Thursday, March 26, 2009

3 Weeks

Alan is now 3 weeks old, and doing great. I had to go back to work, but Alan has really been loving his time with his aunt Emily and cousins. Sometimes when I have to preview homes, Emily and the kids ride along to stay in the car with Alan. The return to work has been easy, but it's definitely a team effort.

Alan is growing and changing every day. He's not as chubby as the doctor would like, so we have been working on fattening him up. He goes to the doctor every week to check his weight, which is 8lbs 12oz as of Tuesday. His tummy has been a little upset, so the doctor has me avoiding milk, eggs, and soy beans. Hopefully that will make him feel a little better. Mommy misses ice cream...

Thursday, March 12, 2009


The Legges finally welcomed our new addition on Wednesday March 4th, at 3:30pm. It was a long night and morning at the hospital, but it was worth the wait. He was 8lbs 6 oz, and 21.5 inches long.

This week we've just been laying low, and trying to develop some kind of system. Alan sleeps really well, and usually gives us about 5 uninterupted hours every night. We have the co-sleeper all set up, and we had the best of intentions of using it. However mommy usually ends up plucking him out because he is just too warm and snuggly to resist.

On Tuesday Alan had his circumcision, which I'm sure was harder on me than him. It is still gross to look at, but doesn't seem to be bothering him anymore. Daddy is the king of the Vaseline application, since every time I do it I end up using too much and basically negating all absorbency of the diaper. Scott changed his first diaper solo yesterday. Alan definitely made it count. It was a big one!

Ginger is taking the new addition in stride. She was a little curious at first, but unless he were made out of tennis balls, she has no use for him. Mostly she just hangs out like normal, and has been very patient with the lack of attention that she's been getting.

All in all, things are awesome. We couldn't be happier with our new little family!