Saturday, October 29, 2011

That's a happy baby

When Mae isn't sleeping or eating, she usually looks like this:

She is so happy!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

3-month accomplishments

Mae still sleeps quite a bit.  When she is awake she is usually smiling or laughing.  Until I get the camera out. Just like Libby, Mae is distracted by cameras, so it's hard to get photo or video of all that smiling.

She really does not like tummy time.  She does not even care to be on her tummy if we are holding her.  She wants to be upright looking over our shoulders, or facing forward sitting up on our laps.

She lays on a blanket under a little "gym", where we arrange her so she can either bat at a bell-toy with her hands, or kick it with her feet. 
We exercise by stretching, which she loves.  She laughs when I unfold her arms and stretch them out all the way extended, and then touch her hands to the top of her head.  Stretching out her hands is a little more difficult.  She still likes to keep them balled-up all the time.
She can clutch her thin blankets now.

In the sun, I can see that her hair has a reddish tint to it.

She primarily sleeps in her little carrier seat.  She will sleep in her bed, but not as long as in her carrier.  I guess the carrier is kind of like being swaddled.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

One of these things is not like the other

Both of my babies have a weak eyelid.  Libby's is her left eye, and Mae's is her right eye.  In this photo, Mae is drowsy, so the weaker eye is more obvious.  Other times you can not really tell.  Libby has nearly outgrown her weak eye, but I can still see it in photos from time to time, though I don't notice it daily.  When Mae was born, her right eye was closed.  She did not open it until several hours after the birth.

In other news, it is confirmed that she can roll over from tummy to back!  We were all playing together in Libby's room this morning and plop! Mae rolled over suddenly, so easily that we were surprised and had no hint that we should be getting the video camera.  She's so big and strong!  Um, except for that eye, of course.