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Friday, June 01, 2012

two weeks


Tuesday marked two weeks of Nell!

Her accomplishments now include:

~ pushing off of people and things with her feet ~

~ straightening out her limbs more all the time ~

~ focusing better with her eyes ~

~ making little cooing noises! ~
{and also a little sound she makes that sounds like a dolphin "laughing"}

~ smiling at me sometimes when I kiss her ~

~ spending longer periods of time awake during the day ~

~ still sleeping for significant blocks of time at night, which we appreciate ~

~ has acquired baby acne ~
{she seems unfazed by this turn of events, but her mother is saddened by it}

~ often puts left arm up in the air in a fist pump of victory ~
{likes to keep her right hand tucked up under her chin}

likes: being held, eating, sleeping

dislikes: being set down, bathtime, having her diaper changed
{she's a modest girl}

the second week in review

In her Grandma's arms:


Tiny toes:


First nail-clipping
{I was terrified, but managed to do it without drawing blood or even eliciting cries}



Just chillin' with a balloon we were given:


Sleepy smiles:



Peaceful:


With her Grandma (my Mom), who spent a week here helping us out:




In Grandma's arms again, and looking bewildered... can you blame her?  The world is a bewildering place when you're new to it.



Me holding my baby:



Quizzical:


{She makes that face a lot and I think it's the cutest thing ever}

"Hey, my Mom made this little bird onesie for me!"


{Yep, there's that baby acne... poor girl.}


All dressed up for her first Sunday at church.
She was perfectly behaved.  In fact, she slept through the entire service.
{she gets that from me.}




She gets her great yawning ability from me, too:



{remember this post?}


6 comments:

  1. Loved the bit about the yawns. She certainly does take after her mother. I hope that the church folks are nicer to her about it than some were to you! ;)

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  2. But let's give credit where credit is due - she gets that sleeping through church from her great grandfather! Grandpa used to be out cold within five minutes of the sermon's start! But at Nell's age, it's a great quality!

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  3. Awesome! Congrats on the sleep, and the nail clipping! I had a traumatic experience my first time around, and vowed to only bite my babes nails from then on...seemed to work out quite well :-)

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  4. She is a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful baby! And I'm not just saying that! Hope you are feeling well... I'm sure little Nell's awesome sleeping habits are helping with that!

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  5. You're right! She looks just like you in the yawn one. But I"m really seeing Nathan in some. For sure!

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