Saturday, November 17, 2012

Here are some of their Halloween pictures:

Ok--so very clearly I have not been keeping this up to date. The boys are now 4 and a half years old and started Pre-school in September. Their four year appointments resulted in the following statistics: Thomas was 44.5 inches and 60 Lbs and Matthew was 41.25 inches and 38 pounds, a good height growth and Thomas really packed on some weight!!

Lets see, Thomas had his tonsils out in Sept 2011 and had a rough recovery with a gastro issue that had him in the hospital for about 4 days! Other than that, he is very healthy and enjoying school very much. But he seems to be doing very well and loves to quiz me on what xx + xx equals!! He continues to be entralled with all things space and loves to watch space documentaries. He has a huge heart and loves to give his "Famous Thomas Hugs). He is a very sensative boy and loves to play hard, sleep soundly and learn whatever he can.

Matthew continues to do well, he is still on his medication for the reflux and bowel issues but other than that, he is a non-stop kind of kid who LOVES anything musical and dancing, he loves dinosaurs and reptiles and anything involving animals. He has really started to enjoy some Batman toys. He has struggled more with his writing than Thomas but excels in other areas. He is the type of child that does not seem to be botherd by much (except being left alone-neither of them like that) and seems to be able to get along well with most everyone. He came home from school the other day very proud of himself - an older girl (a 1st grader) on the bus said he was cute!! So it begins :-) ha ha.

We have the first parent teacher conference on Monday so that will give us a good idea of how they are both progressing there.

I will try to be much better with the updating of the blog, esp now that they are in school and I will try to fill in the blanks on what happened this past year. Once I figure out how to post pictures with the new blog settings, I will do that.


Thursday, July 7, 2011

Boy's 3 Year Appointments

It is so hard to believe that the boys are already more than 3 years old. The growth stats are:
Thomas is 40 inches (95%) and 46.5 pounds (off the chart)-about the same percentages as last year
Matthew is 37.25 inches (50%) and 31 pounds (50%)-went from the 25% to the 50% which is great news

Thomas will see the surgeon at the end of the month regarding the removal of his tonsils so we will keep you posted on that.

The last few months have shown many milestones: they both ride big wheels (Thomas is pedaling but not Matthw) and now Thomas can even ride a two wheel bike with training wheels. We had stopped Matthew's prevacid to see how the reflux was going and it was very clear that he still needs the medication (he went from waking up about once per night to 5 to 6 times again a night). Now that he is back on it he is back to only waking up about once per night (sometimes even sleeping through the night).

Both boys are potty trained during the day and sometimes wake up dry in the morning.

Here are a few recent pics for you:

Monday, May 16, 2011

3 Year Pictures

Can you believe it, the boys will be 3 on the 27th!!! I am posting some of the pictures from their 3 year pictures below:

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Potty Training Success and Various Pictures

Hi everyone,

Congratulations to Thomas and Matthew who are now (for the most part) potty trained. Thomas has only had one accident in over two weeks now throughout the day (including staying dry during nap time). Matthew has not had any accidents except he won't poop in the potty (still demands a diaper for that activity) and he may occasionaly get up wet from a nap. But otherwise, THEY DID IT!!!! YEAH!!!!

They had a great time with the Easter Egg hunt that their Aunts/Cousin/Memere/Pepere put on for them and are really starting to enjoy the warmer weather and the ability to play outside.

They are both doing really well with Block Buddies they got for Christmas where they have to use the blocks to build the shape on the card. Here are some recent pictures of the boys.