Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Monday, January 16, 2012
Painted Tatum belly:
Sunday, January 15, 2012
I haven’t updates on the Tiny Princess in a (long) while, and she has changed SO much. Here are a few of the things she is up to these days:
-LOVES watching shows. And Mommy always has to be the bad guy who limits them, while Daddy and grandparents get to be the fun ones who always let her watch ‘shows’. (Favorite shows: King George and the Duckie, Lord of the Bean, Drummer Boy, any other Veggie Tales, Dora the Explorer, Charlie Brown, Blues Clues)
-Loves kissing and loving on ‘her’ baby.
-Is incredibly sweet and gentle with her baby. We mostly just have to worry about her smothering Eden when she kisses her.
- Likes playing with her dollhouse or doing drum solos on her new drum set.
-Likes having me or Daddy sing ‘old macdonald’ to her- she will tell us what animal when it comes to that part in the song.
-Other favorite songs include: Twinkle Twinkle, Rock a By Baby, Amazing Grace, Jesus Loves Me, Joy Joy Joy, any song from Dora, any Veggie Tales song.
-Likes to cuddle in Mommy and Daddys bed…alone :(
-Loves wearing ‘her’ bracelets. When we tell her we are going bye-bye she will run to my closet and start loading her arm up with my bracelets saying “I’m not ready yet”.
-LOOOOVES to play at the park, and doesn’t understand why she cant play at the park when its cold.
-Reading books. With me (or anyone else..) or by herself.
She cracks me up daily. She brings so much joy to my heart. She is hilarious and a mess and so sweet.
Most days she sleeps to 9am, then I have to wake her up!
She goes to bed between 8:00-9:00, but often stays up talking (to herself) for sometimes more than an hour. She is never upset, just talking away. She also does not like to get out of bed right when she wakes up…yep shes Mama’s girl!
Tatum is still sleeping in her crib. I am in no rush to move to a big girl bed for several reasons: she is a crazy sleeper and is all over the bed and would fall out… a lot. She is usually awake a while before falling asleep…cant imagine how much longer she would be awake if she had free rein of her whole room. She is content in her crib and that means more sleep for everyone.
-I need to watch my shows.
-I just cant stand it (used to be I don’t cant stand it)- courtesy of Charley Brown
-Money money money- curtesy of Charlie Brown (the second she starts calling everything ‘stupid’ I think I am going to have to break her Charlie Brown habit).
- Stop. Stop it. (not my favorite)
- I would like to listen to King George (we have King George and the Duckie Veggie Tales audio that she likes to listen to in the car)
-I need to ________.
-I luf yooou, Momma (yep, my favorite :) )
- keeeeess, kiss, kiss (while kissing Eden)
-I need to kiss my baby.
-whas wrong baby?
-She need to eat, Mommy.
-She need to go to sleep, Mommy.
-My baby is crrryin. She needa kiss.
*side note- Tatum is often spot-on regarding what Eden is needing.
-She’s weeedle (about Eden)
Chick Fil A
Bracelets, necklace, jammies, and Daddy's shoes; she pulls it off:
She was trying to suck Eden's boogies (note Boogie sucker in her hand) and when She saw me looking at her she said "Dont do it. Dont I do it."
At Ben and Jordan's Wedding...Little Miss Thing:
Two Months- Eden
(How in the world is she already two months?!)
Weight: 12 lbs
Sleeping- most nights between 6-8 hours, but she slept 10 hours last night!!
She still sleeps in her bouncy seat in our room at night, but is taking naps in her crib in her room during the day now.
She had been eating about every 3 hours at 1 month, but lately is more like2-2 ½ hours most of the time. She is having a hard time with daytime naps, which is making her want to eat more.
She smiles a lot and warms my heart with each one.
She has always done well in the car- except at stop lights, etc.
She has struggled with blocked tear ducts since she was born, but they seem to FINALLY be open and not infected now (fingers crossed- they have gotten better in the past only to get goopy again).
-Cuddling with Mommy or Daddy. Such a snuggler.
-Holding her head up and looking around.
-She LOVES watching her big sister play and especially loves it when Tatum Talks to her and gives her kisses- which sweet Tatum does a LOT.
-When Mommy sings to her (there are now two people in the world who like me singing… and I birthed them both J) and her favorite is ‘row row row your boat’.
-Talking and ‘telling us all about it’. Sometimes she even tries to talk while she is nursing…she just has lots to say.
-Bath time, but not having her hair washed…and is not usually happy when I get her out of the tub. But I cant blame her; getting out is obviously the worst part of any bath!
-Her Poppy. She (of course) loves all her grandparents, but she seems to have a special connection with her Pop. She has taken over his arm and claimed it as her spot these days J
-Diaper change. She loves the freedom of no diaper and just kicks her rolly little legs and grins the whole time.
My eyes are red from allergies and the camera flash, but Eden is sweet nonetheless.
Pretty typical morning at our house; Tatum always wants to see her baby as soon as she wakes up (as soon as Tatum wakes up...Eden is up before Tatum, hence why Eden is dressed and Tatum is still in her jammies sucking her thumb :)):