Sunday, August 31, 2008

Big Boys

It's so amazing how much they've grown...they're momma's big boys now. Oh my, so much has happened since I last blogged, and I only remember about half of it. Let's see...the boys had their 9 month checkup, and everything went well. Adam weighs 18 lbs. 4 ozs. and is 28" tall. Jacob weighs in at a whopping 18 lbs. 9 ozs. and is 27 1/2" tall. And Ben weighs 15 lbs. 13 ozs. and is 27 1/2" tall. They are all pulling themselves up to a standing position, sitting up, crawling all over the place, transferring from item to item and eating solid food ('s really chopped up teeny tiny food). Their favorite foods are bananas, pasta, cheese, sweet potatos, yogurt and gerber puffs. This is such an exciting time for us, especially with their development. They seem to be "on track", and they're all doing the same things now. Before long they'll be walking. AHHHHH!

They also like to make big messes! Adam is our "neatest" eater. I know, he doesn't look clean, but you should see his brothers. Ben is usually the messiest. Although Jacob could tie Ben for the messiest award!

We've been keeping pretty busy this summer going to the zoo, shopping with Aunt Jen and our cousin Logan, hanging with our friends, going to JP, lunch with Grandma B., and teasing the dogs. I think they like their crates more than being out with these crazy guys.

Silly boys! Jacob grins and closes his eyes EVERY time I take a picture. Ben, aka Houdini, seems to always find a way to get out of things. Adam shows us his big boy teeth. Adam's also figured out how to take down their playhouse tent.

The Dupont NICU had a reunion a few weeks ago. Everyone dressed in cowboy gear. I wish I would've gotten a picture, but we didn't last long. It was so hot, and we were sweating bullets. The boys wore cute cowboy ts, bib bandannas and cowboy hats that Grandma B. made. Daddy wore a cowboy hat too! Mommy thought he looked like Tim McGraw. What a hottie! They had a petting zoo, and Jacob (our little animal lover) was crazy over it. He got to pet a llama, goat, horse and a lamb. We also celebrated our Great-Gramps 72nd birthday. We had a blast! All our cousins and aunts and uncles were there. Jacob even tried homemade ice cream. Shhh...don't tell daddy!
(Jacob & Ben hanging with Ky & Cassie)

I can't believe they're going to be a year old in two months!!! It goes by so fast. They'll be walking before we know it. But for now, they're still my babies (even though they think they're BIG BOYS).

On another note, our little man, Ben, is getting 2 teeth. Adam still has 4, and Jacob is getting 2 more. He's up to 4! Daddy's so proud! We also found out that Ben has eczema. We just went to Dr. Dillon last week and got some meds for him. My poor little booger. Luckily it doesn't bother him too much. The spots on his head are infected, probably from scratching it. They seem to be going away now.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

To the park we go!

It was a fun evening at the park. We had a picnic with Grandma and Grandpa B., Aunt Suzette, and our cousins Anna, Ellie and Kate. This park is so cool!!! It has a huge playground with forts and swings and slides. It also has a huge train fort to play on. Next year boys! It was the first time the boys were in the swings too, and they loved it! They were giggling, and Daddy was cracking them up too. Silly Daddy!!!

Ben was almost too little for the swings, but boy did he have fun.

My big booger. Love that smile!

Is Daddy making silly faces, Jacob?

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Well...last week was fun and crazy. First, we went to JP with our twin friends, Rach and Gwen, and their little brother, James. It's a nice outdoor mall. They have awesome Friday night concerts in the summer. We pretty much just walked around, and the girls hung out at the playground while we ate lunch.

The boys also spent some time in their pool. Adam was in for 40 minutes! He's going to be our little swimmer. Ben didn't last very long. He preferred hanging with mommy on the side. And Jacob kept crawling all over his bros. When he wants something, he'll stop at nothing to get it.

They also played with Grandpa in their giant ball pit/pool.

"Put her there"...don't mess with this guy and his food.

Look at those teeth!

My little buddy likes to greet people at the door!

The crazy part of last week. Well, let me start with Jacob. Saturday, we were working outside while the boys took their nap. Chris came out and urged me to come in asap. I thought maybe Jacob had pulled himself up in his crib (he just did it that morning). No, no, no...he decided to pull off his diaper and there was poop everywhere. I would post some pics, but it's not pretty. And what was Daddy doing...he was so grossed out that he couldn't even be in the room. It was funny! And on another day while mommy was changing sheets, Adam decided to unscrew the bottom of the baby gate. Yes, I am freaking out!!! I have no idea how he figured that one out. Let's not forget mommy's blonde moment. Mommy switched detergent (well...I actually washed their clothes in fabric softener...the bottle looked the same), and poor Ben got a rash from it. I feel really, really bad, but the weird thing is that it doesn't seem to bother him. And that folks is going to be one of many crazy weeks at the Bible household.