Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wide eyed

I love how open she keeps her eyes now! She’s so interested in her environment. Advertisements

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Skeptical face

Lizzy is not a fan of being put down. She’d much rather be in our arms. While this is very sweet, it makes things like cooking and cleaning the house challenging. Mostly, I wait for Nate to be home to … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, grandpa Bennett!

Happy birthday to my dad! Lizzy is excited, too.

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Binky

Lizzy has a pretty strong drive to suckle. She was going through a phase of squalling shortly after eating and having a diaper change. We knew she couldn’t be hungry, but the only thing that calmed her down was nursing. … Continue reading

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All swaddled up

Lately we’ve found that Lizzy sleeps best at night after some skin to skin contact followed by bundling her up in a swaddled blanket. She ends up about half swaddled because she hates having her hands bound up. She really … Continue reading

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Hand holding

Over the past couple days, Lizzy has started doing things more deliberately with her hands. My favorite is when she grabs onto my fingers with her teeny little hands.

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Story time

Reading to kids is important. I’m really hoping to instill a lifelong love of reading in Lizzy. Even though she’s too young to understand stories, we read to her in excited voices and point at the colorful pictures. I think … Continue reading

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Nap time

This one is pretty self explanatory.

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2 weeks old!

Lizzy is officially 2 weeks old right now! Happy 2 weeks, baby girl!

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Lizzy’s First Stroll Around the Neighborhood

We took Lizzy on a walk Friday night. She seemed the enjoy it. Which mostly means she slept through it. We also ran into a very nice older woman who told us how beautiful Lizzy is. She pointed out that … Continue reading

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