He is three now.

Oliver turned three while we were in Mexico. He was very excited about having his birthday.

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We bought him a new bathing suit. He asked for one, and then picked it out, and then told me to just bring it home and wrap it up. So I did. The boys bought him a small Mater and Captain Hook. He played with those two little toys all week in Mexico. He’s easy to please.

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I can hardly believe my baby boy is three already. He’s such a fun kid; easy-going, relaxed, and friendly. He can be such a little show-off sometimes, and we honestly really love that, since our oldest two have typically been so shy as littles.

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Besides a couple months when he was a newborn, he’s generally been such an easy kid. He plays so well by himself, but happily plays with others too (unless it’s a certain little sister). The last six months or so haven’t been the easiest with him, though. He’s been extremely emotional and cries easily and often, it seems. He’s a master pouter, and regularly uses the phrases, “But I’m sad! I’m upset! I’m crying!” etc, etc. It’s getting a bit old and I hope he outgrows it and we see more of his happy little self again soon.

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I just love Oliver’s silly little personality. He loves the camera/iPhone/iPad and as soon as he sees it is asking for you to take a picture of him (after which he insists on editing and sharing his picture via Instagram).

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He’s a sweet little boy, always making good use of his imagination and a variety of sound effects. He loves building with legos, playing with any kind of “twoys”, and coloring.

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He still usually really loves bathtime, although his baths are becoming more and more infrequent lately. He’s just too busy I think.

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He loves his family, and he loves me. He is quick to tell me he loves me, always wants a cuddle or a hug, and gives kisses freely. The other day we were looking at a magazine together and he saw a perfume ad featuring Penelope Cruz. He said to me, “She’s pwetty.” Then he said, “She wooks wike you.” (Melt.) And then he went on to say, “I willy wike you.”

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I really like you too Oliver. So so much.

Happy birthday baby boy.

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4 thoughts on “He is three now.

  1. Deanna McCowan says:

    OK make me cry! So sweet! (disclaimer: the ‘rents just left so I’m extra emo. And yes, that IS possible.)

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