Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ollie at Four Months

Better late than never! Here is a recap of girlfriend at four months.

She can:

Roll over front to back and back to front.  She doesn't choose to do it all of the time, but she's done it so many times we know she can when it suits her fancy.

Sleep through the night. She gives us a good solid eight hours each night. Good girl. :)

Laugh, all of the time! As of right now, she seems to have her Mama's random, goofy sense of humor. She loves when I "eat" her cheeks, being thrown up in the air, and when her daddy sticks out his tongue to the tune of Eye of the Tiger.  We've also been able to get some good belly laughs during tickle time.

She has:

Some hair growing back! Hooray! Girl lost most of it last month, and it's slowly making its return.  Her eyes are still grey, with some flecks of brown.  She's also got the cutest thigh rolls imaginable.

She eats:

Sooo much more than last month! She can now guzzle up to eight ounces in a sitting, although she tends to stick more to somewhere between 4-6 most of the time.  We've noticed her eating a lot more ... growth spurt maybe?

Still no solid food.  The doc said to wait one more month until her head control is a tiny bit better.

She sleeps:

Through the night.  She goes down around 9:00, wakes around 5:00, sometimes later if she fell asleep later, eats, then goes back to sleep for another couple of hours.  Her naps are still cat naps, but we are starting to see a pattern.  She tends to take a nap around 11:00, 2:00, and 6:00. They're short, around 30 minutes, but we'll take it!

She wears:

Size six month or size 6-9 month.  Some nine month things work ok, others don't.

She likes:

Her big brother's hair.
Her binky.
Daily walks with Mama.
The dog. She is obsessed.
Falling asleep in her bassinet next to her daddy's desk, listening to folk music.
Putting anything and everything in her mouth.

She dislikes:

Waking up in the carseat. Huge tears.
When she's tired and has to be in the car, and we hit a ton of red lights.
Being overtired.

Happenings this month:

Girlfriend got babysat for the whole day by Grandma and Poppa while Mama and Daddy went to Napa for the day.  She did great! We also took Ollie to a Powerlifting meet to cheer on some of our gym friends.  We had to drive 45 minutes to get there, and then were there for two hours with her happy as a clam, sitting on my lap and grabbing at our friend Michelle.  Then, she must have realized how tired she was and how overstimulating the meet was, and she had a complete meltdown that lasted almost the whole way home. Not fun! She forgave us, luckily. :) Her four-month doctor's appointment went well.  Her height is in the 98th percentile, and her weight is in the 60th percentile. Tall and slim, just like her daddy!  <3