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Here comes Parker Cottontail...Hoppin' Down the Bunny Trail

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A couple of weeks ago, I took a few several pictures of Parker after church for Easter.  He was already dressed and it was a beautiful day.  Plus he's in love with the area behind our house and the Burden family's house next door.  That's where he likes to go on nature walks...so any excuse to walk around that area is fine with him! 

We had a lot of fun going on our nature walk that afternoon and I managed to capture some pretty cute pictures along the way. Be prepared to smile...

Let me interrupt for a moment an talk about these next three pictures. (it's fun to share and for document's sake).  

Parker is really interested in orchestras lately.  Since birth, he's loved music.  I just know he's going to do something musical someday. As usual, I could ramble on and on about Parker and music, but let me focus on orchestra for now.

He's started talking about various instruments, the conductor and directing music.  He and I have talked about going to see a…

John Deere 4th Birthday

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I'm still having a hard time saying "Parker is 4" - still sounds crazy and is hard to believe.  We have a 4 year old!
The Saturday following Parker's birthday, we had a little party for him at our house.  Up until this year a birthday party hasn't really been his thing.  Due to some of his sensory issues and basic preferences, he's never really wanted a birthday party.  He's been fine to keep the celebrating low key.  However, I have done my best to make birthdays 1, 2 and 3 really special without having a party. We've had themes, fun cakes, lots of decorations and a day of good times and memories! 
Well, this year I asked Parker if we wanted to have a birthday party and right away he said "Yes!"  I asked again the next week just to make sure (which he said yes again) and then John and I talked about it and decided to have a birthday party at our house.  Even though he wanted a party, I didn't want it too be too big so we decided to in…