Monthly Archives: May 2014

Evening Stroll

Tonight was a tag team evening…I found a tasty pork tenderloin marinade recipe, and Chris grilled it to perfection! We polished off the last of Chris’s rhubarb pie and then took the little buddy on a stroll down our street.

Earlier today I went to BYOBaby yoga with some of my Amma friends, and then we all had lunch. Many of us are in our final weeks of maternity leave! I’m going to stop this blog once Artie starts daycare in early July (so sad…but I’ll post pics to Facebook more often) soooo I’m going to try and post a bit more until then!

We’re getting some smiles! He loves pumping his legs too. We are still working on neck control, but he is really doing well. He still loves his ceiling fan and it’s getting him to smile!

20140529-210147-75707672.jpg

20140529-210146-75706466.jpg

20140529-210146-75706111.jpg

20140529-210147-75707149.jpg

20140529-210146-75706805.jpg

20140529-210148-75708215.jpg

20140529-210148-75708770.jpg

20140529-210149-75709162.jpg

20140529-210713-76033599.jpg

20140529-210713-76033146.jpg

Long Weekend

We had a great holiday weekend! Arthur got to hang out with family and friends and did great with all the people and activities. Chris and I got a lot of time together too, as Art is becoming quite the napper.

I recently finished my mom/baby class at Amma in Edina. I met some great women and their babies, and really enjoyed having a place to talk with new moms about all the change taking place. I recommend this class to any first time mom. 🙂

I have staying home down pat! He is on a pretty good routine now, and I am getting good at predicting his moods. We eat, then he’s active and we play for about an hour, then he naps…repeat! I get my walks/runs in usually during his active time most mornings. I’m not looking forward to going back to work in 2.5 weeks! Arthur and I have been regulars at the lakes lately…cross your fingers for continued great weather so we can make the most of my time off!

20140526-224904-82144789.jpg

20140526-224904-82144711.jpg

20140526-224906-82146781.jpg

20140526-224905-82145151.jpg

20140526-224905-82145930.jpg

20140526-224904-82144116.jpg

20140526-224906-82146323.jpg

20140526-224905-82145554.jpg

20140526-224907-82147271.jpg

20140526-225103-82263563.jpg

10 weeks

We had a great Friday today! Chris took the day off and we went for a great (but cold) walk around the river and out to lunch. Chris and Artie had a great morning together too, while I slept in.

Arthur passed the 10lb mark this week, and we think it’s all head! He’s such a treat. I have 4 weeks of leave to go and we are going to make them count.

Pictures from the past two weeks!

20140516-221049.jpg

20140516-221101.jpg

20140516-221119.jpg

20140516-221132.jpg

20140516-221144.jpg

20140516-221159.jpg

20140516-221305.jpg

20140516-221316.jpg

Two Months!

Arthur is weighing in at 9lb 8oz at his two month checkup. He is at the very start of smiles and coos…still likely gas initiated vs being intentional. He can follow things with his eyes. He has outgrown his newborn outfits and is on to the 0-3s!

Yeah buddy!

20140506-103340.jpg

20140506-103350.jpg

20140506-103404.jpg

20140506-103420.jpg

20140506-103436.jpg

Big guy

Arthur is growing great…moving out of newborn clothes into the next size. He’s getting little baby rolls on his knees and elbows. So cute!

His long sleep stretch is about 4.5 hours over night. He has entered a crazy fussy time each evening, but eventually he works out of it. Every morning he is pretty awake, and I can get some tummy time in and also Skype with grandpa and grandma Frost.

20140502-164114.jpg

20140502-164126.jpg

20140502-164139.jpg

20140502-164156.jpg

20140502-164210.jpg

20140502-164216.jpg