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Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Israel Funnies

Okay, so I know I've been doing a lot of posting and we don't really have anybody reading or commenting on our blog, but I'm thinking of it as our way of recording our memories, so I have a few I just have to share today.

So on Sat. we went to Matthew and Jared, my twin nephew's baptism. While sitting in the chapel I got a view into Israel's mouth and realized that my barely 5 year old is getting a new tooth- his first grown up tooth, and not only that, but it's already growing in behind his baby teeth- Uh Oh. So I checked the one if front and it's a little wiggly. We called the dentist and he said to bring him in. So today we went (conveniently Stan has his cleaning check-up scheduled this morning) and Dr. Sachs told us that if we can't wiggle it out in 1 to 2 weeks max he'll have to pull it. He said that often the tongue will push the tooth into place, but if it doesn't we get to see an orthodontist- already I'm thinking? We thought maybe Israel, with his impressive teeth spacing maybe wouldn't need braces and we're already talking about the possibility. A bit overwhelming. Israel is taking it all in stride and we're practicing wiggling- he says it hurts, but he's trying.

So the funny- today at Preschool he was coloring AND eating his snack. Then he tells me he needs a new purple crayon and I realize the tip has been bitten off. I'd been watching Julia, so I knew she hadn't done it and I asked Israel what happened and he had accidentally bitten it off thinking he was holding one of those pretzel sticks- poor kid.

5 comments:

Amanda and Bryce said...

I hate it when I get crayons mixed up with pretzel sticks! Way to be a trooper about the tooth, Israel!

Robin said...

Thanks for commenting Amanda.

hilary w said...

Hooray! You guys have a blog! I was so excited to see your comment on my blog. Yours is so cute! I miss Israel. He is such a great kid.

Would you mind if I added a link to your blog from ours?

Robin said...

Sure Hilary, I'd be honored:)

Brian and Michelle said...

I can't tell you how many times I've put something inedible in my mouth because I was holding food in the other hand. That's a good story. By the way, we're excited to have found your blog through the Wertz's blog. Your family is so cute!