Wow I really haven't been a good blogger this month. But really life has been kinda boring and uneventful lately. Not to mention its 115 degrees outside and we hardly ever venture outside to do anything! So I guess I'll catch everyone up on us and then I'll try and be a better blogger for July!
Preston - He has done AWESOME at going potty now. We have a few struggles still though like 1- he likes to just take the initiative and just go without saying anything ( he is a very independent boy ) and he will try and take the potty and empty it in the toilet by himself ( missing and leaving behind little pee-pees on our toilet seat ) 2- He hates the regular toilet so whenever we leave the house and he tells me he has to go potty he is totally mad at me when I take him to the regular pottys, he won't go in them and he holds it in until we get home to his "froggy" potty and 3- If he has an accident it is always when we are out and about or honestly just in our backyard ( i think he thinks hes allowed to just go if hes outside )...I'm guessing that is pretty normal but I've been trying to think of ways we can fix that. But so far we are extremely proud and I think he is doing really great!
He is talking a LOT more. He likes to copy the last word you say and it seems like his vocab has doubled in just the last 2 weeks or so. I can't get over how cute is voice is and I'm excited for when he starts putting words together and making a little more sense haha.
He had a doctors appointment last week - we hadn't been to the doctor since last summer when he had the croup. He is way behind on his vaccines and it was time for his 2 year old check up. He weighs 28.5 lbs which is in the 50 percentile for his age and he was exactly 3 feet tall which is in the 75 percentile. He is a healthy boy! He has figured out that he doesn't like the doctors office though and pretty much screamed and cried the whole time...it was lovely. Can't wait until I have to bring 2 babies in! ( totally being sarcastic )
Preston also started swim lessons yesterday! He was SO excited to "sim" ( thats how he says it ). He started out doing really good, he liked learning how to glide and kick his little feet. But once she had him float, it was all over from there. He didn't like getting his ears in the water and was crying for me. Then she'd dip him in the water and have him grab the side of the pool and he cried the entire time. From what I've heard crying is completely normal at first so I'm not too worried. His teacher is in our ward and is completely sweet and caring and i know he's in good hands. He goes every monday and wednesday for 3 weeks and I think I'm going to have him go another 3 weeks also so he can get in lots of practice this summer. We are around the water SO much and I just want him to be comfortable. The water scares me anyways so it helps ease my mind...a tiny bit!
Spencer - He has been pretty busy lately. Besides working full time, he has been taking summer school classes. The class he's taking now ends this week and then another one starts next week right after the 4th. So he really hasn't had a break all summer which really stinks. He just found out that he can try and pass out of spanish electives if he does good on the test, he's taking the test this morning so hopefully he does good! If he does, thats 2 classes he won't have to take next year and 2 classes he won't have to pay for! Crossing my fingers he does well! He has also been studying for the LSAT. I'm not sure if I mentioned this before but he switched his major and wants to go to Law School instead of Physical Therapy. He wants to stay in the real estate side of things and do Real Estate Law and keep up with regular Real Estate and Investing as well. He's a real go-getter and I really do love that about him.
He has also been out on the lake every opportunity he gets. I seriously don't think I've known someone who loves the lake and water and wakeboarding as much as he does. I have a feeling that once we have enough money to own our own boat we will be out there constantly. Luckily I like being out there ( mostly to get some sun and relax and i enjoy the company ) and Preston LOVES it ( most of the time ) hopefully baby girl will enjoy it as well!
Me - I really haven't had much going on besides my belly growing a TON. I feel like all of a sudden it got huge. I am 28 weeks on friday :) and I feel her move a TON. She is pretty wild in there but I'm honestly grateful, I love feeling her move and it eases my mind that everything is well inside that tummy of mine. My back has been hurting a LOT lately. But I've really made it a point to stop picking things up and doing too much and it has been helping. I think she is just in a weird position or something but it sure kills. Everything looked good at my last appointment and I don't think I'll be back in there for a while. I don't have maternity insurance here in Arizona and its been costing us hundreds of dollars every time I go in. I do have maternity insurance under my dad in Utah ( its a new obama thing I think, but im covered until im 26 ) So I'm actually leaving the 26th of August and me and Preston will be staying with my parents until our little girl comes :). So we will be there about a month depending on when she decides to come. We will miss Spenc and hopefully he will somehow make it in time to see our baby girl born.
Speaking of baby girl, I got Preston's new room almost completely done and we've been moving all of his stuff in there so I can start getting baby girls room done. I really like how Preston's room turned out...its a "car" theme of course. If you know Preston you definitely know how obsessed he is with cars! I will post before and after pictures soon!
And that's whats new with us! We are heading up to Flagstaff Thursday night and staying through the 4th of July. I really don't think I've ever been more excited to go there. We haven't been anywhere since new years and this heat is killing me. I cannot wait to get away!!! The whole fam will be up there and I just think we are going to have such a good time! I can't wait!