Thursday, September 20, 2012

Leighton at Two Months

My little man is getting so big! He’s so cuddly and much easier to hold now that he’s not quite so scrunchy (as in newborn). This week marked the age that we brought Blair home from the hospital. It’s so weird that she missed all that time at home. And she was half his size at two months!

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He’s wearing size 2 diapers and both 3 and 6 months clothes, depending on the brand. He’s got a roll or two on those little brown legs too!

leighton 2 months 09202012 (9)Crooked little smile.

He’s holding his head up well now, but he still gets tired and bops me in the face with it now and then. He enjoys the activity mat even though our star above it is broken and sort of whines instead of sings. He doesn’t mind tummy time at all. He talks more when he’s on his tummy, too. He also loves his swing and the ceiling fans.

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He loves being talked to and wiggles like crazy trying to get some sound out. He manages a coo here and there, but he’s not chatterbox like Blair yet!

leighton smiles 8w3d 091712 (15)Trying to get some sounds out!

He’s a happy little thing for the most part. He turns his head when he smiles though, so it’s hard to get a good picture!

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We’ve got a pretty good routine going on lately. We’re still nursing every 2 – 3 hours during the day. He gives me a 5 or 6 hour stretch at night followed by 2 – 3 hour stretches. After feeding him around 7 he usually goes right back down for another hour or so. He usually sleeps with is arms up by his head.

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He still sleeps in the swing during the day. He also sleeps really well if he’s been in the car and falls asleep in the car seat. I just bring it in the house and set in on the floor or in his bed until he wakes up! After church one day, Brad had me go check on him because he slept so long in his car seat after we got home!

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He loves a bath, and always cries when I take him out. He sleeps well at night in his bed. He’s a sweet little thing. When he’s full and rested, he’ll lie right by himself as quiet as he can be.

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This week we had Andad and Grandmom’s birthday party. Leighton got in some good Andad time.

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Leighton goes everywhere with me still. After exclusively pumping for 11 months with Blair, I’m sort of lazy about it now. He will take a bottle, and I want to continue that, so we do give him one at home sometimes. But if I can take him with me, I do!

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We went to the Braves’ game this week with the Watermelon Association. It was a lot of fun. We went up to the 755 Club so I could feed Leighton, and then we ate a yummy salad. It was a perfect day for baseball – not too hot and cloudy. And the Braves beat the Nationals after a base hit and three walks!

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It’s been a fun two months. It’s been a tad tiring, but I’d rather be tired and have him home than sleeping at the Ronald McDonald House waiting on him to come home! I’m so glad we’re figuring each other out and getting a good routine started. Blair has been so good with him, and he loves her too. We have so much to be thankful for!

2 comments:

Candi James said...

Love this post! I love that crooked smile even more! I see you in Leighton so much right now.

Cow Pies & Mud Pies said...

He is such a DOLL! Getting so big and that smile...so sweet!

You look great too!