Thursday, November 29, 2007

Pictures of Micah

Micah is now 4 weeks old. The time has really flown by! We all are doing well besides some minor colds. Both boys have been a little congested the past few days but seem to be doing better. Matt helped me put lights on our Christmas tree this morning. To quote him it is a "pretty Christmas tree." Micah is becoming more and more alert. These pictures were taken tonight of Micah. Matt was already in bed. The first picture was from last weekend. We went to a birthday party for two boys I met through the mom's group we belong to. Matt and I have become good friends with the mom and her twin boys who just turned 2. It is fun to watch how the kids interact and I like getting Matt around other kids his age.
Tom and Andra fly in tomorrow. We are anxious to see them and I know they are excited to see Matt and meet Micah. Have a good weekend!

Friday, November 23, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We spent the holiday with the Cranes, Fitchs, Grandma, Ray and Carrell. It was a great meal and special to spend time with family. Much thanks to Grandma and Mo for all the cooking! Matt wasn't too into the meal and only ate a piece of bread. I suppose he is thankful for bread though! I think the table full of people and food was a bit too much for him because he was not into sitting and eating with us! Everyone took turns taking Matt outside to feed treats to the cat, Penny, and pick the left over tomatoes from the garden. After Matt went to bed we saw Ray and Carrell's pictures from the month they traveled around Thailand. Seeing those pictures has given me the travel bug again...but it will be a long time before that is possible!
Micah has been spoiled the past couple days. He was held and cuddled constantly. Just what he needs! Grandma calls him her little doll and loved cuddling with him when he was sleeping. He slept through most of his first Thanksgiving.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Micah's first well check

Micah saw the doctor today for his 2 week well check. He is growing well and doing all the things a little 2 week old boy should do! He has gained a pound and is now 8lb 9oz and is 21" long!
Such a big guy! Matt is still adjusting well. He loves to "help" mom and dad with anything and everything. He now wants to "help" take out the trash, do laundry, and get me things when I am feeding Micah.
I took this picture because I don't know how many opportunities I will have to capture the boys playing with the same toy and not fighting over it!

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Week One

Micah is now over one week old. It is hard to believe! We are all adjusting well. Matt has been having a few more tantrums and behaviors lately but I suppose that is to be expected. It must be hard to suddenly not have mom give you 100% of her attention! Other than being tired we are all doing good. Micah has his next doctor visit on Thursday. I am anxious to see how much he weighs. Not too much news here. We have been mostly staying home. We try to get Matt out to the park or to my parents house everyday so he doesn't go crazy! I may try to venture out more in another week. I loaded up both boys myself on Sat while Karl was at work and spent the morning at my parents house. It only took me a little over an hour to get out of the house! We had a little photo shoot today with Micah for a birth announcement photo. Hopefully we can get them in the mail in a few days.
Luke got his helmet off and started sitting last week. He was 6 months old on the 3rd. Now his Pooh Bear gets to wear the helmet. It is nice to be able to kiss his head now! What a handsome boy!

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Micah and Andi come home!

With the time change last night we got an extra hour of sleep...not really. Well we got Andi and Micah home safely today. It has been a different experience this time being able to take our baby home right away. Micah and Andi are recovering well and glad to be home. We bought Matt a little tikes kitchen to play with to keep him busy. He is not that interested in Micah but can say his name and likes to point out his nose, eyes and mouth. It is nice to have the family home. Now the fun begins.

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Day number two

Day Two - Micah and Andi are doing great. Micah has been nursing well and doing what new babys do best: eat, poop, and sleep. Grandma and Grandpa Bennett got here today and got to meet Micah then took Matt to a wild cat preserve with lynx, cougars, jaguars, and leopards. He loved the cats and had fun on Grandpas scooter. Matt got to hold Micah for the first time and he gave Micah a kiss on the head. We are hoping to have Micah and Andi home tomorrow. Keep visiting the blog for more pictures.

Video of Micah Day One

Friday, November 2, 2007

Our New Baby Boy

Micah Nickels Stutelberg was born today November 2, 2007 at 12:28am. He weighed in at 7 pounds 9 oz. and was 20in long. He is very alert and has already started nursing with mom. We are so happy to have a healthy baby boy. See pictures below.
Written on little sleep,

Micah Nickels Stutelberg!