Sunday, February 27, 2011

Sleeping Payten

First Smiles

These pictures were taken with my phone so they are not the best quality. But I was trying to hurry and capture her first big smiles. Her dad sure knows how to make her smile!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Life the past month!

Payten turned 1 month on January 22!
She got a little shy!
Her first time doing tummy time! She was very unsure of it and rolled to her side. She got pretty tired of it so we had to roll her onto her back to be a little happier!

She loves to sleep in her bouncer...she loves that it vibrates and puts her to sleep!
Payten being a big girl and just hanging out on the couch
This is Payten's favorite toy. It plays music for 5 minutes and lets just say we dont leave home without it. It is always next to Payten and when she starts to fuss a little we turn it on and it calms her right down and puts her to sleep. This is what we use since she wont take a binky.

Paytens 1st real bath. Unfortunately for her and us her umbilical cord stayed on for 17 days. And when it did fall of part of it was still attached so we had to wait even longer to give her a real bath. Thankfully it only took about 3 days for the other part to fall off. Payten absolutely loves her baths!

We are already in trouble with her being a little model!

One night I fed Payten and gave her to Deven to burp her and then get her in her bed while I got ready for bed. Well when Deven holds Payten right before bed she always looks at him and starts smiling. Deven tells me, "how am I supposed to put her in her bed when she is smiling and wants to play?" Payten knows just what to do when her dad holds her to not go to bed. Then one night I go out and find the two of them watching the Jazz sports highlights. Payten loves her daddy!
Sometimes I just wish I was as little as her and can cuddle up and fall asleep all cozy like that!

Sadly Payten's first valentines day was not the best. As you can tell from her in this picture. She had her 2 month check up and I had my 6 week check up (we just split the difference of those days so we could just go in once to the doctor). She got her 2 months shots, 2 in 1 leg and 1 in the other. That was the worst thing ever to see her just laying there not knowing what was coming her way and then to see her scream in pain :(. But she is very health and doing great! The doctor said that she is tall and skinny. I was concerned maybe too skinny but he said she was great and nothing to worry about. Along with Payten getting shots, Deven and I also got shots. We got the whooping cough shot and I was very proud of Deven because he does not do shots at all and hasnt gotten one for like 6 years. Way to go Babe!!!

2 month measurements (2/14/11 7.5 weeks old) & Percentiles:
Height: 22 in 43%
Weight: 8lb 12 oz 10%
Head: 14 1/4 4%
She was still not happy after changing her diaper since her legs hurt so bad :(

Today was a pretty nice day out so I decided to still bundle Payten up and go for a walk to get the mail. Her outfit is a 3 months and just a little big, she was not sure what I was yet again doing to her. But she is still cute as a button!

I got her all bundled up and as soon as I started to walk she fell asleep. So she missed her first walk to the mail box.
We absolutely love her to death and can't picture our lives without her. She always brings a smile to our face every day. On January 30th is when she really started smiling at us. And then the next day she started talking back to us. And since then she loves to talk and smile every day. We for sure would like a little more sleep but it is totally worth it. She goes to bed around 10 and wakes up around 3-4am to eat and then falls back asleep usually for another 3-4 hours depending on how long she eats the time before. And then is up and ready for the day around 8 am. She is so cute in the morning because she just lays in her bed looking around and talking and then if she doesn't get attention after awhile then she starts to let out some cries. We realized when she was about 3 1/2 weeks old that it seemed like she had acid reflux, so we got her on some medicine she takes every morning and that seems to really help her. It was so sad before she got on the medicine because it just seemed like she was just in pain when she cried. So we are so thankful for medicine to help relieve her pain! Other than that Payten is doing fabulous and always look forward to seeing what new thing she will do next!