had a poopie-we did not teach him that), Jesus Loves the Little Children, Bumble Bees, "x" marks the spot, Yankee Doodle and any other song on his Fischer-Price Sing-A-Long CD.
I am still working with him on colors. Right now, every time you ask him a color-it's always blue or orange. I am trying not to freak out in thinking he may be color blind.
He is EXTREMELY bossy! (Wonder who he gets that from? ;) )
Trace is becoming very independent - wants to get in the bathtub himself, get in his highchair himself, take his clothes off himself. If we try to do something for him, he says "No, I do it myself" or "Let me do it!"
He loves apple juice (still diluting it with water because if I don't, he will chug the juice in .5 seconds)
Some funny things he has said lately:He picked up a pair of my earrings (large black and white stripe) and asked "What's these? They go on the Christmas tree?"
I was rubbing his cheek one morning and he said "No, don't pet me. I not a doggie"
If you ask him "Are you a good boy or are you big boy?" He will respond by saying "No, I Trace White."
He cheers "U-S-C, Go Gamecocks" or "Boo Tigers, Go Gamecocks." Sometimes he says "Goo Georgia" because Drew (the little boy at MiMi's house) pulls for Georgia and he hears Drew say it. It's so cute because he knows when he says it, I will say "nooooo."
He loves goin to MiMi and Chuck's (Hun's) house everyday. Zanna (4), Addy (3) and Drew (3) are his playmates and loves seeing them everyday. On the weekend, he will ask "Can I go to MiMi's?"
He also loves playing with our sweet neighbor, Peyton (9). He will ask me if we can go get Peyton sometimes and bring her to our house. Her parents will let her come play and then Trace and I walk her back to her house.
We have two small hills in our yard (one on each side) and Trace loves "running the hill." Everyday we get home from work and he will ask to go and run the hill.
His favorite toys are his styrophome letters that he plays with in the bathtub, his red and yellow coupe car, any ball, tractor or car.
He loves watching the Fresh Beat Band, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
If Bobby or I open the computer, Trace will say "I watch trains on the puter" or "I watch tractor stuck in mud on puter." He loves to watch tractors, monster trucks or trains on youtube - especially if they are stuck in the snow or mud. He is definitley ALL BOY and WE LOVE HIM SO MUCH!
Bobby and I are so blessed to be able to be Trace's parents and I can't wait to see what is in store for us. Don't hold your breathe for the next blog update. :)