Wednesday, July 22, 2009

18 Month Check-up

Parker had his 18 month well baby check this past week. He now weighs 19 lbs. 13 oz.....almost to 20 pounds finally :) His height is at 30 1/4 inches. He is still hitting all of his milestones fine! Our little guy will soon be going to see a surgeon though :( His doctor found a hernia in his groin and he will have to go into surgery to get it removed before it causes any problems. We are supposed to be hearing from the surgeon sometime this week about when Parker has to go in, so I will keep you all posted.

Monday, July 20, 2009

A Day With Cousins

A couple of weeks ago Renée brought the kids over to Medford for a play date at the water park! The kids always love playing together and this day was no exception. Rayden and Rayna had a blast running through the water, screaming and giggling the whole time! Rayna loves going through the big round bear sprinkler....Rayden will not go near it (yet the time before drug her brother out there and left him!) The boys hung back and watched the girls, Parker was unsure about the water after what Rayden did to him the time before. After the girls were done playing in the water the kids got dressed and played on the playground. They had a wonderful time but then we decided it was lunch time. We all came back to my house and had a fun picnic on the porch. They left soon afterwards and Rayden was sad to see them go. Hopefully we can set up another date again soon to go play!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

A Day At The Lake

On a really hot day right before 4th of July we decided to head up to the lake with my parents to beat the heat a little! We went to Willow Lake and had lunch there and the kids had a great time swimming in the lake with Daddy and Papa. It was so much cooler at the lake and very peaceful! Rayden loved climbing on all of the big rocks that were there and Parker mostly gorged himself on Cheetos!! We headed back later in the afternoon and the kids slept all the way home, they were so exhausted after all their running around, swimming and playing.

Making Pizza

Every Wednesday my friends and I all get together at Shawna's house so the kids can play together and us mommy's can have adult conversation!!! This was one of the first Wednesdays of the summer and not all of the kids were here this day. We always try to plan a fun lunch and an activity that they can all do and on this day we let the kids make their own pizzas! They had a great time being able to create their own and it made them eat even better! This was a pretty cheap, yummy and fun thing for all of the kids to do together.


Some of my friends' kids are playing T-ball this year. They have two games a week and we go watch their games on Wednesdays now. Watching 5-7 year olds play a game that they do not quite understand yet is hilarious and great fun!!! The kids have such a blast playing and encouraging each other. Rayden and Parker love watching the games! Rayden yells her heart out as her friends hit the ball and run the bases. On this game night the kids each had a box of Cracker Jacks and boy did they love those......I loved them as a kid as well (now I just pick out their peanuts and eat them!) Rayden and C.J always have to sit at the top of the bleachers to watch and Parker likes to watch right by the fence. Rayden will be old enough next summer to play so she is really looking forward to it, until then we will have a great time watching!