Sep 25, 2012
Yes, I'm still alive. We're all still alive. And here are some Two Month Old pictures of our sweet boy. He's actually 10 weeks old now, but I'm resigned to being behind on everything for the next few years of my life. I'm busy doing the important stuff!
I dare say we're getting into a little bit of a rhythm. Of course once I say that, everything will change. That's how it goes :) But this little bugger is being pretty good to us. He started taking a turn for the better around 6 weeks...falling asleep on his own a little better, sleeping a little longer stretches, less gas, colic fussy etc. But by 8 weeks the real change started happening.
We now have ourselves one super smiley little guy. He's mellow, content and quite social and it's very easy to get him to crack a smile from ear to ear or respond to something funny. He'll hang out on his mat or in his swing for much longer than he used to.
Sep 11, 2012
From the time Ella was 4 months old, she HATED going to other people. We've done everything we think is best to help with this... left her in nursery and sunday school at church, in childcare during weekly Biblestudy, she's been with babysitters and gone to friends houses without us. She's spend a few weekends with Grandma while we go away for anniversaries. I've consistently taken her to numerous story times and playgroups. Ella has some minor sensory processing issues and some social stuff thta play into all of this so we take it easy and try to be understanding. She has grown leaps and bounds over the years in this area, but she still has a hard time being away from us, and new social setting are still a very difficult thing for her.
|We got this smile because Daddy danced around making silly faces behind me.|
Sep 8, 2012
Life with two is still crazy. Maybe more on that later.
Ella recently got two vaccinations because she's going into preschool. (We're on the very delayed, very limited schedule.) It was like her first shots because she doesn't remember any of the others. Her last one was at two years old...almost two years ago.
She was a trooper. Didn't argue, didn't whine, didn't flinch, didn't cry. I was more nervous and anxious than she was!