Monday, July 19, 2010

Growing, Growing, Growing!

On Friday the boys saw the pediatrician for a checkup. They are growing like weeds. Here are the stats:

Sam - 26 lbs. 2 oz., 33 3/4 inches
Isaac - 21 lbs. 5 oz. 33 3/4 inches
Alex - 26 lbs., 34 inches.

We have determined that 33 3/4 inches is precisely tall enough to reach the buttons on the television set without standing on anything.

This has led to Mom and Dad's new exercise plan: walking boys down the hall to their room for a timeout for touching the TV. They all know it's a no-no, but they all do it anyway. Many, many times a day. Times three boys. It's especially annoying when they get their fingers on the volume button, but even worse when they mess with the cable box. The first crime is loud, but the second one practically requires a degree in electrical engineering to fix.

Isaac is still hanging out in the 4th percentile for weight, but he gained just over two pounds in four months. It took Amelia a whole year to gain two pounds. Shoot, I can gain two pounds just by thinking about it.

At any rate, the boys are doing great. They've been very healthy and the doc is not concerned about Isaac being a bit of a lightweight, since he eats well and is gaining weight well.

The boys had a vaccination, which they did not tolerate very well. The actual shot was fine. Isaac didn't cry at all, but that night was horrible! Jeff and I both got about four hours of interrupted sleep, getting up with one boy after another, plus Amelia. I guess she just wanted to join the party. It was like we were back in the early days when the boys were tiny, only now they are louder and will randomly decide they want to play in the middle of the night, instead of going back to sleep in our arms. Oh, and they weigh a ton! Have you ever tried sleeping with a 26-pound weight on your chest?

Thankfully since it was Friday we were able to catch up on our sleep over the weekend.

Only one more doctor's appointment to go before we move to annual checkups!

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