Friday, January 28, 2011

Roly-Poly

Here is the proof that I can roll over. :-) I was practicing at daycare all day!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Shake, Rattle, and Roll!

This week Mommy and I received mail from Aunt Michelle, Guenni and Kai. She sent Mommy some birthday presents and I received presents too. Yay! One of my presents was a toothbrush set. It came with 3 toothbrushes: 1 for the teething stage, 1 for when my first teeth are through, and an actual little toothbrush. Here is a picture of me with the "teething" toothbrush. Yummy! My eyes are still big and blue! Mommy hopes that they stay that way.
Mommy's favorite animal is a frog so of course she had to take a picture of me wearing this frog outfit. I am quickly outgrowing it. I've also really enjoyed playing with the ball that Grammy and Pappy got me for Christmas. I can actually hold it in my hands for a few seconds. Ms. Angie also told Mommy that I was picking up toys at daycare today and was throwing them. :-)
Daddy sure is comforable to lay on:
I also just discovered that the swing has a rattle attached to the little tray. Here I am holding on tight:
The weather has been pretty chilly, but Mommy and I took a walk today:
Self portrait with Mommy:
The biggest news of all......I rolled over from my back to my stomach 3 times today!!! All of that shaking and wiggling has paid off.
"Did you see me Daddy? Did you?" :-):
Here is a video of me testing out my new toothbrush:


I'm still quite the "talker":

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Sleeping routine???

Sleeping routine??? I seem to have forgotten what that is. :-/ The last couple of nights have been somewhat rough. That will explain the delay in new posts on the blog....Mommy has been a bit tired. It started on Thursday night when I woke up at 2 a.m. and decided that would be a great time to just stay up. Saturday was another rough night where I decided that 2:30 a.m. would be a good time to go to bed! Ohhh I will try to do better!

Mommy isn't quite sure if I am teething (I have drooled an awful lot lately and my fingers taste delicious!) or if I had a slight cold(my nose has been rather stuffy). We'll get the routine going again. ;-)

Snuggling with Daddy when I should have been in bed:
Hanging out in my "gym":
Sidney and I hung out for a while. It was fun for a little bit........
.....and then I had a little tantrum! Hey...I can't always be happy and adorable. I'm still pretty cute even when I am having a tantrum....I've got to practice that look for later on when I don't get my way. ;-)
My cupcake jacket. This one's for Michelle and Kathrin. ;-)
Those fingers are still tasting yummy!
More snuggle time with Daddy:
Sleeping on Mommy is great!
A new family picture:

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Choo Choo!!!

Like I've said in the past, I am a happy baby for the most part, but I do have my cranky moments. ;-) Daddy discovered a way to calm me down by sitting me in front of his train. I like to follow it around the track and the sound is pretty neat too! The Bumbo seat has helped even more because I can stay occupied all by myself. I enjoyed sitting in it and watching the train today for a good half hour! Mmmmm!! Fingers make a good snack!

So interesting!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Mommy's Birthday Weekend

Yesterday was Mommy's birthday. I tried to be on my best behavior all weekend. ;-) I continue to sleep through the night (knock on wood) and am not really a daytime napper. There is one picture of me sleeping in my swing though.....I tried to give her a little break. We went out to breakfast to celebrate. I was awake the entire time and Mommy had to hold me, but I did a good job at the restaurant. She had a great "birthday weekend". Here are some pictures:




Patrick, Ingrid, and Carson are letting us borrow their Bumbo seat. They are the best! Thanks!


Here I am testing it out for the first time. I am also wearing my new hat and scarf that Oma made for me.




Hanging out on Daddy's lap:





Can you find me?


Taking a quick snooze in the swing.


Don't you just want to kiss those chubby cheeks? :-)





Watching the Steeler's game with Daddy:


Hanging out with Mommy on her birthday:





My "serious" face:


Hanging out in the Bumbo again. Please excuse the drool. :-)



Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bilingual at an early age! ;-)

Today was "Snow Day #3" ! It was an optional teacher workday for the teachers and of course this was a no brainer for Mommy....of course she was staying home with me. :-) She decided that she did have to be somewhat productive though and put away all of the clothes that no longer fit me. Goodbye almost all of my 0-3 months clothes!

While she was doing this, I was hanging out in my crib. Mommy put on my German CD, which I enjoyed very much. I tried singing along to all of the songs...don't my coos and gurgles just sound German? ;-) What can I say....bilingual at an early age!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Snow what fun!!!

Today was a "Snow Day" for Mommy and Daddy which meant that I got to spend the day with them. Yay! Of course this was also prime opportunity for Mommy to take lots of pictures. Here are some of our day. :-)



My "snow hat" from Carol. Mommy had to test it out first thing this morning.


Hanging out on the couch:

All snuggly and warm in my blanket from Jess:

Hanging out in the swing:

Oh so happy to be spending time with Mommy and Daddy!


Snow what fun!!:






Thursday, January 6, 2011

Happy Baby

Lately I have been smiling a lot and am pretty much a happy baby. Mommy has been trying to catch me smiling on video for a while now. Everytime she takes out the camera to take a video though, I get camera shy. It could also be that I can't see Mommy's face anymore. :-) My outfit today must have done the trick because it said "Flowers Make Me Happy".










Here are two videos. They are not the best because Mommy was trying to peek over the camera to make me smile so they are a little wiggly. :-) Enjoy!







Monday, January 3, 2011

3 Months Old!

Mommy cannot believe that I am 3 months old today! Time is going by so quickly and I am growing and changing daily. Here is a look back at my "Weekly/Monthly Growing" and a list of my current "Likes"

I like:

* to lay on my mat and play with the overhead toys that dangle down (especially the frog toy)

* to hear Mommy sing. She doesn't think she's a very good singer but it calms me down. :-)

* to take baths (but I don't like to get out)

* to be snuggled. However, I prefer if the person is standing and is either swaying me back and forth or bouncing me. I can tell the difference if they are sitting down!

* to sleep at night time. We have a good routine going and I get cranky when it's bedtime. I'll sleep anywhere from 8 to 14 hours at night time. 14 hours was a one time fluke but Mommy did appreciate it. Actually she appreciates it every time I sleep through the night.

* to Skype with family and friends. I stare at the movement that I see on the screen but can only be occupied for a short period of time.