Friday, July 2, 2010

4 Months!

I just can't believe how quickly time has passed in my little baby's life thus far. It's hard to believe she is 4 months already. It's been a true joy to watch her grow and learn. She has the sweetest spirit. Her smiles and giggles light up my heart with a since of pride and love. At this stage in her life, she is very inquisitive when she plays with toys. It's fun to watch her look at things with amazement as she takes it all in. She also loves to "talk" A LOT! She's currently experimenting with all the various sounds she can make. Lately, she has been making a very loud grunting noise, in addition to high pitched squeals and baby talk. Trey and I both agree, that while we love Susannah Grace with all of our hearts, the grunting noise is not the most pleasing sound she has ever made :). It is definitely comical, though. I have included her statistics below!

4 Month Stats:
Weight: 18 lbs 7 oz= 99% percentile :)
Height: 25 1/4 inches= 80% percentile
Head: 16 1/2 inches= 55% percentile

Things She's Doing:
Eating 5.5-7 oz every 3-4 (usually 3 1/2-4)- 5 bottles a day
Solid Foods (We are starting this weekend :o))

Naps: 3-4 lasting 1-2 hours
Night: 10-11 hours- We put her down around 8:00 p.m. and I wake her at 7:00 a.m.

Lots of playing with toys
Wiggling- kicking her legs and swatting her arms
Grabbing things- toys and mommy's hair
Sucking her thumb....ahhh! :)
Rolling Over from tummy to back
Mini push up during tummy time
Practicing sitting up for a few (like 2) seconds :)

She is finally able to fit into the first outfit I ever made above!
She's been spending time with her friend Owen.

This little sweetie just LOVES her bouncy seat.
We call it her talking chair because when we put her in it
she just comes to life and talks up a storm!
We just started solid foods!

She seemed to enjoy it after a few bites!

Look at my little patriot!
She's proud to be an American!

As I was looking at her baby calendar today it had the following poem and verse that are so fitting for this time in her life:

Little Blessing, you'll never know
how very much we love you so.
But we pray God shows you every day
so you feel His care in every way.
Because He's the One who brought you here
and He's the One who is always near.

"Children are a gift from the Lord." Psalm 127:3

Night time bottle with Daddy- so sweet
I've got a thumb sucker on my hands!
This picture cracked me up.
It looks like she knows her daddy is up to something.

1 comment:

  1. She's such a cutie! I know you are loving every second. I miss you too! I have a little something for your little one that I need to bring to you - can we get together next time I'm home? Not sure when that'll be :) See you soon dearie!