Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Well Baby

On Tuesday we had the well child and well baby visits for Nolan and Allyn.  I feel so accomplished getting them both scheduled in the same day.  Some days my mind is on all 8 cylinders other days it's straight up out of gas.  Clearly the day I scheduled appointments was an 8 cylinder day. 

Allyn at 9 Months:

Weighs 14 lbs 3 oz.
Is 26 inches long/tall.
Has a head circumference of 18 inches.
Is finally eating baby food, but only the pricey pouch stuff from Plum Organics and Ella's Kitchen including Just Peaches, Peaches and Banana, Banana and Apricot, Spinach Peas and Pear.  You also eat Earth's Best bananas and sweet potato.  You spit out all of the baby food I have made for you.
Has Early Onset Scoliosis and a curve last measured around 50 degrees and significant rotation.
Still no teeth.
Nurses pretty much every three hours.
Still not mobile.
Says mama and does a lot of growling.
Looks a little like mommy - your eyes and hair, and a little like daddy - your face shape, ears, mouth and nose.
Has the prettiest eyes that are blue with little hazel patches.
Wears size 3-6 month clothing
Wears a size 2 diaper. 

Nolan at 4 years:
 
Weighs 48 lbs.
Is 44 inches tall.
Favorite foods are hot dogs, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, pizza, peanut butter cups, ice cream, little oranges (mandarin oranges).
Looks like daddy - eyes and hair and mommy - head shape, ears and nose.
Loves Star Wars, Legos, Transformers and Chuck E. Cheese.
Asks daily when are we going to see Mema (my grandmother).
Still has blue eyes and blond hair.
Wears a size 4 short, size 6 pant and size 5 shirt.
Wears a size 12W shoe.
 
I'm fairly certain these two couldn't be any more different.  And I'm positive I couldn't love them more. 
 
Images courtesy of Bethany Blair Photography.

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