Friday, April 18, 2008

11 months old!

I let the days slip away from me and forgot to blog on the boys' 11 month birthday (the 15th). This month has been a BIG month for both of the boys!

- they are feeding themselves at every meal! It's so cute to watch them slowly (or not so slowly) pick out their favorite food in front of them and stuff it in their mouth.

- They LOVE bananas! They will eat 2-3 bananas each at breakfast! We are buying about 15-20 bananas every few days. They can't get enough!

- They are both drinking milk & water out of a sippy cup. They never took a bottle so they both went straight from nursing to cup.

- Levi is cruising all along every piece of furniture, wall, box, pillow, chair, ...well just about anything!
Levi loves to climb...the kid has no fear!

- Will still gets scared to stand up. So he is sticking to crawling for now.
funny faces

- Will is still the serious, contemplative kid. Levi, on the other hand, is CRAZY! He is sneaky, mischievous, and keeps us on our toes! It is so fun to have two kids who are so different from one another and manage to even each other out!

- Will have 7 teeth; Levi has 2 teeth!
check out Will's grill!

- We got them weighed this week, and Will weighs 17 lbs. 10 oz., while Levi weighs 18 lbs. 8 oz. They are both small for their age, and I am not sure how that can be! They eat so much all of the time! They must have a high metabolism.

- Favorite toys: boxes, tupperware & spoons (they are aspiring drummers), cell phones & remotes, and little basketballs.

- Maybe the most exciting thing that has happened in the past couple of weeks: WILL IS SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! He has been sleeping 11 hours each night for the past week or so. I love that kid! One down, one to go!

- Also, this is kind of sad, but I am no longer nursing them. I remember counting down the days until they turned 4 months old (thinking that I was going to stop at that point). But I just couldn't make myself stop! It was so easy and convenient! Then they turned 6 months, 8 months, 10 months....and I was still nursing them to sleep at night. Sweet sweet moments of quiet with them! Anyways, it was just time to stop. It's so weird that I have not spent one single night away from these boys. Which leads me to my next point...

- I have planned my first overnight getaway without the boys!!! It's not for another few weeks, but I am so excited! It's about dadgum time, huh?!

Sweet Will

Precious Levi

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summer said...

Sweet, sweet boys! I am impressed that you've nursed as long as you have! Such a good momma. (I would have been a little scared once the teeth showed up.) Enjoy your definitely deserve it!

Kate said...

Cute pictures of the boys. Especially the one of them crawling towards you side by side.

Kara Sheets said...

levi has actually never bit me! will bit me a couple times, but he got some swats on the mouth. that was all it took!

Hannah said...

I love the picture of them crawling towards you. They are so sweet and cute! I can't believe they are almost a year old now. Have fun on your get away!

lisajo said...

Here's a shout out from across the lake! I can't believe they have so many teeth! Addie still only has 2. If you have any tips on getting my little one to take a cup...she wants nothing to do with it! Precious those boys!

*Courtney* said...

that is so fun that they are so different...makes me excited about a second baby!

wow! i cannot believe you were still nursing...great job! :)

Matthew and Jes said...

Hi boys...I can't wait to see you again. You are so cute!! Love--Claire Autumn

Shannon Burton said...

Love love love this blog! Those boys are so dang cute. You are a great mom, Kara. I'm so proud of you friend. Can't wait to see yall again...