Saturday, May 31, 2008

A visit to see Grandma Gen

We took Carson over to meet his great grandma Gen. We had to let her meet him before they headed back to St. George. While we were there we were able to get a 4 generation picture of Grandpa Blaine, Doug, Chill and Carson. It was fun visiting with everyone and we are glad we were able to visit. We love you grandma Gen and hope you are feeling better!!!

Friday, May 30, 2008

2 Month Appointment

So I can't believe that Carson is already over 2 months old. Time has just flown by. He is just the cutest little dude ever. I just adore his smile and all the little coos! I just love being at home with him and just watching him. We took him in for his 2 month check up and he weighs 10 lbs 9 oz. and is about 23 3/4 inches long. I thought for sure he would weight more than that and I was worried that he either wasn't getting enough to eat or that my milk is just not creamy enough. Ha Ha. Well the doctor was not concerned about it at all and just said that Carson is long and thin like his dad. Carson also had to get his shots and he was not happy. It was so sad because he was just screaming and then it turned into such a sad cry. Chill just held him and he cried himself to sleep. Carson is a very healthy little guy but he does have a little reflux so we have to give him some medicine everyday. I sure hope it helps because I just feel bad for the little guy. The pharmacist was giving me instructions on the medicine and she told me to make sure we give both medications about 1/2 hour before he eats. I'm thinking to myself, yeah right, have you seen this kid when he wakes up. He acts like he hasn't eaten for days. Like I could really get him to hang tight for a half hour before I feed him. So I just try and distract him for a few minutes, but then I have to give in and feed him. I'm sure it is all fine and dandy. One of the medications makes him really drowsy so he is always tired. It is nice sometimes, but other times I feel like I'm just drugging my poor baby. He has to have his meds though so he can get better!!! After we got home from the doctor Chill got in the bath with Carson so that we could massage his legs where he got his shots. Carson seemed to love it. He was so tired (you can tell by the red eyes), but he was so relaxed and just loved being in the tub. Then it was off to bed and Carson slept 7 1/2 hours (I'm sure it had something to with not only the shots, but the drowsy medication). I'm so happy that Carson is doing so well. He is growing and developing and it is so fun to watch.

Just Like His Daddy

So when we took Carson in for his 2 month check up, we set him up on the table and this is how he spent the majority of his time...flexing in the mirror. I realize more and more everyday that he is just like his dad because there has been multiple times that I have caught Chill in front of the mirror flexing! I can't believe Carson is already picking up on these things!!!

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Memorial Day

I'm a little late posting about Memorial Day, but hey better late then never right? We went to Grandma B's in Montpelier Idaho. Chill had the day off so he was able to come with us which was great! I usually plan on going places alone and then when Chill is able to come it is a great surprise. I was a little worried about the trip because I just never know how Carson is going to do in the car. Well I am happy to say he slept the entire time in the car. Three hours up, and three hours back. It was wonderful. We had a great time at Grandma's house. We ate yummy food and played Mario Kart on the Wii. I just have to say I am pretty dang good at Mario Kart. Just because I was usually dead last almost every time, doesn't make me a bad player! Plus I did beat Chill a few times so I feel good about it.
Nat brushing up on her mothering skills before her little one arrives
Grandma was totally getting into the game!
Don't worry she eventually calmed down and enjoyed herself
Lexi and Chill taking care of Carson
Beautiful Blue Eyes
Nat and Brent working on the dishes
Lexi and Min
Mom, Dad, and Chill working to unclog Grandma's drain. There always has to be some type of work involved when we go to grandma's house.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Carson's Baby Blessing

Okay so I know I really should be more formal about inviting people to Carson's blessing. I had great intentions and was going to send out invites with all the information, but for those of you who know me, I am a pretty big procrastinator. After talking to a few people, I decided I would just post the info on my blog. So anyway we are going to bless Carson on JUNE 1 st at 9:00 AM. Our church is located at 150 West and 200 North (Just behind the Conference Center). Anyone is invited, but there is no obligation whatsoever. We know life is busy so no pressure, but we would love to have you there. (Well all except for Andrea and Craig because they are blessing Austin at the same time...dang!) Okay there is the info!!!

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Thumb Sucker???

Oh isn't this just adorable. I know you don't want your children to pick up bad habits when they are so young, but I thought this was so cute. He has only done it once and hasn't been able to find his thumb since. My friend Molly and her husband were over and he just started sucking his thumb. I looked at Chill and was like "well that is a first" I guess we'll see if he ever finds it again.

Family Outing

I was finally going to go to a Young Womens activity this week. I haven't been since Carson was born. I was really excited to finally go. Chill was going to stay home with Carson so I could get out and spend some time with my Young Woman...yes that is right "Woman" There is only one girl in our ward that is in Young Womens. Anyway Molly (my amazing, talented, organized, wonderful side kick) had planned a fun activity and I was looking forward to it. Well it turns out our young woman cancelled on us so no more activity. (Sorry Molly, but thanks for all your hard work) Well since the activity was cancelled Chill and I decided to venture out and go for a walk on Temple Square. It was such a nice night and the flowers were beautiful. Carson was great as long as we kept the stroller moving! As you can see from the picture, he was not happy that I stopped to take a picture.

Dad and Carson

Carson is really starting to like his dad. It is so fun to watch them interact. The other night it was so nice outside so we took Carson out to sit on the porch. He loved it. He just sat there looking around and was super content He had this funny look on his face the whole time. (Chill tried to make the same face as you can see from the picture) It has been too cold to really go outside so I haven't been out much with him. I'm so excited for the nice weather so that we can venture out more.


So Carson is smiling on a daily basis now, but of course I don't carry my camera around with me so I haven't captured a good picture yet. (This one is a little blurry) It just melts my heart when he smiles. Life is starting to feel more normal now and I am getting used to my new life as a mom. I love it and just love my little Carson. He is so sweet and he really is a good baby!

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Future Doctor!

So I finally got Carson in his scrubs so that we could take some pictures. He did not want to have his picture taken as you can see. We got a few cute ones, but for the most part, he was unhappy. I finally had to quit because he was so mad. I think he looks good in scrubs!