Monday, November 29, 2010

Today I have a 6 month old...

It's so crazy. Six months gone by already! It really freaked me out when I reailzed and now I'm even more inclined to do blog and vlog updates on the regular just so I have more too look back on once Cole's all grown up.

It's crazy to think that in another 6 months he's going to be a 1 year old, toddling about and saying mama and dada and who knows what else.

I think he'll be crawling by Christmas, at least I hope so. I really want Coles first Christmas to be special so even though we live in a basement apartment with low ceilings I wanna get the best tree. Christmas is sooo soon! I'm so not ready. I'm never ready for it. Christmas shopping is always so hard, on me as well as my wallet. This year will be even more crazy. I had trouble last year walking around the crowded malls with pregnancy fatigue and whatever else I was going through that day, that seems like a piece of cake compared to steering a huge stroller through a crowded mall of insane shoppers. Maybe I'll do all my Christmas shopping online? I don't even know if that would be easier to be honest.

Picture from last Christmas, look at that little baby bump (And little Christmas Tree that I carried home on the subway myself!)

Anyways 6 month video is on it's way, I'm having some technically difficulties getting some videos onto Daniels Mac...I'm a PC-Girl...and a Mac-Retard, so it's taking some getting used too!

Love M

Saturday, November 27, 2010

The honeymoon is over...

For the first 4 and a half months of Cole's life all I did was boast about how good a baby he was! "He ALREADY sleeps through the night..." "He NEVER cries..." etc. etc. etc... Then things changed.

Around the time that we moved into our new house, and I'd love to blame it on a change in environment, but lets be honest here I definetly noticed a change before. For a while he was going to bed around 8:00pm every night and he'd pretty much stay in his crib, aside from the one or two feedings until about 10:00am (I know I had a baby who LOVES to sleep in, he's definitely my baby) But now it's in bed at 9:00, up at 11:30 for a couple hours then FINALLY down to sleep at 1 am! It's crazy! And let me tell you getting him to sleep is not a walk in the park either.

He does this thing now where he rubs his eyes when he's tired, a clear sign he wants a nap or wants to go to sleep. But does he follow through when I put him in his crib, of course not. He rolls onto his belly and starts CRYING! He hasn't quite figured out how to roll back onto his tummy yet so he can't roll back, but honestly even if he did know how I don't think he would do it. He does it for the attention I've realized because when I walk into his nursery with the sounds of ear piercing screams overflowing from inside, this is what I walk into...

Now don't get me wrong I'm not saying he's the WORST baby but he definitely gives me a headache...EVERY night now, but I have to admit walking into his nursery and seeing a HUGE smile on his face makes me smile every time and forget how frustrated I am that I have to go into his room and flip him over every 10 minutes. Daniel thinks we should let him cry it out, I refuse. I can't listen to him cry for longer then 5 minutes, it literally eats away at me.

On a happier note I think he will be crawling within weeks! He's so close! Sometimes when I go into his room and he's on his belly he's in the crawling stance! He's just gotta figure out how to move.

Oh how I love this little munchkin.

Love, M