Monday, August 29, 2011

The Beginning of PanDoxie News

So over the last few days I have decided to start a blog, so here it is. No, it's not going to be anything fancy and probably not very exciting for most of you that find yourself reading it. However, I thought as Zach and I are on our new adventure of parenthood while living abroad that it might be a good idea to write down things that go on so we can remember them later on. 

I have been told by several people to write down all these things that happen to us or that we see here in Doha, so it will all be here in this blog. I also thought I would write about my adventures in parenthood with our handsome Xavier Reid. It is very interesting being a new mom and I am learning a lot since I feel like I don't know anything.

Sadie and Gus sure are adapting to the new family member in the house. I wasn't too sure at first if they were going to settle down and accept Xavier into the pack but they did. They are always worried about him and they check to make sure that we bring him home and like to see for themselves. They will also help me check on him when he wakes up from a nap and are right there to see him when he is on my nap and will snuggle up right next to us so they are close by.

Xavier is growing strong everyday. He almost has control of his neck and just this week he has begun to smile on purpose. It is too cute and my goal is to capture it on camera soon. We are still working through his baby colic and there is bad times mixed in with the good. We are trying to learn his signs and listen to his cries so we can put to use the things we are told or have read. However his cries sound a lot alike most of the time and I would just like to say how not helpful the information is when hungry and tired sound alike and you keep trying things to help him but it doesn't help. Oy! He does love his swing which is nice to put him in there and be able to get something done around the house.

I hope you enjoy and maybe come back from time to time to check up on us.