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Thursday, July 17

It's Teething Time!

Isn't he so precious?!

This is the day we found his 1st tooth!

It's official! Mason has had 1 of his botom front teeth pop through the gum and the 1 beside it is not far behind. Mike and I discovered it at 12:28p.m. yesterday (Wednesday)! He is getting to be such a BIG BOY! At 7 1/2 months, he is now respectably weighing in at 24 lbs. and 29 inches long. That is exactly proportional and in the 95% of other boys his age. This is to be expected seeing as Mike and I are both in the 95% in height with other adults. He has done so much these past few weeks: he can sit up well, feed himself puffs at mealtime, drink from his sippy cup with minimal assistance, laugh a lot out loud, pick up dropped objects from floor, stand up on legs with little support, waved bye-bye to Nonny and Poppy (Mike's parents), scoot up while on his belly reaching for a toy, now getting his teeth in, and the list would go on and on if I had more time. It is amazing to me how much they change each week! He is a little fussy latelty with his teeth and double ear infection, but every once in a while he will smile at me that melts my heart everytime. Mike and I are so blessed to have him in our lives! He truly is the most precious gift from God!

Mike heads to Vancouver this weekend for 2-day trip. He has several more trips coming up before the summer ends but, his mind is already past summer and into the fall season where you know what happens: football! The big news in Abilene is that Wylie is getting artificial safe turf on their field and we have already taken a trip over to the high school to see the progress. Someone has even gone so far as to post updates with pictures on 3ADownlow.com so others can see the progress. This town is serious about football! Enough about the fall, I am sure I will post more about that once the season starts. I did go to Wal-Mart a few days ago and noticed that there was already an isle full of school supplies. I kinda of got sad for a minute because I usually buy some supplies for the kids in my classroom each year, but then I realized that there was a little boy at home who needed me, and all was better! Until next time...

2 comments:

jules said...

wow. miniature michael. do you see that at all? it's crazy!

rach, he's absolutely adorable... future wylie bulldog, i think! so much fun!

Whitney said...

I just found your blog... somehow????!!!! Mason is precious! I'm sure he'll be playing football on that turf one of these days!