Louise James: Seven Months






Height: 26"
Weight: 16 pounds
Clothes: 6 - 9 months; 9 months
Shoes: Size 1 still
Diapers: Size 3 and Size 6 at night!
Teeth: still 2 bottom teeth...we're waiting on the top 2!

Sleeping: We are in a total sleep regression right now. We did some sleep training before Christmas to get you in your crib, and that has stuck. However, your naps are shorter, and you are waking so many times during the night. I tried more sleep training to get you to sleep through the night, and you just screamed for two hours (for two nights) until I fed you. So, you go down around 7, wake at 9/10 for your paci then wake at 12/1 for a bottle then 3, 4, 5 and 6...it's awesome. (I'll sleep someday!) We've been spending a lot of time sleeping in your recliner, together, but I kinda LOVE it.

For naps, they are hit or miss...we are averaging an hour, which is ok. BUT, you are only napping twice (usually), so you are READY for bed at 7.

Eating: We have started Baby Led Weaning, and you've tried carrots, banana, avocado and crackers. I am not sure if any of it has made it into your stomach, but you are enjoying it! You are chugging bottles like crazy, so I definitely want to incorporate more real food into your diet. Hopefully this will help with your sleeping, too?? I can only hope...



Playing: You love your exersaucer because you can jump like a maniac. You love anything that lights up or makes noise. And everything goes in your mouth. You got spoiled at Christmas with lots of new teethers, balls and this cool little Musical Farm Cube! Sophie is still a favorite of yours, but the remote and my phone becoming top contenders.

If your brother is in the room, you are happy. You LOVE him. He knows it, too, and will help distract you if you get fussy for a second...it's adorable, and I'm continually amazed by how sweet he is to you! (More on that in another post...)


"Sharing" his iPad with you (but showing you who's boss)


Health: We (finally) got your six month shots on 12/18. You cried a little, took a nap and were fine! No side effects. You've been fairly healthy otherwise (knock on wood). You are still taking acid reflux medicine (Famotidine), which is a miracle-worker.

Milestones: You are sitting like a champ (and feel quite proud, I think), but you aren't rolling over. You can roll over, but you rarely do. You are quite content when we change you (thankfully) and when we lay you down, you just stare at the ceiling. You are SUCH a chill baby now, and we LOVE it. After reading Cam's seven month update, you are quite behind him, developmentally. I think we are so busy, and you are so content just sitting, that we don't work on standing, crawling and rolling over with you. #secondchildproblems. Seriously, we try, but you have no interest (or muscles). I am not worried...I kind of like you staying in one place! You can also sit in a high chair, at a restaurant...I think the shopping cart is next!



Adventures: December was full of Christmas and birthday fun. You helped me celebrate my 33rd birthday with our Thursday night rager (although you napped/slept through all of it) and had a play date with Jada, saw Santa for the first time, helped us decorate for Christmas, hosted your first Christmas Eve Eve Party and had your first Christmas morning. I think it was a pretty fun month!




You start your morning sitting in your Bumbo on Daddy's desk while he starts his work day. You'll sit there forever, just listening to music and watching Daddy...sometimes, we can get 30 - 40 minutes!

You also love to sit on the couch with us. We pile some of your toys on your lap/around you, and you just SIT. Cameron NEVER did this, so we love the down time!!

You get scared so easily by a loud noise (sneezing, a loud man's voice out of nowhere, etc). Your bottom lip curls and quivers and it's a totally different cry than anything else.

You have started to become attached to me. If I put you down and walk away (especially with someone else), you let out this sad cry like I'm deserting you. You let me leave you fine at day care, but when I come back in the afternoon, I can't gather your stuff before picking you up anywhere or you let us all know you're upset!

The look in your eye when you see Cameron

We call this your "denture" face...we DIE laughing every time!

Kids LOVE you, especially Avery! She always asks if you can sit on her lap!

Baths are an adventure...an hour long one. You LOVE it!

Those cheeks...we are still wondering if your chin will ever grow down or if it will continue to be smooshed into your face. Either way, you're BEAUTIFUL!




Christmas Morning


Louisey, Weez, Weezy, Pumpkin....you make life GREAT. I was so afraid, before you arrived, that I wouldn't be able to give up my love for Cameron. And I haven't...it's just grown. You are the most perfect piece to our crazy family puzzle.

Your eyes. Your smile. Your laughs. They make me feel unworthy.


Cameron's Seven Month Post

70 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness she has the best smiles!! Such a cutie! Happy 7 months Miss Louise!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love her smile! I can't believe she's already 7 months!!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. high five for little feet! and i feel like k is way behind lex developmentally too. but 1. chill babies! and 2. they're along for the ride, and don't have ALL the attention ALL of the time ;)

    ReplyDelete
  4. She is absolutely precious, Jess and that's a good thing - God bless them for being cute when they won't sleep! ;-) XO

    ReplyDelete
  5. Ahhh she couldn't be any cuter! Love all of her holiday styles :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. SHAREit is a free application that lets you send your content between PC, iOS and Android devices like photos, videos, music, and documents. Shareit for PC

    ReplyDelete
  7. The Lenovo SHAREit app provides convenient options for users to share files across multiple platforms, including their cell phones, tablets, and PCs.SHAREit for PC

    ReplyDelete
  8. Download SHAREit for PC or Computer on Windows 7/8.1/10. SHAREit for PC

    ReplyDelete
  9. its really great information Thank you sir And keep it up More Post
    CBSE Result 2017

    Awesome stuff is being shared by you
    CBSE 10th Result

    I must say indeed an awesome post and just loved the whole read.
    CBSE 12th Result

    ReplyDelete
  10. its really great information Thank you sir And keep it up More Post
    CBSE Result

    Awesome stuff is being shared by you
    CBSE 10th Class Result

    I must say indeed an awesome post and just loved the whole read.
    CBSE 12th Class Result

    ReplyDelete
  11. Shareit is one of popular app for PC and Android phone and currently one of best file transfer applications. SHAREit for PC

    ReplyDelete
  12. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thanks for sharing nice information with us. i like your post and all you share with us is uptodate and quite informative, i would like to bookmark the page so i can come here again to read you, as you have done a wonderful job.
    GATE 2017 Results
    GATE Results
    GATE Result Cutoff

    ReplyDelete
  14. Really i appreciate the effort you made to share the knowledge. The topic here i found was really effective to the topic which i was researching for a long time.
    AP TS EAMCET 2017 Hall Ticket
    JEE Mains 2017 Result

    ReplyDelete
  15. Karnataka board recently announced that sslc result 2017 will be publish soon.

    ReplyDelete
  16. So much fun!!! Wiseman Buzz is my favorite! And parenting while drinking doesn't mix for me either...holy pit stains!!! ;)

    lehenga blouse designs
    happy married life images
    Love Quotes for Husband

    ReplyDelete
  17. So, today, we have come up with the best collection of Happy mothers day images 2017 HD Wallpapers for facebook and Whatsapp that can be sent to your friends and beloved ones.

    ReplyDelete
  18. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly comeback

    Andhra Pradesh SSC results 2017
    AP 10th results 2017
    AP EAMCET Results Date
    AP EAMCET Results 2017
    TS SSC results 2017

    ReplyDelete
  19. SSLC Result Karnataka will be declare on the 1st may of April 2017. Students can check the results online.

    ReplyDelete
  20. TN SSLC Result will be declare on the 2nd week of May 2017. Students can check the results online.

    ReplyDelete
  21. KSEEB Board is going to declare Karnataka SSLC Result today. Students can check the results at official website of karresults.nic.in.

    ReplyDelete
  22. Eid Mubarak SMS in Hindi most recent of 2017 which can’t be discovered anyplace on net. You can

    duplicate these Eid SMS and send to your Parents, Relatives and companions.
    Eid mubarak cards
    eidimages

    ReplyDelete
  23. The best collection of Happy Mothers Day 2017 Images, Photos, Pictures, Wallpapers, Mothers Day Quotes, Wishes, Messages, Greetings,
    Happy Mothers Day Poems & Sayings, Mothers Day Messages, SMS, Text Messages, Mothers Day WhatsApp Status & Facebook Status, DP Images,
    Mothers Day FB Profile Pics, FB Timeline Cover Photos etc.
    fathers day images 2017
    fathers day wallpapers 2017
    fathers day pictures 2017
    fathers day cards 2017
    Happy fathers day images 2017
    fathers day quotes 2017
    fathers day wishes 2017
    fathers day messages 2017
    fathers day status 2017
    fathers day poems 2017
    Memorial Day wishes 2017

    ReplyDelete
  24. The LEGO Ninjago Movie 2017

    Watch The LEGO Ninjago 2017 Full Movie Watch or Download Online for free on Ipad, Iphone, Mac Pro, Tablet, PC or any Devices From Any Where.

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie Watch Online

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie is a 2017 American animation-action, adventure film directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher and written by Hilary Winston, with a story by Bob Logan.We start the week with news of that genre that likes big boys. Yes, the animation! It is that Warner Bros. Pictures revealed NINE posters of the LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie characters, a film by the same team that built “The LEGO Movie” and ” LEGO Batman: The Movie “(The LEGO Batman Movie). Do not miss out!

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie 2017
    The LEGO Ninjago Movie Watch Online
    The LEGO Ninjago Movie
    The LEGO Ninjago Movie 2017
    Watch The LEGO Ninjago Movie Online
    The LEGO Ninjago Movie full Online
    The LEGO Ninjago full Movie 2017 Online
    The LEGO Ninjago full Movie 2017 Online
    Watch The LEGO Ninjago full Movie 2017
    LEGO Ninjago 2017 Full Movie

    The film The LEGO Ninjago Movie: Warner Bros. Interactive and TT Games have announced the launch of LEGO Ninjago Movie – The Video Game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on September 26. In it, players will be able to immerse themselves in the world of the new animated adventure for the big screen: The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

    Developed by TT Games, in this new title players will break through waves of enemies in the skin of their favorite ninjas: Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Wu Sensei to defend Ninjago, their home island , By Lord Garmadon and his shark army. To achieve this, they must master the art of ninjagilidad, with which they can run through walls, jumping and fighting against enemies, to improve their classification and combat skills.

    “The LEGO Ninjago Movie – The Videogame takes the incessant action and exciting combats of the feature film home so the children can embark on their own adventures. Enhanced moves will help players navigate Ninjago with the flow of a secret ninja warrior And refine their combat skills, “said Tom Stone, executive director of TT Games.

    ReplyDelete
  25. http://www.merrychristmasquotesimageswishes.com/
    Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year,HappyChristmas2017 it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night in some traditions, Christmastide includes an Octave. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world's nations,Happy New Year 2018 is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, and forms an integral part of the holiday season. In several countries, celebrating Christmas Eve has the main focus rather than Christmas Day.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas

    ReplyDelete