We haven't officially started any kind of potty training, but our little man WANTS to use the potty on his own! I've always read not to push potty training, especially on boys, so I haven't. I had decided we'd hit the library after our traveling this month to get a DVD on using the potty, but we haven't made it to the library yet. But, in the meantime, Adam has been using the potty after every bath when he doesn't have a diaper on!! He sits directly on the big potty and has actually peed every time! So, it's definitely a start for getting rid of diapers, size 6. :) But, he's also a little obsessed with doing it over and over and over, even when he doesn't need to pee, because he gets an M&M or a Skittle each time he pees in the potty. I can deal with that, though, since we're taking steps in the right direction.
Monday, June 30, 2008
So, it's been forever again since I've blogged, and I just hate that! I am always having thoughts in my head about what to blog about and what pictures to share, but I never get around to actually getting on the computer to do so! It's starting to drive me crazy, so I've got to get better at sharing when I think about it. But seriously, these precious boys just keep me busy, and I love it!!
Posted by Karen Brandstetter at 10:16 AM
Thursday, June 5, 2008
So, my first attempt to post some videos didn't work, and I've since figured out that I need to edit the videos in iMovie, and then youtube.com will recognize my format. Guess it's a crazy Mac thing!
Anyway, the boys are doing great, despite Tyler's sickness this weekend. He has now been diagnosed with an ear infection, so we started his 10 days of meds last night. Great! Just in time to hit the road for Dan and Torrie's wedding. But our doctor did say yesterday that Tyler is the happiest sick baby he has ever seen! Seriously, you wouldn't know he was sick by the way he's still acting, bless his heart!
Hope you enjoy the video below!
Posted by Karen Brandstetter at 2:21 PM
It's been a busy few weeks since I last posted, but we are all doing well now! Both boys have been a little sick with colds that we can't seem to shake. So I finally cleaned their humidifiers with bleach, and they are doing better now.
We traveled to Lexington a couple of times last month for various activities. The first was a birthday party for our friend James. Adam had a great time playing with the other kids, and both grandmothers kept Tyler while we were at the party. It was a fun day!
Over Memorial Day weekend, we had a great barbecue with our neighbors. Adam absolutely adores his friend Charlie, so we got some great pics of the two of them.
On Memorial Day, we walked as a family in the local parade. We walked for Senator Mitch McConnell who was in town for the parade. It was awesome walking for the Republican Leader of the US Senate! But Adam did not enjoy the people dressed up as characters, such a McGruff the Crime Dog. We have realized there is NO reason to take our boys to Disney World ANY time soon!
After the parade, we drove to Lexington to meet Ben's cousin's new fiance, Ian. It was great to have the chance to see Ben's aunt, uncle, cousin, and Ian considering they live in Montana. Our visits are few and far between, so it was great to see them all as they drove through town. We also took a trip with them to see some horses who breed race horses on a local horse farm. We were so close to the mares and their babies, and Adam was not impressed. He's not much of an animal lover right now, unless it's his cat, Macey. :)
Posted by Karen Brandstetter at 1:37 PM