Monday, December 28, 2015

happy 3 months to my little love

I am having the hardest time believing that my James is already 3 months old! Each time I say it, I have to pause and count the months to make sure that's right, because he can't be 3 months already?! Time is so cruel sometimes, ha ha! Each day just gets better and better with this boy, but my momma heart is a little broken over the fact that we are officially out of the newborn phase!


This month was so crazy, and flew by so quickly, that I didn't record a single milestone in my notes to keep track like I normally do. Hopefully my mom brain can recall all the info (not likely, ha!)
- James is truly the happiest boy! We didn't think we'd get two happy babies in a row, but we were proved wrong! (Which means we are in for it when they are teenagers, I'm sure ;))
- He smiles so easily but it's still tough to get giggles out of him!
- James is seriously all eyes for his sister! It's hard to get him to look at anything else when Mia is around. They are starting to interact so much more and goodness, my heart can barely handle the cuteness! I love my kids!
- He is a talker! James has a lot to say these days and we can't get enough of his sweet voice!!
- At his 2 month check up last month, James weighed in at 12.5 pounds (!!) He is one chunky boy with rolls everywhere :) It's so cute and SO different than Mia! She was teeny tiny and never had one roll on her body. 
- I can count the number of times that he's only woken up once through the night to eat on one hand... he's still up twice in the night most nights to eat. I blame it on those chunky rolls... he's gotta maintain them somehow! 
- James has really mastered the bumbo this last week. It is so fun to have him sitting up while I'm working in the kitchen, sitting at the table, etc. He loves to be more apart of everything and it makes my heart skip a beat each time I look up and see his smiling face!
- He still hates tummy time. I have to place him on his belly right after he's eaten to have him play there in peace for a few minutes before the screaming starts, otherwise he screams the second I lay him on his belly. He used to flip over when he got sick of it but I suspect that he's too big to flip himself onto his back now, ha ha!
- I showed James one of his new Christmas books yesterday (December 26th) and he was SO interested in it! He inspected every inch of every page- it was SO cute! I was totally shocked over how interested he was at such a young age! He's so alert, I love it!
- James still sleeps a lot during the day which is nice! He sleeps more during the day than Mia did!
- We've pretty much got a routine down with James. I know what to expect from him each day which makes things a little easier while still adjusting to this mom of 2 thing :)
- He has finally started going longer between feedings during the day which is a relief! Instead of eating every 2 hours on the dot, he will go 3 hours, sometimes (maybe once a day) even 4 between a feeding!   
- James has outgrown his 0-3 month clothing and wears 3-6 month clothing! I guess that's a good thing since those are all winter clothing (and he won't need them after January here in Arizona) but I do wish he would slow down with the growth ;)
- He is in size 1 diapers but it's definitely time to size up to 2's!


We are obsessed with our happy baby boy!          

13 comments:

Sara Elizabeth said...

Aww that picture with the book is so sweet!!!

Pamela {Sequins and Sea Breezes} said...

Oh my goodness! 3 months already?! So crazy! And tummy time seems to be a common dislike for babies! Almost all my mom friends said the same thing haha! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

Erica Ashley said...

Awwww he is the cutest!! Time sure does fly!

Shaunacey Bonneville said...

such a sweetheart!

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Mandie said...

I cannot believe that he's three months already! Daaaaang! He's such lil cutie. :)

Kiki Mincks said...

I hope the four of you had a wonderful first Christmas with the new baby! (:

Living out of Wedlock said...

He is gorgeous!!! And he sounds like the perfect little baby!

Hannah said...

So sweet! I love how alert they are at this age too! Love that he was so interested in reading a book with you! I'm sure it will only continue :) What a sweet boy!

Tawnya Faust said...

three months already? That means Bodhi is almost one month! Oh my goodness, I can't even handle how fast the time is going! He is so sweet, Courtney! I love that photo of you two :)

Ashley Brickner said...

Precious boy!!! Just love him!

Mel Of Bacchus said...

3 months and 3yo.. Wow.. Enjoy every moment!

Elizabeth Birenbaum said...

How is he 3 months old already?!?! Seriously time is flying!
Happy 3 months sweet boy!

Kelly said...

How sweet!!!

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