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Landon @ 22 weeks - sporting his Chicago WhiteSox jersey for Uncle Matt & Aunt Katie.  Of course, he insisted on playing with his STL Cardinals' Albert Pujols toy to balance out the first picture :) :) 
What's going on:  Landon weighs 16 pounds, 2 ounces, and he got his first tooth this week!  He's been chewing and drooling like CRAZY!  He is fully of giggles and loves to be outside.  He took his first swim in our patio poool and loved it! 
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At 21 weeks old, Landon weighed in at about 15 pounds 12 ounces.  He's getting so long again.  He's moved into mostly size 6-months clothes because of his length!  He's so happy and smiley.  He's also drooling more than normal...his first tooth must be ready to emerge soon.  

He's been wanting to sit up on his own, but he hasn't quite figured out how to balance while sitting up.  The picture below shows him sitting up while holding on to the edge of the changing table.  He'll be sitting up on his own in no time.

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The picture at the top of the blog is of Landon in one his Daddy's baby outfits.  Below is a picture of Dave @ 3 months in this outfit - weighing in at about 18 pounds (check out those rolls!).  The picture at the bottom shows Landon all stretched out in this handmade outfit Grandma Barb made. 

Landon gets his smiley face from his dad - check out those cute grins J

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Happy Father’s Day to the best Daddy
I love you, Landon

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5 months-old - no better way to celebrate than by being on Grammie & Grandpa’s new boat.

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Landon thinks his faux-hawk is cool!

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Landon weighs about 15 pound 6 ounces this week.  He’s such a happy-go-lucky baby.  We are truly blessed by his beautiful smile everyday.  He loves to play - whether it's in the exersaucer, on the floor, or in the bathtub.  He's always busy, busy, busy.
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This week we had two special visitors – Joe & Amanda visited us on their way home from their family vacation in Branson.  We were so excited for their visit, because it was their first time to meet Landon!  Landon had so much fun with both of them.  We enjoyed dinner downtown St. Charles on Friday night, then on Saturday we went to Forest Park to eat Lunch and took a little walk around the park.  They couldn’t leave St. Louis before getting a dessert from Ted Drewes – YUM!!!  Daddy gave Landon his first little taste of Ted Drewes – of course Landon loved it – it was food!!! J  Joe & Amanda – thank you so much for visiting!  It was great to catch up and spend time with you both!!!
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One of Dave’s many projects this summer is to get our 1971 Imp Mercruiser ski-boat running smoothly.  Dave has spent the last 2 summers working on it, but wasn’t able to get it in the water last summer.  So, he’s been working very hard at getting it ready for this summer.  Saturday evening we went out for Landon’s first ride in the boat.  Landon LOVED it.  He was so relaxed on the boat.  He slept the first 30 minutes as we cruised around on the Mississippi.  We floated for a bit while Landon got his bottle, then we cruised back down river.  Landon didn’t sleep, but he was very relaxed and seemed to enjoy the ride.  Good thing, because he is guaranteed many more trips to the river and time on the boat J  The good news was that the boat ran smooth and got us back to the boat dock safely – YAY!!!
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Another one of Dave’s projects this summer has been working on his mountain bikes.  He and his buddies have decided to start mountain biking together on the weekends.  While they went mountain biking on Sunday, Landon had a little play date with Adler.  Adler is 3 months younger than Landon and is such a sweet little baby boy!  I put Adler and Landon on the blanket with toys for a little bit and was playing with them.  Adler started to cry a little bit.  When Landon heard Adler’s cry he decided to start crying – I was very thankful at that point that I didn’t have twins!! I found that Adler enjoyed the bouncy seat, so I put Landon in his Bumbo seat next to Adler so they could see each other.  Landon would just stare at Adler and study him.  Landon’s reaction was so funny.  He couldn’t quite figure out what Adler was doing.  They were both so cuteJ  It will be fun to watch the boys grow up together!!
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Landon is happy to be wearing his John Deere outfit while playing with his toys!

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He weighs about 15 pounds, 3 ounces this week - seems like he grows overnight. Every morning he wakes up he looks bigger than the night before.

Landon loves laying on the floor playing with his toys.  We've bee

First taste of "real food" ~ Rice Cereal.  He didn't waste one bite.  Nanny laughed and said that she's never seen a baby eat cereal for the first time like Landon did.  He acted like he knew exactly how to eat it.  He gets to eat his cereal in the evenings right now. 

Landon has decided that he wants to hold his bottle on his own.  He is starting to reach for his bottle when he sees it.  He'll hold on to it, but still needs to learn how to hold it up high enough to get all of the milk out of it!

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