Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Friday, January 26, 2007
This is how Emma started her day...but unfortunately it didn't end that way. My poor baby had colic this evening. She was fussy from about five on - she is just now relaxed and sleeping comfortably, hopefully for the night.
I took this picture (and many others like it) this morning. She was in such a good mood and smiling and talking (coo's and goo goo ga ga's). She is ready to laugh any day - she starts smiling and her whole face lights up. I love it!! In the mornings after she eats we lay down in the bed together and she just talks up a storm!!! I've taken a few videos trying to capture her in full conversation, but haven't got a really great one to share yet.
She is outgrowing more and more outfits so fast - I can't believe it. In only two more weeks she'll be ten weeks and I'll be going back to the office. I am really having a hard time dealing with that reality. It's going to be a very hard week for me. Even now just writing about it my eyes are welling up. I never imagined it would be so hard.
So...now we're having fun every day. She changes every day!!! We go back February 5th for her two month check up. I can't believe she's about to be two months old already! Time has really flown by.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Look at those big beautiful eyes!!! She is holding her head up so much now and I swear we have conversations now - she makes so many new noises!!! She stays up a lot more these days and sleeps longer at night - thankfully.
She was seven weeks last Sunday. I can't believe how much she has grown. She'll go for her next check up at two months so I'll find out just how much she weighs, but I know she is well over ten pounds. She's a healthy baby!!
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
After I got the kitchen all cleaned it was Emma's turn...so she got bathed and fed and is now sleeping sweetly! I still need to finish my bedroom - I washed the sheets on our bed, but haven't got them back on the bed yet. After that is done I am finished with the house for today and will be able to get myself cleaned up provided Emma doesn't wake up about that time. I get a little nervous showering while it's just the two of us here - scared I won't hear her - so most of the time I just wait until Michael gets home or jump in and out of the shower quickly right after I put her down for a nap. I may wait on Michael today, though since he'll be home in a couple hours.
I am just so glad to get my kitchen back in order - it had been in disarray for too long. The next big project is the closet in the guest room. It's just acting as storage, but it isn't organized at all. Mostly it's full of blankets and boxes of things that are either for garage sale or just things I don't have out right now. I have so much stuff I have to recycle it from time to time b/c there is just too much. I need to get a more organized storage system, though. I need to get the garage sale/giveaway stuffy out of there entirely, though. I just don't have another place to put it.
Well...time to get the bedroom finished before Emma wakes up again!!
Wednesday, January 17, 2007
We're nice and cozy inside right now and I even have a fire going! My neighbor, who is a teacher, is staying home today, too due to school closings and my other neighbor is on maternity leave like me so maybe we'll have to have everyone over to make smores! :)
I went outside to see how much ice there was earlier and my jeep has icicles all over it...and all the leaves are solid ice, too. According to the news this is supposed to be going on tomorrow, too. I don't know if it will be any better or worse, though.
I hope you can stay home today, but if you're here in Houston and have to go to work be very careful.
UPDATE: Thankfully Michael's work called and said they didn't have to come in at all today!! He was just getting ready to go, too so they called just in time and now he can stay here with us where it's nice and cozy and warm!
Monday, January 15, 2007
I recorded a short video last night - she was fighting sleep so hard!! She didn't have a good nap during the day so she was pretty cranky. This is one that will be good to have handy when she starts dating! Our parents had naked pictures of us or shots of us on the potty - today we have videos on the web!!! Ha ha!
Sunday, January 14, 2007
Friday, January 12, 2007
I created it b/c I have so many friends with them and I wanted to be able to keep up with them. Tonight Michael and I went to dinner with Ashley & Ricky (friends I've known since HS) and we started talking about other people we knew from HS. Turns out a lot of them also have MySpace sites. So, tonight after we got home I decided to check them out...um yeah, maybe if I have hours to wait for MySpace to load. I like looking up HS friends on MySpace, but it takes so friggin long to load the pages. I don't know if it's just b/c people have so much stuff on their pages or what, but I get so frustrated I just give up trying. My site is very plain. I have one picture - a mosaic of pictures of Emma and that's it. Michael has tons of stuff on his site, too - too many pictures!
Oh well, just wanted to vent out MySpace. When I have more time and patience I'll have to search through it again for more friends from HS, but tonight we're watching the Rockets. Well, Michael is actually dancing with Emma right now!! I need to make a video of the two of them and post it...it's too cute!
Tuesday, January 09, 2007
Today is Michael's 30th Birthday!!! We're going out to dinner tonight to celebrate. I am married to an old man now! Ha ha! Better be careful about the old age jokes, though since I'll be 30 this year, too!
We love you very much sweetie!
Thursday, January 04, 2007
Monday, January 01, 2007
So...we're home again and it's time to get back to our routine!