Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Friday, December 17, 2010

Cough Cough Puke.

Yeah- Sorry.
But that was Harrison last night! He coughed so much he threw up, poor boy.
It brings back memories from my childhood!
He has a cough which he has had for around 7 weeks, sometimes it seems a lot better, then like last night, its bad again. Yesterday we visited the doctor and she mentioned he could have mild asthma, or CVA (Cough Variant Asthma).
His coughs linger, and this isn't the first time he has been sick with coughing.
So for now we watch and wait. The doctor said his lungs sound fine, no congestion, wheezing or anything, and no infection. She also said it can be normal to have a cough for months at a time, that one I'm not sure I trust her on!
If he continues to cough like this, I shall go back and see my actual doctor this time, because coughing all night and throwing up I do not consider normal!
Also because I had Childhood Asthma (Or more likely CVA when I think back) it is much more likely the boys will have this too.
Click on the link to read more about CVA.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Happy Half Birthday!

Harrison is 2 and a half today!
He is such a different boy to just 6 months ago.
He talks so fluently, its awesome. We can have whole conversations with him, i love that.
He loves to sing, all the time! Themes tunes, songs he's heard on the radio or us playing. He picks them up so well and learns the words quickly!
He loves to make Allister laugh.
He is into his trains again, he will spend ages making train track paths, and gets so frustrated when Allister comes and crawls all over them.
He Isn't as into TV or movies right now, he prefers to play.
He loves to play make-believe. Harrison will crawl around on the floor, roar and say he is a lion! Or will cook you "Pizza" in his kitchen.
He has turned into the typical fussy eater two year old, preferring pizza and grilled cheese to pretty much everything. Veggies are not top of his list of favorite things to eat.
He is in 4T everything except trousers, but is just about to move out of those too.
He is getting to be a good helper and will help set the table, or clear his place.
He is funny, cute and adorable! We have less tantrums and more fun times.
He loves to talk on the phone, but doesn't say much!
He knows all his ABC's, although he says X twice instead of S.
He can count up to the teens, and then gets lost.
He recognizes most of his letters, numbers, shapes and colors.
He knows that Christmas is Baby Jesus birthday and will sing Happy Birthday Jesus while on the toilet ;O)
He loves to make things with blocks, puzzles and such.
He will almost always use a spoon or fork, and gets frustrated when he cant get the food to stick.

He will finally sit still for a photo opportunity and say Cheese!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Christmas Party.

It was the Cardinal Health Christmas party at the weekend. We took the boys to see Santa.
Harrison cried and DID NOT WANT TO sit on Santa's lap! It was kind of cute and funny.
Bless him.
Allister did ok, I assume we will get the option to get photos soon.
We will pay another trip to Santa at the Zoo, so I hope we get a good photo opportunity there!
We had the boys all dressed up and looking cute too, never mind.

We had a fun time at the party. We got there a little too late to enjoy all the festivities.
They had a Pancake Breakfast.
The man who cooked the pancakes would toss them to you, and you had to catch them on your plate.
Harrison was so excited he did the Harrison Shiver. He shook from head to foot.
Santa should have had pancakes.

Monday, December 13, 2010


Allister is such a good baby, and such a bad teether!
Oh My!
He is getting all his top teeth right now, its hard to take a picture, but you can just see one little white tip breaking through.
He has barely napped.
Or slept.

Last night I went to bed at 9pm so I could catch up on some sleep, as soon as my head hit the pillow, wahaaahhhh he was awake and crying.
Fast forward 11:45pm I am back in bed.
He then wakes up almost every 2 hours during the night, crying.
I am hoping that all these teeth will come at once and we can all return to sleeping.

Meet Harry.

This is Harry.

Every year Harry appears around Thanksgiving and watches Harrison and Allister.
Every night while the boys sleep, he returns to the North Pole and reports back to Santa on how good or bad the boys have been. Every morning he reappears, in a different spot, somewhere up high. You never know where he may appear!

You can not touch Harry or his magic may disappear.
Sometimes Harry may write you a letter, but he is not allowed to speak to you.

As is the tradition, you name your own Elf. We asked Harrison what our Elf's name is, he said Harrison. So we decided on Harry, two Harrison's may be a bit confusing!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Allister's play date.

Allister had his first play date just for him this week.
He met 6 month old Max, son of my friend Carrie.
Isn't he a cutie! I think they're going to be good friends.

Whats Cooking?

Harrison is starting to have fun entertaining Allister.
Its so fun to watch the brothers play, this is what having siblings is all about, sharing and playing together.

So cute.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

See! He's a climber.

Into everything.

9 Months old.

Allister is already 9 months old.
He's into EVERYTHING! I forgot how much work this age is, but it's also so much fun. Allister's personality is beginning to shine, he is the joker of the family :D
Allister .....
Is just moving into 18 months clothing.
Is getting his top teeth, much to everyone's annoyance.
Wants to climb up everything, i didn't think I would say this, but he seems even more of a climber than Harrison was!
Will be walking soon, I think. He just lets go and tries to walk, with a look of bewilderment on his face, like, why I cant I do that?
Eats like a champ, but doesn't sleep like one.
Says Mama, Dada, Lala. Baba, Yaya.
Has the easiest going, funniest personality, and will smile and laugh even when he is down :)
Brightens our day, each and every minute of it.
Is starting to have a lot of fun with his big brother! Its so fun to watch them together.


Look, No Hands!

My cheesy grin.

Those big (still!) blue eyes.

Cheeky cheeks.

He will be a toddler before we know it!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Hi-five and wave! And plenty of giggles :)

Harrison's Message from Santa.

Here is Harrison watching his message from Santa.

(Don't forget if you receive this blog via email, you need to click through to the blog to watch.)

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Allister has been on the move a while now, he started crawling in the chest up position back at the end of November, but was "army" crawling for while.

Well, he decided he like to move I think. In a matter of just over a week, her went from crawl, to stand, to cruise on the furniture.

This video in only over about 10 days, he's getting brave! He will let go and try and walk, he cant figure out why its not possible yet.

Allister's well check.

Today we went for Allister's 9 moth wellness check.

His stats are..

Weight: 22lb4oz (80th percentile)
Height: 30 inches (Greater than 97th percentile)
Head 46.5cm (80th percentile)

So he's still a big boy, he's a fraction taller than Harrison was at this age, and a fair bit heavier!
He's doing everything he should be, and had 1 shot.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Make believe.

Harrison is starting to do a lot of make believe play. It's such a fun stage.
This just happened...

Harrison gets his toy story frisby, and placed his fire truck toy on top. He hands it to me, starts singing me Happy Birthday Mummy. Then tells me to eat the cake, and proceeds to look for candles.
After a few rounds of Happy Birthday to everyone, he places the truck in a diaper bag. Says bye bye I'm going to work!
What he thinks Daddy Matt does at work I have no idea, but it sounds like more fun than it actually is :)


Sent from my iPhone

Friday, December 3, 2010

Santa's Message.

Santa sent a special message to Harrison & Allister this year.

To take a look click Here & Here.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Quidich anyone?

Cool dude.

Its our anniversary.....

Matt and I got married 4 years ago today.
I have never been so happy.
I love you Matt Blake!
Heres to the next 60 years or so......