Valentine's Day 2016

Valentine's Day 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Sisters - 7 Months




Cameron 7 Months

 Our sweet girl is 7 months!  She is so full of personality and spunk.  Cameron does not want to miss out on anything.  She has become quite the roller, she does have two older sisters to keep up with.  Along with being quite the roller, Cameron also eats solids in the morning and the evening!  There were no doctors appointments this month, so no stats.  She's growing like a weed!

Cameron is wearing size 6-9 month clothes and size 2 diapers! 

Check out Crosby here or Carter here

-eating: both liquids and solids
-being outside
-watching her older sisters
-being held or carried
-events at our church Easter Egg Drop!
-being sung to 
-playing monkey, monkey boo!
-taking a bottle
-riding in the car
-sister bath time
-now that she can roll, she doesn't mind being alone as much
-looking in the mirror, FaceTime, etc
-going for walks in the stroller
-getting up on all 4s
-attempting to sit up
-SLEEPING so well at NIGHT
-loves jumping in her jumper 

-changing clothes

Cameron Leanne, you are such a fun little girl.  I keep asking you to stay little, but it seems like you can't grow up fast enough.  I love watching you learn new things! We are so thankful for you!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The 3 Cs - 6 Months




Cameron - 6 Months

This post could be titled "The Stingy Smiler".  This girl is 6th months old! She had a wellness visit this month, so we have some stat updates:

Height: 28.5"
Weight: 16 lbs 7 oz

Check out Crosby here and Carter here

Tim took Cameron to her 6 month appointment and she did great.  Her stats show what we already know, she is long and skinny!

Here are a few things we know about our sweet Cameron: 
-eats solids at dinner time (oatmeal, sweet potatoes, banana, avocado)
-loves having visitors in town
-enjoys going for walks in the stroller
-trips to the zoo are way to exciting to sleep through
-has fun playing in the nursery at church (30 min)
-grabs for EVERYTHING: hair, necklaces, faces, phones
-puts everything in her mouth, she'll be teething for the next 2 years
-sleeps from 7pm - 6:20am (one feeding per night)
-is a jumping machine
-does a decent job at soaking through her onesies
-LOVES when her sisters "play" with her
-does not give out smiles freely
-loves going to the park and swinging
-cannot handle being left alone
-will let us know if she's stuck on her belly
-has to be the LOUDEST kid
-wears 6-9 month clothes and size 2 diapers
-like to drink water from mommy's water bottle
-can turn herself in a circle on her belly
-when laying on her back she likes to lift her booty off the ground

We love you sweet (and spicy) Cameron Leanne! You make us smile each day!

The 3 Cs- 5 Months




Cameron 5 Months

Cameron had a big 5th month!  She is now quite the roller, she's been eating baby oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and bananas and she is sleeping unswaddled! That is a lot of change in just one month. Every once and a while she gets stuck on her belly and "forgets" how to get back onto her back. Don't worry, she let's us know that she's somehow in distress.

As far as new foods, we realized that her waking up mid-way through the night could be a few things. Trying baby oatmeal at first wasn't a success. She had no interest in keeping it in her mouth.  After waiting a week, we tried for a second time and she loved it!  Now, it doesn't always stay in, but Cameron is figuring it out.  I have also tried feeding her avocados (unsuccessful), sweet potatoes (loves them), and bananas (indifferent).  She is just so cute sitting in her high chair eating with us at dinner time.

Unswaddling was a huge change for me, but not for Cameron.  I was afraid of unswaddling since she still eats in the middle of the night.  I was afraid that her dinosaur arms would wake her up.  I was afraid that she wouldn't be able to calm herself down and go back to sleep on her own. I.DON'T.LIKE.CHANGE. But, guess who was completely ready? Cameron.

We started it over a weekend to give her time to adjust.  Nap #1 she blew our minds by going right to sleep.  No crying, no whining, nothing. We woke her up at 10.  Cameron greeted us with smiles and goofy giggles.  She was well rested and happy as can be.  She's a side sleeper and she looks so cute sucking her thumb.  Oh yea, if I hadn't mentioned it, she's a thumb sucker just like her big sister Crosby.

On her 4 month birthday Miss Cameron cut her two bottom teeth like a champ.  Some minor fussiness at bedtime, but nothing a little medicine couldn't help. Now when she smiles, she has these cute little mini teeth showing.  Hopefully she'll keep teething like a champ as we move forward.

Month 5 was full of big milestones in Cameron Leanne's life.  As you can see by the pictures belowe she's still quite stingy with giving out smiles.  We love you sweet Cameron (or Camo as your sister Cater has lovingly nicknamed you).

Friday, January 22, 2016

The 3 Cs - 4 Months




Cameron 4 Months

Our sweet little lady is 4 months! Cameron's spicy personality is evolving each and every month.  She had her 4 month wellness visit, so we have some stats to share.  

Height: 26.5"
Weight: 14 lbs 6 oz
Size 1 Diaper
Size 3-6 month clothes

Check out Crosby's 4 stats here and Carter's here

Here are a few things we know about our sweet littlest:
 -She's a screamer when she's happy and excited.  
-Very, very vocal!
-She can roll from back to front and front to back.
-Eating every 4 hours - 2 hours awake, 2 hours sleeping (most days).
-Reaches for toys, faces, things in general with a purpose.
-Has slept from 7pm-4am...we're still working on sleeping though the night.
-Blows bubbles like crazy.
-Will grab onto your hair and hold on with a death grip!
-Her hands are always in her mouth.
-A bib is almost a necessity, she's such a drooler!
-She's a smiler, unless you are FaceTiming.  If you're FaceTiming, she's very stingy.

She Likes:
-Her sisters
-Her play mat
-Jumping in the Jumparoo
-Gracie and Becca
-Sitting with us at the dinner table
-Bath time
-Loud noises

-Breaking out of her swaddle
-Waiting to eat
-Being alone for to long
-Being left out
-Sleeping through the night 

We love you so much sweet girl!  It's so much fun watching you grow and change from month to month.  We love, love, love you!


The 3 Cs - Month 3




3 Months - Cameron

Our sweet girl is 3 months old today.  It is unbelievable how fast time flies.  My time at home ended on Sunday, back to work I go. No doctors visitors this month, so we have no stats to report.  This is what we do know about our sweet little lady:

 Her Likes:
- Being sung to.  Some of her favorites: "Cameron - Leanne (Weanne)", "You are my Sunshine", "Hooray for Cameron"
-Her sisters
-Taking a bottle like a champ
-Hanging out with Grace, Becca, Peyton, Presley, and her sisters
-Looking at the Christmas lights
-Sleeping from 7-12am, then 1-6 (most nights)
-Loud noises
-Watching her sisters play
-Her play mat
-Sleeping in her own bed
-Laying on her changing table
-Baths with her big sisters
-Snuggles from mommy and daddy
-Sitting up
-Listening to Christmas music

Some Cameron observations:
1. She recently started drooling like crazy!
2. She loves chewing on her hands.
3. She's very talkative and smiley when she gets good sleep.
4. She sleeps for good chunks of time!
5. She rolls to her side.
6. She responds with giggles when her sisters talk to her.
7. When I put a phone up to take her picture, she stops and stares with no expression on her face.
8. She's super content laying on the floor by herself.

What we're looking forward to during this month:
-Her first plane ride to MN for Christmas.
-Meeting tons of new family members.
-Rolling over?
-Seeing snow for the first time!