Saturday, October 11, 2008

Happy 6 month old!

Hard to believe his six month appointment was just this last Thursday. Man, time flies when you're exhausted! Once again, we were blessed to get yet another clean bill of health from the doctor. He now weights 18lbs 13 oz (75th percentile), he's 27-3/4 inches long (90th percentile) and his head circumference is in the 97th percentile, which of course we attribute to the space required for his enormous brain. He was all smiles and giggles, showing off for the doctor by sitting up so strong and flirting with her with his inherited crooked smile. Then, the doc left and the big bad nurse came in and ruined his good time with four shots in his legs and an oral shot. One of which was the flu vaccination. Poor little guy was such a trooper though. Smiling again shortly after. Of course a good dose of Motrin will do that. He struggled most of Thursday and Friday with lots of fussiness and had a hard time getting a good nap in during the day. He is a much happier boy today.

Other things that are new with J...hmmm...his personality is coming out more and more. T and I are having a ball figuring out what makes him tick. We've found a few key tricks to make him laugh that seem to work most of the time. A good game of peek-a-boo will usually get him going. It is such an awesome sound. Never gets old. He is also starting to reach out for us now which is so cute. He loves to touch daddy's face. He is certainly in awe of his father. Every time T walks in the room he just lights up. It is so cool to watch.

This morning he was all smiles, especially after Skyping with Grandma and wishing her a happy birthday. He is finally taking a good long nap this morning which is very important so he can rest up for a night with is Aunt Mary Rose. She'll be babysitting while we head off to the wedding of some of our very good friends in Laguna Beach. We're really looking forward to hanging out with friends and celebrating such a great couple.

Halloween is just around the corner..the first of many for J. Not quite sure what he's going to be this year, but we'll be sure to post a nice pic on the blog. I'm sure he'll want to wish everyone a happy one. T and I are headed to a neighborhood party next weekend where costumes are required. We haven't dressed up in years, so it should be fun.

Well, I'm sure our little bubba is going to wake up soon, so I should make an effort to get a few more things done. I'll try to be better at keeping this blog updated more regularly.

Sending out lots of love...
M, T & J

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