Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012

Ella went to the doctor yesterday for her second ear infection (poor girl!).  She now weighs 17lbs, 11oz at 5 1/2 months.  We take her back for her 6 month appointment soon and will see how tall she has gotten.  She is already too tall for 6 month pants.

Ella has learned a lot over the past few weeks.  She is really sitting up well on her own now, and can take baths without the little tub insert.  After watching Daddy jump a few times, she learned what the jumper was really for and went crazy this weekend jumping around!

She has been eating some solid food every night now.  She has tried rice cereal, oatmeal, green beans, sweet potatoes, bananas, and squash.  The bananas didn't do so well with her belly, but we made some fresh green beans and sweet potatoes with our baby food maker.  Sweet potatoes were a beans, not so much!  She kept trying them over and over agian and making the best faces!  We got a great video on this and I'm sure she will love to see it when she's older!

Grandma and Grandpa Saubers came to visit last weekend and we all had a great time hanging out at the pool and playing around the house.  They also did some fingerpainting together.  We are hoping they come back to visit again soon!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

June 3, 2012

Today is Ella's five month birthday!  She is so stinkin' precious!  Over the last month, she has really learned how to roll over front to back and back to front.  When we put her in her crib at night she just moves all over the place.  She still gets mad sometimes when she lands on her belly because she likes to be lazy and not roll back over.  She is also sitting up really well on her own now.  However, then she tries reaching for things and falls right over! 

She took her third trip over Memorial Day weekend and we went to Michigan to celebrate my mom's 60th birthday.  She did very well on the plane, and had a great time seeing Travis and Kristine's new house.  She's becoming a lot more aware now, so it's a little tougher travelling with her becuase she likes her routine at home.  We are so lucky that she does so well and is just such a calm and relaxed baby!

Josh was finally home for a weekend, and we spent it as a family hanging by the neighborhood pool!  Ella LOVED watching all the other kids!  I think she'll be ready for Cabo next month :)