Sunday, August 26, 2012

Fifteen Months

Fifteen month stats are very promising and we even got to see our regular pediatrician who had been out on maternity leave for the adoption of their son.

Weight:  20 lbs (>5%)
Height:  311/2 in (75%)
Head Circ:  18 3/4in (75%)

He is growing, but he's definitely not fat.  I know some 5 month old babies who weigh more than Asher.  Part of the reason for his slenderness is well, genetics, but also that fact that he never stops moving!  He loves to move.  Also we have recently all gone dairy and gluten free.  We're seeing a Natural path doctor who is trying to help the boys with their eczema.  He seems to think that all skin disorders are caused by gut issues, so we're going to follow his diet and see what happens.  So far no significant changes, but I do hope that this will help us.

I snapped these shots a few minutes ago...they are quite descriptive of Asher's many personalities.  He is growing up and wanting to talk so much, but seems to have his own way of communicating still.  Other than that, he runs, plays, eats a lot, snuggles, reads, and destroys things daily.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Paragliding off Poo Poo Pointe

Shem, Zaron, and Quinae decided to all go paragliding at the beginning of July.  Originally Quinae and Shem had planned on going for their 30th birthday, but a year past without putting it on the calendar until one day we finally had it planned.

Quinae was so excited and as she lifted off the mountain she screamed in delight.  It was so fun to see her take off!

Shem also had fun, but unfortunately got sick near the end because his instructor didn't offer for him to stear, so he didn't feel so great at the end, but he loved it.  It also didn't help that I was super crabby because I had no idea what was going on and I ended up having to hike 2 miles down a steep mountain in skinny jeans and flip flops with a baby on my back...not my idea of fun.  By the time Shem caught up with me I was planning my solo trip to Hawaii for the weekend just to re cooperate.

Trip to Utah

It's true.  We did take a trip to Utah at the end of June.  It was a fun experience riding 14+ hours in a car with a 1 year old, but Asher did super well! The warmer weather was so nice and we loved hanging out in the pool the most since it was so hot. :)