Father's Day 2013 & Playtime Fun

This is a "two for the price of one" deal -  a few Father's Day pictures and various pictures of Parker playing around the house in his pajamas.

First up - Father's Day!

I made John one of his favorite breakfasts to enjoy before church - chocolate chip scones. These hadn't been cut yet, but I asked John to pose with his morning treat. 
We didn't have time to get any pictures before church so we snapped a few once we got home.

Daddy and Parker in his "Team Daddy" outfit.  Parker is holding his hands out to show "this much".  I asked him "How much do Daddy and I love you?" and he ALWAYS answers with arms spread wide to say "this much".
A couple of pictures outside - Parker's favorite place to be!

After lunch, it was card and present time!  John got a couple of cards in the mail from our parents.  It was so nice of them to remember him on this special day.  Parker and I each got him a card, plus we made him a homedmade crayon card.  We also got him some new bungee cords (oh the excitement), his favorite cologne and we made him a handprint canvas.  Making the canvas was quite a task - a combination of a silly, active one year old boy, wet paint and trying to remain secretive...it was interesting, but we got it done and it turned out pretty good overall! Parker was a happy helper - assisting Daddy with his cards and gifts.  

These aren't pajama pictures, but they were a few I took the other day. Parker's two current favorite household items are a cookie sheet and jumbo tongs - especially the tongs. It is a mystery the fascination with them, but he carries them around throughout the day.  The boy is like his Mama - very easily entertained.

Now to a few cute pajama pictures.  Parker is obviously beyond adorable, but he exudes cuteness the most when he is in his pjs!  I keep thinking I want to take a picture of him every morning so I can share how sweet he looks in all of his different pairs of fun pajamas.

After Parker wakes up, we usually have a little playtime and then we have breakfast.  After breakfast, it's right back to playtime and maybe some tv - one or two of his favorite shows...which he usualy keeps playing while keeping one eye out for his favorite characters.  I usually let him play around in his pajamas until mid-morning and then I get him dressed for the day.  It's such a fun time! (obviously mornings are different when we have places to go). 

These mornings of playfulness always remind me how thankful and lucky I am for the opportunity to stay at home with Parker everyday.  It's a blessing I don't want to take for granted because not many women today get to stay home with their babies. 

Pulling around his little puppy - he's just figure out how to pull some of his toys along.  He never could quite figure it all out, but one day it clicked.

Morning of playtime with toys and books...

Wait until you see him in his superhero pajamas - pure preciousness! I think he might wear his Batman or Spiderman pjs when he has his surgery early in the morning.  They will help him to be brave and strong!

Until we meet again...