S: Miller Isaac Mattie: My Third Year
BC: Made for: Miller Isaac Mattie Made by: Mommy You truly are my best friend...
FC: Miller Isaac Mattie | My Third Year
1: Our | Little | Man
2: Happy 2nd Birthday!
3: You LOVED Mickey Mouse, so we celebrated Mickey Mouse Clubhouse style! Mommy and Grammy made you a special cake once again, and we had a wonderful party with family and friends celebrating the 2nd birthday of one special little man! | Blowing Kisses
4: Adventure Aquarium June 2011 | "There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million."
5: You loved the Children's Garden and peeking at all the fish!
6: July 2011 You loved swimming with Daddy at Grandpa's house and at the lake! Mommy and Daddy couldn't believe how brave you were!
7: You even went underwater for the first time this summer! You jumped off the side of the pool, and Daddy let you go underwater a little bit. You thought it was funny!
8: July 2011 | We went to Knoebels, and you had a blast! You didn't want to go home!
9: You always have so much fun with your "cuzies"! Morgan and Deven helped you on the rides for a little while, but soon enough you were going on them all by yourself!
10: Sno Cove Water Park! August 2011 | Summer Fun!
11: Down the Dock! August 2011
12: "I hope you always have a shell in your pocket...and sand in your shoes." | Dewey Beach August 2011
13: summer fun creates lasting memories
14: Dewey Beach August 2011 | Nothing in this world compares to the joy in your smile.....
15: ...the sound of your laugh, and the warmth of your hugs!
17: Rides at the beach!
18: The Luzerne County Fair 26 months old | The Luzerne County Fair - September 2011 26 months old
19: September 2011 | 100% | Fun at the Playground!
20: Trinity Learning Center Pre-Nursery School Teacher: Mrs. Guyette September 2011
21: the more you laugh the longer you live | You were excited... - BUT - the tears started after Mommy & Daddy said goodbye!
22: You had a blast at the Trinity Learning Center Orientation Picnic! Any time mommy would ask you to make your "happy face", you donned a HUGE smile!
23: Fun times with Daddy at the circus! September 2011 | Sons may someday outgrow their father's lap, but never their heart...
24: Robas Farms October 2011
25: Pumpkin Carving Time! October 2011
26: Happy Halloween! | You dressed up as a pirate, and we went trick-or-treating! We also went to the Church Trunk or Treat, and you had a blast!
27: You were mommy's little helper as we made some yummy food to celebrate the holiday! You just love to help cook and bake!
28: You won first place in the Turkey Race at Nursery School! You out-ran all of your classmates to get to the turkey prize first! Mommy and Daddy were so proud of our little athlete! And, you sported that medal like a champ! | November 2011
29: Sporting Daddy's hat! | December 2011
31: We did a ton of fun things to celebrate Christmas this year! We went to Breakfast with Santa at the church, and we even visited Santa and his reindeer!
32: Holiday Pictures!
33: 2 1/2 years old
35: You had a blast this Christmas! You helped wrap presents for needy children, you baked cookies with Grammy, Mommy, and Daddy, you made a perfect plate of cookies for Santa, and you had a ton of fun over Grandpa's, Grammy's, and Nana's house for our Christmas celebrations! On Christmas morning, you had the biggest smile on your face when you saw all of your new presents. Your favorite present of all? Your kitchen and grill!
36: You helped Daddy paint your big boy room, and you even made the artwork yourself! What a talented kid (you must take after your daddy!) | January 2012
37: We took a trip to an indoor water park in February to escape the winter for a day! You had a BLAST and weren't the least bit afraid of the water! | February 2012 | discover
38: February 2012 | Truly wonderful...the mind of a child
39: Please Touch Museum | You had a fantastic time with Mommy, Daddy, Nana, and Poppop
40: Sesame Street Live March 2012
42: Other fun and silly things we did this winter to keep busy!
44: You had a fantastic Easter! You got a new bike, had three Easter Egg hunts, and spent fun times with family!
46: Nothing brightens our day more than the light in your eyes and the joy in your smile...
48: We started the summer off with a bang! You went to Rickett's Glenn with Daddy...
49: ...you went swimming, and you played down the dock! And...let's not forget the big boy pants!
50: You had your last day of school at Trinity Learning Center in MY. Mommy and Daddy were so proud of you for successfully completing your first year! | Miller with his teachers Mrs. Guyette and Mrs. VanEtten
51: But, one of the biggest events of all during your third year was the arrival of your baby brother, Meyer. Seeing you with him made our hearts melt, as you quickly proved you were about to become the best big brother ever.
52: Nothing makes Mommy and Daddy happier than seeing you with your baby brother, seeing the way you smile at him, and seeing the happiness he brings you. We are truly the luckiest parents alive, and it comforts us knowing that no matter what, you will always have each other.
53: "Sometimes being a big brother is even better than being a superhero" ~ Marc Brown
54: - How to say every word imaginable! (even some bad ones!) - How to speak in full sentences - How to say his ABCs - What sound each letter makes - How to count to 20! - How to ride a bike with training wheels - New dance moves! You are quite the little dancer! - New songs! You loved to sing "Following the Leader", "Row, Row, Row your Boat", the "Happy Birthday Song", "Team Umizoomi Theme Song", "Osci Bugs" | - September 13th: First day of Pre-Nursery School at Trinity Learning Center - November 17th: Pooped on potty! - November 19th: Climbed out of the crib - December 3rd: Spoke first sentence "I love mama" - February 4th:First time sleeping in big boy bed - February/March 2012: First time painting with Daddy with real paint and canvas! You made the artwork for your big boy room! - Easter 2012: First bike - April 2012: First swim lessons - May 2012: First time being a big brother! | Some Things Miller Learned This Year | Some of Miller's "Firsts" This Year
55: - June 2011: Adventure Aquarium - July 2011: Knoebels Amusement Resort - August 2011: Sno Cove Water Park - August 2011: Dewey Beach - September 2011: Luzerne County Fair - September 2011: Circus - October 2011: Robas Farms - December 2011: Breakfast with Santa - February 2012: H2O Indoor Water Park - February 2012: Please Touch Museum - March 2012: Sesame Street Live | - When Miller learned he was having a baby brother, he started giving him kisses through Mommy's belly. When he saw Mommy's bellybutton sticking out, he thought baby brother was sticking out his tongue at him, so he did it back! - When we put powder on his "dinker" and his "dupa", he says "Nniiccee!" - Dada's moon, Miller's stars at bedtime - Rock-rock with Daddy - Finishing Daddy's sentences and "reading Daddy's mind" when he is about to say a bad word! - 'The Miller on the Bus Goes..." - Fighting for the blonde swim instructor and refusing to go with the brunettes! - Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum: Pretending to be a giant as well as a dragon and dinosaur - Pretending to be "Super Miller" and "Doctor Miller"! | Silly Things Miller Did This Year | Fun Places We Visited This Year