Wednesday, April 27, 2011

A little extra time, what?

I have a little extra time just this moment to post. I don't know where it came from but I'm not going to complain.

Life has been busy around here the last few weeks, first E's birthday, then Easter and now we've settle back into a lull. We're currently trying to figure out our block leave scheduled for this summer, how exactly is the best way to divide our time between the families. This will be the last time E gets to go home until the holidays. Every six months is getting old pretty quick.

Deployment is sneaking up on us. We have less than a year now, being a newbie to this lifestyle I'm starting to get a little anxious. I feel silly saying that because there is so much time. Everytime I think about a holiday we're having I think this is the last one as a family for a year.It's hard to wrap my mind around that.I want to do so many things and I want to make sure E gets as much time with Bean as possible. He's going to miss a lot and so I want to make as many memories as possible to think about while he's missing the other stuff.

Bean on the other hand is doing quite well. He's rolling over from front to back and spinning in circles, think break dancing style. He's very verbal with his cooing but mostly growling. Maybe he learned that from the dogs? Still not gaining much weight, I think the dr. has resigned herself to the fact he is just going to be a little guy.

oooh and another thought mothers day is coming :) I left a hint on the fridge about something I would like but I'm not sure he's going to get it....E might be slightly dense at times. I asked for something in Bean's birthstone and that I could add onto for the next child (or 2 or 3), I was thinking a birthstone band or a necklace charm with his birthstone or intial on it. Does anyone have anything like this that they truly just love?

and last but not least baby pictures :)

Friday, April 8, 2011

So we've been catching up around our house. Daddy has been a pretty busy character since we have been back these last couple weeks. I think I've seen him a total of 6 days since the second week in March. I'm not complaining, I know there are people out there who haven't seen their husbands in months. But mine is about 20 mintues away and I still don't see him. It's pretty boring.

I feel I have to comment about this current budget crisis. If I were a legislator and it came down to choosing to cutting funding for abortions (I'll be nice and use that term I consider it baby killing and one of biggest sins) or shutting down the government and keeping millions of people from getting paid I think I'd go ahead and choose the cutting for abortion funding. Just sayin. We all knew this issue would come to a huge head at some point we just didn't know what the cost would be. God is at work through the Government that is obvious. It may be selfish of me to say but I feel this is one the democrats just need to give on.

In mommihood Liam is supposed to be growing like a weed, however this isn't happening as well as planned. He eats a lot but doesn't really retain it as well as some. He has been diagnosised, I geuss, with Acid reflux and when you're a guy this little it means loosing a good deal of your meal. In two months the drs wanted him to gain 60oz, he ended up gained 16oz. No beuno. So he now is taking zantac 2x a day and we are supplementing, after breastfeeding (due to a production issue) with a gentlease formula. This breaks my heart to know that I can't feed my baby as much as he needs but I keep telling myself it is for the best. In the last week he gained 7oz, pretty good for such a little guy.

He defiantely makes my heart happy.