S: Cooper Thomas hamer - Book #2
1: Cooper Thomas Hamer October 2011-December 2012 Also with few pages from before October book #2
3: Calendar at my baby shower where everyone had to guess baby's arrival date and time in case of a tie breaker! Looks like Robin won since she guessed the earliest :) | 11/27/10
4: 6/9/11 | 5/11/11 Outside at home | 2/18/11 In the Moby Wrap | 4/13/11 | 5/9/11 | 2/26/11 | 5/12/11
5: 6/17/11 | 7/3/11 | 7/13/11 | 6/29/11 At Olive Garden with friends. First time in a restaurant's high chair!
6: 8/2/11 | 8/1/11 | 7/18/11 | 7/24/11 | 7/31/11 | 8/2/11 | 8/16/11
7: 8/13/11 8/15/11 8/19/11 | 8/18/11 8/19/11 8/19/11
8: 8/19/11 8/22/1 Playing with the t.v. tray. | 8/22/11 Trying to find which doors are open. | Do I dare venture into the kitchen... | Where'd Cooper go?
9: 8/31/11 You're looking quite a bit like your daddy here. | Amused by the t.v. | 9/3/11 Go Hawkeyes! | 8/29/11 Always happy to be outside. | 8/22/11
10: 9/6/11 | 9/7/11 | 9/9/11 | What do you do with these things? | 9/9/11- Hmm CD player...I think I could mess with this. | Playing with your cousins- girl territory here.
11: 9/12/11 | 9/12/11 Someone loves computers...actually any kind of gadget.
12: 10/3/2011 | 10/4/2011 It must be best when the books are all piled on the floor... | 10/9/2011 Pulling your toys on top of yourself
13: 10/18/11 | 10/18/11 | 10/21/11 | 10/19/11 Grocery shopping with mom. | 10/22/11 You got caught under the step stool. | 10/26/11 Trying on your Halloween costume.
14: Breastfeeding Support Group 10/26/11 | Cooper Hamer | Kinley King | Liam Winninger | Asher Riggs | Robbie Slee
15: Kinley King | Chloe Bolthouse | Cooper Hamer
16: Liam Winninger | Chloe Bolthouse | Asher Riggs
17: October 29, 2011
18: 11/17/11 | 11/19/11 | 12/29/11 | 12/31/11 | 1/3/12 | 1/6/12 | 11/29/11 | 10/28/11
19: 1/19/12 | 1/9/12 | 1/22/12 | 2/9/12 | 2/13/12 | 3/2/12
20: That's what you get for hanging out with girls :) | Time to eat! | I think you like to add to the mess on the floor every time you eat | Playing with the ipad | Giving Elmo kisses on the ipad | 3/20/12 | 3/18/12 | 2/14/12 | 2/14/12
21: 3/26/12 | 3/29/12 | 3/28/12 | 3/30/12
22: Grandpa Dan putting you through his sun roof You and Aunt Britt
23: Grandpa Dan, Grandma Judy, Dad, Mom, Cooper, Josh, Heather, Kinzie, Jayla, Britt, Ryan | Bicket Family Photos Taken October 30, 2011 at Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls
24: You, Grandpa Dan, Jayla, Kinzie, and Grandma Judy | Dad, Mom, and you | Dad helping you put your coat.
25: Kinzie- Monkey Cooper- Football Jayla- Kitty | 10/31/11
26: You & Grandma Linda | Great-Aunt Karen | Great-Uncle Kurt | Cousin Courtney | Visiting family on Halloween
27: Kinzie, Jayla, Great-Great- Grandma Shipley & You | Trip to the Nursing Home
28: You & Great-Grandma Fogt | Jayla | Kinzie
29: You always enjoy making a mess of your toys! Apparently it was easiest to climb in with your toys to try and get what you wanted. 11/9/11
30: Bath Time You definitely never want to get out! 11/17/11
32: 12/15/11- Pushing around your tractors never gets old.
34: At Grandpa Ted and Grandma Linda's house 11/25/11
35: Christmas 2011 Grandpa and Grandma Bicket's-12/23/11 Grandpa and Grandma Hamer's-12/24/11 Fogt's-12/24/11 Extended Hamer-12/25/11
38: My First Christmas!
39: Christmas at Grandpa Ted and Grandma Linda's 12/24/11
41: We kept trying to get you to pose by the Christmas tree. You were very interested in the ornaments on it, but we got some good ones.
43: Christmas with Hamer family at Dennis in Kathy's house in Dike | Christmas with Fogt family at Great-Grandpa and Grandma Fogt's House outside Reinbeck
45: New Year's Eve 12/31/2011 | And yes you are drinking out of an empty cup, but it must be the cool thing to do.
46: At least you were smart enough to have your coat on when you went in the fridge 1/2/2012
47: 1st Birthday! 1/9/12 At Grandpa Ted and Grandma Linda's house for supper. Grandma Judy also joined and brought along some yummy jello cake.
48: A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on. Carl Sandburg
53: Nap time at home before we go to celebrate. | You always could fall asleep in the strangest positions. | Opening gifts at Grandpa Ted and Grandma Linda's. You enjoyed the wrapping paper.
56: Time for cake! | Yummy!
59: Shower time in the shop shower to clean off all your cake.
60: 2/4/12 At Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's house. | 2/22/12 At Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's house making a mess in your highchair from supper.
61: 2/23/12 Sitting with Grandma Linda eating an after nap snack. | 3/15/12 Making a mess with your food as always.
62: Trying to "help" me take some pictures of clothes...and by help I mean sitting on them. 3/15/12
63: 3/15/12 It's not easy trying to get a picture of you anymore.
64: First four-wheeler ride! 3/18/12 | You and Dad having a blast! You thought you were pretty special on there. Nothing but smiles!
65: 3/18/12 At your cousin's house (Hemann's) | You always enjoy the pink car :)
66: Bath time! You always love your bath time! 3/21/12
67: You and Daddy get some time outside! I was trying to be sneaky and take some pictures of you guys without you watching. | 3/24/12
68: Play time at the King's house 3/27/12 | Kinley King | Robbie Slee | You and Robbie by the water table.
69: 3/23/12 Asleep in Daddy's truck
71: Eating blueberry pancakes! 3/31/2012
72: 4/3/12- Easter Egg hunt at Rusty Leymaster's (Bailey's dad) farm with friends.
73: 4/7/12 At Grandpa Dan & Grandma Judy's for Easter | 4/4/12 | 4/7/12 At Great-Grandpa & Grandma Fogt's for Easter
74: 4/17/12 | 4/17/12- Messy face! | 4/16/12- Your sippy cup got stuck in your boot so I guess you might as well drink it that way... | 5/16/12 | 5/12/12 Showing off your big brother shirt. | 5/9/12 In the tractor with dad. You love to drive.
75: 5/18/12 Hansen's Dairy tour with friends. | 5/15/12 In the tractor with Grandma & snacks...what could be better. | 4/18/12 Eating supper & playing at Bolthouse's while daddy & I look at houses in Cedar Falls.
76: 6/6/12 Playing at Winninger's house. | 6/8/12- Putting on Mommy's shoes. | 6/7/12 | 5/25/12 | Sitting at Papa's desk. You look like you're working really hard. | Eating an ice cream cone at Hemann's house...Yummy! | 5/11/12 At Hemann's house with a cape on.
77: 6/15/12- At Grandpa Ted & Grandma Linda's eating a cookie. | 6/8/12- Sitting in your seat in the living room reading a magazine. | 6/9/12- Riding with Grandpa Ted & Grandma Linda. | 6/9/12- Nap in the car with Teddy. | 6/13/12- You crept up on the chair to start eating the yogurt I left sitting on the table. | What a mess you made, but I'm pretty sure you had fun.
78: 6/3/12- In daddy's truck...of course not moving. | 6/14/12- Happy Meal for you...double fisting it apparently. | 6/21/12- Rock hunting at Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's. | 7/13/12- Putting on Jane's glasses...looking quite sophisticated.
79: Trying to get you to bite the ear of corn...I don't think you quite got the concept. We'll try again next year. | 7/23/12
80: 6/29/12- You're always getting in boxes. | 6/27/12 | 6/25/12 | 6/19/12 | 6/21/12 | 6/24/12- Trying on the life jacket for Holiday Lake. | 6/18/12- Playing with the ipad on dad.
81: Holiday Lake Brooklyn, IA Dennis & Shirley Salmon's place 6/26/12 | This is also the day we had our first ultrasound and found out we were having a girl. We had to pick up some cupcakes before we went there.
82: hanging out with Scott in the water. | Happy with the ipad in your hands.
84: in the tube with the noodle.
85: driving the pontoon with Dennis. You're in your element now!
86: 7/2/12- In a tote once again | 7/2/12 Thinking you are big stuff standing on your chair
87: 8/17/12- Jayla, Kinzie, Rylan, Mason, & You enjoying the sandbox at Hemann's house
88: Fourth of July 2012 | HOT! HOT! HOT!
89: Riding the golf cart with Uncle Dennis. | Enjoying your freeze pop on a hot Fourth of July.
90: 7/19/12- This was after you tried to sit in your dump truck. Apparently you have seen cars a few times...& by that I mean a lot :) | 7/13/12- Looking at a book at Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's house. | 7/13/12- You & Kinley King at a playdate at Mixdorf's. The piano bench wasn't working very well to keep you guys out. | 7/3/12- You're very happy getting to play with the water in the sink. | 7/3/12- Driving your tractor on Dad.
91: 7/27/12- At the splash pad in Center Point with your cousins (Jayla & Kinzie), Aunt Britt, Aunt Heather, Grandma Judy, & Mom. | 7/24/12 | 7/23/12- Have to change positions a few times when you have fallen asleep in the chair...you must have been a tired boy while watching Bambi.
92: 7/29/12- Saying cheese in Papa's shoes. | 7/19/12
93: 8/17/12- Cuddled up watching a movie in Papa's theater room in their basement. | Always looking out the window at home...
94: Playing with buckets of water and helping Grandma water her flowers. | Mmmm...Oreo | August 2012
96: Lake of the Ozarks August 2012
98: You & Kinzie watching Cars. I think we played that movie a couple times a day...
99: You love to drive the pontoon. Your set if you have the wheel in your hands. | You and Papa Dan driving the pontoon.
100: You and Jayla at the front of the boat.
101: You and Grandma Judy | You drinking out of your sippy...in the koozie.
102: Captain Ron's Restaurant. The kids...and boys had a blast playing in the water off the beach. | Josh, Kinzie, Jayla, Ryan, You, and Daddy
104: You and Daddy
105: You asleep while we took a break in the water. Of course Grandma stayed in there to keep an eye on you. | You and Papa on the boat.
106: You driving the boat with dad | Checking out the potty
108: 8/16/12- You found out you can tip your chair over when you are sitting it & find that very amusing. | 8/12/12- You are happy as can be at State Fair on the tractors & gators. | 8/3/12 On the way to the Lake...the ipad can keep you quite entertained. | 8/15/12 | 7/30/12 In Mommy's slippers & Daddy's hat. | 8/3/12- You love to dip you food. | 8/3/12- Playing with buckets of water at Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's house.
109: hanging out with Dad in the tractor while he cuts some grass. You sit there like such a big boy in your own seat. 8/25/12
110: Love your tractors...especially when you are in it with Papa. | August 2012
112: 8/21/12- Visiting the Cedar Falls Firestation with friends. | 9/2/12 | 8/21/12 | 8/20/12- Once again you think it's quite entertaining to tip yourself over in your chair.
113: 9/24/12 Eating yogurt at Grandma & Grandpa Hamer's house. | 8/29/12- At the farm show with the guys & loving every minute of it. | 9/30/12 You have Grandma Linda's pretties on & you always know where to find more. | 8/19/12 Feeding the chickens at Rick & Jean Schmidt's house with Grandma Judy & Papa Dan.
114: 10/3/12- And no you're not sleeping...only playing with tractors & saying ni-night. | 10/1/12- You crawl up on the bed, cover yourself, & say ni-night. | 9/26/12- Swinging at Gateway Park in CF. | 9/24/12- Looks like you've been face painting. | 9/21/12- In the combine with Papa Ted. | 9/9/12- You & Daddy swinging at Pfeiffer Park in CF. | 10/2/12- Being bashful for the camera. Wearing mommy's slipper & playing with your tractors. | 9/29/12- Walking next to Grandma. Although you don't stay on the sidewalk long.
115: 10/9/12 Fallen asleep while running errands with Grandma Linda after my doctor appointment. | 10/8/12 This is what happens when you wake up at 6:45 & aren't used to it...nap before 10 am. | 10/11/12 Of course you fall asleep in the combine...luckily you still took a later nap.
116: 10/11/12- Doesn't seem like a very comfortable way to watch t.v... | 10/12/12- Oh how you love to climb on the couch... | 10/13/12- Dad, ipad, & Chex Mix...what could be better | 10/5/12- You have always loved playing in closets.
117: 10/27/12- In Fareway Always helps to have an apple to occupy you. If I wouldn't have asked for the apple on the way home I don't think even the seeds would be left. | 10/16/12 | 10/20/12 | 10/25/12
118: 10/29/12 Still playing...yet you like to say ni-night & lay down in random places. | 10/30/12 You & Daddy on the ottoman.
119: 10/22/12 At Grandma Linda's laying on the top bunk of the bunk bed.
120: 10/31/12 Visiting Grandpa & Grandma Hamer before heading off to see others.
121: You wanted your first candy right away! | You, Liam, & Kinley | College Square Mall in Cedar Falls
122: Cousins visiting Great-Grandpa & Grandma Fogt You, Rylan, Mason, Jayla, Kinzie | At the mall getting candy with Liam. | At Papa Dan & Grandma Judy's
123: November 3, 2012 Day of Baby Jansen's shower | You at hanging out with Jayla, Kinzie & the guys while us girls are at the shower.
124: Visiting the hospital after Clara was born. November 2012
125: Laying on the floor waiting "patiently" for mommy to get done at the hospital with the lactation consultant.
126: 11/5/12 At Grandpa ted & Grandma linda's the day clara was born. Checking in the back of your semi. Eating some yummy breakfast!
127: 11/10/12 You love trucks! | 11/6/12 At Grandpa Ted & Grandma Linda's house.
128: 11/8/12 You, Daddy, & Clara | 11/13/12 You & Clara at Grandpa & Grandma Hamer's
129: 11/15/12 You & Clara sitting in the chair at home.
130: 11/12/12 11/29/12
131: 11/22/12 In your Buzz jammies. | 11/15/12 In the bouncer...maybe it brings back memories for you :)
132: Thanksgiving at Great- Grandpa & Grandma Fogt's 11/22/12
133: Thanksgiving at Grandpa & Grandma Hamer's. Playing on the ipads with Jerah. 11/22/12 | Getting very comfortable in the chair.
134: 11/23/12 11/27/12
135: Christmas family photos 12/8/12
136: 12/11/12 Our attempt at some pictures of you two together for a Christmas card.
137: This surprisingly was the first picture I snapped and it happen to be the best. You don't sit still for too long! | You love to hold your sister and give her kisses!
138: 12/11/12 To infinity and beyond!
139: 12/8/13 No you are not sleeping, but what fun to lay under toys & pretend. | 12/13/12 Enjoying your ice cream cone with Grandpa & Grandma. | 12/8/12
140: 12/4/12 You love to sit on top of boxes and climb! | 12/9/12 Falling asleep with Daddy in our bed. | 12/6/12 Cheese! I want the camera!
141: 12/11/12 Boxes are so much fun! | 12/21/12 You love to put things on your sippy cup!
142: Christmas with Grandpa & Grandma Hamer 12/23/12
144: Liliana, Rylan, Harrison, Mason, Jayla, Clara, Kinzie, & You Christmas at Great-Grandpa & Grandma Fogt's 12/24/12
146: 12/25/12 Christmas morning at home after you got Buzz from Santa. | Right after your bath...nice hair. | 12/24/12 | 12/26/12 Fell asleep with your apple on the way to Cedar Rapids to visit your new baby cousin Nora.
147: Eating an apple with your spaghetti meat sauce & making a mess. 12/31/12 | Ewww cooties... 12/30/12