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Marcus update

People are always asking me, "How's your little one doing?" And even though I always reply, "He's doing great," or something like that, I'm always tempted to say, "Well, I'm not really sure. We don't talk much these days."

I kid!

Marcus is an amazing kid. Here's what he's been up to lately:

The Marcus Skill Set
  1. Head raising. When I hold him upright against my chest, he likes to push away and open his eyes really big as if to say, "Look at all that stuff!" After about 5-10 seconds, he collapses with a grunt as if he was bench pressing 250 pounds.
  2. Rolling over. Just like his big brother, Marcus is a rolling-over prodigy. When we put him on his tummy, he rolls himself over onto his back!
  3. Grumbling. Also like his big brother, he's really good at making grumbling noises. When he has gas, instead of crying he makes noises not unlike the penguins from the movie March of the Penguins. We used to call Owen Sgt. Grumbles. Now, Marcus is Lieutenant Grumbles, but you have to pronounce Lieutenant the British way, which sounds like "Lefff-tenant." Also, if you put a pacifier in his mouth when he's grumbling, his grumbles sound like they're going through a guitar wah-wah pedal!
  4. Smiling. Even when he's not gassy. We're trying to catch these rare moments on camera and we'll post as soon as we do.
Here are some pictures from Marcus' fourth and fifth weeks on Earth.

While awake( ) Do Print, "Hello World!"


Baby power up.


Hanging out at Kailua beach.


Lounging. Hard.


Ebony and Ivory

Comments

mama mia said…
I knew from the trees before I scrolled down that the beach was Kailua...love that place....really love the lounging photo and the boysNthetub shot...they both look bigger than just a few short weeks ago...miss you all
blissful_e said…
Getting out to the beach - great work. You guys seem to be functioning very well just over a month into two!

I'm also loving the photos. Very cute kids. :)
kellifornia said…
Um, thanks for including the "hello, we live in paradise and take our babies in little slings and hang out on beautiful beaches" shot. Good one. I have got to visit!

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