Saturday, April 10, 2010

Family Fun

Emily is 6 weeks old! It has been amazing how fast time has gone by since we welcomed her home.

At 6 weeks...

is very alert and awake for a lot of the day- a big cat napper

Sleeps well at night (thank you Lord!!) Her longest stretch has been 7.5 hours- but usually 5 hours. mixed with a few 2-3 hour intervals.

She loves to be the car, in our red wagon outside, anywhere. She loves to be held, snuggled, rocked, swayed, any type of movement in any ones arms...dangerous, we know! But we are enjoying every second of it.

She has gorgeous hair! Everyone comments about how much hair she has...still reddish blonde. Amazing since CGH didn't have much hair at all until just recently.

Has started smiling/smirking (although we've yet to catch it on camera)

She smiles extra hard at her daddy

Still isn't crazy about baths but usually enjoys them once she gets settled

Has blue eyes! Dark blue...but beautiful. Where do these children get their traits??

Wears size 1 diapers..about to go up to 1-2's. Wearing 0-3 and some 3 month sleepers- probably weighs about 11 pounds and some change since our last dr appt.

Loves to gaze at us from her bouncy seat, swing or just laying on the bed- a lot more content in them that Caroline ever was

Can lift her head up for a little bit while she lays on her tummy

She can track objects and loves to take in the scenery around her

Has a nice strong her sister. Endurance to match as well.

She likes to stick her tongue out and nibbles her fingers when she's hungry

She has big feet, long fingers and big hands...even though we still keep the famous "mitts" on her hands.

Enjoys "playing" with Caroline- she loves to hear her talk and listens/looks with such curiosity at her big sister who pays her A TON of attention

At 6 weeks she has won our hearts! Precious sums it up.

Here are some pictures from today when we were just playing around inside.

Half of a smile...

These are silly pajamas that make us laugh...thank you Misty for the hand me downs! These were probably John Michael's but we love them on girls in this house! :)

Thanks Nana for the beautiful headband...I wore it just for you!

Going out to dinner and then to small group in style

Silly goose at breakfast...classic face.

One of these videos is of Caroline watching a dvd (random, I know! LOL) of "If you are happy and you know it". She didn't do her best job...but it's a sample of her "moves".

The other video is just of sweet Emily hanging out...what she does best right now.


  1. These are great! Can't wait to get my hands on my precious girls:)

  2. They are precious, Tessa. The pictures, and the videos. I can't wait to meet your girlies. :-)

  3. I love these! Tessa, you look beautiful! Motherhood certainly suits you well! :)