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Friday, January 27, 2012

6 Month Stats

Alex had her 6 month checkup with the doctor this morning and here are here stats:
Weight: 17lbs (47th percentile)
Height: 27in (91st percentile)

The doctor said that she is looking good and healthy!! Before the shots, Alex was having fun ripping up the paper on the bench while we waited for the doctor. She sat up the whole time with the doctor without tipping over once!! She was so brave when she got her shots, its hard to see them cry :(. Hopefully when we see the doctor again in three months, Alex will enjoy her baby food more and maybe crawling! 

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Week 27

Week 27 updates:
1. Alex has started sitting up during bath time and loves trying to catch her rubber ducky and splashing.
2. She tried Sweet Potatoes this week and doesn't mind the flavor but is still not enthusiastic about eating baby food.
3. She likes to stick out her tongue and make "th" noises all the time. It's really funny super cute!
4. Her cold is all out of her system!! No more coughing!! Hurrah!  
5. She has become an enthusiastic bouncer! She loves bouncing in her bouncer chair or on anyone's lap. She hasn't always been a very enthusiastic bouncer and its fun to see her have so much fun.
6. She has her 6 month check up tomorrow...i'll be sure to post the results!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Mirror, Mirror...

Alex found a new pal today...the baby in the mirror!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Week 26

Alex sitting up all by herself!!
Week 26 Updates:
1. Alex is getting really good at sitting up all by herself! Her balance has greatly improved and she can almost always catch herself before she falls over. She has sat by herself for at least 15 minutes without falling over! Good job Alex!
2. She has had her first cold. Poor Alex. I think that she's finally starting to kick it but she still has a little cough and a runny nose.
3. Her hand-eye coordination is really good. She reaches for objects (like her bottle and Gir) that she wants and she can pick up her toys really good. 
4. She is starting to fall asleep (without us rocking her) on her own much better. It usually takes her about 15 minutes of talking or crying before she can fall asleep, but then she is out! She now sleeps from 8pm-6am with only minor waking up in the morning. As soon as I usually give her a pacifier she will go right back to sleep.
5. She tried carrots (baby food) for the first time this week and did a decent job eating it (although at one point she grabbed the spoon and flung carrot all over. It landed on me, her, her chair, the counter, and i'm sure more places that i'm yet to find).
6. She has finally come back to Utah time after our fun trip in Michigan!
7. She loves looking at baby books!! Hopefully this means that she will be a good reader like Mommy!!
8. Alex is a happy, beautiful baby and we are so lucky to have her in our lives!!
9. She is turning 6 months old this Saturday!!! Where has the time gone?? 

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Week 25

Week 25 Updates:
1. Alex is getting to be such a big girl! She still does not like to roll over, but she is really good at sitting up.
2. She also is starting to reach for objects that she wants. She reaches for her bottles, and she especially reaches for her best friend Gir. She absolutely loves him and any time he comes near her, she gets so excited and she tries to grab hold of him. Its so cute!
3. She has tried oatmeal and she has had more success with it than rice cereal. She still doesn't love eating, so, we may try introducing her to carrots and other baby food in the hopes of finding something that she'll like.
4. Alex is starting to play with her toys more and more and she enjoys playing and looking at some baby books that she got for Christmas.