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Emerson, 2 months


Emerson,

Can you believe you're already 2 months old and your time alone with me at home, is almost over?  I cannot believe it either.  It's very sad and yet so rewarding to see you grow up so quick. 

I don't know if it's because you're the second child or if we just know what to expect this time around, but everything seems to be happening right on cue.  You're sleeping through the night with 6 to 7 hour stretches at a time.  You wake up for a feeding after about 5 ours and sometimes not until 7 hours of resting.  You find sleep on your own and soothe yourself, when we aren't holding you.  You make great eye contact and talk up a storm! 

You have the sweetest smiles and you are so patient.

You love your big brother, even when he plants a big sloppy kiss on your face, especially when you are least expecting it. 

You're stats say that you're in the 63% for weight, 98% for length and 98% for your head circumference.  So, you're growing like a weed and when we compare you to your brother's stats at this age, you're kicking his butt with length.  We'll see how that trends as you continue to grow, but we couldn't believe those numbers.  You're showing him up, already!

Your shots might have been the worst part of your life so far.  It was a shock and you screamed your bottom off.  I was there to comfort you and luckily your tears didn't last too long.  The rest of that day was tough on you, but luckily it was only about a day of pain.

You're still nursing like a champ and when you spent the day at the sitter's house, you took your bottles well too.  It's quite the relief to not have bottle issues.  

We couldn't be more excited to see you grow up with your brother and watch the two of you bond.  It's going to be amazing.  We're so excited to be your parents and experience this all together.

Happy 2 months, baby girl.

Love, Mama and Dad


 Post 2 month shots and your fancy band-aids...



Some sweet pictures of you in some sweet outfits...


8 week old pictures and showing off our Buckeye gear from Aunt Julia...

 





A little time at the park to enjoy the warmer weather...





And to show off your brother and his mad skills with the spoon... big brother Coen.





Comments

She's so cute! Love that onesie :) and Coen... Such a show off ;)

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