Thursday, October 11, 2012

Nathan: 5 years old

Nathan turned five last week but I wanted to document a little about him.

  • TheBoys_October2012_ 065He doesn’t like to be called Nate or Nathanael, and definitely not Nathanael James, and if you do he’ll tell you, “I’m just Nathan”
  • He loves Transitional Kindergarten with Mrs. MacInnis!
  • He loves grapes, mini wheats, peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, oatmeal, and macaroni and cheese!
  • He’s a big five year old, 100% height/weight
  • He is very goofy and has a favorite maroon sweater that he finally got to wear today to school since it was raining and he was so excited!
  • He asks the same questions over and over and over and over again maybe trying to get a different answer?
  • He might be left handed but when he does his school work and drawing he still switches back and forth.
  • He loves the colors green and orange (and any other favorite colors that Sammy has).
  • He’s very stubborn and when he doesn’t want to do something he might have to be lifted and moved which is quite difficult since he’s so big/heavy! Sigh.
  • He still suffers from breath-holding spells when he gets really hurt or is really, really, angry.
  • He loves his brothers but he’s so clumsy (like me) that it worries me when he tries to carry Benny around.
  • He has a favorite friend at school named Adrian.
  • He loves bike riding, riding his brother’s scooter and playing in the dirt, mud and water.
  • He’s very sensitive (which Sammy takes advantage of)
  • He loves to help me in the kitchen! (He decorated the cake above and told me what to write)
  • He wants everything to be fair! And exactly fair at that! Minutes. Portions.
  • He loves Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars.
  • When he gets scared during a movie he runs and hides around the corner (if we’re at home) or just hides his face until “it’s safe”
  • He has the biggest smile and best hugs.

Here are some pictures to enjoy!

Here is some of his art work from school.

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On Big Thunder Mountain – he loves it, not sure why he covers his ears though…he is very sensitive to loud noises!

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He got to bring Brownie Sunny home from class and they had a blast!

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At school on his birthday with his big brother!

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Dole Pineapple Whip for his birthday treat that he shared with Mommy! It was good (my first time) but I like the ones that I make with our blender even more although they’re worse for you since I use 2 scoops of ice cream!

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We love you Nathan! We’re glad that you are part of our family! We are glad that we got to spend the afternoon with you at Disneyland like you wanted!

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