Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Getting Bigger

She is growing soo fast! I love the changes in her but at the same time I am missing the teeny tiny baby I came home with 4 weeks ago! She will be a month old on Thursday, I can't believe how fast time has flown.
I borrowed a great book from my friend Jen and it's called, The Baby Sleep Solution. It bascially helps you coach your baby to sleep through the night and this has been my main task as of yesterday. I'll let you know how this goes as time progresses. The key as far as I understand now is to have your baby feed 24 oz in 24 hours, but instead of feedings being stretched throughout day and night, you condense all your feeding into a 12 hour block. It will take a lot of time to establish this routine but if I can establish her sleeping longer at night I will stick with it as best I can.
On Saturday night we went out to dinner with Jason's parents and his mom hadn't seen Brooklynn in over a week. She immidiately commented on how much she has grown, how cute she is etc... And then I mentioned that she is starting to get chuncky, and his mom said, "yes she looks just like her mommy!" I had to laugh becuase I knew she didn't mean it the way it sounded. Brooklynn does look a lot like me, it was just very funny with the order of the comments. Either way I was a huge baby so she does look like me in that respect. I have to find a baby photo of myself soon so everyone can visually compare us.
Here's another photo update for everyone, especially for my parent's - we sure miss having you around!













5 comments:

Elizabeth said...

THey do grow so fast!! She is adorable!! and I don't think you look chunky at all. you look REALLY good for having a baby!! :)

Austin and Lisa said...

I love her eyes!!! She looks a lot like you! But not in the chunky sort of way! Haha.

Megan C said...

Soooo cute, that baby! Just like her Mama!

Jessica said...

She is so cute! Hope the sleep solution goes works for you. If it does - let me know. I don't know what I did wrong with Reese (ok I have a few ideas) but she didn't sleep through the night consistently until after she was a year old!!! I don't want a repeat of that...

Emily said...

she is adorable! that is really funny what your mother in law said! haha! isn't it crazy how all of a sudden your life revolves around your precious little girl? what did you ever do without her hey?