Monday, December 28, 2015

Jolie- 4 Months

Four months...holy moly!  This little nugget of ours is pure joy.  We are definitely in a honeymoon period with this little baby.  One day we woke up and the colic had just disappeared and had us on pins and needles waiting for it to come back, but guess what! It didn't...and finally, FINALLLLYYYY this precious angel at four months finally stopped crying.  & the heavens parted and the sun shined down and the angels sang!!!! Really that's what it was like.

Little miss is the happiest thing on the planet these days and never never stops smiling.  Seriously just look in her direction and she will smile a smile as big as her whole face.  She is too precious for words.  She hardly ever cries...just fusses when she is hungry or starting to get tired but that is it.  I can't say it enough, it is glorious.  I definitely know this is a precious little time...where they are happy...way interactive...but aren't yet mobile.  ;)

Weight: home measurements 13.5 lbs
Height: 24 inches
( we had to postpone your appointment until the 30th so I am so so curious to see if you are still the tiniest of things or if you shot up in them growth charts :) )

Eat:  Little miss is still eating consistently every 3 to 4 hours, mostly 3 and 5 ounces.

Sleep: A week before four months I transitioned her to her crib.  Bath, lotion, jammies, eat...down at 7.  It took about four days but you now go down with minimal crying and wake around 4 or 5 for a feeding and go back down until around 7.

Play:  Jolie loves her little play mat now.  Loves to bat at all the toys hanging down in front of her.  She is also grabbing at everything so she loves to hold on to little toys and rattles and sophie the giraffe.  We put her in the bouncer for the first time this month and she loves it and can hang out in there sometimes for 20 minutes before she is over it and wants something new.

Milestones: On the day of her four month birthday she rolled over from back to tummy and now is doing in constantly and so proud of herself.  She also found her toes this month and loves to grab her feet when laying on her back.  One of the cutest milestones for sure. & laughs...oh you are just giggling from deep in that belly of yours.

Firsts: Sleeping in your crib.  Celebrated your first Halloween and Thanksgiving :)

Dearest Jolie,

You are such a little dream boat.  Just when I think you couldn't get any cuter, you somehow manage to do it!  I know I say it every month but, ugh that smile.  It takes up your whole little face and it just looks like you are smiling from the inside.  You really are the happiest baby I have ever seen, just full of the most joy.  People always ask if you are always smiling, and really, you always are.

You continue to bring so much happiness to this little family of ours.  You and your sister are getting closer with each day.  You really light up every time you see her and watch her so carefully following her all around the room.  Boy does she adore you also, I don't think there is any sweeter noise than hearing her use her baby voice to talk to you, calling you chubby monkey, Jolie Bean,  Jo Jo, sweet gurrrwl...(endless nicknames) and hearing you laugh the biggest belly laughs back.  I don't ever want to wish away time, but boy do I dream of the day you two can finally play together.

Thank you for bringing us endless amounts of happiness sweet girl. We love you something fierce.

Mommy & Daddy