Sunday, March 23, 2008

Happy Easter








Easter weekend has been great. Miranda and I broke in the hot tub yesterday. The pool is still too cold. Mati Claire even got her toes a little wet. My dad was nice enough to lower her baby bed beyond what it was capable of. He had to drill holes in it to make a lower level. Obviously not all cribs are made equal. It was either that or go buy a new crib. I do NOT recommend the one I have.

With summer approaching, we decided we needed to be prepared. I bought a first-aid kit and furnished it with Epi-pens and Benadryl. MC saw the travel case and jumped to carry it. She looked like a doc in training already! It was funny.

She enjoyed her Easter basket and she looked just adorable in her new bonnet that Gigi bought her. Then she got to spend the afternoon with her Miley grandparents, great-grandparents, and her cousin Kendall! They started hugging and loving on each other. It seems "Da-da" is the only word in her vocabulary these days...no matter what. I told Matt that he had to get up when he's beckoned at 2 am from now on!
Matt decided to flood our laundry room yesterday. I heard a yell, walked into the laundry room and saw water coming from the sink as well as from under the doors. Matt was laying on the ground and wasn't getting up! He had slid on the water and hurt his ankle pretty bad. It was his own fault though since he left the water running in the sink and it overflowed!
Congratulations Sarah and Jaret, and Lauren and Blaine!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Crawling is for babies!







Mati Claire has yet to understand that you must crawl before you can walk. She is trying desperately to walk! She pulls up, then lets go to stand up! She says crawling is overrated, why crawl when you can walk? :) She is growing by leaps and bounds! She's not sleeping well the last few nights, and I'm assuming teeth are still bothering her. I was up at 3 am this morning rocking her for an hour. But other than waking up once in the night, she's in a great mood and playing. I posted a picture of her standing for a few seconds (before she fell over).
Congratulations Melanie! Mati Claire will have a new boyfriend to play with! We can't wait til he gets here. And we saw baby Murphy yesterday. He's doing well and looks like both Pam and Will. The specialist is calling it "sleep jerks" and said he is fine.
The pool is calling everyone! We'll have to have a pool party soon! I can't wait to get in!

Sunday, March 9, 2008

8 months on the 8th


Mati Claire is 8 months old! She has grown so much in the last 2 weeks! She started crawling, got teeth, pulling up to her knees, and saying "Daddy." She started out crawling backwards, then tried to stand/walk while crawling forwards. She gave me a scare the other day when I could hear her, but I couldn't find her. She had crawled underneath the chair and was stuck. We had a good time watching the game last night, unfortunately Duke lost. We're ready for March Madness!
Dad turned 60 this past week! Happy Birthday, Dad! And my parents' anniversary is today! Happy 35th! They are a great example.