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Coen, 3 months

Dear Coen,

Can you believe that you're already 3 months old?! We can't. It makes me a little sad to see you grow so fast because it reminds me how quickly I've forgotten how small you were when you arrived.

::Weight:: Quickly approaching 14lbs, but we'll see for sure at your 4 month appointment in October.

::Likes:: Bath time, taking walks, the moby wrap, riding in the car, being held, laying in your crib and listening to the crickets, laying on the floor and exercising, your swing, your bouncy chair with toys on it, Larry the lion, your nuk pacifier, puppy kisses and rolling over.

::Dislikes:: Being on your tummy for too long, hiccups... darn it!

This month has been one of the most enjoyable because of you're interacting with everyone so much more and have so much more to say, now that you have really found your voice. And everyone that meets you loves how smiley you are. It's like we can finally "communicate" and "talk" to each other rather than having the conversation just be one sided.

You're such a great baby that you've made the decision to try again very easy for your dad and I. We haven't nailed down the date exactly, but we're looking forward to bringing you some siblings in the near future.

The newest things for this month are that you are rolling from your tummy to your back, with little to no practice! You are also drooling like MAD and it's supposedly because your teeth are moving, but not coming in just yet. Still have a few more weeks before that happens.

Your dad is spending a lot of time away from the house with makes him sad because he loves you so much and wants to spend time with you. He's only coaching football and then he'll be done, so soon, you'll have plenty and baby/daddy time.

You're eating so well now, still nursing at home & taking bottles at the sitter's and sleeping almost 7+ hours every night. It's a dream come true, I just hope the trend continues. Last night you slept about 8 hours and I still was up a few more times just to make sure you were okay and I was hearing you through the monitor.

You love your sitter and I'm pretty sure that she loves you too! You've made some friends there and come home so happy every day after spending your day with everyone. You also just stare at me when I pick you up because you love me so much and that just warms my heart, so much.

You're wearing some 0-3 clothes still but you're wearing more (carter's) 3 months and some 3-6 month things. It's fun to dress you in some new options and put more of an outfit on you, rather than just a onesie.

Your most favorite thing to do is just lay on a blanket (on the floor) and kick around. It's so fun to watch you go to town, but it really is exciting for you and you love it!

Oh... and your thumb. This is something that you really only do when you're trying to soothe yourself to sleep. I have to say that it might be one of my most favorite things that you do, aside from smiling. It's just so darn cute. I love it.

Thank you for being so good to us and letting us enjoy every single second that we are with you. You're amazing and we love you to pieces.

Happy 3 months (1 week and 2 days), Coen!

We love you so very much,

Mama & Dadda


Sassytimes said…
I can't believe he's 3 months already. Wow. I love his little boy cute.
Wendy said…
Three months?! NO WAY! That bath picture made me LOL!

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