Friday, November 20, 2009

5 in a Row

I will start by saying the 3 steps in a row I mentioned last post were totally by accident. Elliot had no idea what he just did. He was just so excited to get an animal on the couch that he just went for it.

That said, the 5 in a row he took tonight we VERY intentional and he won't stop practicing. They were very careful and calculated steps. I will count them as his first steps. All evening has been practice, practice, practice. I'm sure it won't be long now before my baby is a full fledged, walking toddler. I am so sad. He is supposed to be a baby still. It just didn't last long least not for me.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I'm a Bad Blog Mommy

I feel like I have been neglecting my blog. It just seems like time is flying by and I can't keep up.

Elliot is growing so fast and I often look at him and wonder where my baby went. He is almost walking, taking single steps and then tonight he took 3 in a row. I'm not ready. I told him if he starts walking before his first birthday he's grounded. He laughed at me. I think he might walk before the year is out, therefore before his first birthday. He loves walking holding on to my hand (just one hand), he laughs the whole time.

Elvis is doing alright. He did have a pretty ugly seizure over the weekend. He had a big one last Thanksgiving night. I believe turkey is the cause. Tony disagrees, but whenever Elvis eats a good amount of real turkey (off the bird, not deli meat) he has a seizure. I don't think it's coinincidence.

On the plus side, I only have one more person left on my Christmas list. Of course, it's Tony, the absolute hardest person, but I think I know what I am getting him this year. Now I just have to buy it.

Giveaway Blogs

I try alot. I've won once...Elliot got some cute shoes! And as much as I would love to win more things, I love the idea of giving someone else that little bit of excitement and happiness, like I felt, when they see that email that says...YOU ARE A WINNER!!!

I wonder what it takes to do a giveaway blog??

In the meantime...I'll keep trying for that next email and bit of excitement for myself!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Fevers and the Flu

Things have been a little hectic this weekend. Both Elliot and Tony have been sick. I think Elliot has a stomach bug. He had a fever from Friday until today and he hasn't been into eating solids much, except Cheerios and applesauce. Luckily, he has been taking his bottles and water fine. He had a little diarrhea also.

Tony has a nasty cough and generally feels like total crap. And he's been a bigger baby than Elliot.

I am totally exhausted since Elliot hasn't slept well at night. He has taken good naps, but I couldn't take a nap each time he did. I am just hoping that I don't get anything they had, although with my luck with illnesses I will get both at the same time. So, it's night 3 of sleeping on the couch...keeping as far from Tony's germs as I can since I HAVE to be around Elliot's.