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One Month Old

It is hard to believe that our baby girl is officially one month old! Amazing!
She continues to be a happy, active baby. When she cries, it is always for a reason (although we are not always quick to figure out what the reason is, we are getting better) - either she needs a diaper, food, or to sleep (sometimes she just needs a hug too). Preston is officially back to work, it has been fabulous having him home for so long and he and Callie have truly bonded during that time.
We don't have any official stats for one month (she doesn't need to go back to the doctor until 2 months) but she continues to grow and get longer by the minute. We are continually learning new things about her:
  • She LOVES baths! If we would let her, she would just sit in the tub all day - and afterwards she is always relaxed and calm.
  • She is a fabulous traveler. We recently got the opportunity to be a part of Adam and Rachel's wedding. Callie was fabulous on the long car ride (the 4 hour car ride took us much longer due to having to stop and feed - although Preston always was able to find a Burgerville for us to stop and feed at - ahh, how life has changed), slept wonderfully in the hotel, and loved all the attention she got from friends and family.
  • She continues to be a wonderful sleeper and will go for 4 - 5 hour stretches. She wakes us grunting, not crying and will spend 5 minutes stretching before she decides it is time to eat.
  • Feeding has had its challenges but we seem to be back on track.....(keeping my fingers crossed)
  • She is much more attentive these days and loves to stare at people and things around her. I took her to church and she was fabulous the whole time. Even though she was super tired, she refused to sleep and spent the whole time looking around.
  • She loves tummy time and keeps getting stronger every day!

    Often times, I wish that I could sleep as good as (or anywhere) she can!
    Tummy time can certainly be exhausting
    Bath time

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