Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas Day 2009

Not sure what happened on this!
Another one of Chad's favorite presents
John and Chad
Kylee celebrating her 1st Christmas in Chad's
Christmas hat that didn't fit him either

Kylee is concentrating so hard at unwrapping
her present, her tongue is sticking out!

One of Chad's favorite presents this year
Thanks Santa for bring Chad Playdoh!!
(hope Santa comes back to clean up the mess..haha)
Kylee playing with her favorite toy
Sidenote: She can sit all by herself now, only falling over occasionally

Christmas Eve 2009

We started off our Christmas Eve celebration by going to church with my parents, John's parents, and my brother and his family. After church we parted ways so the kids could take their afternoon naps. Then everyone came over to our house for dinner, gift exchange, and games. We all had a blast! There was tons of great food, treats, and wine:)

Kylee and Chad
Kylee and John
Our nephew Jacob and Chad looking at the
live nativity scene at our church
The cousins enjoying dinner
My parents
My brother Josh and Jacob
John's parents
Chad feverishly opening his presents
I think the wine has caught up with John here...
Chad loved all his presents but the remote
control Wall-E is one of his most favorites!

Kylee-6 Months & Random Pics

Where does the time go? December has been a crazy busy month. From snow falling to Christmas shopping to holiday parties to doctor appointments to Kylee turning 6 months. Both Chad and Kylee had been battling a runny nose and cough since Thanksgiving. Then a few Friday's ago, when I picked up Chad from his Mother's Day Out program, he was crying and said his ear hurt. So off we went to the doctor...yep, he had an ear infection. Then the next Tuesday, Kylee went to the doctor and also had an ear infection. To make matters worse, John woke up with a very swollen and reddened eye the next day. He went to the doctor and found out he had a sty. So by the middle of December, 3 out of 4 Long's were on antibiotics. Then while I worked all weekend long (3 nights instead of the usual 2), John was at home dealing with a very unhappy Kylee. She had horrible diarrhea, upset stomach, and diaper rash from the antibiotics:( which were discontinued and then began another kind for 5 days. In the midst of all this, ironically Kylee had her 6 month "well-check" appt. She now weighs 16 lbs, 12 oz (50th%) and is 27 1/2 inches long (90th%).

My baby girl is 6 months old
Kylee just loves her big brother and
is always trying to get in on the action

Chad playing in the snow
Who said you need a hill and sled to go sledding?

Avrey, Jacob, and Chad decorating Christmas cookies

Decorating is fun but eating sprinkles is way better!

John's Aunt and Uncle from California sent this Anne
Geddes baby doll that Kylee just LOVES!

Monday, November 30, 2009

Thanksgiving 2009

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner at my parent's house this year! The food was delicious, we had a lot of fun, and no kids were injured as they ran around the house chasing each other (which is always a I would have liked to have taken more pictures but trying to round up a 4 year-old, two 2 year-olds, and a 5 month old is hard enough...and getting them to sit still and look into the camera is downright impossible.

Me and Kylee
John and "Daddy's Little Girl"
Kylee tasting sweet potato baby food for the 1st time
Chad and Kylee

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Kylee-5 Months Old

Today Kylee spends her "5 month birthday" sneezing and coughing as she has her first cold. Poor girl:( Depsite all the snot wiping, she was in pretty good spirits. I hate it when the little babies get sick because you can't really give them anything and the poor thing couldn't even suck her pacifier since her nose was so stuffy. So far, she's asleep for the night...hope it lasts!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Tummy Time

Kylee is only a few days away from turning 5 months old and unlike her brother at this age, she is always playing on her belly. As soon as she is laid on her back for diaper changes or just playtime, she immediately rolls over and finds toys to chew on. Although she is only content for a little while because she gets really mad that she can't reach what she wants. Over the last week, Kylee has been drooling a lot and is always chewing on her hands and teethers but no signs of any teeth yet.

I just had to add this picture:) The other day, we set Kylee in her highchair while we ate our dinner and before we knew it, she was out like a light. Too cute!