Xander’s getting so BIG!

Today is Xander’s 4 month-day. It was also his 4 month well baby checkup. He weighs 13 pounds 4 ounces and is 24 3/4 inches long. That puts him at the 25 percentile for weight and 50 percentile for height– both are up from his 2 month checkup. He’s had a nice growth spurt in […]

First Bath and First Outdoor Trek

On Monday Xander got his first real bath, not just a sponge bath. He wasn’t too sure what to think about it. He didn’t like the scrubbing or the rinsing, but was pretty calm about just sitting in the nice warm water. Later in the day the weather finally cooperated and got nice and sunny […]

Off to the Hospital

Today’s the day! We have to be at the hospital in less than an hour, though the actual cesarean doesn’t start until noon. Alexander should be born shortly after noon but it takes a while longer to get me all stitched and stapled back together.

39 Weeks

Today is 39 weeks! Hard to believe that Alexander could be born at any time. His delivery date is just around the corner. We’ve been busy getting everything ready and it seems that we are good for launch. I’ll be off work this month to help out and spend time with Kate and Alexander. We’re […]

Happy New Year!

2009 is finally here! 2008 was a big year for us when we discovered that we were going to have a son. Since June 27th that has occupied a lot of our attention. Now Kate is more than 38 weeks along. Our scheduled delivery date is only a week away now! We’re ready. Especially Kate. […]

Full Term

37 weeks along! Alexander’s birth is coming up soon. Suddenly the waiting is almost over. Weird how that works. Just over two weeks now until he is scheduled to be delivered. Hopefully he’ll wait that long. Or at least until the snow melts. We’ve got everything pretty much ready here at home. The last few […]

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