Here are some highlights of the last several weeks:
Linny still loves her toes, especially when they are bare at diaper time!
We had a fun visit from Grandpa Mark when he was in town to do some work. It was fun for baby girl to get to spend more time with her Grandpa and have a new playmate! Mark was very obliging and happy to get down on her level…
and to read stories he brought from home…
…on their backs just like Tim does! Now I know where he got it!
She is getting even better at standing up with help.
And—imagine yourself a nice hearty drumroll—she started on rice cereal! We waited another couple of weeks after her 4-month appt to do it since I wanted to see if her sleeping would get better on its own. It did for a few days…and then got worse. So we went ahead and tried it, thinking she must be ready! (Update: not to spoil the moment, but we’ve now gone back to the dr. and also gotten some medicine to help neutralize her stomach acid, as it looks like the real culprit is reflux. We are continuing with the rice cereal as well since that will stay better, and are doing the whole lovely hold-her-up-for-20-minutes-after-eating thing again. We have elevated her crib a bit, too, and the combination of all these things seems to be working well! she is back to 7-10.5 hour stretches most nights! Naps are still iffy.)
Looking ready! I LOVE this One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish bib we got from Microsoft!
Documenting the occasion!
Easy! (For the record, it has not been sooo easy since…she’s still trying to figure out what’s going on!)
Daddy got to try.
Check back in another couple weeks (just kidding…or am I?) for more photos…looks like it’s feeding time again!