Oh Norah. Every month just gets better and better with you, and I know that will probably be the trend for many months, if not years to come. I get just a teensy bit sad thinking of how fast time passes, especially when we pack up a size of your clothes, but that is overshadowed by how wonderful it is to watch you grow. You are learning and doing so many things. One day you will have absolutely no clue how a toy works, and the next day you've mastered playing with it like it's been your favorite for years.
You are such a happy baby and absolutely love me and your daddy talking to you and smiling at you, which we can't get enough of. Sometimes when strangers try to hold you, or just when we're around the house alone, you burry your head in my neck and hold on tight, and it melts me into a million pieces. With all the things you're learning, you seem so big, like a real person. But then in certain moments you seem so fragile, and I can't believe that there will be a time that you will make your own choices and be OK out in the world without me. I promise to always love you, support you, give you what you need, and be your Mom first and your friend second. I want us to always be each others best friend, and you to know that there is nothing that could happen on this earth that will ever make me not love you.
Weight: 16 pounds. 50th percentile.
Height: Need to look at fill this in! Pretty sure 25 inches? I can't remember, but it's 50th percentile.
Nicknames: Nor, Boog, Noodle Noggin, P
Eating: 4 bottles a day. We try to get in baby food twice a day, but that doesn't always happen. You prefer puree mixed with oatmeal cereal, but trying to get you used to just straight purees.
Sleeping: It's getting better. Not all night yet, but I can just tell it is on the horizon. You nap three times a day for anywhere from 45 min to 2 hours. The nap lengths are all over the boards, but you almost always take all three and it's almost always at 9am, 12:45pm, and 4:45pm.
Diapers: Up to size 3. We still like Target brand for daytime, but I've decided we don't like their overnights and your dad agrees. So back to Pampers Baby Dry for night.
Clothing: We are still rocking 3-6 and 6 month clothes, but I bet you will be in 9 month sleepers any day now. Some how we ended up with A TON of 6 month clothes. Especially pants. So I hope those continue to fit for a while.
Social: You love to get out of the house. We've had some lunch dates and run errands. Nothing too exciting that comes to mind. We also had some people over to the house, which you enjoy, but like to keep close to us instead of being passed around. You really notice the dogs nowadays, and Holly is your best friend. Sadie is still a less than amused with you, but you like her anyway.
Likes: Pretty much any toy, sneaking peeks at the TV. Being danced with or playing airplane, being on my shoulders, things like that.
Dislikes: Being hungry or tired, some strangers.
Firsts: Sitting up all my yourself to play. Pushing up all the way for long periods of time on your arms. Rolling over much easier.
What we're looking forward to: Full nights of sleep. Warmer weather to talk walks.
We love you peanut!