The life and times of Jack, Owen and Ella Crossett

Friday, February 29, 2008

Who Needs 2 Swings?

I know it looks like Jack is crushing Owen but he actually manages to rest his arms and legs on the edges of the swing and they swing together. Amusing to watch once you realize Owen doesn't care (notice he is still asleep in the picture).

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Welcome Baby Jake!!!

I drove to Kalamazoo yesterday to meet Jack and Owens new best friend Jake! He was born early Saturday morning. He is really tiny and cute! The boys can't wait to meet him!!!

The Many Faces...



The Boys

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Like Father, Like Son!

Some Pictures

Action Shot

Standing on the Zebra again

Baby in a box

Oh No!!!

A few weeks ago Aunt Sarah told me about a video she saw on YouTube of a girl riding her Zebra standing up. I never thought Jack would try that (despite Grandpa putting him up there once) and he has shown no interest since then...until today! I went to the bathroom and put Owen in the Pack and Play (as I always do so Jack can't attack him) which is right next to the Zebra. When I walked out of my bedroom I saw Jack jump down from standing on his Zebra (he looked panicked, like he knew he shouldn't be up there but he was trying to see Owen or get in the Pack and Play, I'm not sure which) but it was too late, he already realized it seemed like fun and he wanted to be up there. I got out the video camera and this is what I caught! He sort of seems like he wants to let go with his hands...I really hope that isn't the case!

More Rolling for Owen

First we have Jack trying out his new Jammies (yes, he finally went up a size...but only in PJs)

Owen kicking, wiggling and rolling. Jack came over to "help" me video. Such a sweet guy.

Monday, February 25, 2008

A Day in the Life

Owenator looking quite chubby
Jack wearing his Carhartt (also looking quite chubby today)

Learning to put his head back in the water after he wouldn't do it at swim class

That ball was in just the right place at the right time. Check out how that bobblehead physique.

When you ask Jack what Owen says he does his best crying impressions. Apparently this is what it sounds like to him!

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Beautiful Winter Day in Michigan

Owen kicking and wiggling
Jack getting pulled by Grandma Lila in his sled
Out on the pond shoveling off a rink

Master Shoveler

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Hat Hair Round 2

The hat hair after going outside today was just as bad as yesterday

Hat hair

Friday, February 22, 2008


Jack is really in an imitating phase. If you squat, he squats. If you lay, he lays. If Owen does tummy time, Jack does tummy time.
Or kicking and wiggling
Jack just being silly
Some of our best Owen pictures yet!

Thursday, February 21, 2008

More Random!

Owen is getting so big! We packed up the 0-3 month outfits yesterday and we are switching him to size 2 diapers. Is this going too fast for anyone else?
Jack is also on the tail end of a growth spurt. He will be switching to the next size soon (finally)!

Another day, another sledding experience with Aunt Becky

Wednesday, February 20, 2008


Jack being cute!!!

Owen in the big bath!

The circumstances that led to this "dual bath" were less than ideal but it was cute when it happened!!!

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

He's still got moves!

Owen has been a rolling fanatic lately. He rolled 3 times at Grandma and Grandpa's this evening for everyone to see. We are going to have our hands full with this "little" guy!

So much to say... hard to understand

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Splish Splash!

Jack loves the bath!