Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thumb sucking

Last Sunday after watching a young girl suck her thumb and pick her nose at the same time with the same hand I decided I would be more willing to use the pacifier in hopes of Vera not being a thumb sucker. I know stopping a child from sucking their thumb is harder than taking away a pacifier. Yesterday for the first time Vera actually got her thumb in her mouth and sucked her thumb rather than her entire hand. Today when she did it again I put the pacifier in instead. She was fine with the pacifier but when I looked back down at her she had her thumb inserted into the pacifier (the pacifier is one of the ones hospitals give out that where you can stick your finger into the nipple). I tried getting picture but wasn't able to. Now I know it was probably chance she got her thumb into the hole in the pacifier but I'm still beginning to think she will such her thumb like her dad and I'll be fine with it and deal with giving up thumb sucking when the time comes. After all she is so cute and has Brett and I wrapped so tightly around her little finger she will probably always do whatever she wants and we won't stop her.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

One Month

Our dear Miss Vera is one month old today. I can't believe it's already been a month and at the same time I can't believe I've only had my baby girl for a month.  We've done all sorts of things in the last month 
We've enjoyed meeting cousins

We've worked out in our cute onesies and tennis shoe socks

We've loved our grandma and grandpa marshall

And our grandpa and grandma fitch

We've slept like an angel on our daddy's chest

And put up with mommy taking a gazillion pictures of us.

We've practiced our tummy time

And of course slept a lot

We've learned that good food comes from mommy and a bottle

and we watch TV with daddy.

We cook with mommy

and melt everyone's heart

(not sure why I used the pronoun we and us when really I mean Vera but I just went with it.)
The last month has been an adventure but we are settling into a routine. I've started working again this work and luckily Vera has been an sweety for grandpa and grandma every time they have babysat. Happy one month birthday my darling Vera.