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5 Months

I say it again, wow, time really flies!!
Callie is now 5 months and in the last 2 weeks we have had some big changes. I am now back to work - very bittersweet (sad to be not spending all my time with Callie, but happy to be back with the kids at school) and Callie is in daycare. Preston and I were expecting a few days of adjustment with Callie but she surprised us once again. Her first day of daycare and it was like she had always been going - we had no hiccup in behavior, sleeping, or anything (makes going back to work much better!).
Here's an update on our bug:

  • She can't quite decide whether or not she wants to sleep all the way through the night, so at this point in time, she gets up at a very awkward time (5:00) - tough to put back to sleep but I am not willing to get up for the day at that time!
  • She is getting stronger every day and can now lift her chest off the ground when doing tummy time.
  • She can sit on her own (with tons of pillows around her) for a bit before she topples over.
  • Even though it might not look like it, she is getting hair (finally).
  • She continues to smile and laugh - she is totally daddy's little girl and absolutely lights up whenever she sees him.
  • (I think she learned this next one at daycare) She now chirps VERY loudly when she wants something. If she's hungry, she will give a short, loud wail for one second, look around the room to see who is going to respond, then if no one does, she does it again.
  • The number one word we use to describe her is an observer - she watches and looks at everything around her all the time! (daycare even commented on that)
  • She LOVES being outside and music (especially daddy singing to her)

  •  Hanging with Daddy
    Getting strong during tummy time - excuse the drool!
    Walking with Mommy - sitting like a big girl in her stroller!

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