Wednesday, February 06, 2008

6 Months

Ok, it's time for Hailey's big 6 month post. Well, she's actually going to be 7 months in a week, but I still think I need to do this. It's the least I can do. I'm not one of those moms who takes lots of pictures of my baby (well at least not lots of good pictures), I don't scrapbook her pictures at all, I haven't made a baby book for her and so on. I just feel like I need to do more, like I need to be one of those crafty Mormon moms...she is my first baby you know. So if this is what I'm like with one kid - imagine what number 3 (or dare I say 4?) is going to have to deal with. At this rate, that kid will get one picture in the Hospital and one for each year of his life and that's it! My poor posterity. Anyway, here is a little collage I put together of Hailey and a little update on what she's doing. The collage idea is stolen from Ben's famous sister Rebecca Cooper (many of you know of her). My collage really has nothing on hers since she actually has some photography talent, she has a real camera, she has photoshop, and she's creative. Me on the other hand...I just plain old think my baby's cute - and that's good enough for this collage. So you won't see any pro pictures and you won't see any real editing, but you will see lots of one cute little girl. Does it work for you?? It does for me. So here it is:

Hailey, at 6 months you:
-love to roll over (but only from you back to your tummy...you still haven't figured the other direction out)
-are still not a fan of tummy time, but...you definitely are getting better at it
-have started to pull yourself up onto your knees, and almost onto all fours
-like to stand up and can do it all by yourself as long as there's something to hold onto
-L-O-V-E your jolly jumper, you just adore it
-also LOVE your exersaucer
-can sit up...not just a little bit, but really really well
-have 5 teeth, and two more on their way-they should be here by tomorrow
-weigh 17 pounds (50th percentile)
-are in the 75th percentile for height...tall little girl
-are in the 95th percentile for your head size...lots of brains
-are very very curious...you want to see, touch and hear everything
-sleep 11-12 hours at night and take two 2 hour naps a day
-you still nurse a few times a day, eat solids a few times a day and take a bottle every once in a while
-You say 'mmmmm' every time you eat anything
-you still love your thumb
-have had one awful ear infection, poor baby
-smile all the time
-brighten your mommy and daddy's lives more than anything else

We love you Hailey babe...thank you for being so perfect.

7 comments:

Jeni, Brian & Natalie Rawlins said...

cute! you can just print this off for a record/scrapbook!!

Aaron & Stacey Salmon said...

I so wish my baby would sleep that long at night. You are soooo lucky. Cute pictures

Jewel said...

Amazing. Love the idea. I may have to do the same thing. Yes, Rebecca's collages are priceless but so are yours!!!! Can you really do this without a photoshop program? Please please teach me how!!!!!

Francis Family said...

That is so cute! The casual fun pictures make it special. Cuz you caught those moments! Yes print it off and keep it for when you do scrapbook her stuff. I'm bad too. I started to organize Kyla's photos from when she was born on, and i think i stopped at 18 months...oops I guess I should get on it, since i'm going to have 3 to keep up with now! I'm sure gonna miss you guys and you better be here when we get back!

Kevyn said...

How cute! You are so lucky to have so much sleep during the night! What a good girl.

amy said...

They all look pretty darn adorable to me! :D

The Taylors said...

What a cute post! I loves seeing Hailey yesterday, she is soooo cute in her jolly jumper. You should be careful what you post about her awesome sleeping though, you might make some enemies that aren't so lucky!!!!!! ;0)