Thursday, January 8, 2009

New Skills

It's amazing to watch Moana grow overnight. I swear, each morning I wake up see that something changed... those darn fingernails don't stop growing for a second, her head got bigger, her eyelashes grew, her fingers have a stronger grip, her legs are too long for her newborn pjs... I know this will make some of you new moms with your monster boys laugh, but I just now (sadly) put away her newborn clothes in exchange for the 3 month ones. Hey, some body's got to fit in those newborn clothes, right?

One of her more developed 10 week old skills is her ability to hold her head up really high. The doc was impressed by this last week at her 2 month appointment.

And she's starting to use her hands in a more purposeful way. She's got this cute little black and white stuffed cat (see it in the picture above, on its side) that she likes to knock over like a bowling pin every time I sit it next to her. And this mirror by her changing table? She hits it every time she is getting clean pants... specifically going for that orange ball that makes noise when it spins.

We're also working on her balancing while sitting up. Hey! Looks like she's got it!

Sort of...

Shoot. Not quite.

6 comments:

Newt said...

Oh, I love the face plant! She's growing so fast!

The Chapples said...

What a cutie! (And yes, Baker hasn't worn newborn sized PJs since he was about 5 weeks old, IF that). She sure can hold her head up well!

Kate Parker said...

very cute.

i hear you on the fingernails....the worst job ever. AND it needs to be done about every 2 days (it seems.)

X-Country2 said...

Hee. You're the best mom ever.

Angela and David Kidd said...

The play by play of sitting up is classic. Too cute. So jealous about your use of newborn clothes. We had lots of cute stuff in that size. Zach wore a newborn outfit home from the hospital and that was it.

Alicia Parr said...

I was just thinking how much bigger Moana's looking in the photos.

Story- a couple days before birth, a nice, elderly gentleman in the grocery store was telling us a story about how big boys are compared to baby girls. I kind of dismissed it because I'd been hearing so many comments about how big my baby was going to be based on my size, but he was right. Boys do tend to be bigger, if our little sample of blogger tri babies is any indication.