Monday, May 23, 2011

Summer is Off to a Good Start

Well, I've had a few requests for a new post... so here you go.

I swear I'm bigger than I was at this time.  I am currently 26 weeks, and I think I look like I did at 30 weeks last time.  This little guy is carrying super high, he is already in my ribs all the time.  Matt has felt him kick multiple times, but I can't seem to get Reid to wait long enough to feel it. 
I've had some back pain this time, so I asked my doc, and she recommended a maternity belt.  So now I'm strutting to the groovy belt under my clothes.  So far I think it has helped.
Sleeping - well, I can't.  I toss and turn about every hour or two... if I get 3 hours, I feel awesome.  It just makes me laugh, cuz I know I'll be more tired later!
In spite of all that, I'm grateful this little guy is healthy and kicking and that I am able to continue to function at all while pregnant.
(me at 24 weeks)

(my 20 week 3D ultrasound of this little boy)

Is a crack up.  He is less of a baby and more of his own person. He says the funniest things.  My favorite right now is "Ready, Set, GO!"  (sounds more like re-ee, se, go)
He FINALLY got some more teeth.  It has been almost a year since we've had teeth come in.  But his canines are making an appearance, barely before he turns 2.
Reid got a nasty cold and gave it to us.  Reid's lasted almost a week, but then I think the lingering was just teething.  Matt's lasted 2 days, and 3 weeks later, I think all symptoms of mine were gone!
Reid has also learned about movies.  His favorite is Joo-joo.  Can you guess what that is?  Yeah, it took me a while too.  Incredibles!  He LOVES it.  Wall-E is also another fav... but really he loves most cartoons at all.
We've been working on colors and letters.  He can pick out the letter "o" (because he has learned about circles), and sometimes can find the "h", but we're still working on all the others.  Blue is the color he gets right the most... but RED is his favorite crayon/pen/marker color to draw with.

On goings:
Matt's brother got home from his mission!  Welcome home!  So Matt went home for a visit.  It ended up that the cheapest tickets were to be gone for a WHOLE WEEK!  I didn't know what I was gonna do without him, until my sister called and said she is coming to visit me!
So my sister was here for 4 days to play, while Matt was gone.  We had a blast.  We mostly went shopping, out to eat, and watching chick flicks while Reid was alseep for the night.... but we also went down to the park and rode the little train.  It was so much fun.  I would've been bored out of my mind... and I love hanging out with my sister.  It was so fun!
(someone brought bubbles on the train, Reid's trying to grab them)

Other than that, we're just plugging along.  Trying to get more organized, getting ready to move Reid to a toddler bed, and swimming as much as we can!

Hope everyone has fun summer plans!