Friday, January 25, 2008
The little lad

isn't so little now. At his 2 1/2 mo check up, he weighed in at 14 lbs and 2 oz. Not bad for a baby that was born four weeks early! His oldest brother who was full term and sported a whopping 9 lb, 13 oz body at birth was about 16 lbs/13 oz around 3 mo. At the doctor's office on Tuesday, I did some rough figures in my head, and it seems that Silas has grown two inches each month and gained an average of two ounces a day. I think that is great - especially since I am the cook. :-)

  posted at 7:00 PM  

At 7:53 PM, Blogger Brenda said...

He is really growing up and getting big!!!! Thanks for sharing the pictures!!!

At 9:42 PM, Blogger Michelle said...

He's adorable! You'd never know he was a preemie!

At 10:34 PM, Blogger Angie Davis said...

Apparently he approves of the menu choices! :)

At 12:47 AM, Blogger Tamra said...

Wow! He's growing so fast! What sweet smiles!

At 9:47 AM, Blogger The Going Blog said...

He is squeezably adorable! My babies always did great on my "cooking" so I love chubby babies. The down side is they are newborn size for about 2 wks.

At 10:03 AM, Blogger Taylors said...

He is so cute, Martha! Love the pictures!

At 6:18 PM, Blogger Sarah Cook said...

He is HUGE! Wow! My baby is gaining weight quickly too! My others did not gain weight so quickly, though they were born large for gestational age. Baby Hope is putting on pounds, but Silas! Wow! You must be spending all day "cooking" or your "food" is very fattening!

At 7:32 PM, Blogger Jana said...

Congrats to the cook!! ;-) I just love chubby baby esp. since you know he's gaining it from all very healthy food. :-) Cute pics.!!

At 8:55 PM, Blogger LaDonna said...

He's a big boy! I especially loved the Suns outfit from Grandpa Roy!!!

At 11:21 AM, Blogger Jody J said...

He is adorable. Thanks for sharing. It's amazing how fast they grow!

At 10:08 PM, Blogger Vicki Clifton said...

So cute!

At 9:59 AM, Blogger Danessa Riggs said...

He's adorable. All three of your boys are growing fast. It goes way too quick.

At 8:16 AM, Blogger Julie said...

Martha, I really enjoyed these pictures. He looks like a happy little guy. He's fortunate that he has such good big brothers to entertain him!

At 9:41 AM, Blogger tacomom said...

Wow, he IS growing! And looking so much like Daddy and big brothers. No doubt about the Castle genes, eh?

At 12:09 PM, Anonymous Janette said...

Wow! He's caught up with his cousin Lilly! Being early didn't slow him down one bit! I love seeing all the pictures. Does he still look a lot like Ethan did? I can sure see that he looks like Troy's baby pictures!

At 8:35 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I noticed on the bju fine arts calendar that Troy's recital is approaching. Is this his last year? WOW, time flies. What are you plans for May? Will you be moving?


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