Thursday, February 16, 2012

Our Newest Family Obsession

The Nook Book

All 4 of us fight over the Nook.  

Books and Apps. galore.

We are like kids in a candy store.

The End.

Happy Valentines Day 2012

Can you believe this is the best one?  

 Maybe you can help me pick one?
 Micah was pretty upset that he was not holding a baby.  Wouldn't you be?

 Grandmas gets her chance too!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Nursery in Progress

 Bevin's room is almost finished!  The walls have been painted, the rug rolled out, and artwork on the walls.  But we still have a few serious steps to a crib!  Ha!  Micah is still occupying our family crib even though he has moved into a room with his big brother.  So for the interim Bevin is sleeping in her pack and play bassinet as you will see a few photos down.  No worries!  She has not made one peep about it.  
 A few items have been hung on the walls.  It can be a little intimidating to hang things on your freshly painted walls but sometimes you just have to go for it!  I did hang this too high originally and I have to patch one small hole.  No worries.

 I LOVE the way that the stripes turned out!  Don't you?
 I also love the simple framed birth announcement.  All I did was scotch tape Bevin's birth announcement to a piece of vintage wallpaper.  (I can say vintage right?  It is a Ralph Lauren pattern from 2000 so it is a decade old.  At least it sounds cooler to say "vintage")  Then I cut the paper to fit a frame that I got from T.J Max.  I originally did it as a temporary fix until I printed the right sized photo but NOW I love it just the way it is.  Don't you love how that happens! 

 Some day a crib will go where the pack and play is now.  We are playing around with the idea of getting her a new crib that converts into a toddler bed and letting Micah stay in his crib as long as he needs.  Believe me, nobody wants that one wandering the house alone at night.    Recently I found Micah in the kitchen chopping the tops off of strawberries with our largest knife.  And before that I caught him Windexing the wall with a disinfecting wipe.  As soon as I caught him in action he took a big bite out of the wipe!  That story ended with extra babyproofing and a phone call to the pediatrician and poison control!

 Miss B enjoying the view...

 ...of her bear mobile.

 Talking to them.
 Making sure her sheep is close at hand.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Well Visits - Bevin Noelle

 Bevin had her 2 month well visit at the pediatrician on Friday!

 B's getting to be such a BIG girl!  She is already moving past the 0-3 and wearing 3-6 outfits and sleepers!

 Her newest tricks include: smiling and laughing at us and her brothers, she most definitely knows her mama's voice, loves her orca whale sounds/sound machine, swaddling still brings her comfort, she has been sleeping a 5 hour stretch in her bassinet in her own room up until this past week as she has had her first cold, and she can kick and punch like nobodys business!
 B went from weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. at her 2 week doctor appointment to 12 lbs. 10 oz. yesterday at her 2 month visit!  That is a doubling of weight.  Most excellent job my dear!  So she went from the 55% on the preemie chart to the 80% on the BIG GIRL chart.  Nice.
 2 Week:  weight-6 lb. 5 oz.
             length-19 1/4"
 head size-13"
 2 Month:  weight-12 lb. 10oz.
          length-21 3/4"
     head size-14 1/2"
 I must apologize for the lack of posts as of late!  My hands and heart have been full in the bestest of ways!
Grow B Grow!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Christmas Morning 2011

Santa came!

 Opening gifts

 The only pic of Miss B

 Micah, excited about underwear!

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