Wednesday, August 26, 2015

9 Months

What a month this has been sweet Calvin! You have changed so much and much to our dismay are growing up very quickly :)

Weight: 15lb 15oz (8%)
Length: 28.94 in (95%) we think this was an off measurement :)
Head Circumference: 17.52 in (58%)

Clothes: Calvin is currently wearing a combination of 6 month, 6-9 month and 9 month sleepers. He has also moved up to size three diapers.

Eating: This kids loves to eat and will eat just about anything that he is given! He used a straw cup this month for the first time and is eating three meals a day. Currently he is eating: breast milk, sweet potato, carrots, apples, prunes, blueberries, zucchini, spinach, peas, green beans, banana, avocado, chicken, apricots, peaches…. He is still having purees for his meals but will eat puffs and coconut milk creamies as well. These have been a godsend so that I can take a quick bite of my own meal in-between feeding him!

Sleep:  I somehow managed to score an amazing sleeper this go around! If you remember anything about Christian's sleep habits, I think we deserved a little reprieve with this child! Calvin is taking two naps a day, usually for 1 1/2- 2 hours each. HIs first wake time is 2 hours and his second wake time is 2 1/2 hours. He goes to bed around 7:30 and sometimes wakes up at 6:00/6:30 to eat but usually goes back to sleep for another hour. At the very end of this month he has been fighting a double ear infection (again!) so he hasn't been sleeping quite as well but this is his normal pattern.

Playtime and Activities: It has been so fun to watch Calvin discover how he can play with his toys in a whole new way, thanks to his new found skill of sitting! He is loving his large activity cube and stacking and knocking over blocks. He also can army crawl around to explore which he thinks is pretty neat. He still loves the exersaucer but no longer plays much on the activity mat. Calvin spent a week at the cabin this month and enjoyed being out by the lake.

Development: Calvin finally got the hang of sitting just at the end of this last month. He is army crawling everywhere and hardly ever stays still. He is working on his two bottom teeth but none have poked through so far. He is also starting to wave "bye bye" and will give big, open mouth, slobbery kisses.  He is jabbering a lot and repeating consonants but no official words yet!

Firsts and Fun:
* Weeks at the cabin
* Sitting
*Army crawling
* Waving  bye
* Cutest dimples you ever did see!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Stitch Fix #4

I really love when I hear that my next Stitch Fix is coming. For this fix, I asked for items for my upcoming weekend away in Vegas with the hubby. It was so fun to reeve clothes for a specific trip and my stylist did a great job at giving me a variety of looks and options that would fit our trip. 

41HAWTHORN Walt Skirt

This skirt ended up being one of my favorite pieces. One of my favorite parts was that my stylist suggested that I dress it down with the Market and Spruce Sam High Low Tee for a more casual look but also suggested another Fun2FUn lace top that I had received in a previous fix for a more dressy look. They know my wardrobe, how cool is that?!

Skies are Blue Anya Split Neck Blouse
I loved this top and thought I could throw a cardigan over it and still be able to wear it into the fall. The pattern was really fun and this was Kerry's favorite.

Papermoon Violetta Scalloped Blouse

I couldn't get a good picture of this one to show the detail but I loved the back as the top layer split. This top was a great price when I got all 5 items with the discount so I kept it. It will be a fin top to add into the summer/spring rotation.

Skies are Blue Textured Short
Kept- after discount they were free!

Ok I still don't know about these shorts but they were free after my 25% discount after keeping all five items. I think they could still be cute with the right outfit but they are out of my comfort zone. I guess Vegas it the place to try them and I can see why my stylist added them to this fix.

Market and Spruce Same High Low Tee

I didn't get a good picture of this one but This tee is a great basic. It was a bit more expensive than I would normally choose but I can really dress it up or down and I think it will become a staple in my closet.

So overall, I think this was another win! I did keep all five items. I am finding that if you really like three of the items then the other two basically pay for themselves ha! I am now updating my pinterest board for fall and am looking forward to some new looks for the new season. If you haven't tried it yet, I encourage you to try Stitch Fix!