Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sisterly Love

Guess Who Was Smiling at Me?

Marjorie has been smiling for a couple of weeks, but I never could catch it on camera, but this morning I was ready to take her 6 week picture with the Care Bear and had my camera handy. After changing her diaper, she was grinning like crazy! Here are a few pictures:

Happy Birthday, Daddy!

Brandon had to work yesterday, but the kids and I wanted to make sure he had a special day, so we met him at the door when he was coming home in birthday hats and gave him the cards the kids made him. Then after dinner, we brought out the cake we bought him at the store earlier and sang him "Happy Birthday" and watched him blow out the candles! Lillian and Andrew had been waiting to eat that cake since we bought it! Marjorie wasn't all that impressed, but she enjoyed her birthday hat.

Happy Birthday, B! We love you!!!

One Month and Counting....

Marjorie is now a month old! Time is flying! She is getting so big and I can see a personality developing for sure. She seems to be a momma's girl. She loves snuggling with daddy too, but loves playing with momma. We've had some great nights of sleep on and off. I know it will all even out eventually. But on average she usually goes to bed around 9 and then wakes up around 3 or 4 and then again around 6 and then sleeps until 7:30 or 8. One night she even slept from 9 to 5:10 the next morning! That was nice! I have a great husband that gets up the first shift with her too, so I can sleep for a long stretch before I get up with her so I'm a saner mom the next day. Here are some pictures to share:

Hanging with Daddy

1 month old with Care Bear

Dazed in my bouncer

I met my Aunt Mole!

Saturday, August 6, 2011

We Are Making It!

I still haven't been on here too often. Life is too chaotic tending to the needs of all 3 kids! I can't believe it has almost been a month now since Marjorie was born! It has flown by! I'm just so thankful Brandon had lots of vacation time saved up so he could be home with us this long. He goes back to work on Monday and so will begin me making it on my own. I'm going to miss having him home for sure and I know the kids will too! They have loved every second of spending more time with their daddy. They have kept him busy!

Marjorie has been growing up a storm and she should be for all that she eats! She sure does love her bottle! She was 9 pounds on Tuesday when Brandon weighed her on her 3 week birthday. I'm curious to see what she weighs now, but will probably weigh her on Tuesday again. She had a rough almost week of crying and crying all day which we thought was colic at first, but then figured out she has a little acid reflux, so with her medication for that, she has been a lot better! She is now sleeping more and crying a lot less! She fell asleep early last night and we forgot to give her the medicine and she was up screaming at 1 in the morning, so we won't make that mistake again! Poor baby!

She is a sweetie-pie that loves to snuggle and getting attached to her momma already, it seems. Everyone comments all the time about how alert she is. She really is! When she is awake, she is very bright-eyed and looking all around. She is interested in everything and I think would be asking us a million questions if she could. I'm very curious to see how much she changes in this coming month as she develops more personality. I'm eagerly awaiting those first smiles and giggles! :)

Here are some pictures to share from the past couple of weeks: