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Peter's Hi's and Lows!
Hope you caught it! Peter's HI's and BYE's for that matter. Little man has become quite the expert at greeting people and waving goodbye...and for the most part gets so excited he waves very energetically with both arms. Often his little face will turn read as he strains out the word HI. Actually, he says HI for both coming and going people, but it sounds and awful lot like "hhhaaaaa". He is so proud of himself - and so he should be. And everytime you tell him "good job Peter" with any degree of excitement in your voice he will stop what he is doing, but a big happy smile on his face and then clap for a few minutes. He is so cute!!
And the LOW's....well....Mr. Peter is working really hard on pulling up to standing. One morning John and I were struggling to wake up, we tossed and turned and could hear Peter doing his morning exercise. At about the same time he seemed awful clear to both of us - we jumped up and then was Peter half standing and half over the edge of the crib. It gave us quite a fright! We shared it with Liz, our neighbor who comes over to babysit the kids when John had golf tournaments, so she put the crib mattress down another level to avoid him jumping out after his nap. John reported that today, when he went to wake Peter up - Peter was pulled right up into standing in the crib - way to go Peter!!
Now for everything in between -
- Feeding: well, Peter was doing great and eating lots of textures. This weekend he went on strike and decided to blow out as much as you put in his mouth unless it is his toddler puffs or dehydrated yogurt bits. Did I mention a whole package of those has less calories than a jar of dinner? Well, today it was as if we were playing a dinner game - I would give him a couple of puffs and then sneak in a spoonful of dinner. Then he would figure it out and try spitting out right after swallowing. We did this until I saw him eyeing the peas on my plate....well, we started off with one, and then kept going. I believe he ate darn near a cup of peas for dinner. He may just be telling us he is done with baby food and ready for table food - we shall report! I suspect teething is contributing. We have been stuck at 5 teeth for a while so surely there is a companion waiting to pop through.
- Crawling: still getting up and rocking on all 4's but not yet figured out the whole process. Plus army crawling, trying to stand and rolling/climbing over anything and everything is more fun.
- Bath time: Peter graduated out of the seat we had - well, John graduated him because he was tired of putting the seat in and taking it out all the time. I guess I was babying Peter with it as it appears he just didn't need the seat at all. He is doing great on his own - and of course loves it if the other boys are in with him.
Last thing, Peter has his Pulmonologist appointment at The Children's Hospital (TCH) Tuesday 10/14. We will be seeing Dr. Abmen whom we have not seen but our friend Pam talked very highly of....so I plan on posting more tomorrow and letting you know how it goes. We are prayerful and hopeful that we will see even more progress and be just another step closer to getting rid of oxygen. Please lots of happy prayers and vibes for Peter.
Love to all - thank you for your support!