Wednesday, September 23, 2009

6 Months...

On a quick note before I start talking about the six month mark, I would like to say God is Good and prayers were answered. Last week when we went to the doctor, little man's kidneys had not changed, and that means they won't do anything right now, AND we don't have to go back until March!! (and just in case you wondered...I am at Peace!)
So...this is how the "photo shoot" went for most of the time. Little man is soo interested in things now..and loves to touch them.
But then we got this picture....don't you just love it!! Ahh I am so blessed that we have such a happy baby. I've always said little man's birth was a surprise, and the best surprise ever!!
I think back at how much our family has changed since little man was born. A few things I've learned from little man...
  • A clean house is not always best...but laying on the floor cuddling and kissing on your baby is.
  • Priorities change, who cares what I wear, if it's in style, or where I got it from...I have a baby now..and that's the best accessory ever!
  • Sleep is no longer a priority...if you get it great... if you don't it's more time with the baby.
  • The way you look at life is completely days are no longer filled with knowing the latest gossip, going out at the best places, etc. But now I cannot wait until 5:00 when I can go pick up little man, and I love, love going home and hanging out with little man and big man!
  • I never appreciated my husband more than when i see him being a Dad, makes you fall in love all over again with him..
  • There is nothing in this world that compares to the way you feel when you walk in a room, and your child's face lights up...

MMMMM...couldn't you just eat him??

So...he is now sleeping a full 11 hours on most nights...and we are loving it. He is in size 3 diapers, and 9 months clothes....he's so long. He still likes his mommy and daddy best, but he is pretty keen on his day care worker Ms. Davelyn. He stays on his tummy alot now, and is pushing up on his hands with his arms straight. I am pretty sure if he could he would get on his knees...they are so red at the end of the day. No teeth yet, but boy do we drool, and chew on everything...especially mom's fingers!!

Until next time...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


So much has been going on lately, I've hardly had time to sit still, much less blog. Little man has now moved into his big bed...and it was def. harder for me than him. We just decided it was time, or you could say it needed to be time since he no longer could stretch out or turn over in his mini me. We thought he wouldn't do good, but after two nights of getting up at 3 and 4 he has slept all night every night since then. We are so blessed with such a good baby. Unfortunately little man came down with Bronchiolitis this past weekend and an ear infection. I know he felt terrible but little man just kept smiling. We figured his cough was just a regular day care baby cough, but when it wasn't getting any better we took him to the doctor, and I'm glad we did. He is now on antibiotics and is acting like he feels so much better. This weekend we also went to the Wentzky family reunion. Fun times to see/meet so many people i didn't know, but Joe had lots of fun learning about the history of it all. This picture below shows us after the reunion.
Well tomorrow is the day. We go back to the Pediatric Urologist tomorrow to find out about the plan for little man's kidney. It's a day I've been dreading, and looking forward to for a while now. I'm looking forward to it because I'm such a planner, and I like to know something and have a plan. We've been in the "watching" stage for a while. I'm dreading it because if they tell me they are going to take the kidney, it will be scary for everyone...but mostly Joe and I. Tonight getting Joseph ready to take a bath, Joe and I laid down beside him on the bed, and I said a prayer out loud for him. I first off thanked God for little man, and for the happiness he's brought to Joe and I. I next asked God to be with us tomorrow. The hardest part of my prayer was asking for peace. I know that I could just ask God for what I wanted, but he already knows the outcome. If they tell us tomorrow that they are going to take the kidney, I pray for peace about it. And if they tell us they are going to watch it for a little bit longer, I pray peace. And if they aren't going to do anything, I pray for peace. The plan for my baby will be God's will, and I have no doubt about that....but why does it have to be so hard to have peace about it?! Through out this ordeal with Little Man, I just want peace and I want to praise him....whatever his decision is!
So if you have an extra moment, pray for this little guy, and peace for his parents...
Until next time...

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

5 months and the beach!

So it's been a while and lots of catching up to do.... Can you believe my baby is 5 months old??? He changes so much every day, and I know I always say that but it's so true. Some days I feel like I blinked and he grew an inch. I want to hold him down and keep him this age... Honestly the other day I looked at pictures of a friends newborn and got all emotional, I think it was a slap of reality for me that before I know it, he will be going to school, playing sports, and most of all probably not wanting to be cuddled and kissed by his mama!! Some things little man is doing this month...
  • He is finally turning over good now. He enjoys getting to his stomach, and is so proud of himself. But after a few minutes he realizes he can't get back so easily and so he bangs his nose down and grunts until someone turns him over.
  • He loves, loves, loves him some vegetables. He is eating oatmeal every morning, and then eats either vegetables or fruits every evening, and cleans the container.
  • We realized this week he loves prunes!! He actually kept licking his mouth long after the spoon had left it.
  • He went to the beach for the first time.
  • He is still sleeping in our room...and I love it! Nothing can compare to watching your child sleeping when you are falling asleep.
  • He is still a happy go-lucky baby, and is mostly content whenever he is fed, and changed.
  • His hand-eye coordination is amazing. Anything within five inches of his face he grabs for...once he gets it, it goes straight to the mouth.
  • Not sure if he is starting the teething process but he has stopped sucking things and is now biting down on it...a finger is his most favorite.
  • I cant imagine now not being a mom...he definitely has made me a much better person. I am absolutely without a doubt in love with my little man!! AHHH makes my heart smile!!!

The next couple of pictures are from the beach. We went last week with the Wentzkys and had a great time. The beach is always great, and it was wonderful to get to relax and of course enjoy spending time with little man!!

Don't you just love it?!?!
Until next time...