Sam had his year checkup on Monday and it went well. He is growing like a weed up-wise, which means he's not growing much in weight. He is in the 75th percentile for his height (30.5 inches) and only in the 15th for his weight (only 19.9 lbs.). Tall and skinny! He hated getting his immunizations, of course, but not even a minute after Dr. Greene was done he forgot about them and was fine. It gets easier every time. The pediatrician he goes to now is good, but it's his own small practice so it's just him there - not what we were used to at Upper Valley Pediatrics!
He is doing more fun things everyday. Today he decided to mock me after I yawned. So now, if he sees us yawning (or when we try to get him to do it by faking it) he opens his mouth big and squints his eyes like he is yawning. It's so cute! He is getting better at standing on his own. If he would get over the fear and just trust himself he would be perfect at it!
It's been so warm the last few days! We are loving it. Dave likes the fact that he can be outside washing his car at 6:30 at night with no shirt on, as he teased his mom about the other night. We took Sam to the awesome pool the other night for family night and he loved it. It's so fun for little kids. We are grateful that Bagdad had accommodated it's occupants with a good community center.
Along with the constant cleaning and getting settled in that has been going on, T.V. has been our main source of entertainment (there's not much else to do here, okay!). We (well, I should say me...Dave isn't really into it, though he will watch it when it's on) have been religiously watching American Idol and I just have to say that I am just loving the little 17 year old David Archuletta (or however you spell it)! He is by far my favorite that has ever been on the show in 7 seasons. The best voice!
I also quickly have to mention another great show (not that people want to hear about what I watch on TV, but it's my blog, right?)...if you want to know what's really going on in the world (especially with politics) from someone who isn't afraid to tell it like it is, watch Glenn Beck. His opinions on things are right on (in my opinion :). I'm not going to discuss my political views, but if you watch the show or know anything about it, it's right on with where I stand. He gives the real facts and I feel so informed watching his show. I definitely recommend it...to anyone that cares, that is. :)
Okay, now that I got that out, I need to go get ready so that Sam and I can take a stroll to the store!