Friday, November 13, 2009

Update on Kate

Kate just had her 1 year Dr. visit. She's in the 5th percentile for height and 3rd for weight (16.9 lbs and 27 inches long). She also had a double ear infection; This is her 3rd ear infection/cold in the last 3-4 months! She is such a happy girl and loves to show off, but when not feeling well she clings to me which has been hard with a new baby. She's is also getting 2 new teeth poor thing. She has changed so much in the last month. Now she is walking everywhere and the dr. was impressed at how she goes from sitting to squatting to standing without using her hands. She's into everything but in a curious vs destructive way. She says "hi" whenever someone new walks into the room and claps for herself often. I wish I could freeze time and enjoy her more because after having Jake, she no longer seems so small. Here's what she has been up to:

Kate's 1st Birthday

Not so long ago..

We celebrated Kate's Birthday Nov. 2nd by going to the park - She loves to swing and go down the slide. Pumpkin pie is a favorite at our house so we just cut her a slice with some whipped cream on top.


This year we ponied up and went all out for Grace's favorite holiday. She is of course Luke Skywalker.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

He's finally here!

Jake was born at 9:45PM Wednesday the 4th and weighed 6lbs, 10oz, 20 inches long. I am so proud that he is our biggest baby! The delivery was bad the first half. I was induced and put on pitocin which made the contractions hard. Once I had the epidural I only took 45 minutes to dialate from a 5 to a 10. I literally pushed twice and he was out. Chad reminds me I have "easy" labors because of his small headed genes. I really enjoyed the hospital stay (pain meds and nursery for the baby at night), but was happy to come home on Friday. My Mom and Dad are here for a few weeks and Chad, Amy and Bonnie have all helped too, so I'm loving life right now!