Posted in August 2012

Four months!

Andrick is 4 months old today! He weighs 13 pounds 8 ounces and is now more than double his birth weight. He’s 26 inches long–that’s three inches longer than he was at his 2 month appointment. Long and lean–that’s our boy! He’s still in 3 month clothes, although the 3-6 month things seems to fit … Continue reading

Fashion plate

My aunt gave me a Burberry baby outfit at my baby shower, and of course we had to have Andrick model it. This is, by far, the most valuable piece of clothing in our house (ok, probably second-most valuable if you count my wedding dress). Naturally it’s dry clean only, and we’re not exactly the … Continue reading

The eczema chronicles

It’s been two days since we stopped using the prescription hydrocortisone on Andrick and 6 days since I eliminated wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, nuts, and seafood from my diet. And the eczema is already coming back. I expected the dryness to return, but I hoped the red bumps would stay away for at least more … Continue reading

Eczema update and date night

The update is that eliminating dairy and soy for nearly 3 weeks didn’t work. Actually, I think Andrick’s skin may have gotten worse during that time. We had a follow-up appointment with his pediatrician, who started him on a course of steroid cream to try to clear up his skin and bring him some relief. … Continue reading

Birthday weekend

My brother and sister came to visit this weekend to help me usher in the big 3-0. We had such a blast, and I couldn’t have planned a better birthday. Andy and Andrick gave me a gorgeous framed photo of the two of them, which made me cry. And that made me realize, oh great, … Continue reading