First of all let me say Happy 8 Months to my sweet Eli! What's Eli up to? He is sitting like a champ and swimming with those arms and legs. Eli eats five containers of #2 food each day and drinks 24 oz of formula. No crawling or even much time up on those knees but I'm not altogether ready for him to be mobile anyway. I did give him a little pep talk and tell him that by this day, Nathan was already crawling. I didn't tell him that Luke was 9 months before he crawled :) I guess this is how the parental sibling comparisons begin! Eli is like Nathan so far in the tooth department, none at 8 months. Nathan did not have any teeth until he was 11 1/2 months. Luke had his first by 6 months and a mouth full by the time he was a year. OK enough with the comparisons. Each child is different, right! Here is my sweet Eli today, on his 8 month birthday!
Now, on to The Rewards. Having three boys and three boys so close together is sometimes hard. Our carpet is a mess, the couch has become a landing pad and I can't even count the number of light bulbs we've gone through. But, when times are good (and they often are), they are really good. The boys have a lot of fun together and have fun more often than they fight. While I was getting Eli's 8 month pictures, the big boys were in the "background" having a great time. Here are some pictures of typical life at our house. The laughter is amazing and makes our house happy.