Weight: 15 lb 9 oz- 12th percentile for age
Diaper Size: Size 2
Clothing Size: 9 months
Nicknames: Little Fly Guy, Giant Baby
Eating: Gentlease Formula- failed a third attempt at breast milk so I give up! Taking 6 oz first thing in the morning and right before bed, otherwise 5 oz at a time. He eats about 2-3 hours. Levi is a very pokey eater and sometimes it seems to take him forever to eat!! A few days before they turned six months we started them on cereal! Levi took to it right away and gladly finishes whatever we make for him!
Sleep: Wakes up around 5am to eat, goes back to sleep until about 6:30 and then is up for a little bit. Takes two morning naps, a good afternoon nap, short evening nap before going to bed around 7:30pm. He usually sleeps through the night! He takes naps in his Podster in the crib, and still sleeps in his Rock n Play next to our bed.
Firsts: First solids- multigrain cereal mixed with formula! First time sending big sister Ellie balloons on her 2nd Angelversary. First Halloween- Levi was a little raccoon! He was so adorable! It was very chilly here, but we bundled everyone up and out we went! Levi seemed to like being out, which was surprising since he doesn't normally like it outside. He made it all the way around the block- just watching all the action! First time going to Grandma and Papa's house. Its only about an hour drive, but it was a big ride for them! He slept the whole way in the car and liked checking out the new place.
Life with Levi: Our little sweetie! He loves to cuddle and gives great kisses and wonderful hugs. He likes to chew on our faces, my hair, our hands, his hands, his feet, my cup or whatever else I'm trying to put into my mouth- ok, he tries to chew on everything! Even his sister! He is still very curious and tries to get his hands on anything. You can tell just by the look on his face that he wants to get a hold of whatever he is looking at. He is pretty laid back compared to his siblings, but he takes eating pretty seriously- so don't mess with him when it's bottle time. He has the most pathetic cry at night when he wants his nuk- but he usually settles back in as soon as he gets it. He is so smiley and I love his behind the nuk smile! Levi loves to hold hands when he is in his car seat, so cute!
Weight: 14lb 4oz- 12th percentile for age
Diaper Size: 2
Clothing Size: 6 months
Nicknames: Bug, Buggers, Buggy Boo Boo
Eating: Pumped milk. Her bedtime bottle and first bottle of the day usually are 6oz. Otherwise she usually eats 5 oz every two- three hours. Addy also started multigrain cereal and we were not at all surprised when she was not interested in it after the first taste! We kind of had to trick her to get in!
Sleep: Addy usually wakes up around 5am for a bottle and then goes back to sleep until 6 or 6:30am (as long as someone holds her!). Addy takes pretty short naps throughout the day but occasionally we can get a decent nap in on the way home from therapy around lunch time. She falls asleep with her nighttime bottle, but almost every single night, she wakes up about ten min after we put her down to sleep. I hold her on the couch and she goes back to sleep. I don't know if she's worried she's missing something or just needs some extra cuddles. Like Levi, she naps in her crib in the Podster during the day, and sleeps in the Rock n Play next to the bed at night.
Firsts: First solids- multigrain cereal mixed with breast milk! First time sending big sister Ellie balloons on her 2nd Angelversary. First Halloween- Addy was a little owl! It was pretty cute! It was very chilly here, but we bundled everyone up and out we went! Addy hated her costume and started protesting as soon as I had her dressed. Addy continued to be upset so after a half block, we brought her home to the grandparents. First time going to Grandma and Papa's house. Its only about an hour drive, but it was a big ride for them! Addy fell asleep shortly after getting in the car then slept the rest of the way in the car and liked checking out the new place and playing with her cousin Layton. So close to sitting up!
Life with Addy: Addy loves to be the center of attention, and if she isn't, she does her darnedest to make sure people know she isn't happy about it! She is so funny and has the cutest little giggle. Addy loves her toys, but would much rather be involved in whatever is going on around her. She sports quite the little attitude and is becoming a Mommy's girl. She is high maintenance but oh so cute. You can't not laugh at her antics and bids for attention. She even tries to get her brothers' attention- usually without success, which only adds fuel to her fire!
A few more pictures of the small people...
|Sending our love to Ellie on her second Angelversary!|
|Playing while we carve pumpkins|
|The Determined Face|
|Chewing on a red bell pepper! Not a fan!|
|First bites of cereal!|