Thursday, September 22, 2011

Reid is 3 Weeks Old!!

How is it going you might ask??  Great!  He's healthy, happy, eating good, sleeping great (for his age...not for ours :)) so I really can't ask for much more.  Both boys are extremely happy to have him here and not showing any signs of jealousy. They understand the feeding schedule and that mommy was sore from her surgery and were very good listeners about climbing on mommy or Reid.  Now that the c-section pain is getting behind us, life is starting to get back to normal for us. 'normal' as it can be when we're adjusting to another little being in our world :)  But overall I would say it has been an easier adjustment...mostly because he's such a laid back baby.  I didn't think babies could get any easier than Aiden, but Reid is giving him a run for his money!!

As for me...I'm doing well.  Not feeling 100% back to Rachel, but I would say I'm about 95% there.  Still a few hormonal moods here and there, but then again it has been rainy and dreary this week so maybe it's from the weather. 

Justin started back to work today so little by little we're getting back to the real world.  I'm just glad I have 9 more weeks until I have to go back to my 'real world'.  I'm enjoying my time at home with all my boys and plan to do a lot of sewing and relaxing with Reid.  I don't want the next 9 weeks to be too busy...I really want to savor the last time we'll have a itty bitty snuggly baby around.  so...with that said...I must go love on Reid for a little while.  Toodles!!

This picture makes me laugh...looks like he's growing out of a blanket :) 
At first I thought he was another little Max, but this week I am seeing Aiden in him.  Who knows who he will favor...but I know he'll be perfect in his own way.  He's Reid...and he's perfect!!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Who does Reid Look LIke??

The biggest question we get is "Who does Reid look like?"  It's hard because Reid does not look like Aiden or Max (as they look today).  However, Reid DOES look very similar to Max's pictures at the same age.  Here are a few pics...

 The top two pictures are pics of Max around 2 weeks old....   And the bottom two pics are of Reid around two weeks old.  Nobody seems to remember Max's dark hair either...but he sure did have it!  I do think Reid has more dark hair though...  However...Max's head was bigger than Reid's so you can see Max already looked much bigger at the same age ;)

I guess we'll just see in a few weeks who he starts to look like...

Update on the Fleming Boys :)

First things little (big) man started kindergarten :)  They have been in school for several weeks and he's loving it!  He didn't even skip a beat when mommy had little Reid.  So far...great student!  I couldn't be more proud of little "A".

With Aiden having a 'big day', we couldn't leave little Max out of the fun.  His gift for being completely potty trained and without accidents for a few months was a new BIKE!!  We were late in getting the bike, but it actually turned out to be perfect timing with Aiden starting school and Reid's birth.  It gave Max something to look forward to on the calendar :)  So...daddy and I took Max to Toys R Us (a.k.a.  the bike store as Max would call it) for our very own date and he got to pick out his brand new bike!  He picked Toy Story of course!  Great job Max!!  You're such a big boy now!  We're so proud of you!
 Of course he's in his PJ's because he couldn't wait to ride it!  Not even long enough to change his clothes :)

 And of course....the birth of Reid!!  We've been pretty busy around here :)  Here's a pic after one of his baths, which he's not to fond of.  But come to think of it...none of the boys like the bath until they could sit in the water.  I guess it's just too cold when you can't sit in the water!!

 And with school comes homework!  This week Aiden had his very first homework assignment.  Of course he tried to go play before homework, but he has the rules down now.  He's so grown up!

 Max is really taking to his 'big brother' role.  He ALWAYS has to check on Reid, make sure mommy is feeding him right and try to help out in any way he can.  We found him keeping Reid company the other day...too cute!

 Here's Reid...2 weeks old already!

And here's Reid relaxing in his swing.  Do you see something odd?  Yes...that is Brody's tennis ball.  He keeps sitting it in Reid's swing and then staring at him.  We can only imagine what is going through Brody's mind..."Throw the ball boy!!  You have hands like the rest of them...throw it!".  Poor Brody...he's trying to get attention where ever he can.  I think Brody is having more trouble sharing attention than the boys are!