Thursday, June 18, 2009

5 Months!

Our little Rosebud turned 5 months on the 12th. My how time flies! It's been an amazing 5 months at the Lyon household. Rose's little personality has come out and we just love seeing her change every day. She smiles ALL THE TIME, laughs sometimes (she is ticklish!), and hardly ever cries (except when Mommy leaves!) I took Rose to get her 2nd shot today and she weighs 17 lb 2 ounces.

Here are some fun facts about Rose at 5 months:
*Loves smiling at her reflection in the mirror
*Loves, loves, loves mealtime! She eats rice cereal mixed with pears and a veggie for dinner. So far she has liked everything we have given her. That includes pears, carrots, sweet potatoes, avocado, squash, and green peas and banana. I stocked the freezer with homemade organic baby food that was incredibly easy to make and tastes sooo much better than commercial baby food.
*Loves nursing and is not so crazy about bottles. Won't drink a bit of formula. Uh oh. Gotta work on that.
*Still loves bathtime.
*Loves sucking on her washcloth in the bathtub.
*Speaking of sucking, Rose is OBSESSED with sucking her fingers. Not just one, but two! The pointer and birdie.
*Grabs everything in sight.
*Loves holding her left foot. She doesn't show much interest in the right one. Maybe she doesn't know its there yet?
*Still hasn't rolled over (Remember when she rolled from tummy to back at 2 months? Well, it never happened again! I'm still waiting for my little chunky monkey to get movin!)
*Enjoys hanging around in her Johnny Jump Up. Hasn't really figured out how to jump yet.
*Tries to sit up...doesn't like laying down in my arms...that's for babies!
*Really wants to get her hands on Lucy! Lucy is still a little scared of this new thing we brought home a few months ago and won't get close enough for Rose to get a good grip. I know that once Rose is eating finger foods, she will be LuLu's BFF. Lucy is our furry dust buster.
*Sleeps on her tummy for all naps and bedtime. We finally got rid of the swaddler!! Whew...I thought I was going to have to swaddle her until she was 16.
*Scoots across her crib at night! I start her at one end of the bed and when I peek at her in the morning, she is at the other end! How does she do that?
*Takes 2 good naps a day.
*Loves catching a glimpse of TV...usually something like Kathy and Hoda, Food TV, or the Housewives...Mommy's favorite guilty pleasures :)

Ok, I could go on forever but I think I'll stop here! Overall, Rose is a tremendous joy and we love every minute with our little girl. Can't wait to see what this month has in store for us :)


Natalie said...

she is growing up to fast! i loved this post. she sounds like such a stinker :)

go you for making homemade babyfood - i have pledged to attempt that with the next baby, so you will have to show me how!!

love ya!

Sarah Beth said...

I love it Jilly!!! I love her laugh-its the best sound ever! :) Love yall

Anonymous said...

soooo cute- i love that last pic!

The Dennis Family said...

Oh my gosh!! She is getting to be such a big girl!! CUTIE!!! I love her - and I miss her and you! I need to see yall soon!

Erin said...

aw i love her facial expressions jill! shes such a cutie!

mary keever said...

so cute! we have that flowered bathing suit too! we will have to get a picture of the girls in the their matching suits in august. i think we are going to come to dauphin island. thanks for the float advice!