All that being said, we're still on pins and needles anytime he makes a weird noise, or doesn't make any noise at all. Its kind of funny that noise is bad and no noise is worse. All my old worries come back to me. I get paranoid holding him and walking, that I might somehow misjudge a doorway and accidentally bang his head or something (which has not happened with him or Thomas yet).
Today was a big day for both Thomas and William. We'll start with Thomas (it is his blog I suppose). Rebecca's mom has graciously come into town to help spell us and let me travel a little for work. She and I took Thomas to his new school (which if you recall I spent the night at to get him in. You can see that story in the archives back in February) to meet his new teacher and check things out before he starts next week. Its a big deal because Thomas is still playing catch up. He doesn't get near enough opportunity to be around other kids and the joy that he gets being around them is infectious and to me, a little sad. I say that because he is so excited when he gets to be around other kids (especially girls) that he can almost be a little intimidating. He just wants to be friends and have a good time with any and everyone and I cringe that some child isn't going to reciprocate his friendship. Fortunately for Thomas, nothing fazes him like it does dad and he just stays happy as can be. I think school is going to be really good for him, but I will be very sad when he loses his innocence. I need to not dwell on that, but you know, I'm a parent, so its kind of like impossible. Thomas really seemed to like the school and the teacher, so I think things are going to work out well.
Now about William's big day. As you probably know Rebecca and I are huge Star Wars fans and of course the convention is coming and with Thomas' hair cut he naturally lends well to a luke skywalker look, but what to do with William? We've got two ideas and we're at a loss for which direction to go. We went to a make up artist that specializes in these sort of things to give us a base layer that would keep our options open. In the first pic, you can see William with the special implants. So we're either going to go with pic 2, which of course everyone recognises as Lobot, Lando Calrissian's assistant in the Empire Strikes Back, or we could go for tried and true and go Princess Leia. Thoughts? He's got the scowl pretty much nailed I think.