Tuesday, November 25, 2008
14 months

The babies are all walking now! Drake took his first steps about two weeks ago and he's hobbling all over the place now. It feels really good to have all of them hit this milestone. Jack and Britta have also started dancing! It's just the sweetest and funniest thing ever! I can't wait to have three dancing babies.

Britta  is just the easiest little girl. I swear she only cries when it's time to go to sleep and when something gets taken away from her. I was worried about her when they all got sick, because she's the littlest and doesn't have much extra on her frame. But, she got the least sick of all of them and once she was better, actually has developed a little belly. I don't know why, but I like it!

Drake has 15 teeth now. 15! No wonder that little guy is crabbier than the other two! (Britta has 8 and Jack has 6). He has seemed a lot happier ever since he started walking. I'm thinking: not being sick, not teething for once, and actually being able to get around must be working in his favor.

Jack is just happy Jack. Except he does seem to be a little more sensitive than the other two. He's usually happy, but when he's not he really is just so darn sad. He is the most attached to David (I think that's pretty cool for him - the older girls always looked to David for fun, but I was the one they wanted when they were sick or sad). He cries whenever David leaves.

They have dropped their first nap. It's a little frustrating because some days it seems like they still need it and some days they don't. But, we decided today that it's time to just have one nap. In some ways, I think it will be better to have one longer nap than two shorter naps.

They were all sick - stomach flu sick - for the first time two weeks ago. It was terrible. The worst that things have been since they were newborn. Taking care of three babies is hard on normal days, but when you're not getting sleep and they are throwing up and having to be changed every 10 minutes, it quickly gets unbearable. Except you don't have any other options. I'm very happy that things are now back to being simply hard. And, you know what? Today was actually just kind of fun. It wasn't that hard at all. And, the older they get the more of those days we get.
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