Monthly Update! (2 Months)

Well, I am already failing in this "monthly update" thing... and you know what? I am okay with that! I don't want to put any expectations on myself to make sure I document Beau's life every month- I will do it when I feel like it! Most likely I will feel like it once a month at some point, so that's when it will get done!

  You are 2 1/2 months now and I am so head over heels in love with you! I really never knew that I could love someone so much. I never get sick of playing with you, singing to you, laughing with you, and so much more.  You are such a bundle of joy!

  At your 2 month check up,  you were 24 inches long and 10 lbs. 10oz.  That's the 97% percentile for height and 23% for weight... long and skinny! You had your first shots at your 2 month appointment and it was so heart breaking for me to witness! You laid on the table just flashing your adorable grin up at me. You were so happy and you didn't know what was about to happen! The nurse told me to grab your hands, so I did, and then I looked down to see her stick the first needle in your leg... and that's when you lost it! You were not happy about what was going on! The nurse rushed to get the other two in you and then I scooped you up and held you in my arms.  You immediately stopped crying and just stared up at me with big tears in your eyes! Once you were close to me, you didn't cry or whimper once. I love that you just needed your momma! :)

  I love the way you stare at me.  I can feel the love that you have for me and that makes me so happy.  In the mornings, once your eyes adjust on me for the first time that day, you open your big toothless mouth and give me the biggest of grins! It is the greatest way to start out the day!

  I caught you giggling for the first time the other day- and luckily I caught it on camera! I have watched that video over and over again and I get just as excited each time I watch it!

  You have found your hands- and you love to look at this "thing" that is attached to your body.  I wonder what is going through your mind during those moments!

  You are starting to sleep better for us- which is a good sign of things to come! The other night you slept 8 hours again which is a relief for this tired momma! Hopefully if we keep doing what we are doing, you will be sleeping through the night once I go back to work!

  I am back at work part time right now and it is bittersweet.  I so wish that I could be home with you to take care of you all day, but at the same time, I am so fortunate to be working where I do.  USANA is such a great employer and the people I work with make it easier for me to come back.  I will just make sure that when I am home, we make the best of it!

  I love our morning cuddle sessions that we get to have- I just sit and stare at you while you sleep on my arm and I soak it all in.  Soon I will be rushing out the door to go to work in the mornings and will be leaving you sleeping in your crib, so I have to soak up all that I can get!


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