May 6, 2011

All About Laila: 5 Months

Laila turned 5 months a couple days ago, so this post is semi-late. I just completely forgot to post about it. And seriously, where is the time going?

Laila doesn't have an appointment until June, so unfortunately, I'm not positive on her height and weight. I can do all of that at home, though. I'll update this once I know.

She's wearing size 2 diapers.

She can still fit into some of her 0-3 clothes, mainly the 3's. She also wears 3-6's but the 6's are ginormous on her.

She still gets pumped breast milk, exclusively now. Big accomplishment on my part, which I feel I mention too much. She can also hold her bottle, for the most part.

For the majority of the night, she sleeps in her pack n play. But, I do find myself bringing her into bed for maybe an hour or so. I've just really missed having her so close and cuddled up with me.

She loves her new swing, her jumperoo, and finally, the bumbo. She use to HATE that thing.

She is cutting her 2nd tooth, which has been making her very irritable. She'll play but cry at the same time. Poor honey :[ I feel so incredibly bad that she has to deal with the pain.

Rice cereal in a bottle does not make her sleep longer, oh well. She still wakes up once in the middle of the night to eat. I'm wondering if this is ever going to pass.

She eats 5 or 6 ounces. If you give her anymore, she spits up a ton.

She still loves the colors orange, yellow, pink, red. Anything bright and vibrant she'll go after.

She does this thing now when you put her into the car seat. It's like she's trying to escape. She practically uses her feet to lift her body up because she doesn't want to be buckled.

And, although she still falls asleep in the car the majority of the time, she just doesn't enjoy car rides as much as she use to. She pretty much wants out the second we buckle her and get driving.

She loves loves loves music. She's my musical baby. And she even enjoys dancing around with mama.

She has awesome hand coordination. You'll catch her reach for her toys, picking them up and I bet you know where those toys go once she picks them up...HER MOUTH! Yup, she still chews on everything. How tasty, right?

She can lift her torso of the ground during tummy time. She can roll back to belly, belly to back. She even enjoys rolling half way and hanging out on her side.

She can sit assisted and even unassisted for maybe 10 seconds before she decides to topple over.

She can laugh but doesn't do it all the time. Instead, she still vocalizes by screaming and babbling "baby talk"

But, I'm pretty sure she said the word "da" the other day. Hasn't said it since, but I'm in know rush for her to start talking. It just means my baby is growing up. Which still scares the heebie-jeebies out of me.

Still a daddy's girl and probably will be for sometime. At times, I don't mind this. Other times, I just want her to want me more often. On the other hand, she doesn't get to see her daddy to often because he is usually gone before she wakes and doesn't get home till later on.

She enjoys being outdoors and we cherish the walks that we get to go on. Especially since the weather was been wonky lately.

Laila went to the Milwaukee County Zoo for the first time on April 30th. I have a ton of pictures that I'm still in the processes of watermarking and editing. Will post once those are finished.

AND she gets to venture down to Gurnee, IL to experience Six Flags for the first time, if the weather cooperates. Although, she won't give a hoot. Lets just hope she can survive the hour and a half drive. There may be a couple pit stops.

But, In just a month, my daughter will be 6 months, meaning 6 more months till she is ONE. Scary.

3 lovely comments:

Etosia (e-tasha) said...

Happy 5 Months Laila! these babies are growing way to fast!!! Rylin is going to be 6 months next week! :(

Ashlee said...

Way to go on exclusive breast milk that is seriously so awesome!! Huge Props to you! :)
Happy 5 Months Laila! :)

Sarah said...

wow she is growing fast! I bet you are loving every minute =)