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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Week 10

Alex and Evette
Alex is 10 weeks old! Here are some firsts for this week:
1. Alex got her 2 month shots. She was such a brave girl and she slept pretty much the whole next day.
2. Alex met her cousin Evette for the first time. The girls are two weeks apart!
3. She met her Aunt Lorie for the first time!
4. Her head is getting stronger and stronger everyday and she loves to sit in her Bumbo chair.
5. She loves to hold on to the edge of blankets, especially if they have different textures.
6. She has started hugging her little blanket.
7. She was blessed this week by her Dad.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

9 Weeks

Alex and Sara Troutman
This week, Alex had many firsts:
1. Alex took her first long car ride. We drove from home to Washington State for my Grandfather's funeral. The drive was about 14 hours long and Alex did amazing!! She slept for most of the time and only cried on the way back. Way to go!!!
2. Alex has now been in 4 different states.
3. She has been to her first funeral...not exactly her happiest first.
4. She can follow objects a lot better now, especially if it is Mommy or Daddy that she is looking at. 
5. The calming powers of Elvis continue to grow.
6. Alex wore shoes for the first time...although they did not last long on her feet.
7. She is going to have her first shots tomorrow...we're not really looking forward to that one.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

8 Weeks!

My little Alex is 8 weeks old today! She is a funny little girl and we love her to bits! Here are her updates for this week:
1. Alex took her first long nap yesterday...1.75 hours long!
2. She can scoot pretty far on her tummy, but still does not like tummy time.
3. She is sitting up in her Bumbo chair really well and enjoys looking around.
4. She smiles and coos quite a bit now.
5. She is starting to really recognize Mommy and Daddy.
6. She smiles and enjoys her swing more.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

7 Weeks Old!

I can't believe that our little girl is 7 weeks old today! She is almost 2 months old! Time goes by so fast. Here are her updates:
1. Alex went on her first ever camping trip over the weekend and she was such a trooper! Good job Alex!
2. She is quite talkative when she is happy. She coos and has such a beautiful smile.
3. She has switched over to soy formula which has helped her keep down her food a whole lot more.
4. She is starting to get to long for her newborn pajamas!
5. She is getting pretty good at holding her head up when she is being burped, but she still does not like tummy time. 
6. She now likes to blow bubbles when she is in a good mood. I think that its pretty cute!

Monday, September 5, 2011

What is Alex thinking?

Fill in Alex's thought bubble with what you think she might be thinking in this picture. 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Week 6

Week 6 highlights:
1. Alex took a nap in her crib twice!!
2. Alex is not a big fan of tummy time (pictured above). She moves her legs and bum more than her neck.
3. Alex smiles more frequently.
4. She now is 7.8lbs and 21.5in long!
5. She seems to enjoy Elvis and looking at the sky.
6. Alex and Mommy have started taking morning walks and Alex enjoys look at everything around her.