Sunday, September 25, 2011

First birthday!

Holy crap.

How can my little baby daughter's first birthday be coming up so soon?
Wasn't this picture taken, like, yesterday?!


And now she's talking, crawling, and walking. She has (almost) 7 teeth, loves to dance and chase our cat around the house. It's all gone by so fast.

I feel like I've been planning her party for months, but now that it's a month away, it seems like I waited too long to do a lot of things.

I've found the perfect outfit for her special day, (tutu included of course).
I'm trying to find the perfect cake and color scheme, and candy to match it all.
Dear God please grant me the strength and sanity I'll need to plan this party.


Monday, September 12, 2011

Name that movie!!

Look down the road to her wedding. 

I'm in a room alone with her, 
fixing her veil, fluffing her dress, 

telling her no woman has ever looked so beautiful. 

And my fear is she'll be thinking, "I wish my mom were here." 

My favorite movie ever. This quote gets me every time. 
I sob like my life depends on it. 

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Baby update!

No, I'm not pregnant. Don't freak out.

When I started this blog, I had every intention of making it all about baby, but somewhere along the way it became a "life" blog. So, here we go....

In 20 days she will be 11 months. I can't believe how fast time has flown by. Everyone said it would, but whoa.
She weighs about 23(ish)lbs and is 27(ish)in long. Honestly it's been a while since her last check up and I don't remember exactly.

She wears size 4 diapers. Pampers to be exact. We started with huggies, but Pampers don't leak overnight.

She wears 6-9 and 12 month clothes, it depends on the brand and style.
She wears 12 month footed jammies, any others are too short. :)

She is a master crawler and can stand unassisted for nearly a minute at a time.

She loves mac and cheese, and all of Earth's Best baby foods (veggies and fruits)

Pear juice is her favorite <3

She drinks about 4 or so bottles a day, and it too lazy to hold it herself. She can, but wont. :: eye roll ::
Same goes with the sippy cup.

She says mama, dada, and baba, and shakes her head "no".

She loves technology (the real stuff, not the toys) She prefers my cell phone over hers....silly girl.

And last but not least she has 4 teeth, and 3 more on the brink of popping through. Both bottom front, top left and top left incisor.

More to come :)

Monday, September 5, 2011

Where to begin.....

Friday I picked up babe from her nanny, and wouldn't you know it..... She got hurt.

She was pulling up on a little corner table and before the nanny could get to her, it tipped and smacked her right in the face. She's got quite the bruise to show for it.

Needless to say, I was furious. I entrust you with my child, on a daily basis, I pay you to take care of her as if she were your own, and you let her get injured?! How far away were you from her that you couldn't get to her before it fell?! It is your job to be there within arms reach at all times, and when you can't be, she needs to be put somewhere where she can't get hurt; pack & play, hard is that?!
I'm not the perfect mother, by any means, but if I were compensated to take care of someone else's child, you can bet your ass I'd be right there, at.all.times.

She could tell how furious I was, to the point that while I strapping in my (still sniffling) baby into her car seat, she came and told me if I didn't want her to keep A anymore she would understand. All of this was said in between sobs. She was clearly extremely upset that this happened and felt incredibly guilty. So while I was still pissed that it happened (still am as a matter of fact) I gave her a hug and told her accidents happen. I did give her this week off anyway (which I had planned to do long before the accident happened btw) and next week we'll go back to our normal schedule. But, if anything like this happens again, I can't say that we'll stay with her.
We got her home and examined the injury, and luckily it wasn't even tender. She's fine, thank God.
We had plans to go out that night and since she was fine we kept our plans and went out. The Mr and I went to our first college football game! We had such a great time. The Mr (as most men do) loves football (and every other sport there is ::eye roll:: ) whereas I'm not the biggest fan. But it being our first time, I knew we were going to have a good time. We got there around 430 and kick off was at 7. The college kids had been tailgating since noon. NOON! I had never seen so many drunk college kids! Hundreds and hundreds, maybe thousands.
Our seats were incredible, my boss is a booster and gets free seats and since she (is super rich and awesome) has her own club box seats she lets the employees have the others. 17 rows up corner end zone.  Crazy.
UCF vs Charleston Southern.
62-0 UCF. We kicked their asses!!
We're going again this weekend. We're playing Boston College, so I don't think it'll be quite the sweep this game was. But you never know.
Sunday we took advantage of some Labor Day sales, we bought a 55 inch LCD LG tv. I must say it looks great where our old 46in used to sit!!
We also got to spend some time with my sister in law. Not as much time as we would have liked, but luckily we'll be seeing her again in a couple of months!! It was good to see her, and she got to meet the little finally, so it was a great day :)
All in all, that was our weekend. Back to the real world now. I actually had to work today, so I'm taking Friday off and getting my hair done, and hitting a few Dr. appointments. I'll also be doing all of my house work that day so we can relax and actually enjoy the weekend for a change. Weekends never last long enough.

Hope you have an awesome week!! <3