S: Maxwell Jankord
BC: Since the day you were born you have fit so perfectly in my arms. My sweet baby boy. Smiling, cuddly, and patient. You are so sweet and that big smile brightens my day.! My sweet baby boy.
FC: M | axwell | Maxwell Stephen Jankord April 19th, 2011 7 lbs. 1 oz.
1: Daddy and Mommy | During mommy's first sonogoram, September 2010, she was surprised with two heartbeats.
2: Mommy's tummy at 12 weeks. | Sixteen weeks the doctor saw a boy, but still weren't for sure on the other one. | At 6 weeks there were two heartbeats. | The 9 month Journey
3: A month later they decided I had a sister. (24 weeks) | At 29 weeks I weighed 2 lbs. 15 oz. | Mommy at 29 weeks. Just before we scared mommy and tried to come out early.
4: My Nursery | Mommy hand painted the letters to my name to hang above my crib.
5: Mommy and daddy cut out over a hundred material leaves.
6: Madison Staff Shower | Mommy was the 11th to announce a pregnancy in her building. The 4th grade teachers hosted the shower. Grandma Sara, Kirstin, and Julian also came.
7: Baby Shower hosted by Amanda Gordon at the Korbe Residence. We weren't sure we would make it to this shower due to mommy's bed rest and nearing due date, but we did. March 26th we headed to Topeka and were able to visit with friends and family to celebrate.
8: My Arrival Tuesday, April 19th, 7:40 am 7 lb.s 1 oz. | We headed to the hospital at 5:00 am for a scheduled c-section. Mommy was so anxious for our big day that she didn't sleep much the night before.. Grandma Sara met us there later as she was going to join us during delivery. Everyone got their scrubs on and in a half an hour time we were in and out of surgery.
10: Look who came to visit me in the hospital... | M | First Day Visitors: Grandma Sara, Grandpa Eells and Sharon, Aunt Paige, Aunt Kirstin, Grandpa and Grandma Jankord, Aunt Chelsey, Uncle Ray, Jenny Frandsen, Wes and Amanda Gordon.
12: We had to stay in the hospital for a total of 4 days while mommy recovered. They also watched our weight and bilirubin levels to make sure we were still doing okay.
13: We went home Friday evening, April 22nd. We were greeted at home by Grandma Jankord and our dog Jax. | MAX | LOTS OF LOVE
14: HOME SWEET HOME
15: Sleepy, sleepy... everyone in our house felt this way! | We had lots of help those first few weeks. Great Grandma Ella and Cheryl came to stay for awhile. Both Grandmas and Julian loved visiting and helping around the house.
16: My first bath! | It was not a fun first bath, but we all survived.!
17: First Mother's Day 2011
20: MANHATTAN, KS | Chelsey's high school graduation brought us to Manhattan for the first time. Our first big road trip!
21: AT 3 MONTHS old Max has quite the personality. He is cuddly, reserved, and loves to smile. He is a happy baby, who is very curious.
22: ZOO | My First Trip To The
23: It was half price day in July.. wonder why? It was so hot! We only made it halfway through, but it was a great day. | Aunt Chelsey came along to document our first big day out!
24: 4 Months Old
25: Max's first time eating cereal. And he didn't like it one bit! In fact, we really couldn't get him to eat from a spoon until we tried peas. | First day of daycare. Headed to Joy's house!
26: Maxwell was dedicated before the church of New Life Community Church by Pastor Rick. Following the service we celebrated at our house. Amanda and Drew will take on the role of God Parents. Max, we hope someday you understand God's love and sacrifice for you!
27: MAPLE LEAF FESTIVAL
28: 6 months
29: Pumpkin Patch | This if following the football game in which KSU beat KU. | Max had a more difficult time finding the perfect pumpkin, but he finally found it!
30: Grandpa happened to be in Kansas City the night we carved pumpkins. When they stopped by Kirstin helped out with the carving. She carved mine!
31: MY 1ST HALLOWEEN | I was not as "into" Halloween as my sister. My pumpkin did not interest me and I hated my frog costume. However, I did enjoy sitting on the porch and handing out candy.
32: HAPPY THANKSGIVING | Great Grandpa and Grandma Umphrey | Great Grandpa and Grandma Fike
33: Our Family 2011
34: XMAS 2011 | Kibry house with Duane and Ruthita. Then the next day at the Fike farm. | Great Grandchildren
35: Christmas with the Umphreys and Jankords. The rocking tiger was a hit.
36: We woke up Christmas morning at the Jankords. Then headed to Topeka for Christmas with Grandpa Eells. And we finished our day at home with Grandma Sara.
37: Baby's First Christmas