November 11, 2014

graham: six months old


Let's not talk about the fact that you actually turn seven months old next week and I'm just now getting your six month post up. I promise I'll try to get it together this time. Maybe. Ha!

Six months old. Half a year. Third time around and it's still just as amazing! Mommy stinks and can't remember what all actually happened in your sixth month and what has happened this last month on your way to seven months old. I'll save a lot of those updates for next week because several of them are pretty huge!

You're still an awesome sleeper. Very rarely do we need to come into your room before 6:30 in the a.m. On occasion, there are random nights that something bothers you and you can't settle back down. A quick nursing session usually solves that problem and you're out again until morning.

You and I made mommy's first breastfeeding goal! Six months in and we're still going strong. We both still are enjoying it, and that makes this mommy super happy. We'll discuss this again when you finally get some teeth.

Speaking of, you have none. I don't think they're even close to breaking through. You're going to be one of those adorable babies who doesn't get teeth until you're a year old and then all of a sudden, they're all going to come in at the same time. I'm sure that'll be, um, fun?

Sometime between six and eight every night you like to talk. And loudly. It doesn't really matter where we are, that's your vocal time. I think that the sound of your voice still surprises you sometimes. You seem very pleased that you can reach pitches that no one should have to hear. But, it usually makes us all laugh, so we deal with the ear piercing as long as it keeps you happy.

At your sixth month check-up, Dr. C seemed concerned with your head growth. We're still not entirely sure what's going on with that – we'll have your head remeasured next week and go from there. In my heart, I feel like everything is fine. I even went back and looked at your brothers' head measurements and you seem right on track with them. But we'll see what happens and take it as it comes.

Likes: your brothers, mommy's milk, your feet, when daddy walks into the room, your exersaucer
Dislikes: someone leaving the room, being in your carseat for too long, oh, and when someone leaves the room

weeks twenty-two through twenty-six

November 10, 2014

a little hike.


Apparently we like to go hiking in the fall as the last time we went was about this time last year too. It really can't be helped. The temperature is dropping to the perfect degree, the sun shines beautifully and the leaves are changing into that awesome fall background that everyone loves.

So we decided to go hiking this past weekend. Jeremy told me about what trail he wanted to try out with the kids. He estimated it to be about three miles. I asked if that was a little ambitious knowing that we would be carrying Graham. He repeatedly told me, "No! It's an easy hike! We'll be fine!"

Remind me if those words come out of his mouth that it is untruth. Untruth, I tell you! What ended up happening was close to a five mile hike for almost four hours. But, but! It was beautiful. And when we got to the top of our destination, and had a snack break, Cayden excitedly said, "This is fun!" And that right there made it all worth it. The view when a huge rock was climbed wasn't too shabby either.

On the way back down, I ended up wearing Graham so that Jeremy could carry Sawyer. Just that little bit of extra weight made me so sore in my legs. I can't even imagine wearing Sawyer on my back – Graham's 15 extra pounds was nothing compared to Sawyer's 33, I'm sure. But we survived! And had fun!

And the boys fell asleep in the car around 4ish, made the transfer to their beds, another transfer to our bed when we tried to wake them for dinner and a bath, ANOTHER transfer back to their beds and then slept until 5:30 the next morning. I ::think:: we might have tired them out. Maybe.

November 6, 2014

i just shake it a little bit.

Apparently I can't stop sharing things from this past weekend. But I'm pretty sure this is it. It's already been shared how much Sawyer enjoyed his hot chocolate, but I couldn't get over how he would say it, so I asked Jeremy to film him. I think having these little snippets of their lives in motion will be priceless in years to come.

November 5, 2014



I would make this a wordless Wednesday entry. But words. I've got them. I was flipping through the photo Jeremy took at Cayden's last soccer game and ran across this one. It was after the game; Cayden and Sawyer were running around kicking the ball together. And apparently being super-sweet. There's something about this photo that just warms my heart. As much as they pick at and fight with each other, they do still love each other with a passion I'm sure I'll never quite understand. These two... the sweetest, meanest, cutest, silliest, fighting-est best friends I know.

November 4, 2014

hot chocolate.


Cayden had his final soccer game of the season this past Saturday. At his game the week before, I'm pretty sure I was wearing shorts and flip flops. At this particular game though? Not so much. We had a cold front come in the night before, so layering and bundling up was a requirement. When my mom called and let us know she was making a stop at Starbucks on her way to the game, we quickly took her up on an offer to bring coffee. And knowing that Sawyer always wants to drink our coffee, she bought him his very own hot chocolate. Little dude has a sweet tooth like woah, so it was no surprise that he enjoyed every last drop of his "hot chocklit." As evidenced by his new goatee.
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