Author: tompayne

Developmental Alert: Pretending

Yesterday Tristan started pretending. He picked up his Black and Decker tool “box” (which looks a lot like a briefcase) and started towards the door. He looked over his shoulder, waved and said “Going to work on the choo choo. Bye” Jennifer says that this is a major developmental...

Happy Saint Patrick's Week

Thanks to an early Easter, the St. Patrick’s Day celebration started particularly early in Pearl River, NY. Officially, this was Tristan’s first parade…and he seemed to really get a kick out of it! And then there was the official passing out at the end:...

Baby's first Light Sabre

Dad found an old Star Wars toy and William seems to handle it like a professional....

Speed Racer

Tristan apparently thinks he is Speed Racer…although his Mach5 would be pretty battered up if you look closely at the video. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUZ3Y9rM5iM] Rob and Gavin had fun racing, too Tristan enjoyed playing “House of the Damned” with Rob. (OK, probably not the best choice for a toddler’s first video...

Snow Day!

Despite how they look in this picture, Tristan and William enjoyed a fun snow day today. The area got about 8 inches of fresh snow in about 12 hours. (It was dry and sunny yesterday). This is believed to be the first snow man for both Tristan and William…...

Another Yankees fan

William doesn’t really care want Andy Pettit has to say about the Rocket…he just wants to see the Yankees play baseball!...

William loves his toes

William certainly loves his toes. We thought this would pass as he got older, but he takes every bare footed opportunity to grap, stretch and, yes, eat, his toes....

Tristan's Voice Mail

Tristan called his dad a while back but had to leave a message. It was so cute, it needed to be shared with the world:...

Count William von Dracula

William’s first teeth came in! Three at a time and in a slightly odd pattern. One on the bottom…and two on top. But the two on top are not his middle teeth, but the ones to each side…giving him the look of a baby vampire!...

Baby Abigail

Welcome Baby Abigail…born on February 6th at 7:20pm…8 lbs 12 oz…baby and mom are doing great. Baby Abigail Patricia shares her middle name with both Grandmas. Tristan and William are excited to have a new cousin…especially since Abigail is in the next town over....