S: Ethan Matthew Cain Birth to One Year
BC: Ethan's 1st year 2011-2012
FC: Ethan Matthew
1: Once upon a time, there was a beautiful baby boy who was welcomed into the world by two loving parents, a big sister, and their family and friends...
2: All about your Mommy | Full birth Name: Kelli Alayne Burleson Date of Birth: September 23, 1981 Place of Birth: Bellville, Texas Grew up in: Bellville, Texas Education: Bellville High School, Bellville, Texas Class of 2000 Texas A&M University - Class of 2004 Parents: Cuba Joe and Linda Burleson
3: Full birth name: Jon Matthew Cain Date of Birth: June 2, 1975 Place of Birth: Houston, Texas Grew up in: Houston, Texas & Beaumont, Texas Education: Westbrook High School, Beaumont, TX Class of 1993 Texas A&M University - Class of 1997 Parents: Robert and LyndaCain | All about your Daddy
4: We're having another BABY! | On January, 2, 2011, your Mommy found out she was expecting again! Your Mommy and Daddy were thrilled! You were due on September 13, 2011. Your Mommy told your Daddy by asking him to come look at the pregnancy test too because she wasn't sure if it was positive or not... Turned out to be positive!
5: Mommy and Daddy saw your heartbeat for the first time on January 23, 2011. | Mommy and Daddy told your grandparents when your Mommy was 8 weeks pregnant. They were excited too! | Fun Facts! | Mommy felt you move for the first time around 14 weeks! | You were really active in side Mommy's tummy and she loved feeling you kick and move! | Here is your first picture with your big sister, Avery! You were 12.5 weeks old in Mommy's tummy and your sister was 1 year old!
6: It's a boy | On April 2nd your Mommy and Daddy found out they were having a baby boy. Your Daddy was so happy your Mommy thought he was going to cry. | Your parents immediately started thinking of names and fell in love with Ethan Matthew. Matthew is your Daddy's middle name too.
7: Mommy and Daddy Cant wait until you get here
8: Once your parents found out they were having a boy they started getting your room ready. The theme was sports and your Mommy had fun making artwork for your room.
10: Your mommy had a fairly easy pregnancy until she hit 26 weeks. She started to have a lot of pain and was put on bed rest at 30 weeks. and even spent 6 days in the hospital. | Baby on the Way! | 19 weeks | 20 weeks | 21 weeks | 22 weeks | 23 weeks
11: 24 weeks | 25 weeks | 26 weeks | 27 weeks | 28 weeks | 29 weeks | 30 weeks | 31 weeks
12: 34 weeks | 35 weeks | 37weeks | 38 weeks | 39 weeks
13: Almost baby time!
14: Ethan 7lbs 5oz 19.5 inches | On September 8, 2011, Ethan Matthew Cain came into the world at 10:29 am. at Baylor Hospital in Grapevine, Texas. You were so handsome and had a head full of beautiful black hair! | Before you were born, we dreamed of you, we imagined you, we prayed for you. Now that you are here, we hope for you, we love you, we Thank God for you.
15: New baby boy | First picture with Mommy and Daddy | Daddy's pride and joy | First family picture | Mommy's little man | So sweet
16: Momma's boy
17: Daddy's little man
18: 1st bath in the hospital | 1st sponge
19: 1st BATH | 1st real bath | bath at home
20: First Month | Coming home | 1st family pictures at home | Sleeping baby
21: By one month you were eating every 3-3.5 hours. You weren't the best napper but did sleep okay at night. Your Mommy and Daddy took turns getting up with you at night which helped them from being completely exhausted. You loved to be held and to sleep on your tummy. You were quite the snuggle bunny at this age. | Family visit | Sleeping baby
22: Newborn pictures 6 days old
25: 1 month old | 9 lbs 7oz 21.5 inches long | 4 weeks
26: Your First trip to the zoo | You pretty much slept the entire time and were a perfect angel.
27: Mommy's monkey | The many faces of Ethan | You rolled over from your tummy to your back for the first time when you were 6 weeks old
28: Ethan's 1st trip to the Pumpkin patch | Ethan's 1st trip to the Pumpkin patch
29: Ethan's 1st Halloween | You were a caterpillar and your sister was a butterfly
30: 2 months old 12lbs 5oz! | A little piece of heaven...
31: On November 26, 2011, at 2.5 months old, you slept from 8pm to 530 am. Your mommy was impressed. | Playing around | You are loved...
32: For your first Thanksgiving your Granny and Grandpa came over to your house. You got all dressed up for the big A&M/t.u. football game.
33: A few days after Thanksgiving your parents kicked off Christmas and gave you and your sister your ornaments for the year. You also got to see Santa.
34: 3 months old | This month you rolled over from your back to your tummy and were sleeping from 8pm to 430-6am. You also loved to coo.
36: Your Mommy's cousin, Michelle came to visit you before Christmas and brought presents for you and your sister. This was the first time she got to meet you. | Playing with Aunt Moe | Looking handsome | Watching a movie | Smiling | Very pleased with your sister
37: You then took your first road trip to Beaumont, to spend Christmas with the Cain family. You did great and slept the entire trip. Your mommy and daddy were so happy. | Hanging out with Mommy | Enjoying kisses from Avery | Bath time in the sink | Could I be any cuter?
38: Christmas Eve was spent with your Grammy, Pops, Aunt Laurie, Uncle Jeff, Mommy, Daddy, and your sister. You were so adorable all dressed up for Christmas.
39: Santa was very good to you for your first Christmas. You really didn't care too much but you made this Christmas extra special for your Mommy and Daddy.
40: Saying Goodbye to 2011!
41: Playing In January!
42: 4 months old | You are such a joy! You love to coo and blow bubbles. You are still sleeping swaddled in your parents room. You sleep from 8pm to 430am, eat, and sleep for another hour or so. You LOVE to be held.
44: LO | E | A wee bit of Heaven drifted from above, a handful of happiness, a heart full of love.
45: We love to see you smile...
46: You tried rice cereal for the first time this month. You weren't a fan!
47: Yum, Yum...NOT!
48: You really like the jumparoo! You love to look around and play with the little frog!
49: 5 months old
50: This month you were weaned from the swaddle. You also started to sit up a little bit and enjoyed tummy time more.
51: my | my
53: 6 Months old! On March 8, 2012 you turned 6 months. You weighed 18lbs 6oz, and were 26 inches. You had the best smile! And crazy hair!
54: 6 month pictures
56: You are loved
59: Happy Birthday Avery On March 17, 2012, your family celebrated your big sister's 2nd party. They had so much fun playing with you and your sister!
60: At 6 months of age you had already tried rice cereal, banana oatmeal, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, peas, green beans, and mixed vegetable. You definitely liked to eat! You were drinking 6oz bottles every 3 hours. You went to bed at 8pm and slept until 530-7am. Your mommy would put you in bed with her so you would sleep a little longer! You were also able to sit up for a little bit on your own.
61: BlueBonnets! A Texas Tradition!!
62: A few weeks before Easter you and your sister were able to visit the Easter bunny and have an egg hunt. You liked the Easter bunny but your sister was not a fan!
63: You spent Easter with your Uncle Jeff, Aunt Laurie and cousins Allison and Natalie. The Easter Bunny came by Easter morning too and left you an Easter basket including bunny ears!
64: You turned 7 months old on Easter!
65: At 7 months you were sitting up a lot better. You would try and crawl and could move around the house but you weren't quite crawling yet. You loved to squeal and smile non stop. You were eating 6oz bottles every 3 hours and are slept most of the night. You love your big sister too.
66: You took your first bath with your sister this month too. | You started to spend a lot of time on the floor moving around and playing with toys.
67: You LOVE to roll
68: 8 months
69: At 8 months you were lunging forward and extremely close to crawling. You tried puffs for the first time and LOVED them. You ate more solids and really liked them too. You weighed a little over 20lbs and you hair was getting even crazier. Everyone commented on your chunk and your hair. Oh and your smile and beautiful eyes too. Right before you turned 9 months old you started crawling and moved into your own room.!
70: In May your Grammy and Pops came to watch you and your sister while your parents went to Georgia for a wedding. You had a blast. | "The best place to be is Pop's lap"
71: "Grammy never runs out of hugs or cookies"
72: Happy Mother's Day!
73: Play time! | CRAWLING!
74: Splash time! | You loved splashing around in the little pool in the backyard!
75: 9 months old! | You are just too cute
76: At 9 months you were crawling everywhere. You ate 2-3 solid meals a day plus 4 - bottles. You love to smile and watch your sister. You are sleeping through the night and pull up on your knees. | Eating Puffs | Sugar from daddy
77: Happy Father's Day!
78: You love the outdoors so much. You spend a lot of time outside playing with your sister and parents. Your beautiful smile is contagious!
79: You spent July 4th with your sister, parents, aunt, uncle and cousins in Rowlett. You were a perfect angel and slept most of the day. You were so cute in your outfit!
80: Most days are filled with playing, eating, sleeping, and having fun! You are such a sweet joy!
81: 10 months old!! | You LOVE to eat baby food and are mostly sleeping through the night. You love to smile all the time. You also discovered your love of goldfish.!
82: This month you went to the lake house and spent time with Grammy and Pops. You had a lot of fun!
84: 11 month photo shoot!
85: Your 1st birthday invite!
86: You spent a lot of time this summer at the pool and you loved it! You had so much fun splashing in the water!
87: This year was also your first Labor Day at Grammy and Pop's house!
89: One year pictures!
92: All of your grandparents came to town to celebrate your BIRTHDAY!!
93: Happy Birthday!
97: You had an awesome 1st birthday! Lots of friends and family came! It was a blast! You were a fan of your cake too!
101: Ethan, You are such a little joy to be around and have made our little family complete! You are known for your crazy hair, bright eyes, and amazing smile! Your smile could lighten up a room! You love to play with cars and balls and your big sister, even though she isn't always the most willing. You love to snuggle too and have your hair stroked. You are a big fan of food, especially goldfish! Thank you for all your bring to our family! Thank you for being so sweet, loving, and an snuggly! We can't wait to see what the rest of your life has in store for you. We know it will be amazing! Love always, Mommy and Daddy