Monday, November 24, 2014

Brooklyn - 7 Months

Our baby girl is 7 months old.  She is such a sweet little thing.  She will still let almost anyone hold her and smiles at everyone.  This is such a fun age and she learns and changes so quickly.  I love getting to see her grow and pass different milestones.

At 7 months Brooklyn:
*is around 17 lbs.
*wears size 3 diapers.
*wears size 6 months and 6-9 months cloths.
*nurses every 3 hours during the day and has solids twice a day.
*is sleeping 12 hours a night (6:30pm-6:30am) some nights she will sleep through and some night she wakes up once to eat.
*has started eating puffs and really likes them.
*started army crawling this month.  She just started last week but is already getting faster.  I know it won't be long before she is a full blown crawler.
*is so close to getting her first tooth.  Her bottom gums are pretty swollen but that first one just won't cut through.
*jabbers all the time and had started making the D sound.
*loves watching her brother and sister run around.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014


Halloween has changed a lot in the last 6 years. :D This year was a lot of fun with the ages our kids are.  They got to participate in several different halloween festivities.  First was Trunk or Treat at church.  They kids loved it and got tons of candy.  It was fun seeing everyone all dressed up in their costumes.  We went with a frozen theme this year and the kids looked adorable!

Preschool was filled with fun activities and the kids loved it.  On Tuesday the kids took their pumpkins they made and went to the "pumpkin patch" filled with all the kids pumpkins.  They also go to go to a little petting zoo which was a huge hit!

 On Thursday, the kids got to wear their costumes and trick or treat through the halls.  Last year after halloween I bought some costumes on clearance and the kids decided they wanted to wear those to school instead of their frozen costumes.  It was another fun day.

 For Halloween we went to some friends house from church that live in our neighborhood.  The kids had so much fun playing with friends and then had a blast trick or treating through the neighborhood!

 We had a great week doing lots of fun activities!  Now we are looking forward to Thanksgiving coming up!


Monday, November 3, 2014

Brooklyn - 6 Months

How is my baby already half way to being a year old?  This beautiful blue eyes baby girl is getting so big.  She is happy most of the time and will let pretty much anyone hold her.  She loves her brother and sister and they can both make her smile!  We still aren't sleeping as good as I would like but the last 2 nights have been better so hopefully we are getting close.  We had her 6 month appointment last week and she is a healthy baby.  She had to get 4 shots but took them like a champ.  She does have a bit of a cold this week but hopefully that gets better soon.

At 6 months:
*She weighs 16 lbs 13 oz (55th %tile)
*She is 26 in tall (50th %tile)
*She wears 6 month clothes
*She wears size 3 diapers
*She eats every 3 hours during the day
*We are moving to solids twice a day now.  She has tried and liked sweet potatoes, squash, apples, peaches, and bananas.  She has also tried peas but did not care for them.
*She went 12 hours without eating through the night for the first time
*Most nights she still wakes up at least once
*She still loves taking a bath.
*She is starting to get up on her knees but I still think it will be a while until she crawls.
*She hasn't gotten any teeth yet but it looks like it could be any day.

the 6-12 month stage is such a fun one.  They learn and change so much!  I can't wait to watch Brooklyn grow.