Thursday, July 3, 2008
Sunny Yesterday in the Baby Cabana
Pics: Kendall with Papa (Jim, our sitter's dad). Emma with Papa. Babies in the "baby cabana" in the backyard yesterday. Clark chillin' in the exersaucer. Emma's belly button.
I have wanted to get outside more and finally was able to get the baby cabana up in the backyard yesterday while Brandi was here with me. I don't know how long we ended up hanging out, but I think I spent more time setting it up. But it was nice and breezy and I think the babies really liked the change of scenery. At first they looked a little shell-shocked, but then seemed to really enjoy looking around and listening to new sounds and I'm sure there were new scents for them also.
We are still struggling with the nighttime routine in an effort to get them to sleep better/longer. Of course, with Emma's teething situation, it is unclear how long we can get her to sleep - which means that the others wake up too. But we'll see. Both of us are ready to add the rice cereal meal so that the babies will sleep better - this is what we keep hearing anyway. The dr asked us to wait anther month (from the appt), so late July...unless we crack before then and just HAVE to try the cereal.
I'm busy trying to learn about making baby food and what is involved in feeding the babies just to be sure that we know what we are doing. We decided that making baby food was the best option in order to be able to afford to feed them all. :) Seriously though, it just means that we will really KNOW what they are eating. And it should definitely be MUCH cheaper than buying baby food in the stores. If anyone has any suggestions about what worked for their kids, please feel free to share it with me.
I need to go feed Clark, so no time for updates. Just know that they are all doing well.
Have a Happy (long-weekend) Fourth of July!!!