Monday, February 28, 2011

Pooh hat - swing nap

Napping in the swing while wearing his Pooh hat.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Another cutie pie!

The Cutest!

Hanging out at Granddad's and Grandmom's.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Nathan is 5 months old!

This month I'm going to do this update a little differently and write it as a letter to Nathan.

Dear Nathan,

Today you are five months old! It has gone by so fast! You are really laughing, smiling, and engaging with us now. You love to watch Emma sing, dance, play or whatever she may be doing at any time. You can lift your head and chest up off the floor, and roll over from tummy to back. You've actually rolled from back to tummy a couple of times but it's not on purpose. You are starting to grasp toys more easily and hold them for a few seconds. You love to chew or suck on anything you can get into your mouth. A few days ago you grabbed one of your feet but you didn't really know what it was!

You are still taking medication for your acid reflux and it has really helped with the pain you were having. You still seem to be experiencing some stomach cramps and we may be taking you back to the doctor for that soon.

You usually take about 3 naps a day, but they are way too short! You also refuse to go to sleep at bedtime unless I'm holding you or laying next to you at night. We need to work on helping you sleep better but I'm not sure how to do that without just leaving you in your bed to scream at night. I am hoping as you get a little older you will start going to sleep better.

You have just discovered your tongue and you love to stick it out and also suck on it! You have such a cute little tongue! You can also blow bubbles with your lips and you are able to sit up for a few seconds at a time without assistance. With help you can sit up for several minutes.

You are such a sweet baby, and you love to look at your surrounding and just soak it all in. I can tell you are studying your environment and learning all you can. Your big sister loves you so much and can't wait for you to grow up a little and play with her!

We all love you so much, we are so thankful you are in our family!


Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Monday, February 14, 2011

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Princess Snow White

Emma dressed for Lauren's and Emily's princess birthday party.

Snuggle time!

Emma and Nathan

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Nathan's 4 month well check

Yesterday was Nathan's 4 month well check. He weighs 17 pounds, 9 ounces (90th percentile), is 24 inches long (10th percentile) and his head circumference is 42 cm (25th percentile). He's still on Prilosec for acid reflux but it's working well and he is doing great!

He needs more time on the floor to get better at rolling over, so we are trying that. He also loves to be in the exersaucer. We are also letting him practice sitting up with some support. He loves to watch Emma and he's starting to coo and talk to us more.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Cutie pie!

Mustache Baby

Emma thought it was hilarious to give baby Nathan a mustache.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Frosty and Emma, 2011

We spent a little time outside this morning with the neighbors. We helped to build a snowman with Becca, Emily and Lauren. It was fun but cold, so we didn't stay out too long!

Tasting snow

Emma angel!

Emma makes a snow angel!

Ready for snow!!

Thursday, February 3, 2011