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Two Month Letter to My Girl

28 Mar

Sweet Kensi Girl-

TWO months already. It is hard to believe how fast time has FLOWN by.
You grow sweeter and sweeter each day. With each coo you make- my heart melts. It’s amazing and hard to believe how fast you have grown and how much you change daily.
You have so much more personality now. You are so, so, so alert when you are awake, although you still sleep all the time.
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(please mom. no more pictures.  I’m just trying to sleep)

Your cheeks are getting chubbier and cuter- I just want to plant my lips on them 24/7. I can help but stare at you all day long. You are just so beautiful.
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Your head and neck muscles are increasing in strength each day. Pretty soon, you’ll be sitting up in your bumbo by yourself.
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You are getting better at sleeping through the night. Although, sometimes you still confuse us. You will sleep from 9-5 one night or 11-4 the next. Oh babies and sleep schedules….TOO confusing!
We have traveled a lot together. You’ve gone to cheer Savannah on at soccer games, traveled out to eat, and enjoyed shopping at the Williamsburg outlets!
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(being burped by daddy at your first soccer game)
For your first Easter the weather was definitely NOT spring like. Mid 50’s and drizzly- but we still tried to get a family photo shoot in.
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(thank you Timmy for the family photo bomb……)!
You also visited the Easter bunny at the Bass Pro Shops- you were awake and I think you enjoyed how snuggly she was. Easter bunny

Mommy tries really hard to not hold you all day long and get housework done….but it is just too hard to put you down sometimes.
You’ve outgrown preemie clothes and are finally fitting perfectly into newborn sized clothing.
Your faces. OH YOUR FACES.  You’re the most expressive baby I have seen.  Ever.
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and….you love Starbucks. duh.
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Look at how much I’ve grown!

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TWO MONTH CHECK UP-
Weight: 8 lbs. 12 oz third-fifth percentile
Height: 21.5 inches

Let’s just sum up your two month check up in one word- ABSOLUTELYHORRIBLYAWFUL!
Hoping the four month goes better- those four shots are heartbreaking to watch!

(yes. I realize this is one month late. yes. I wrote this a month ago. and yes.  she is three months already. good thing I have a three month letter coming up. soon. )

XOXO!
Cyn

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One Month Letter to My Girl

28 Feb

My dear Kensi girl,

It is hard to believe that is has already been ONE MONTH since you’ve arrived.  Although it has only been 31 days, your daddy and I can not imagine what our lives were like before God blessed us with you. You given us more happiness than we ever could have even began imagined.
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You were a tiny little thing when you were born, only 5 pounds and 9 1/2 ounces, but have filled our hearts. Since you were born, I’m not sure I have slept more than 3 hours straight and I wouldn’t change it for anything! In our middle of the night feedings, amidst the sheer exhaustion, I look down at your sweet, innocent face and it feels like all is well in the world.
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Your sleep schedule….we are still working on that.  In the beginning you slept ALL. THE. TIME.  I even asked friends if it was normal.  Now you seem to enjoy cat napping and laying in bed wide awake when we put you down in the evening.  The past few nights you have woken up to eat and gone back to sleep great!  Now we are working on having you sleep in longer increments….
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Your first bath- you HATED! You screamed the whole time until you had your head full of hair washed.  I guess you really are a girly girl! Then we snuggled you up in your hooded towel and you were MUCH happier.

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We are still learning about each other. Sometimes, I’m not sure why you’re crying, but usually it is only because you’re hungry, you have a wet diaper, or you’re not getting enough snuggles! It sure is hard to put you down during the day to get things done.
You make the silliest, most hilarious faces I have ever seen. In. My. Life. I’m pretty sure you know just when mommy needs a good laugh and you’ll make me a goofy face.
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Can I just tell you what joy I have had dressing you up in pink and bows!
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Our first furry children seem to have taken to you too. The night we brought you home, Molly refused to leave your side and her ears perked up at every squeal you made. Mia enjoys competing with you for snuggle time.
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You’ve met almost all of your immediate family already- from grandmas and grandpas to a great-grandma and great-grandpas!
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You also have plenty of aunts and uncles that have visited with you.
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I pray that you don’t grow up too fast.  It won’t be like this for long…

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ONE MONTH CHECK UP-
Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz  third percentile
Height: 20 inches tenth percentile
Head: tenth percentile

XOXO,
Your mommy

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