Tuesday, December 02, 2008

a check-up for two

Macy had her 2 year check-up and Dawson his 1 year check-up tonight - both have a little cold but are otherwise very healthy! Macy was 28 lbs and 36.5" tall (she is in the 95th percentile for height - our future basketball player! ^_^) and Dawson was 23 lbs 8 oz and 30" long, still over the 50th percentile on the typical charts! They both had little finger pricks for a lead test and did great.

Dawson also had a re-evaluation with a psychologist today for cognitive/emotional-social skills ... he is measuring age-appropriate for everything! He is such a doll and never ceases to amaze us. He is sitting up great, pivoting around (very fast - it is too funny!) and starting to interact more with toys - he has now started figuring out how to put a ball into a hole to make music play and loves to dance along LOL. We have told them we would like to start Speech Therapy soon. He is still "age-appropriate" there but this is around the time most children with DS begin to show delays so we want to get a head start.

I cannot wait to have Emerson sitting next to him, babbling and playing together - I don't know how I'll get anything done around the house, I'll just want to sit there and kiss and hug them! ^_^ It will certainly be, as Dawson is so beautifully illustrating in the picture above - BLISS! :)