Good evening and happy Sunday! I can not believe how quickly time is flying; my baby girl is already a half year old! This month was an amazing month for Chi Chi Berra (pronounced Kee Kee), and she is very busy exploring her world these days. She absolutely loves grabbing everyones faces and bodies; every object near and far; and especially her tootsies! She also lifts her arms up and orients her body towards whoever it is she wants to get picked up by.
Over the last week, Chiara has completely mastered sitting up without falling over and also has mastered transitioning from sitting to crawling position. She is able to slitter across to floor with her arms when she is on her belly and there is a blanket underneath her since we have hardwood floors. Without the blanket, she crawls backwards!
Everything is a toy to her, so she reaches for anything in sight. We spend a lot of time talking about the name, function, and attributes of the items she is interested in. She is learning so much by using her senses to manipulate items, so I want to enhance her development by providing her with descriptive language. She is cooing and sing cooing constantly, and she is very expressive with both her face and body. Chiara loves to laugh and smile. Paul is her number one comedian; I swear those two NEVER stop giggling at each other any more. I am so lucky to have these two social babies.
Good evening and happy Wednesday! Baby angel is 5 month old, and my sweetie is on the move! She is determined to stand up; sit by herself; reach for any and every object and put them in her mouth; and shimmy to appealing toys and people while on her belly =) Baby girl is so sweet and such a happy baby! She loves social interaction: especially cooing, laughing, imitating, and gawking at Paul. She loves peek a boo; and has the absolute cutest laugh when being tickled. We are so in love with her!! <3 Here are some pictures:
Thank you for reading =) I hope you have a happy Wednesday! <3
Good morning and happy Saturday! Months 3 and 4 have been incredible months for my little darling ChiChiBerra =) She found her feet and likes to look at them and munch on them. She rolls over from her back to her tummy and lifts her head up using her entire arms rather than just her forearms. She has been shimmying towards the direction she wants to go while she is on her tummy (usually towards Paul) and is moving longer distances every day.
ChiChiBerra reaches for objects and people, and tries to put everything she reaches for and grabs into her mouth. And, my favorite–she puts her arms out and orients her body towards you to express that she wants to be picked up or go to you =)
Baby angel has also entered her sleep regression. My little angel is pouring saliva and teething =( Some nights, she does not sleep for more than two hours at a time.
Baby angel is 14 pounds now, and breastfeeding is going strong. She usually just nurses to feed; and she prefers her pacifier and snuggles for comfort =) When she tries to nurse for comfort, she ends up screaming because I produce a lot of milk and it is not pleasant for her =/
My little angel is such a social and happy princess. This little cuddle muffin was made just for me!
3 Month Pictures
4 Month Pictures
Thank you for reading!! I hope that you have a happy weekend! =)
Good afternoon and happpppyyyyy Monday! It is hard to believe that my ChiChi Burra is officially 3 months old; and oh my goodness–what a dream baby she has been! She is just the happiest little bean. Developmentally, she is smiling, laughing, ticklish, desiring to be held all the time, trying to sit up and crunch every time we put her down, able to pull herself up when we give her our hands, making impecable eye contact, tracking us wherever we walk to, trying to talk to us by cooing, responding to us with coos when we ask her questions, making the sounds “ahhhhh” and “uhhhhh” and “ohhhhhh” and “mmmmmmm” when she coos, bringing anything the she grabs to her mouth– and if she doesn’t have anything her hand is always in her mouth. She is teething, and she is sleeping 6 – 11 hours through the night! I can’t believe I just said that. She absolutely adores Paul Bear, and her favorite thing to do is play peek a boo with him. We are absolutely in love with this little darling!
I can’t believe my baby girl is two months old already! I have enjoyed every single second with this precious angel =) A few days after we brought her home, we took her to get a frenulectomy to release her posterior tongue tie and lip tie from the same incredible doctor that we brought Paul to. She had the same exact tongue tie and lip tie that Paul did; and I am so happy that we did the procedure immediately this time. Breastfeeding has been great since we got her frenulectomy. Little angel eats every 1 1/2 to 2 hours with her longest stretch being 3 to 4 hours (usually from 7pm to 11pm). She also accepts pacifiers (yay!).
When she was 13 days old, her umbilical cord fell off. She started tracking us a few days before she turned a month old, and started smiling at us at 5 weeks old. Her favorite thing to do is for us to sit her up and talk with her. She makes impeccable eye contact and coos and makes sounds and smiles in response to us talking to her. She loves social interaction, and loves to be held or worn.
Chiara loves tummy time. She has had really great control of her neck since the day she was born–and now, she is able to lift her head and shoulders to look at us. She also rolled over from her tummy to her back for the first time at 7 weeks old.
This little angel is growing so quickly. At her first month checkup, it was exciting to hear that she gained 2 pounds since birth. Now, she doesn’t even fit in her newborn diapers anymore =( I am excited to find out how much she weighs now!
Thank you so much for reading! I hope you have a wonderful day!