Saturday, October 25, 2014

Madison's One Month December 10th 2014

Dallas, Texas 
Weight: 9lbs 7oz
Height: 24.5inches
Sleeping: 3-4hours at a time during the night and takes lots of naps during the day. 
Eating: Breastfeed every 2-3 hours.
Likes and Actions: sleeping in the car seat, small straight across smile, grunts a lot, looks up at you when laying on your chest. 

Madison's Three Months February 10th 2014

Brussels, Belgium
Weight: 12.1lbs
Height: 23.3 inches
Sleeping: Midnight to 8am, still jet lagged from moving to Europe, 3 naps a day.
Eating: Almost exactly every 3 hours.
Likes and Actions: Eating, watching your hands, when daddy sings to you, crazy arms, kicking to splash in the tub, cooing sounds, starting to like toys especially the bouncer.

Madison's Two Months January 10th 2014

Scottsdale, Arizona
Weight: 11lbs 5oz
Height: 22.5inches
Sleep: 4-6 hours at a time during the night and naps after feedings during the day.
Eating: Every 3 hours during the day and 3-5 hours at night.
Likes and Actions: Kicking your legs and flapping arms, putting your left hand in a fist and following it with your eyes as you move it, eating your hands, starting to hold your head up, going on walks outside.
Dislikes: Screams during tummy time. 

Madison's Four Months March 10th 2014

Brussels, Belgium
Weight: 13.5lbs
Height: 25inches
Sleeping: 9pm-8am, 3 naps. The first nap is usually in my bed right after she wakes up!
Eating: Every 3 hours. 9am, 12pm, 3pm, 6pm, 830pm
Likes and Actions: Tries to eat her whole hand, she sings back when we sing to her, eating her blankets, grabbing her toes
Dislikes: Tummytime 

Madison's Nine Months August 10th 2014

Sevilla, Spain
Weight: 18lbs
Sleeping: We have been traveling since August 26th and ever since we have been traveling she wakes up almost every night crying at about 4am. She takes 2-3 naps in the stroller about 30-45 minutes each. 
Eating: Breastfed morning, mid day and night. She eats 2 solid meals a day and a snack. She now can finger foods and is getting better at feeding herself. 
Likes and Actions: Learned to crawl and can now crawl somewhat fast. Can pull herself up to a standing position while hiding furniture. Can wave bye- bye. When she is in bed with us in the morning the first thing she wants to do is climb on the headboard. Says "Ahhhh.." with a wide open mouth. She flails her arms and kicks her legs and get so excited when shown a new you. Loves playing peek-a-boo and with stuffed animals. She grabs them and pulls them in close to her. 
Dislikes: She fights every time we put her in her stroller and wants to stand up and bounce instead of sitting in her stroller. We end up carrying her around a lot. She does not like being out in confinement. Like when you hug her tightly she struggles to get away. 

Madison's Eight Months July 10th 2014

Brussels, Belgium
Weight: 16.6lbs
Height: 27.2inches
Sleeping: Totally screwed up from a 2 week vacation. Takes 2-3 30 minute naps in the stroller a day, 9pm-7am and occasionally on vacation wakes up at 4 am screaming. 
Eating: Breastfed very 3-4 hours, two solid meals a day. 
Likes and Actions: Baby food puffs, gelato from Papa, pictures with Pryia, smiling at random strangers, she will never sit still, sometimes let's out high pitched screams, big cute gasping "Ah's", learned to say Dada and Mama, she breaths fast and clenches her teeth when she doesn't want some king of food, 
Dislikes: Taking naps, being held down, having her nose picked, having her teeth touched. 
Other Stuff: She had her first 2 teeth come in this month. 

Madison's Seven Months June 10th 2014

Brussels, Belgium
Weight: 16lbs
Sleeping: 8pm-7am, taking 2-3 naps. 
Eating: Breastfed 7am, solids 10am, breastfed 2pm, solids 4pm, breastfed 5pm and 8pm. 
Likes and Actions: When we "get" her belly, when we talk and interact with her she smiles really big, she makes a motorboat motion with her lips, scrunches her knees up under her and buries her head into the carpet, Sophia the Giraffe, party cake, horsey horsey, cardboard books. 
Dislikes: Going to bed, getting constipated.
Other: Went to the beach for the first time this month.