My good friend John, who’s from Atlanta, has been staying with us this week while he takes a class at Dallas Seminaryd. One unique thing about John is what he does for a living. He’s a professional blogger.
Yelp…a professional blogger.
I know many of you have blogs of your own. If you want to learn how to take your blog to the next level, I highly suggest checking out his blog. He is a gifted writer and teacher, and gives all of his expertise away — for free!
He’s married to a super-mom, and they have two adorable little girls. I always enjoy hanging out with him. Not just because he’s one of my best friends and we always have a blast hanging out, but because every time we we hang out I feel like I can change the world!
He challenges me, pushes me, and holds me accountable to do nothing short of greatness. Always. That’s what I’ve got with John – what a great friend.
Oh, by the way. He’s also the person who encouraged me to start this website when it was just a crazy idea I had. (I have a lot of crazy ideas.) He told me he believed in me and that I should pursue this crazy idea of posting a daily one minute video of our son. He told me Noah’s story could impact a lot of people, and that I follow through with my idea of starting this site.
I think he was right. Thanks John.
Noah Drinks From A Straw For The First Time
Noah has been doing really well with eating and siting up lately, and seems to really enjoy trying new things. So my wife picked up a Playtex Baby First Lil’ Gripper Twist ‘n Click Straw Trainer Cup (Wow! Trying saying that five times real fast!)
It’s designed to help your child learn to drink from a straw (which is important to help them transition from a bottle.) It’s super simple to use. You just fill the small cup up with water, and squeeze it gently to bring the water up through the straw. The idea is that once the water reaches the babies mouth, he’ll learn that he has to suck on the straw to get more.
He seemed to enjoy it, but at six and a half months old he likes anything he can get into his mouth.
It’ll be fun to see how his straw sucking ability develops!
Have you tried out the Lil’ Gripper cup yourself? Tried any other cups, bottles, etc that you’ve had succeess with it? I’d like to hear about them!