On Friday, we took Alexander to see a neurologist at Children's Hospital in Boston. His pediatrician was concerned about the size of the spot on his forehead and knew it was possibly linked to a seizure disorder. We took the whole family up to the appointment and got lots of stares and questions about the size of our family (Are these all yours? How many kids do you have? Are you done?), to which I outwardly smiled politely and inwardly cringed at their rudeness.
Anyway, after watching Xander play and move around, the doctor determined he did NOT think it was necessary to do an MRI (which would have meant sedating my little baby) and they just want to check up on him again in six months. That's doctor speak for covering their behinds. And parent speak for a happy, healthy baby. Yippee!
We decided to start our April vacation a little earlier than planned and head to Pennsylvania to stay overnight with Phil's brother, his wife, and their six children. Including the newest arrival, Finn:
My kids enjoyed playing with their cousins and once they finally crashed around 9 pm or so, we enjoyed having some time to relax with Bob and Ris.
Cousins at play:
Then it was time to leave and drive to MD to see Nana and Gramps...