Friday, July 11, 2008

July fun

Our little Serbian-American celebrating the 4th of July! How cute is that?! We didn't get to see any fireworks but we went to a parade and had tons of fun in Flagstaff at my sister's house. We went to Mormon Lake and saw team roping, buffalo, goats, chickens, cows, etc. The kids were all excited to see "real cowboys."


Now that Max weighs 21 lbs., 9 oz (9780 grams) he gets a forward facing car seat!!! Yes, that is over 4 lbs of weight gain in 6 weeks! We are officially off Pediasure and onto whole milk. Well, as soon as we can wean him off the flavorful Pediasure. We are at about a 30/70 mix right now in favor of milk.


This is Tia and Tyler playing hide-and-seek. Can you find them??? Too funny!!! If I say, "Where are Tia and Tyler, I can't find them. Tia will stay hidden but yell out, "Over here. Look over here." Kids are awesome!

Max has his first word!! He is clapping his hands now and with it says, "EEEAA" otherwise known as, "YEAH." He is such a joy. He loves balls and is really starting to love playing with Tia and Tyler. Tia is not fond of sharing her tea parties with the party wrecker but she loves him. I can't believe we have had him for almost 2 months now. In some ways it feels like he has been here forever and in other ways it feels like he just got here. He is changing everyday and picking up new skills left and right. It is so much fun to be part of showing him new things and watching him succeed and learn. He is funny and silly and fits right in. He is such a blessing to our home!

9 comments:

Jill Porvaznik said...

Thanks for the update on Max. I love the hide and seeking going on, my two love to hide in the shower and think I cannot hear them talking behind the curtain. Too funny. Enjoy the journey.

dulcie said...

how cute, what a wonderful story. see you soon. love mom

Dolores said...

Such happy news! Max is a talented smiler! His weight gain is fantastic! I love the photo of the kids "hiding" behind the curtains, they're so funny!
Dolores

Zactly said...

Max looks great Shawnie. So glad you all are doing well.
Vickie Hannah

Rich, Andrea, Reece & Owen said...

He is just darling, Shawnie!!! Great pictures!! ---Andrea Roberts, Reece's Rainbow DS Adoption Ministry

THE CAMPBELL FAMILY said...

SHAWNIE, MAX LOOKS LIKE HE IS DOING GREAT. TIA & TYLER ARE TOO FUNNY!!! THANKS FOR THE UPDATE. JODY

cutler's said...

How fun, he is absolutely adorable!

Michelle said...

Recently came across your blog and wanted to say what a beautiful family you have!

Shannon said...

Cute pics of Max! Sounds like you had a fun weekend. I just got an email from Jasmina today saying she got the blankets (I got them off a little later than I intended to). Anyway, I was excited to get her email! And excited that they got them!