Eli

Karate Yellow Belt

Karate Yellow Belt

Eli was awarded his Junior Yellow belt. He has worked hard at his new dojo. Below is a video from his belt test.

Eli's Achieves Yellow Belt

Eli’s Achieves Yellow Belt

We have been in the constant pursuit of an activity that suits Eli. I think we have finally found a fit.

Eli’s 6th Birthday

Eli’s 6th Birthday

Eli has finally reached the big S-I-X. This year he wanted to have a sleep over for his birthday party.

2nd Wykleville Book

2nd Wykleville Book

In keeping with last year’s promised tradition, I created another “Wykleville – year in review” scrapbook. I took most of the posts from Wykleville as the foundation and added many additional photos.

2009 Soccer Season

2009 Soccer Season

This year’s outdoor soccer season has come to a conclusion. Eli played in the Boone County Youth Soccer League this year.

First Day of School - 2009

First Day of School – 2009

Today was another momentus day for the Wykle family. Many firsts were accomplished today.

Valentine Piñata

Valentine Piñata

This post is a few weeks late, but I got a real kick out of Eli’s class during their Valentine party on 02/13/09. The facial expressions were worth the price of admission.

Eli's 5th Birthday - Happy Birthday

Eli’s 5th Birthday – Happy Birthday

Here is a video with us singing Happy Birthday.

Eli's 5th Birthday - DS Opening

Eli’s 5th Birthday – DS Opening

Here is a video of Eli opening is Nintendo DS.

Birthday Boy, Eli is 5

Birthday Boy, Eli is 5

Our little baby boy Eli turned 5 today. Above is a collage displaying pictures from today and of course one of his first pictures the day he was born. As I write this post, I reflect fondly on that memorable weekend in 2004 that brought this little package of joy into our lives.

Eli lost 2nd Tooth

Eli lost 2nd Tooth

Eli just lost his second tooth and not more than 1 week after loosing his first. Shelley had to persuade him to let her help with the extraction. After much wincing and dancing around, the tooth popped out without issues.

Eli Lost His First Tooth

Eli Lost His First Tooth

Eli has reached his first big “dental” milestone. His lost his first tooth while at school this morning. He lost it while eating his breakfast before heading to his classroom. He was estatic when Natalie and I arrived home after gymnastic practice. He was smiling from ear to ear.