1: When did this this happen? With the blink of an eye my little boy is THREE. It seems like yesterday you were an itty bitty thing in my arms and suddenly you are growing into a charming little boy. You have many sides..a funny one that makes silly faces, and falls into heaps of laughter, a socialte that with talk and play with anyone, a kind loving one that nurtures your little sister, a sensitive one aware of others feelings and continusoulsy wanting to make people happy, and an inquisitve one with many thoughts and questions.. We are ever grateful for the blessing of your life and how you bring us joy every single day. We can't wait to see what the next year has in store. Our little pumpkin is now three and how proud we are of what you have become. Bradyn, we love you very much. Happy birthday sweet boy!
3: Round em up it's Bradyn's 3rd Birthday! | Your 3rd Birthday is finally here. The day did not disappoint. You got lots of new fun things. Including a mobi Go, the game Elefun, T-rex, and outside toys.
4: You wanted to have a balloon race outside. You picked out and gave everyone a balloon. You gave Uncle Chad a pink one.
5: Grandpa built you a sand box for your birthday. You enjoyed helping put the sand in it.. You shoveled with Grandpa and helped dump the wheel barrow with uncle Chad
6: Today we celebrated your birthday with daddy's side of the family. You had lots of fun playing with your cousins. You've been so excited for this day to come. You wanted to open your pinta since omy showed it to you. In the end once you finally broke it open the only candy you care about getting was your woody pez dispenser!
8: Daddy's Jersey
9: We took pictures in daddy's old High school football jersey for father's day. You were proud to wear it. You look up to your dad, and I know when you grow up you have great footprints to follow | Let's Go Eagles!
12: SuMMer TiMe FuN
13: You remind me very much of Andy(the boy from Toys tory) You love playing with the toys. They go where ever you go. I could sit for hours listening to you play with them. You have quite the imaginination and it makes me giggle watching.. Bullseye is missing a leg and Woody is missing an arm they get loved so much by you..
15: big brother
16: Pure Simple Love
19: Daddy, you and I spent a long evening outside tonight. We passed the time doing all your favorites--soccer, baseball, bubbles, chalk (you were so proud of the bird you drew), cheeseburgers on the girll and we ended the night catching fireflies. . It's nights like this that I am so thankful to have such a wonderful little boy as my son. It makes me happy to see you so happy.
20: 2011 | July | 4th of
21: The 4th is not to be taken lightly around here. It's a huge 5 day celebrations. Mommy's favorite time of the year with you! Every year you become more and more excited for the festival and parade. When Grace and you were together you were practically inseparable. From hugs and hand holding I wish I could bottle up the cuteness!
22: we ran into Max(a boy you will be going to preschool with) and his brother at the festival. You went on lots of rides even the Ferries wheel! While mommy wasn't so sure about letting my baby go on it...you didn't flinch, you loved it!
24: Bradyn's | Bake Shop
25: You love playing in your kitchen. You have your own bakeshop, ice cream shop or pizza place. You enjoy answering your customers phone calls and taking their orders. You like your customers leaving with fully bellies. We usually have to eat the whole pizza or pan of cookies Good thing they are not real cookies! :) | July 2011
26: 3 | years | handsome
29: We had fun drawing a big map with chalk today. You wanted a zoo, airport, grocery store, Post office and your Cousins houses on our map. Every place HAD to have a mailbox and you delievered them mail
32: Let's Go Cards | Daddy started a new season this year with a Win! You and Tatum were his good luck charms!
34: Pumpkin Picking 2011
35: You only wanted Little pumpkins! Anytime Daddy and I would suggest getting a bigger pumpkin you would get upset. You wanted pumpkins that were just your size!
36: This Halloween you got to go Trick-or-treating twice. Once with Daddy, the day before Halloween and then with Tatum and Mommy On Halloween. With Daddy you met up with Grace and her Brother. When you would see a light you would yell--"light, beat you there. I told you I would beat you." You loved the Wizard that was giving out candy, you went back twice. When you went with mommy you were so sweet and picked me out Skittles and said "just for my mommy!"
39: Mommy is so very thankful for the blessings in my life that include you and your sister. You make my days brighter and I love you very much! I am also very thankful for what a great brother you are to your sister. You have only known her a short while, but you are already so very protective of her. No one makes you smile like your sister
40: Thanksgiving | This Thanksgiving we celebrated at home. with grandma and grandpa. I would say your favorite thing of the day was your access to the cheese and sasuage plate.and apple pie. You played with Grandpa all day. Showing him games on the Ipad. You even had him up in your little crawl closet playing.
42: North Pole Breakfast
43: We woke up the day after Thanksgiving to find Sparky had come back! He brought us breakfast from the North Pole--snow covered doughnuts and Santa's Favorite Hot Cocoa and Marshmellows. He also brought you Elf pj's to wear as you decorated the Christmas tree and the Reindeer gave you socks.
44: T R E E H U N T | 2 0 1 1
45: Every year with you the hoildays become more and more fun. As you realize more what we are celebrating and want to help with those things. Cutting down the tree was no exception, you wanted to find our perfect tree.
46: Tree Trimming Ceremony
47: B | Boy were you excited to dress the tree this year. You could hardly wait for daddy to get the lights on. You pretty much took over the rest of the tree this year. You bring so much Joy and laughter to our life. You are full of wonderful ideas and excitment. You love Christmas time as much as mommy and the years keep getting more and more special. I'm so very grateful to have a little boy like you to share the Hoildays with..
48: Nana, helped momy make you your very own Christmas Advent Tree for your room. You absoultley loved decorating the tree. Each night we took off a number--counting down to Christmas!
49: Underneath your tree was 25 Christmas books. Each night before bed you got to unwrap one. You were so excited for your new books and unwrapping a present, there was nights you wanted to go to bed hours earlier than bedtime.
51: Christmas Advent projects: Writing a letter to Santa and making Christmas trees.
52: Your PreSchool CLifford came to spend a weekend with us. You were beyond excited telling mommy you finally got to take him home
53: We did lots of fun things with him. We took him to the mall, made cookies, went to dinner, saw Christmas lights and helped you open presents.
54: We celebrated Christmas with mom's family today. Grandpa and Grandpa spoiled you to you pieces. You were most excited for your transformer and Lightning McQueen laptop. You and Keegan loved to play with each other. you two did everything together.
55: B e s t B u d s
56: I couldn't have been prouder of you today. You did so well at your program. You were so cute during it. During the program you would yell things out to mommy like "Mommy this is Jingle Bells or Mommy I'm jumping on the X! My Little ShowBiz Star! | PreSchool Christmas Program
57: Giving us your Christmas gift you worked so hard on!
58: My | Christmas
60: We spent Christmas Eve morning at Nana and Papa's. You got a Bears Sweatshirt and the board game Angry birds--which you we really excited about. You had a blast practicing your Kung Fu skills on Papa with Cade and Brennan. Ryne even got in on the action.
61: Kung Fu Cousins
62: I never knew what pure Joy and Happiness felt like until I had you. You bring so much excitment to our lives. So many laughs and smiles. Christmas opens your eyes wide and brings a sparkle to them and your smile. I look forward to it every year. And every year it just gets bigger and better.
63: Christmas Eve
64: Santa Came
65: Somebody was on the Very nice list this year. Santa brought you everything you asked for and then some...Your smile says it all. It was a wonderful Christmas morning!
68: Stuck in | Tatum's Crib
69: You didn't find this as funny as mommy did, but you got stuck in Tatum's crib. You love Tatum's puppy Violet and wanted to play with it. You climbed in her crib to get it. I came upstairs to see what you were doing and here you were
70: Tool Time | You had fun one afternoon playing with daddy and your tools. daddy built you a boat and you told him "It sure does look like a rocking chair" hehe
71: J a n r u a r y 2 0 1 2
72: Play date with mommy and daddy | Grandma took Tatum for the weekend so we could spend sometime with just you. We had lots of fun going mini golfing for the first time. You did better than mommy and daddy on the first few holes.
73: Glow in the Dark hole
74: February 2012
75: Next up on our play date was Chuck E Cheese. You were so excited about all the games. You kept running from game to game, grabbing your tickets and moving on. There was a battleship game that you loved and did really well at. You kept getting the Jackpot of tickets. Daddy couldn't do it. Your prize you picked with your tickets was a small Rex From Toystory. Weeks later and you are sitll talking about how much fun you had. It made mommy so happy to see such a big smile on your face all day. | 430 tickets
76: Kung Fu | Lengend of Awesomeness
77: The beginning of this book you were all about your Toy Story Guys. When you were potty training you got some Kung Fu Panda Action figures as a reward. You have now Changed from a little Andy to a Master Sh Fu. You are all about your Kung Fu guys. You don't go a day without playing with them. You love watching the movies, shows, and doing your own Kung Fu moves.
78: Tatum and you are always making each other laugh. Today you were battling it back and forth over her Nuk! She loves to rip hats off heads and anything in your mouth. You kept putting the Nuk in your mouth and she would rip it out. You both thought it was so much fun! You really can make Tatum smile!
82: "Coloring eggs are so kinda good"!! You ran around the house saying Yippie, I'm coloring eggs, I'm coloring eggs you were so thrilled! You have gained a self of independence this year and needed to do EVERYTHING on your own! You had such a blast doing it though. You asked me for days to color more!
85: After coloring eggs we made Easter cookies with a Cadbury egg in the middle! You loved decorating the cookies like little bird nests. Afterwards we did an egg hunt around the house....about 15 times! You kept wanted me to hide them over and over. You'd want mommy to help you find the eggs and were so excited when I found one. You would say "Good Job Mom"! It made me giggle because I hid them and obviously knew where they were. I love to see your big smile that comes out for the holidays! You are such a proud, smart, independent little boy! You soak up the holidays with everything that you are! Happy Easter peanut! Mommy loves you!
87: You | You went to your first Opening Day with Dad on April 6, 2012! The minute you saw Miller Park from the car you were amazed and said it looked "humongous"! On our walk to the stadium you got the chance to take pictures with the Racing Sausages. This was your 3rd Brewer game but the 1st where you really enjoyed everything in the Kid Zone (Bernie's Slide, Racing Corey Hart, Pitching, and the Racing Sausages). You probably raced Corey Hart 20 times today. You got to pick out a few things as souvenirs, you wanted the foam finger and an Opening Day baseball. Overall, you favorite part was seeing fireworks during player introductions. Today was a long day, you were at the stadium from Noon until 6:30 and rarely complained at all. Unfortunately the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-5.
88: Today you met your new baby sister--Dani! So proud you were to become a big brother, yet again! You are so sweet. You had lots of hugs and Kisses for Dani and wanted to hold her right away! I hope you always love your sister as much as you do today! | May 6th, 2012
91: You constantly want to hold and feed Dani! You are such a sweet and thoughtful big brother! I hope your big heart always remains open and you and your sisters are the best of friends
92: Hats off | To Daddy!
93: We are so very proud of Daddy as he graduated with his Masters today. Just you, daddy and I went to his ceremony. You were so excited to see daddy walk in with all the other graduates. I could tell daddy was very happy and proud to have you there. You and him high fived as he walked in and out. You also yelled "Yah daddy" as he received his diploma. Afterwards we took him out to lunch! It's very special to have time just the three of us. You were a very happy boy today! | Making your own ice cream sundae! You loved it!!
95: Making mud pies and soup! Yum Yum | You got this Mud Kitchen a year ago as a Potty training present. You never wanted to play with it until now. You enjoyed making yummy mud food for mommy and daddy to eat! You, at the moment want to be a chef when you grow up.
97: You loved playing in the sprinkler. It takes mommy back to my childhood and makes me remember how very blessed I am to share in these moments with you now.
98: The Battle of the Jedi | The Jedi Battle
99: of June 2012 | Daddy introduced you to the movies Star Wars this week. Your new favorite thing to do is pretend some pool noodles are light sabers and fight in the back yard.