S: lUCAS AUSTIN JENKINS
BC: ON TO YEAR NUMBER 2
FC: BABY'S FIRST YEAR | Lucas Austin Jenkins
1: REMEMBERING THE JOURNEY AND JOYFUL EXPERIENCES OF THE BIRTH & LIFE OF OUR BABY, LUCAS AUSTIN JENKINS | DATE: 7/7/2011
2: FIRST PEEK | DATE: MARCH 16, 2011 | HOW MANY WEEKS ALONG :23 | HOORAY! IT'S A BOY!!!
3: MOTHER-TO-BE | DATE: APRIL 25, 2011 | MOMMY
4: ULTRASOUNDS | We have been blessed with a boy from above, a precious son for us to love! | 10 week ultrasound
5: Precious is he and oh so sweet! Tiny hands and adorable feet! | 23 WEEK ULTRASOUND
6: NEW BEGINNINGS | YOUR PARENTS
8: HOPES & DREAMS | MOMMY'S PRAYER FOR ME | Dear Lord, Thank you for our sweet little angel. He is the most precious earthly gift you have ever given us. We praise you for him. God, show us how to be good, Christian parents for him. Show us how to show him You. Keep him your servant and keep him faithful all the days of his life. Bless his future wife. Let her be a woman of You. Show him the path you want him to take in life. Please continue to bless him with good health. Thank you again for this amazing little boy.. In your precious name, Amen
9: DADDY'S PRAYER FOR ME | Father in heaven, Thank you for Lucas, for the joy that he's brought into our lives, for the love that You have shown us by putting him into our lives, for the love that has grown in our family, and the love that has continued to shine through in our marriage. Fight for him, Lord, for we know that satan will fight for his soul. Help us to raise up this little boy to be a mighty warrior for your Name.. Mold us into the people You would have us to be. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
10: Lucas' Monster Nursery | Made with love!
11: Your daddy really wanted you to have monsters in your nursery. | We love ugly dolls and your Yeti. We hope you will love them too!
12: Your Shower
13: Showered with Love
14: YOUR BIRTH STORY | CHOOSING YOUR NAME | We loved the name Lucas and we also loved that it comes from a Biblical name "Luke". We choose "Austin" because that was part of your great grandfather's name. He was one of the best men to walk this earth We hope that you will be a lot like him. | MEASUREMENTS | BIRTH DATE: July 7, 2011 | BIRTH TIME: 7:14 P.M. | POUNDS: 7 | OUNCES: 3 | INCHES: 19 1/2 | DATE: July 7, 2011
15: FOOT PRINTS
18: Perfect little feet | Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above. James 1:17
19: FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS WITH FRIENDS & RELATIVES | Granddaddy | Nona | Uncle Jeff | Aunt Emily
20: FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS WITH FRIENDS & RELATIVES | Pawpaw | Grana | Uncle Andrew | Aunt Kadee
21: FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS WITH FRIENDS & RELATIVES | Jenna | Debbie | Lauren and Jason | Rachel
22: FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS WITH FRIENDS & RELATIVES | Jackie | Mrs. Tracie | :Ashley | Janna Beth
23: FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS WITH FRIENDS & RELATIVES | Natalie, Wilson, and Anderson | Emily | Blake | Matt
24: FIRST FAMILY PORTRAIT | DATE 7/22/2011
25: DATE: 8/18/2011
26: Newborn Pictures
28: Month 1 | -You sleep most of the time -You are very strong. You have been holding your head up since you were born. -You love your paci -You love to cuddle -You sleep in our room -You love your Snuggabunny bouncer. -You make a lot of dirty diapers. -You hate being swaddled, but love it after it's done. You go right to sleep. -You eat all the time. -You hate to have your clothes and diapers changed. -You went to your first youth group meeting. -You went to church for the first time. -You make lots of sweet noises while you sleep. -You love to sleep in the Rock N Play. -You play the "spit the paci out" game all night. -You sleep 3-4 hours at a time before needing a night time feeding. -You cry like a billy goat. -You wear newborn clothes. -Your hair sometimes looks blonde, red, or brown. -
30: Month 2 | -You love your playmat. You can bat and kick at the toys. -You love to stare and smile at the painting above the couch. -You love to stare at lights. -You went on your first road trip to Jackson, TN. You went for Drake and Stokely's wedding. -You went out to eat for the first time. -You love the stroller and you love taking walks outside. -You outgrew newborn clothes and now fit 0-3 month clothes. -You slept through the night! -You love bath time. -You now sleep in your crib. -You move all over your crib in the night. -You love your monster mobile. -You love your Snuggabunny swing and you stay in it for hours. -You sleep a lot of the day. -You are very playful when you are awake. -You coo and talk to us. -You spit up a lot. -You rolled over from tummy to back. -You starred in your first youth group video. "Swag." -The elephant on your playmat is always asking for benevolent help and blows his trunk in your mouth.
32: Month 3 | -You love to play on the playmat. - You still smile at the painting, but you smile more at mommy and daddy. -You sleep 10-11 hours at night! -You will only take naps on people. You LOVE to nap on daddy. That is where you take your longest naps. -You started going to Sunday school and Wednesday night class. -You got a jumperoo and you are learning how it works. -You don't really like the snuggabunny swing anymore. -You have outgrown most of your 0-3 month clothes. - You wear a lot of 3-6 month clothes. -You outgrew all 0-3 month socks and now wear 6-12 month socks. -You love to suck on your fingers. -You began to really notice things in your room. -You put everything in your mouth. -You love to be sung to. Your favorite song is "I love my Lucas." -You love to watch football. -You are very curious and take in everything around you. -You now splash and kick at bath time. -You love to be read to. -"Dave Darinko" is your favorite monster. -You love to watch ceiling fans. -You can sit up with help. -You drool and spit up all the time. -You can pull on the toys on your playmat. -You love to play with rattles. -You love Eebee. -You laughed for the first time!
34: Lucas' first Halloween
36: 3 Month Pictures
38: 4 Months | -You went to the playground for the first time. You swung in the baby swing and went down the slide with daddy. -You make raspberry noises -You laugh a lot -You started sitting in the highchair and watching us eat. -You started to grab your feet. -Petted (grabbed) Kabuki for the first time. -You like to grab faces and put it to your face. (i call them kisses) -You make chewbacca noises -You like to blow bubbles with your spittle. -You hate to be on your tummy. -You meet Santa for the first time. -You role over on the changing table making it very hard to change your diaper. -You LOVE your changing table. -You wear 6 month clothes. -You went up to a size 3 diaper. -You love to hold and suck on your monster, Pip. -You love your swing again. -You love to stare at the Christmas tree. -You try to climb us when we hold you. -You love to jump in the jumperoo. You figured out how it works. -Buddy the elf visited you for the first time. -You cry at Bible class. -When you cry it sounds like you are saying "momma" -You love to sing and talk. -You had your first Thanksgiving. -You rub your eyes when you get tired. -You can hold your bottle.. -You snore when you fall asleep with your bottle.
39: Baby's first Thanksgiving!
40: First time to swing! You loved it!
41: Fall Days!
42: Your first solid food. You love your rice cereal and apples!
43: Just waking up...you look just like your daddy. You love to jump, jump, jump!
44: You hold your own bottle You can stand up holding your bookcase You still cry when you wake up from your nap You cut your first tooth You have tried sweet potatoes, bananas, and apples. Apples are your favorite You started to nap in you crib You love to grab faces. You want to touch everything You wear 6-9 month clothes You sleep 13 hours a night You wear size 3 diapers You still love your changing table Your bald spot is finally getting hair on it You cry when I leave you for nursery class You like to be on your tummy more You LOVE your monster mobile You love your jumperoo You loved what Santa brought you ( MORE MONSTERS!) You are rolling over more You like to sit up (even though you fall over) You love a bubble bath You love your bath time You have learned to really splash Your laugh is my most favorite noise of all time Your hair is getting much longer. It is still blond.e. You noticed your belly button for the first time in the bathtub, You still love to nap on daddy You smile when we walk into any room you are in.. We don't swaddle you anymore. You sleep in a sleep sak. | 5 Months
45: Baby's first Christmas!
49: Twas the Night before Christmas
50: You are one loved little boy!
51: Merry Christmas to the best present we have ever received!
52: 6 Months! | -You sit up all by yourself! -You drank out of a straw! -You started to sit in your stroller front ways. -You started going to the nursery during church. -You now sit up at bath time. We bath you in your ducky bath. -You now eat rice, apples, bananas, sweet potatoes, oatmeal, and pears. _You love to eat solid foods. -You spent your first weekend away and got to go to Pawpaw and Granna's house. -You still love your swing. -You are very curious and want to see everything that is going on around you! -You love when Daddy quacks like a duck. -You love when Daddy talks in Elmo's voice. - Your favorite toy is your jumping bean ferris wheel toy. - You love Baby Einstein videos. You will watch the same one over and over -You love to walk on Daddy's feet. -You roll over all the time. -You love Pandora radio (lullaby and toddler station) -You love to be thrown into the air. - You love the Cookie Monster toy...he broke. =( -You had your first snow! -You love to "fly" everywhere...its the only way you want to be held right now. -Your naps are getting longer and longer. -You eat all the time! -Your laugh is the cutest, most contagious laugh I have ever heard. You keep me and daddy laughing too! We Love you more everyday!
54: SPECIAL MEMORIES | You love to fly with Daddy around the house | ______________________________ | You love to walk on our feet.
55: You love to go on walks and go to the playground! | ..
56: Baby's First Snow! | I soak up the sights and sounds, Minutes turn into days, And I wish that I could slow them down...
57: January 2012 6 Months | Snow baby!
58: You gotta have soap to keep your body clean! | Sitting up like a big boy! 6 Months | You gotta have soap to keep your body clean! | And if you don't have soap, you will smell like a billy goat!
59: I love my Lucas, my Lucas loves me. I'll cherish my Lucas to the old oak tree. | My little Lucas goes cockadoodle do! Do, do da le, do da le, do da le do!
60: 6 Months
62: 7 Months! -Said "Da-di" for the first time. -Rolling everywhere to get to what you want. -Roll so much its almost impossible to change your diaper or clothes. -"Talk" all the time. -Love to take your socks off. -Love to look at your hand. -You have 7 teeth. -You are getting really thick blond hair. -You love Elmo! -You love when daddy talks like Elmo. -You laugh so hard in the bath tub at daddy's animal noises. -You laugh when Mr. Yetti and Elmo tickle your belly. -You love to take your favorite toy, the ferris wheel, and slam it against the ground and wall. -You still love your swing! -You love to EAT! =) -You still love Baby Einstein! -You had your first Valentine's day! -You tried a Logan's roll and LOVED it! -You love touch and feel books. -You want to crawl..you are still working on it. -You got your teeth brushed for the first time. -You rode in a shopping cart for the first time sitting up. -You tried peas...puked immediately.
64: 8 Months! | -You Pant like a dog. -You army crawl everywhere. -You can pull yourself up on your bookshelf and toys. -You LOVE to be outside.. -You LOVE to be standing up. You want to walk so badly. -You feed yourself finger foods now. -You would live on puffs and yogurt melts if we let you! -You still love apples and pears the most! - You love cheese....especially quesadillas and pizza. - You love to look out the window. -You still love your farris wheel toy the most. -You can now put the jumping beans in the farris wheel and the balls in the rhino. You are so proud of yourself when you do. -You can sit up from the crawling position. -You use your index finger to touch everything. -You are wearing 12 month clothes! - You can now stand up in your crib. - You don't sleep in your sleep sack anymore. -You say "dada" and "hey" all the time. When we say momma you either laugh or say "dada" back. -You have 8 teeth! You are learning to use them. -You found out you were having a baby brother or sister.
66: Surprise! You are going to be a big brother!
68: 9 Months! | -You tried chocolate chip cookies and loved them. -Started taking a bath in the big boy bath tub. -Weighed 20.1 lbs and 28 1/2 in. long. -You had your first Easter and got your first Easter Basket. -You say "momma, Ssss, yea, and na-na" -You LOVE your monster, Langus, and have to have him to sleep. -You can now get through a church service by eating puffs. -You pull up on everything and love to stand. -You started walking holding on to things. -You crawl on on fours now. -You still love your stroller, being outside, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and Baby Einstein. -You sing in church and with the radio. -You LOVE Roomba and chase it around. -You laugh so hard at funny noises...especially Kabuki. _You love to pull up at the window and look out.
70: 9 Months
72: 10 Months! -Stand without holding onto anything -Crawled up stairs -Carry things in your mouth like a puppy while you crawl. -"Talking" all the time. Loves to try to say what we are saying. -You made up a name for grandma "nonna". -You love bread, yogurt melts, baby mum-mum's, puffs, pears, & apples! -You love cars and you have learned you can run them all over the room. -You love to bang things together and bang things on the table. -You are doing better in Bible school...not crying as much. -You love to crawl all over the house. -Your favorite toy is still Roomba. -You found out you are having a little sister. -You still love Baby Einstein, -You went to the pool for the first time. You loved it! -You love to throw things. -You can now put yourself to sleep. -You can wave bye-bye
74: 11 Months! | - You started to walk behind a walker - You can walk all by yourself. But you still like to crawl to get there fast. -You say Daddy instead of Dada -All words pretty much come out as dada -You can say "hey", "bye, bye", "Momma", "Daddy", "Nonna" -You LOVE grilled cheese, yogurt melts, only the organic puffs, toast, pizza, all kinds of bread, apples, strawberries, and peaches. -You love your "LUCAS" puzzle -Your hair is getting long and curly -You changed to color bottles (this was not an easy task) -You went to VBS for the first time. You did okay as long as you were riding in the wagon. -You take 2 two hour naps on most days. - You still love baby Einstein. -You still love your swing. -You still love your bath.
78: 12 Months! | -You had your first taste of cake and you LOVED it! -You eat grilled cheese, chicken quesadillas, toast, and apples. -You are a PICKY eater =) -You switched to a sippy cup! -You drink whole milk...you aren't a big fan. -You are walking!! -You LOVE to get into your crib with all your monsters....ESPECIALLY Langis! -You wake up happy as long as Langis is in your crib -You don't use a sleep sack anymore. -You say "mmm" when you eat something you like. -You love to play at your water table. -You still LOVE Baby Einstein. -You still LOVE your swing. -You love to play with balls. You love to bang them on the table. -You love to explore. -You still love Roomba. -You love to laugh at Kabuki. -You love all books but especially "Where's My Sweetie Pie?", and Elmo books. You grab them and take them to us and say "Daddy?" as if to say "Read this to me."
81: One year Old!!
82: First cake!
83: Monster Lagoon | Monster Hunting | Monster footprints | You racked up! | Beware of Monster | Daddy makes a good monster! | What to play with first? | They Love you!
84: Monster Bash!
86: 12 Months
87: 12 Months
90: MEMORABLE MOMENTS | DATE: 7/21/2011
91: DATE: 10/10/2011
92: SPECIAL MEMORIES | You love to watch College Gameday! | Kabuki has loved you from the moment you came home. She is very protective of you and watches you all the time. There are many times she thinks that your momma and daddy aren't doing their job and she stays near by to make sure you are okay. ______________________________ | You Love to watch football!
93: You LOVE your Snuggabunny! We go through batteries like crazy! | Your favorite place to sleep is our chest.
94: SPECIAL MEMORIES | You love to suck your fingers. | Kabuki the watch dog | You hate to get out of the bath.
95: You LOVE airplane with your daddy | Your granddaddy bought you this silly outfit.
96: SPECIAL MEMORIES | The youth group mascot | ______________________________ | Mommy and Daddy time...
97: Dave Darinko is your favorite Monster | Too cute for words....
98: MILESTONES | DATE: 12/23/2012_ | _____________________________________________________________ | SITTING UP ALL BY YOURSELF DATE: 1/4/2012 | TURNED YOUR CARSEAT AROUND! DATE: 6/30/12
99: DATE: 6/20/12 | DATE__________ | "Da-da" "Hey" "Ma-ma"
100: If you're out on the road Feeling lonely, and so cold All you have to do is call my name And I'll be there on the next train Where you lead, I will follow Anywhere that you tell me to If you need, you need me to be with you I will follow where you lead | Lullabies
101: When the rain Is blowing in your face And the whole world Is on your case I could offer you A warm embrace To make you feel my love When the evening shadows And the stars appear And there is no - one there To dry your tears I could hold you For a million years To make you feel my love I know you Haven't made Your mind up yet But I would never Do you wrong I've known it From the moment That we met No doubt in my mind Where you belong | I'd go hungry I'd go black and blue I'd go crawling Down the avenue Know there's nothing That I wouldn't do To make you feel my love The storms are raging On the rolling sea And on the highway of regret The winds of change Are blowing wild and free You ain't seen nothing Like me yet I could make you happy Make your dreams come true Nothing that I wouldn't do Go to the ends Of the Earth for you To make you feel my love, To make you feel my love | To Make You Feel My Love
102: GROWTH CHART | AGE IN MONTHS WEIGHT HEIGHT | 0-1 | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | 1-2 | 2-3 | 3-4 | 4-5 | 5-6 | 7 lbs, 3 oz | 19 1/2 in | 9 lbs, 9 oz | 21 1/2 in | 10 lbs, 11 oz | 22 in | 14 lbs, 7 oz | 24 3/4 in | 16 lbs, 5 oz | 26.7 in | 15 lbs, 7 oz | 25 1/2 in
103: AGE IN MONTHS WEIGHT HEIGHT | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | ------------ ------------ ------------ | 6-7 | 7-8 | 8-9 | 9-10 | 10-11 | 11-12 | 18.1 lbs | 18.6 lbs | 20.1 lbs | 28 1/2 in | 28 in | 19 lbs | 20.6 lbs | 29 in | 22.4 lbs | 29.5 in | 27 in | 27.5 in