Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A Family Update

Nate can sit up and sort of crawl now.  He kind of rocks back and forth on his hands and knees and then lunges forward.  He still hasn't got a rhythm with his hands and knees moving together, but it is only a matter of time.  He gets around surprisingly well with his lunging and scooting.  He loves putting everything he can get his hands on in his mouth so now that he is mobile, we are very careful about what is left on the floor.  Nate got his first tooth yesterday, one of the bottom center ones finally broke through.  I have been giving him food most evenings now, he has had avocado and sweet potatoes so far.  He is less than thrilled with food, he will eat about a teaspoon full unenthusiastically and then he refuses any more.  On the other hand, he loves water.  He has a sippy cup that he just thinks is the best.  He usually ends up all wet, but very happy about it. 

Jovi and Corbin had fun picking out presents for Juan's birthday.  Jovi got him a box of chocolates and a Hotwheels car and Corbin got him a bunch of Hotwheels cars.  Juan took the day off and so we had a fun time as a family, lunch out and dinner at home.  Juan is such a great dad and husband, I hope he had a wonderful birthday and knows how much he is appreciated by his family.

Yesterday we went to the park.  There were two girls there who looked like they were about 5 or 6 year old and they asked Jovi to play with them.  Corbin went over and started swinging on the swings.  Jovi played for a while and then asked Corbin if he wanted to play.  The girls didn't seem happy about that, but Jovi just told him, "He's my brother, he's cool.".  So then the other girls wanted to make him a bad guy, and ran away from him, but Jovi told them no, that he didn't like being a bad guy and went over and gave him a hug, she reminded them about how cool he was and suggested they be lost girls and he could be their hero.  I'm not sure if that is what they ended up playing, but they seemed to all have fun together after that.  It was SO sweet how Jovi took care of her brother.  I love that they are such good friends and play so well together.  They are both so sweet with Nate.  I love watching their sibling relationships grow and develop. 

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