Sunday, February 27, 2011

Countdown to Six Months: Month 3

Month 3, November.  He started teething this month, it wasn't too terrible but he started wearing bibs almost non-stop around this time because of all the lovely drool.

I don't have very many pictures from November but here are a couple.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Countdown to Six Months: Month 2

Month 2, October, was a really good and a really hard month.  We were settling into a rhythm, learning who Jimmy is and what his preferred schedule was and he was learning how to tie us tighter around his little finger.  He was starting to smile smiles that weren't gas related and melting our hearts with each one.  He was still a bobble head but starting to be able to support it really well by himself.  He also discovered that his thumb would do in a pinch if the pacifier wasn't handy. 

I also started back to work that month and had to leave my precious little one with someone else for 9 hours every day.  That made the month one of the harder ones of the last 6.  But I'm thankful to report that while it's not what I want I've adjusted pretty well and Jimmy doesn't seem to mind too much either.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Countdown to Six Months: Month 1

Our son, love saying that, will be six months old in 6 days. In case you didn't realize six months equals half a year.  Ummm....yeah!  Where the heck does time go anyway??  You would think the older time gets the slower and more decrepit it would be...apparently it's the opposite.  So to celebrate the six months since my sweet little boy arrived I'm going to share some of my favorite pictures of his first month with us.

Ode to My High Chair

I've just got to say it.  It really needs to be said.
I. Love. My. High Chair.
Or is it High-Chair? Highchair?  You say Highchair, I say High Chair....lets call the whole thing off!

Moving on.  I sparkly heart with a cherry on top and extra whip cream love my high chair. Sorry, really moving on now. I remember unwrapping this deceptively simple package at my baby shower.  All of the gifts thrilled and overwhelmed me because it really brought it home how close I was to holding my baby.  This particular package was a surprise because I thought it was a little overpriced and I didn't really expect anyone to buy it but I was relieved to have one less thing to worry about.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Hanging With Mamma...In Black and White

I just discovered over the weekend that my phone will take black and white pictures.  Life changing!  Or should I say blog changing??  Somehow b&w pictures make me look like a really great photographer....or at least better than what I really am. 

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Beautiful Day

We've been having some really beautiful weather this week.  I think Jerry Jones must have put in a special order for it since he screwed up so bad with the Super Bowl.  However it got here I'm just happy it's here!  It was a little overcast yesterday and breezy but all in all just beautiful!

When I got home with my little booger I checked the mail and opened what I thought was the water bill and it turned out to be a nice letter from the city asking politely if we thought maybe the end of February might be a good time to take down our Christmas lights.  No pressure of course! After giving it a little thought I figured why not?!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Bedtime Routine

It’s been a tough few weeks when it comes to Jimmy sleeping…at night. He naps like a champ but we’ve had some weird nights where he wakes up literally every hour. I’ve tried not letting him sleep as much in the evening so that he’ll sleep longer at night. When I introduced baby food and cereal I tried giving it to him right before bed in the hopes he would stay fuller longer. Nada! It actually seemed like he woke up sooner. I’ve blamed it on teething and a growth spurt and it may have legitimately been one or both of those things BUT I don’t want this pattern to become the norm so I decided to establish a bedtime routine to see if that will help. Last night was the first night and I think it was a success.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Catching Up

I have quite a bit of catching up to do! These last 5 1/2 months have been exhilarating, exhausting, funny, poop-tacular and pure amazement at how special, brilliant and handsome our son is.

Here are some of my favorite pictures.