Jun 5, 2009

Happy Four Months!

Happy Four Months, Callie!

You are such a precious and sweet baby, and I can't imagine loving you any more than I do. Your daddy and I think you are the greatest thing that's ever happened to us, and we feel so lucky that God has entrusted us to take care of you and raise you!

You love to sit in your jumper and play with toys. It's been so fun to watch you learn to use your hands! You like to read books and are pretty happy entertaining yourself, but also love to be held. You are starting to put everything in your mouth and have just started to roll over from your tummy to your back! You love to keep your eyes on your mom, all day long. Everywhere we go, people comment on how cute you are. Your favorite way to fall asleep is in mommy's sling. Your grandparents are crazy over you. People say you look like your mom. Other people say you look like your dad (and have the same expressions and smile). You have a record number of Aunts and Uncles that love you (4 and 3...and counting)! You sleep with your mouth open when you are totally out (just like dad)! Mommy loves to dress you in little cute dresses and says you are her little doll. Daddy loves to play with you, and you've started to whimper when he puts you down (already daddy's little girl). You make the cutest little singing noises and your giggle is the best sound we've ever heard. Whenever we bring you close to our faces, you open your mouth all the way like you're trying to eat us (dad says this is her "only defense"). You're starting to whine and not just cry to communicate; it's cute.

Size 2 Huggies

Quickly outgrowing size 3-6 month onesies

Wears 3-6 month clothing, and 6-12 month size

Loves to nurse and is on a loose schedule of eating at 8:30, 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 7:30 and at night

Is now going to bed around 8:30 and sleeps best in a swaddle or Miracle Blanket

Takes a bottle (thank goodness)

Loves the bath and has one every other morning

Usually wakes at 1:30am, 4:30am, and 6:30am to nurse (we're working on it)

Length ~ 14 pounds, 8 ounces (50-75th percentile)

Height ~ 25 inches (50-75th percentile)

Head Circumference ~ 16 (25-50 percentile)

(Special thanks to Steph for the cute picture...more to come from our recent little photo shoot in Wayzata!)


Hamblin Bunch said...

She is a doll, Nealy! What a sweetie! :)

Kiki@Seagulls in the Parking Lot said...

She's so cute!

Awesome pic!

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