December 23, 2011

Graduation and all kinds of things

Let me start off by saying I've never claimed to be a stellar blogger. These last couple months are evidence as to why I would never ever say that.

Many things have transpired since I have last documented our lives, some of which I do not have pictures of (surprise, surprise!). So I'll keep it short and sweet and let the pictures do the talking.

I'll start with Thanksgiving. Nathan and I hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house, but I was by no means head chef. I let Tawnya do the turkey since I was a complete novice.
Lela provided the entertainment, as always.Then a couple weeks later, we all headed down to the seminary to say our goodbyes . . . . . . because Nathan is officially done! Yay! Then we had the obligatory lunch at Mexican Inn. Lela enjoyed mostly enjoyed the butter. She's a little strange when it comes to food. She comes by it honestly. We also made a trip to see Ice at the Gaylord, but somehow I'm not finding my pictures of that outing. Here's one of us after we were done.
Ice was all Shrek themed and it was amazing what they could sculpt out of ice!

So, I wasn't kidding when I said short and sweet. I'm currently sitting in the midst of the calm before the storm (the storm being Christmas) so I have to scoot so I can get ready for the chaos that will inevitably hit any minute . . .

December 17, 2011

4 Months

Eli, you are 4 months old!
  • You weigh 14lbs 2oz. (our bathroom scale is obviously not reliable) and 24 1/2 in. long.
  • You wear size 2 diapers and they are beginning to get too small.
  • You fit in some 3 months clothes, mostly 3-6 month clothes and some 6 months clothes fit you.

  • You were much happier for your pictures this time. I think we caught you on a good day.
  • You have learned to roll over both ways and just in time for your 4 month appointment, just like your sister.
  • You always roll over on to your stomach when you sleep but that usually means you get your arm or leg stuck in the railings of your bed and that makes you pretty mad :(
  • We have learned you're not too fond of the exersaucer. You much prefer to roll on the floor.
  • You breastfeed every 3-4 hours and we started you on rice cereal on the 12th and you think that's the greatest thing! I think you're going to be my big eater :)
  • You are definitely smiling and laughing more now and you still relish the time right after your sister goes to bed and you have Mommy and Daddy's full attention ;)
  • You usually sleep well at night and only occasionally wake up at 3:00 am. The cereal has definitely helped with that!
  • You will take one nap during the day, but I usually have to let you cry until you sleep. Sometimes that how it goes at night too.
  • You are a sweet boy and I think you are much more laid back than your sister.