S: Kahnen's first year 2010 - 2011
BC: What a great year | Kahnen turned one sooo fast
FC: Kahnen John Pelster
1: On March 25th 2010 Kahnen John was brought home. | Mom and Dad were as nervous as they were excited. | He was just 5 lbs 11oz. | Every part of him was just perfect, except for a little cut on the left side of his head.
2: We laid him in his crib and all we could do was stare | and wounder what do we do next.
3: Grandma and Grandpa Pelster were excited | They soon came to see Kahnen and couldn't believe how much he looked like the Pelsters
4: Two and one makes three and now we are a family
5: Only 4 days old and only home for 2 days but Kahnen already dirtied a lot of laundry. Mom struggled to figure out how to do laundry and care for the baby at the same time. I had a lot of learning to do.
6: On March 27th uncle Dan and cousin Levi came to meet Kahnen for the first time.
7: Levi was impressed by his little toes
8: Mom and Dad couldn't believe how cute Kahnen was or how well he could hold up his head at only 5 days old.
9: March 28th was another busy day. Uncle Don came to meet Kahnen and all the grandmas and grandpas had to see Kahnen again
10: Uncle Don, Levi and Kahnen
11: Our precious baby boy, no words can express how much he means to us already, we spend every spare moment just staring. | march 28
12: The Johnstons, Taylor, Kyra, Kelsie and Doreen | march 29
13: March 30th was our first Dr. Appointment. Aunt Michelle was there to snuggle Kahnen while we waited for the Dr. | Kahnen is not happy about this venture.
14: March 30th Great Grandma Foss came to visit with Uncle Tom and Cristi
15: On April 4th Mom and Dad went out for the first time. Kahnen stayed with Baumgartners. | He was in the best care ever
18: April 7th was Kahnen's first time in the Bumbo dad didn't think he was big enough yet but he was wrong. He fit but he wasn't impressed with the seat.
19: Clarissa and Reese Stuhr | Aunt Louise and cousins Levi and Charlie | Casidy
21: April 11th Casidy made her first communion and Kahnen made his first public appearance
25: Kahnen is one month old | He is getting big and fits in his Bumbo so much better.
26: A few of Kahnen's cute little skills. | He puckers his lips like he trying to whistle or blow out a candle. | Sucks his thumb but holds it in with his other hand | When he sleeps he holds his hands up but keeps his second finger in | CUTE
27: Dad's version of taking care of Kahnen | CUTE
28: On May 5th my coworkers hosted a shower for mommy and Kahnen. Kahnen's cake had a race car on it.
29: Some of mommy's many wonderful coworkers | Theresa Forminak | Katie Seamann | Melissa Nissen | Theresa Young | Colleen Knott | Shauna Bittner | Erin McKown | Angie Schalk | Cindy Lesiak
30: Shauna and Angie | Mishayla | Cindy Stienbach | Aunt Brenda | Cousin Stacey | Ellen Fry | Shauna and Colleen | Theresa and Angie | Theresa
31: Many wonderful gifts
32: The day after the shower Kahnen tried out his new bouncer and by the 7th Mom and Dad had the swing assembled. Kahnen thought both were pretty nice.
33: Casidy | McKenzie Thiem | Nickie | Uncle Delmer | Uncle Rick | Great grandma Foss | Meeting so many people.
34: Our beautiful boy, | we would hold you forever. | if only we could stop time, | So precious and innocent,
35: Kenzie's graduation day. Kahnen and cousins Kylie, Kenzie, Stacey and Mishayla | May 16 2010
37: May 23 and Kahnen is 2 months old
38: Looking just like daddy | Its two of a kind
40: Kisses from Casidy | Kahnen and Cousins | Playing with Levi | Charlie for cuddles
41: Hugs from Hailey | 6-1-10
42: Bath Time
43: Kahnen is enjoying his bouncy seat more every day.
44: June 22, 2010 Kahnen is 3mo old
48: Lipstick kisses from Grandma Pelster | Bath Time
49: Look who is now 4 months old
50: Chumlee and Kahnen
51: Cool Dude | We like spending time at the McKown's cabin | Mom makes sure Kahnen doesn't get too much sun
52: He is so curious he just can't stand to sit in one spot. | Not yet 5 months old and Kahnen is getting too big for his bouncer.
54: August 23rd. Kahnen is 5months old
55: Weekend in the sun at the McKown's cabin
56: Sammy Leeper took such good care of Kahnen during our weekend at the cabin.
57: Bryant Leeper played with Kahnen so nice
58: Dancing with Daddy
59: Boating with Mommy
60: Cousins /Casidy & Dylan gave Kahnen the Eiore that he fell asleep with. Casidy wanted to dress Kahnen up like a girl but settled with cat ears only.
61: Kahnen's Baptism Sept. 12th 2010
62: Kahnen was baptized by Fr. Ross Burkhalter at St. Bonaventure Church | Aunt Brenda Greek and Uncle Dan Buelt were his sponsors
63: Great-grandma Foss was there as well as Grandma & Grandpa Buelt and Pelster
64: Four generations
65: Fun with his cousins. | Playing with Levi and Charlie | Reading with Casidy
66: Kahnen is getting too excited with the tool guide. It looks like he is ALL BOY
67: Quality time with uncle Don
69: look at Kahnen at 7months old
70: Halloween 2010 Kahnen's first costume | Daddy got the Simpson racing car seat for father's day but Kahnen was too little until now.
71: Mommy liked Kahnen's little bear outfit. | Learning T-ball already | .
74: All smiles Kahnen is 8 mo. old
75: The Baumgartners are always a good influence | Curious or mischievous? | Daddy left his mail in reach and Kahnen quickly found it.
76: Dec. 4th 2010 | Another trip to McKown's cabin | HUSKER | FAN
77: After 8 months, laundry is still an issue for mommy. | Kahnen is now taking all the laundry away from mommy before she can fold it.
79: When Kahnen crawls away he has an adorable way of turning around to look at you | Mommy's only snuggle time is bottle time before bed. Kahnen might have to have a bottle every night until he is 16.
80: Play | Daddy encourages Kahnen to wrestle and bit the puppie's nose.
82: Aunt Julie | Playing with Great-grandma Foss At the Foss family Christmas
85: Christmas 2010 | Mishayla | Justin and Hailey
86: New Years weekend Kahnen had lots of fun with family. Cousin Tanner, Uncle Bob, and cousin Levi were just some of the family he played with.
87: It took a while but Kahnen eventually liked bath time in his duck. | Kahnen spent hours racing around in his walker. Dad even added an 11 to Kahnen's lil racer. | He would pull stuff out of the cupboard and put it under his walker.
89: Watching Daddy scoop snow. He loves to watch Daddy outside.
90: Happy | Birth | Kahnen was more excited by the tractor on the cake then with the cake
91: day | Kahnen
92: Lots of gifts | including a tractor from Daddy
93: and a train from grandma