Friday, September 28, 2012

Back from Vaca...

I always love getting away, even if it is only for a few days!  We went to Myrtle Beach last Tuesday with my parents and had a nice relaxing time.  The weather was great but the pool water was CHILLY!!!  It didn't stop Peyton though!  He loved every second of it.

He has commented many times about how much he misses Myrtle Beach which is funny since we live in a mini Myrtle Beach!!  We enjoyed some fun times, great food and a nice break!  The boys did wonderful and Peyton has fallen in love with Miniature Golf (Putt-Putt).

While we were there, Maddox got his second tooth.  Bottom left (or maybe right)!  SO he has two teeth and I am betting the top two are very close behind!  He has been a pill ever since we came home:)  We also have a brand new nephew....Fisher Max Hutchinson was born the Sunday!!  What a cutie he is!  Peyton has asked me several times every day, can we go see Meggie's baby or can we go see Fisher Max!  It is soo cute!!!

Quick update...Maddox will be turning 1 next Sunday!  I am simply shocked that my baby boy is almost 1!!!  We are headed to NC next week to have a reunion with our NICU nurses and then going to the FAIR!!! Which we missed last year:)  Then back to VA for another birthday for the little guy!  Hopefully I can find 5 mins to update after all our parties!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012


Somedays I can totally see it..but other not so much!!

Peyton at 11 months 

Maddox at 11 months

Guess What...

This little guy (Maddox) got his first tooth FINALLY!!!  We have thought he was teething since he was 4 months old.  Boy were we ever wrong.  I think we were a wee bit nervous he didn't have teeth.  Last night we were sitting in the floor before bed and I thought I saw a pearly white in there and sure enough!!  It is the bottom left tooth!  So excited he has started to get teeth.

Friday, September 7, 2012

MDR...11 months old

Our sweet little Maddox turned 11 months old today.  I often find myself thinking back 11 months ago and how it felt like an eternity that we were in the NICU in Winston Salem.  Now, we are in the midst of planning a first birthday party!

So anyways back to Maddox...he is doing great these days.  Our schedule goes a bit like this
7 am  wake up- usually he is pretty fussy at this point, but we manage!  Normally we are downstairs by 730 or 8 at the latest!
730 -8 breakfast which usually consist of YoBaby yogurt and cereal mixed together.  He loves to eat.
Then it is play time until about 9 or 10.  Once the fussiness begins, the we know it is nap time.  The morning nap will normally last about 1 hour.
More play time after nap and this is when we head out and do what needs to be done.
Back home by 2 usually at the latest.
Lunch time happens now and he will eat whatever you give him.  Lately he has been loving Mac n cheese.  But he loves bananas, applesauce, anything!
Kevin keeps saying he doesn't remember Peyton being such a good eater, but I think he was and then they get picky!
2:30-3 afternoon nap....he nurses at this nap.  Usually will sleep until around 5 or 5:30.
5 ish wake up and daddy is home so he snacks on goldfish or something at this point
630 dinner time and we try to give him some type of protein and veggie.
730 bath time
8:00 ready to nurse again before bed
830 we try to have Maddox in bed by this time, but he can make it until 930ish but he gets cranky!!!
He is sleeping thru the night thankfully!  It took him 2 nights to get it done, but now he seems to be doing great.

His stats as far as we know...he is weighing in at 15 lbs as of last week.
We are still doing clothe diapers but when we use disposable he is in a size 3.
Clothes he is wearing 6-9 months but can totally fit 12 months.
He is saying what seems to be mamma and dadda.
He was waving at one time but has since stopped.
He had his first sip, haha, huge gulp of chocolate milk yesterday!  I think we will try white milk this weekend.
He adores his brother!!!!

So there it 11 month post on my sweet baby!