Raising Two ADVENTURERS to Love Jesus

Raising Two ADVENTURERS to Love Jesus

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Our first month as a family of FOUR!

A highlight of our first month in pictures:
First time Mommy and Caleb cuddled. 
First time Daddy and Caleb cuddled. 
First time Dylan met Caleb!

Dylan holding Caleb for the first time.  He is so proud!
First family photo of four!
Caleb's going home outfit
the monkey Dylan made for him!
Daddy loving on his boys!
Caleb's first walk!
Dylan was excited to show him the creek and
 how to throw rocks in the water!
Caleb's first bath.  He HATES it!
See Dylan in his bathtub?!
Love this chubby face!
My handsome boys!

Thankful for them!
Thanksgiving Day 2011!

Milestone catchup!
Caleb, at one week old, you:
-weigh 8lbs  21 1/4 inches long
-love to snuggle and be held while you sleep!
-eat every 3 hours and love it!
-don't like bath time :(
-projectile pooped on Mommy at just 3 days old! Yuck!
-are awake late morning for a few hours
-had your first shopping outing with Dad, Mom, and Dylan 11/5/11
 at two weeks old, you:
-love your pacifier! and we ALL are thankful for that!
-weigh 8lbs. 14 oz.!
at one month old, you:
-weigh 10 1/2 lbs!  our chunky monkey!
-eat every 3 1/2 to 4 hours!
-get really angry and mad when you have to burp!
-are wearing size 1 diapers!
-are wearing 0-3 month clothes and some of them are snug!
-have Daddy's long torso and short legs but everyone says you look like Mommy!
-really prefer Mommy to ANYONE else!
-peed all over our friend Drew when they came to visit!

Dylan, at 27 months old, you:
-are the BEST big brother!
-love kissing Caleb, and giving him his papi!
-love dinosaurs, Little Einsteins, all things sports!
-are obsessed with leaf blowers, weed-eaters, tractors, 4-wheelers, etc.
-love reading about Clifford the "red big dog"
-like the Christian cartoon Boz and you call him "Boz the big 'ole Z"
-love to point out the moon in the sky
-are very observant!
-weigh 27 pounds
-want a green sucker from Santa for Christmas!
-have a soaring vocabulary and can say anything possible!
-wanted to know where the presents were when we put up the Christmas tree!
-constantly ask, "What's that called?"
-love going to Storytime at the library and picking out new books to read!
-told Mommy while I was pregnant with Caleb, "Mommy, you big!"
-love playing your guitar on your stool  stage and singing songs
-like to sing "Macaroni" which is Yankee Doodle, and the theme song to Little Einsteins!
-got in trouble for using your hammer on the wall, so Mommy took it away.  you ran behind me screaming, "Mommy, put the baby down and hold me!  I am sad!  You took away my hammer!"

If you made it to the end of this post, THANKS!  I finally feel caught up a little bit!  We are enjoying our two boys, but it is definitely hard work!  Wouldn't trade it for the world!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Caleb William Rogers

Born October 24, 2011
8 pounds 7 ounces 21 inches
12:09 p.m.
Ten tiny little toes
Two sweet little dimples
Chubby little cheeks
Lots of kisses

The best big brother
One happy family
A very proud Daddy
A very proud Mommy
We are so thankful and blessed to have two happy, healthy little boys.  Our cup truly runneth over.  

Love, Jonathan, Rachel, Dylan, and Caleb Rogers

(Pictures by Bella Baby Photography.  A new thing our hospital is doing.  Caleb was one day old.  Pretty incredible!)