Thursday, July 9, 2009

Alyssa Update-Four Months

Okay, okay, so I know that she is going to be five months tomorrow. But, I missed three months and I didn't want to miss getting down on paper (or in cyberspace) what she was like at four months.
Alyssa continues to be our little peanut. She weighed in at 12 lbs. 1 oz. at her four month check. She was also 24 3/4 inches as well. She is in the 60th percentile for height, but only the 10th for weight.

Milestone-wise, however, she is right on track or maybe even a little ahead of the game. She has no desire to roll over, but I think she could if she wanted. She has found her feet and her hands just immediately go for them if she is laying on her back. She has even gotten them to her mouth a couple of times. She holds herself really well and the doctor thinks that she will be sitting by the time she goes in for her 6 month check.
We still are not sleeping all that great. As much as I love that the pacifier makes her a happier baby, it does give us problems at night. We are up anywhere from 1-5 times a night to plug that silly thing back in. We tried for about two weeks to let her "cry it out" and not go in and put it back in, but it never got any better, so we are putting that all on hold for a month or so. She is still going to bed late at night (around 9:30 or so), but she feeds around 4:30 or 5:00 and then goes back to sleep until about 8:00.

All in all, she is a very happy baby. She has discovered that she knows her brothers and Kyle can get her laughing like no one else can. She started laughing just after she was three months old.

Here are some pictures that I took right after she turned four months. She was getting tired by the time they were actually ready for her so her smile is not the best. She has this wonderful smile. She has a huge mouth! There are others on the JC Penney's website. Here is that info: Go to and then enter my first and last name as the customer name. You should be able to see them all.

Can't believe how quickly it is going by! We love our little peanut! All five of us!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous pictures! Can't wait to see everyone this weekend :)

Aunt Sara