Monday, March 30, 2009

22 Weeks

Hello!

Sorry it has taken me so long to post. There has been a lot going on and I've just been tired. Things are going well though. The quads were Christened on March 22nd. Thanks to all those who helped. My Grandmom, Laurie, and her mom, Gail, flew in for the ceremony. Those who couldn't make it, you were missed, but we took pictures for you. We had quite a few visitors at the Christening and the after party. My Mom's cousin (mine too) Debbie stopped by yesterday as she was visiting with friends in Punta Gorda. It was a great visit!

The quads have become quite active lately. There have been no rollovers yet, but there have been some close calls. There is a lot of socializing going on. They are now starting to realize that they all exist. They are begining to talk to each other. They are all smiling big and laughing and require a whole lot more attention. They want to be talked to and played with and they yell if they are bored. It's quite funny, actually, but at the same time, with four, it leaves you with no time to get anything done. I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world though!

They are growing very fast. I'm not sure how much they weigh, they go to the doctor next month for a well check up, so I'll get their official weights then. I'll guestimate though. I think Luke weighs about 15 lbs, no lie! He is huge, but solid. Lily probably weighs around 14lbs. Sarah is around 12.5 lbs and Ava is around 11 lbs. I'm just guessing...it may be more. You can tell how fast they are growing just by looking at the pictures.

Ava's feeding therapy is going well. We were going every week, but we go again in three weeks. The therapist believes that she is doing very well. Maybe she won't need therapy anymore.

I have finally finished the scrapbook, thanks to Laurie's help and my mom, Gail, and Grandmom watching and feeding the kids while we finished at 10:30 at night. I also went through a lot of their clothes that they seem to be growing out of at a rapid weight. Some things they have only wore one or two times! Time to make a GoodWill trip, or save for other friends who had or are having babies. Pregnancy is spreading like wildfire at work. I had mine in October, another had one in January, one just had one a week and a half ago and two more are pregnant and due in October. Let the good times roll!

We were also on the front page of the local paper this week. We decided to do it because of the Octomom and all that craziness. It really focuses on fertility issues to show that there are valid reasons to seek the help of a fertility specialist. I'll post the link if you are interested in seeing the article. There were pictures in the paper, but they weren't posted on the web, but they are in these photos attached. It was titled Precious Miracles: Completing a Family.


We are looking forward to some visitors in the weeks to come. Nana is coming for another visit in April, Aunt Tara and Kara are coming for visits in May. Anyone else coming? Just let us know! We love visitors!

My goal this week: Get their photo albums caught up to date!

Talk to you all soon!

Kelly

Newspaper Article: http://www.sunnewspapers.net/articles/pnnews.aspx?NewsID=434536&a=newsarchive2/032909/ch5.htm&pnpg=1

The Christening



Other Pictures

4 comments:

Charity Donovan said...

They all looked adorable for their christening! So CUTE!!!!

The Gerwer Babies said...

Congrats on the christening! What a special day. Get some rest woman, they really start getting mobile soon :) XOXO

Jac Tubre said...

Oh, they will be rolling, crawling, walking and telling you "NO" before you know it...enjoy this immobile phase cause it doesn't last long! They are too cute!

Jac

Josh and Teri Duggan said...

It is so weird to read your posts. I agree with so much you wrote, it is crazy! But it also reassures me that our girls are doing the same. Adorable pics as always. Congrats on the Christenting! They looked so innocent and precious!

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