Sunday, February 28, 2010

4 months!

Our little baby is 4 months old now and this has been a big month for her. She is learning all the time and has been picking up a couple of new tricks along the way. Her schedule is now pretty consistent. She has been sleeping through the night (at least 8 hours) for a couple of weeks now which has been AMAZING! We decided to start feeding her carrots at dinner time which appears to be working for now. She smiles all the time and unless she is tired or hungry she is generally a pretty happy baby! Aside from Matt and I her favorite people are her grandparents and aunts and uncles. She especially LOVES Austin and Katie. She is also really starting to enjoy her toys and blankets. She has not yet narrowed down any favorites though. I think she just likes to have as many around her as possible? She is also sitting up now. On occasion she will need some assistance, but she pretty much has the hang of it now. I am not sure if we are just looking for it, but she really seems to like basketball. Whenever it is on the t.v. she just goes into a trance like state. As you can imagine, Matt just loves this about her.
Things I want to remember this month:
When she spits out the tip of her tongue (yes, just the tip. She is very lady like about her spitting :)
When she yells to get our attention...this may get old after a while but it's kind of cute for now.
When she would scream in between each bite of carrots indicating that she wanted more. I have already worked on stopping the screaming because she would get really loud, but it was a little funny.
How happy she gets in the mornings when Matt and I go in to get her out of her crib. She has a grin from ear to ear and kicks her feet frantically.
When I made her laugh for the first time. She still doesn't do it very often, but when she does my heart just melts!

Here are some pictures from this month in no particular order...there are A LOT!

She is actually 2 days shy of 5 months here but oh well...

She thought it would be more fun to play with the sign...

...then eat it!

So we lost the sign, added a bow, and a tongue!

This may be one of my favorite pictures :)

In her big girl pj's

Watching the basketball game

First time eating carrots. Such a mess but she loved it!

Happy Valentine's Day!

I think she looks like Matt in this picture.

There it is...the tongue :)~

It might not look like it in this picture, but Katie really likes Kendyl too!

She pretty much thinks Austin is the coolest thing that ever was.

Basketball is not enough. Matt wants her to like video games too...hmm

Happy girl :)

Monday, February 15, 2010

3 months!

I know it has been a while, but having a 3 month old and working full time can really rob any free time that you have. Going back to work is really hard. I miss her so much during the day, but it makes the time I have with her that much more special. We are incredibly lucky because we have family who is able to watch her. Depending on the day she is with Matt's dad (Grampy Mike), my mom (Granny) or Aunt Danielle. It helps put my mind at ease knowing she is with family.
During her 3rd month Kendyl began sleeping through the night (about 8-9 hours). It was WONDERFUL but short lived. She also began sleeping in her crib though when she got sick we caved and let her back in our bed again (for at least part of the night). Based on our scientific method of weighing ourselves and then weighing her we are guessing that she is somewhere around the 15 lb range. We didn't end up measuring her height though. The girl is growing like crazy. She is wearing 6 month clothes right now but at the rate she is growing she should be out of them within another month or 2. She is still only on breast milk, but it doesn't seem to be keeping her full through the night so we may have to start supplementing with some food or cereal.
Things I want to remember from this month:
-She LOVES bath time. She gets really excited and starts kicking. It makes a huge mess, but oh well.
-Rolling over for the first time (back to stomach only)
-Sitting (with assistance)
-First belly laugh...she has only done it the one time but oh my gosh was it the cutest thing EVER!
-She loves her little "playstation" that Meghan and Cindi got her. She is now starting to reach for toys and this one seems to be her favorite.

Here are some pictures (in no particular order):

This was towards the end of the month, but of well.

Sleeping in Mom and Dad's bed

Sitting in Austin's chair at his birthday party

She makes this face every time I wash her cheeks.
Loving bath time :)

Playing in her new favorite toy

Just being cute

After sleeping in her crib all night...such a big girl!