Monday, October 25, 2010

The Mad Scientist

This has to be one of the greatest pictures I have ever take of the little rookie. Not many words can describe it, so I will just let it speak for iteself.

Until next time. Should be ready to upload all the photoshoot pictures next time.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Quiet Weekend at Home

Not a whole lot to report about this weekend. My mom came into town to visit for the weekend and help us do some cleaning out around the house. As some of you parents of multiples out there, you can accumulate a MOUNTAIN of clothes, toys and other various stuff when you have more than one baby! We cycled out most of their summer gear and cleaned out their playroom. After a little work, we took the kids to Toy’s R Us and got them some more “stuff” to play with. I can tell already that this is going to get expensive REAL fast! Not because everything is expensive, but because it is sooooo much fun to by stuff for them. We got them one of those Little Tykes SwingAlongTM Castles for their playroom. I know, they are a little small for it, but I couldn’t resist!!! We had a gift card and coupons, so I figured what the hell! (Will have pictures to follow later)

After a long day of shopping, we settle back into the house to watch football and grill pizza on the Big Green Egg. The kids loved their pizza and so did we! Got to watch Alabama loose (YAY) and our Auburn Tigers win!

That’s about it for this weekend. Next weekend I am off to Atlanta for a guys weekend!!! Now I leave you with a few of the funniest pictures of the week!!!

"Like, come on Dad! You are so embarrassing!"

Lets only hope that this is the only ankle bracelet Jack will EVER wear!

Addi got so tired in Target this weekend she just laid back and fell asleep! She was exhausted!
Poor thing is passed out!

Friday, October 8, 2010


Ok, so it’s been a little while since I have posted anything, a month to be exact. That is not to say that I have not thought about what to say and how to get this thing going again. I think for now I will just stick to what they are up to now.

Since their birthday they have been learning and trying new things almost daily! We have since done away with the formula (THANK GOD!!!!) and moved them strictly to milk. That was actually a pretty easy transition. They got sick with a stomach bug the week before their birthday that had them puking up any formula that we put in them, so for three days they were strictly on juice, Gatorade and water. When it came time to introduce back the formula, we decided to make the switch cold turkey. They didn’t miss a beat! We did have to warm it up a little, just to knock the chill off because they had been used to room temperature formula, but it didn’t last long.

This past week we have also completely done away with the bottles!!! At first it was a BITCH, but now they are fine. We started with only giving them their sippy cups at school during the day for a few weeks to get them used to it. We would still give them one right before bed after they ate dinner and had their bath. These kids have always been the easiest to put to bed. We trained them very early by putting them to bed awake and letting them put themselves to sleep. They were so good at it that I was a little apprehensive to take away their bottle and disrupt their routine. Damn, was I right in that assumption!!! When we took their bedtime bottle away, all hell broke loose and you would have thought we were abusing these poor little ones! One night I swear Jack screamed in his bed for over an hour until he finally went to sleep. This has been the hardest week in a very long time, but after three or four days, they are pretty much back to normal! It still takes them a little longer to settle down, but that is understandable.

The biggest change so far has been the mobility. It is beginning to get a little crazy around here now. Kate was our first full blown walker. She started truly walking about three weeks ago and has not stopped since. Addi was second in the walking department a few weeks later. Poor little Addi walks like a little duck. It is so cute. We are hoping that she will straighten it up one day. As far as the little man goes, well that’s a whole different story. Poor little guy did not start actually crawling on his hands and knees until the week of their birthday! Up until then he army crawled everywhere! Over the last month or so he has gotten to where he will pull up on stuff and walk around it holding on, but won’t take a step with out holding on. Even if you stand him in front of you, all he wants to do is squat down. He is just scared to take a step. Well, this week we started putting his little Stride Rites on him and making him wear them all the time. Last night in the kitchen the little guy FINALLY took his first three steps (of course it was running to momma)! He was holding on to the corner of the cabinet and he just let go, yelled “momma” and walked to her! I didn’t believe it when I saw it so we tried it again and sure enough he did it again! Maybe the shoes were the push that he needed.

Well, that’s enough for now. Don’t want to bore you too much. Here are few pictures of our adventures of the last few weeks.

This is a preview of our professional pictures we had a few weeks ago. Will post more later!
Crazy Man Jack

Jack enjoying one of his last bottles in daddy's chair.

One of Addi's last bottles, what a big girl!

Everyone wants on the back porch with daddy!

Picking up some last minute tailgate supplies for the big game. War Eagle!

Little man getting his game day gear ready!

Papa Keith locked in with the animals!!

One of my favorite pictures of Kate ever!

We should have known that we would need to get more than one!!