S: Cooper's Book May-June 2010
1: Day 1 - driving through Ohio to visit "Entertrainment". You were kinda scared to ride the train. Pay phones at the rest area - what are those? | Cooper, you are 11 months old now. You butt scoot everywhere and are starting to crawl. This is your first trip to FL.
2: Traveling really tired you out! We brought your Pack 'N' Play for you to sleep in, but often you ended up in our bed
4: Your first beach view. Lunch was at an excellent restaurant in St. Augustine. You just had jar food, sorry.
5: You were so excited to meet Great Grandma Klenck you had an accident that required a complete costume change. | You are just now steady enough on your feet for me to trust you propped up in a standing position.
6: Meeting Aunt Jessica and Uncle Jerry for the first time. You are just starting table foods and Aunt Jess loved feeding you. You couldn't get enough peas.
7: All dressed up in your Florida finest ready to meet the rest of the family. You love lizards and your cousin Christina!
8: Can never take too many pictures! I love summer! | A good old fashioned Seafood Boil. Yummy. You ate some potatoes and blueberries.
9: Your first time swimming... you LOVED it. Swimming with cousin Karen.
10: You took a nap on Cousin Susan. She loved holding you.
11: Playing trains with Cousin Michelle.
12: Fun on Uncle Jerry's Boat. You got to drive.
14: You first visit to the beach. You loved the sand, but weren't sure about the ocean waves.
15: The calm water of the bay was fun to splash in!
16: The Air Conditioning broke while we were there, but you didn't seem to mind....
18: Zoo trip with Cousin Susan!
19: Love Bugs... you ignored them, but Daddy hated them.
20: On the way home already. Your first scribbles by yourself done on a Shoney's menu and your first cantaloupe and White Castle Burger.
21: Fun at the hotel... gazing at the pool from the balcony and finding toilet paper for the first time!
23: We drove home through the Smoky Mountains.
24: Glad to be home and thrilled to see Ivy.
25: The morning after we got home you climbed the stairs for the first time! You had never even tried before. Time to get a gate!
26: You're almost 1 year old and look at how you stand on the chair. You are still months away from walking but moving around so much more than you were.
27: Getting into the dishwasher and showing off your blue jean diapers. We bought only one box - they turned your tushy blue!
30: Since you love dogs so much we had a dog themed party. | Too bad you didn't love everyone yelling "NO at you when you tried to touch the candle on your cake - you cried.
32: So we tried the cake smash the next day. It was much more fun this time. Messier too.
34: Cooper, you are one year old now. Your first year was so much fun. Mommy and Daddy love you so much and we look forward to many many more trips and birthdays. | Taken on your 1st Birthday, June 16th at The Little Red School House.