Friday, July 15, 2011

What I love about YOU … week 1 & 2

I can’t believe that Finley is TWO WEEKS old TODAY!!

I blogged almost every week about what I loved about Cori Belle as she grew from one week to one year. I actually just went back in my blog book from last year and so enjoyed reading all the things I loved about my little girl as she grew. Those memories are so precious and fully engrained in my mind. It’s something I want to do with every child and so it begins with sweet Finley Grace.

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  • Holding another tiny baby. You are so beautiful to me.

  • That you enjoy taking baths. You have not cried once during bath time and really seem to like the warm water rushing over your body.

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And your big sister LOVED helping/watching you in the tub!

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  • Watching your sister give you kisses. I really feel like she could kiss you ALL DAY and not get tired of it. You are one loved little baby!

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  • That you slept the best you’ve ever slept last night!! We’ve been struggling a little bit in the swaddling and going to sleep at night category, but last night you did great! You nursed at 9:30 pm, 2:30 am, and 6 am. The best part was that you didn’t mind getting re-swaddled and you went right back to sleep with no fidgeting or fussiness! Praise Jesus!
  • Taking you and your sister for walks in the double BOB. It’s such a peaceful time. Now if only it didn’t feel like a swamp outside!!
  • That we are finally getting into the swing of nursing and it doesn’t hurt mommy so much anymore. It’s such a sweet bonding time with you.
  • When you curl your little legs up to your chest.
  • When your eyes are open and I can tell you are just taking in the world around you.
  • The way you poke out your bottom lip when you’re done nursing.
  • Being a mommy to TWO precious girls! God is so GOOD!

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This is definitely NOT the best picture of me, but hey … I’ve got both my girls and that’s what matters! Right?!? :)

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