May 13, 2011

7 Weeks Old!

Our little Evie bug turned 7 weeks old on Tuesday! Where has the time gone? It has flown somewhere on the wings of dirty diapers, drooly smiles and sleepless nights.

Our little bug has already grown so much! As best we can tell she weighs about 12 pounds, and her hands and feet are huge!

She loves to listen to her Momma sing to her. I'm not big on lullabies so Evie is soothed to tunes by Journey, Bruno Mars, Jason Mraz and The Beatles. She also gets a fairly large dose of show tunes!

She continues to LOVE her bath! It's one of the best times of the day! On her fussier days I might put her in the bath 2 or 3 times. It is like instant baby mute! We've also been "swimming" in her bath tub outside! I made the mistake of letting her go skinny dipping earlier this week and she just went right ahead and pooped in the tub! It was hilarious and confusing! I forgot to bring a diaper outside and I only had the one towel. If she hadn't been so upset about it I would have been howling in laughter!

Here she is in her bathing suit!

She continues to challenge her momma every day! We have gotten a good routine down and when we stick to it our days are so pleasant! Days that she is off are much harder on both mom and baby. It's easy to say: just stick to the routine, but that also limits us a lot as to what we can do. It's a learning process!

She's still sleeping very well! Almost since the beginning she has always allowed us one 4-5 hour stretch and very rarely wakes up more than once a night. She has even slept the whole night twice. Once she slept 10:45 to 5:15 and a few nights later she slept from 10:00 to 7:00!!! I keep hoping for a repeat!

Thanks for checking in all! We are loving being parents!