Oct 25, 2014

two months

Carter man is two months old!

Adventures in the 2nd month:

- We took our first zoo trip! Mommy has a year membership so we have decided to put it to good use. You slept most of the time but woke up to see the polar bears.

- Gave us your first real smile. I happened to have my video camera out too! What a smart little guy!

- Started cooing. My heart was mush.

- Went to your 2 month check up. Shots went as well as they could. I prepared to nurse RIGHT after and it did the trick.

- Kissed our daddy goodbye at the airport for the first time. You didn't know, thank goodness. But Mommy did and it was no fun.

-Slept through your first drive in movie.

Weight: Almost 12 lbs

Height: 22 1/2 inches

Little Boy,

What was it like before you? It's already hard to remember. You've opened a new part of Mommy's heart and turned your Daddy into an ooey gooey (Manly!) mess. Even Rosie has fallen under your charm, little man. She stays close to the two of us. You're little coos and goos make us smile every time. I never get tired of it.

You sleep in your own crib for 6- 8 hours (lately)! Maybe I shouldn't say that out loud. Its been wonderful and makes for a happy baby the next morning. We stay in bed oohing and going for a good while. I take too many pictures and send them to too many people. You have been fine when I set you down on your play mat or swing. That's been a big difference since last month!

Those big round eyes are turning to the best color blue! You have started really looking at me and doing it very frequently.. When you do, you normally always smile that sweet smile. It's almost like you get so happy that you have to look away again or your little heart might burst. I feel the sam way ;). I always ask for your sugars and for now I get them whenever I want! I love seeing emotions in your little eyes. I thought I would have a serious baby forever!

Some mornings I wake up and see that I have a completely different baby than the day before. You are growing right in front of my eyes and you change day to day. You love smiling at the crosses on the wall. And if I start your baby mobile and let you stare at it, I can put you in your crib for a few minutes so I can sneak a chore or two in. You watch every move I make. And you know more than I think you do. I love this little relationship that is budding between the two of us. It gets deeper everyday and I really will never get enough of it. I realize that every new stage will be my favorite.

You and your daddy are a pair. You will sit with him in a way that you won't sit with me normally. Just laid back on the couch with not a care in the world. I love it. I'll be honest, some days when he comes home, I almost toss you to him. But its only because I need a tiny little break for my back. I secretly want you right back after I hand you over! You talk to daddy so much! Even on Skype, you carry on the cutest conversation. I know you know your daddy. You get a very peaceful look when you are with him. He just thinks you are the greatest. I can't wait to see the relationship you two will build.

You survived your two month shots and were back to normal Carter a day later. It hurt your feelings so bad that something hurt that much. We nursed right after that stinky ole shot and you instantly calmed down. You ran a very small fever and slept pretty much the rest of the day and night.

You still love to be swaddled tight and to be carried around in the Moby or baby carrier. I can always get you to calm down when I do one of those three things. I love watching those tired eyes get heavy when you get sleepy. You normally yawn every time I put the swaddle on you. You are such a smart boy!

So pretty much, Carter, we are smitten. This is exactly what we prayed for, even more to be honest! We think you are a cute little guy and love every moment we have with you! Thank you for being exactly YOU! I pray that you know God made you YOU for a very special purpose. You are HIS and we just are happy to be a part of HIS. I can't wait to see all the new things you learn this next month. I just know it will be my new favorite month ;).

And now, too many pictures.

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((1 month update))


Nicole said...

cannot believe how big he is getting!!! Hope I can meet him soon. :) btw, do a post on his cloth diapers sometime! I would love to know your experience with them!

Brittany said...

He's so precious! Love seeing the CD's! We love ours :)