Sunday, October 31, 2010

More Toys

I have some new toys to play with now! I'm beginning to reach for toys and put them in my mouth. I like exploring how they taste!

Friday, October 29, 2010

The Big Girl Bed

I'm moving to the big girl bed now and sleeping in my crib! I like watching the animals on the musical mobile. They dance in circles around each other. I watch them until I fall asleep.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

A Pretty Picture

Mommy and Daddy's friends Kai and Tze came over to visit me this afternoon. It was nice being held by Kai, and I like getting my picture taken with pretty ladies! Kai is keeping my future playmate warm and comfy for a couple more months, but soon I will get to play with him!

A Clean Baby

I've just taken a bath and am all clean! I am starting to like baths more now. Mommy and Daddy usually give me a bath on Sunday mornings and once in the middle of the week. Daddy washes me while Mommy holds my head in the baby bathtub. Daddy is a good bath-giver, and I like the "salon experience" when Mommy washes my hair.

Facing Outwards

Daddy experimented with putting me in the Baby Bjorn facing outwards. I like it a lot better than facing inwards, into Daddy's chest. It was boring before, but now there's a lot to see. I don't mind being toted around the house facing outwards, but I still like being held up over one shoulder much better.

Friday, October 22, 2010


Mommy and Daddy have made many nice, cozy places available to me for sleep: bassinet, Pack 'n Play, crib, on their bed, etc. But instead of sleeping in one of these places on my own, I prefer to snooze on Mommy's lap on the Boppy pillow. I like tying her up so that she can't get any work done and has to pay attention to me!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Size 3 Diapers

I'm moving up another diaper size, from Size 2 to Size 3! These diapers, although they are the same brand line, are very different than the diapers I've worn before. There's no wetness indicator line on the outside of the diaper that turns from light yellow to blue when the diaper gets wet. Also, the padding in the center of the diaper ends suddenly, so feels a little lumpy in the middle. The Size 3 diapers also do not have a mesh inside, which "pulls" the poop down into the diaper to keep me more comfortable. Mommy and Daddy really liked Size 1 of these diapers but are disappointed with the bigger sizes. They've seen other bad or tepid reviews of these diapers, so are not surprised. Daddy says we should try a new brand once I finish this box of diapers.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

So Many Nice, Warm Arms

I like being held by my grandmas! It is nice to be cradled and get so much attention. :)

Center of Attention

Yesterday Grandma and Grandpa Meyers came to visit me, Grandma Lai, and Aunt Joyce, but especially me! :) I like being the center of attention and surrounded by lots of people who treat me like a star! I feel like a celebrity. :)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Being Held by Aunt Joyce

Aunt Joyce is getting better and better at holding me.

Musical Jumper

Mommy got me a jumper for my three months 'birthday'! I'm still a little young for it since it requires more head control than I have right now. This is Daddy supporting my head and preventing it from flopping forwards.

Soon I will be able to sit in it and have lots of fun playing with the toys and hanging out, watching the action from a vertical vantage point!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Quiet Time

Grandma Lai and Aunt Joyce flew in from the Bay Area yesterday, just to visit me! Today, I spent some nice quiet time with Joyce. She held me in her lap and played with me.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Three Months Old

Today I am three months old! Mommy says I am a big girl now and have to act more like a big girl and less like a baby.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Morning Mommy Tree

In the morning, I like to climb the mommy tree. When the mommy tree gets boring, I yell until it moves me to more interesting scenery. Daddy says that's not how trees work in the jungle.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Fall Color Walk

We went on a fall color walk at a forest preserve yesterday to see the trees and their pretty yellow, orange, and red leaves. Did you know that deciduous trees shed their leaves before winter because they lose moisture through leaves and during the winter when water in the ground freezes, they cannot get water through their roots? Also, that trees absorb as much as they can of the nutrients, water, and sugars back from their leaves before the leaves fall? I learned all about trees, leaves, and why and how leaves turn bright colors in the fall. It was fun!

I also got the chance to meet Mommy and Daddy's friends Kai and Tze. Kai is carrying a little boy I will get to meet in a couple of months. He's not quite ready to come out and play yet, but it will be fun to play together soon!

It was also good to be outside for a few hours. The last few days have been swelteringly warm and the AC was shut down in our condo building two weeks ago. The breeze outside, even if it was warm, felt much better than being indoors!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

My First Marathon

Mommy and Daddy took me to watch the Chicago Marathon this morning. We went to their favorite spot to watch, which is near when we live. This is a picture of the pack of front runner marathoners. We were running late so Daddy didn't have time to set up for the photo and only got legs! There was no time to get another photo because they run so fast, at about a 4:45 min. per mile pace! Mommy says this year I watch them but soon I can run with them. If I look slightly worried, it is because I am concerned about her plans for me. :)

There were many spectators. It was very noisy and exciting since everyone was cheering and many people were ringing cowbells and blowing horns as the runners ran by. I like watching and listening to all the hubbub!

I wish Aunt Joyce were running this marathon so we could watch her and cheer for her as she runs by. She would enjoy running Chicago.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Strong Handshake

Mommy's finger turns purple when I grab it and hang on for a few minutes. She says I have a strong handshake. :)

Tummy Time Cutie

Mommy says I am her "most favorite-ist" tummy timer because I am so cute!


Usually I go to sleep between 7:30 and 8:30pm and get up between 6:00 and 7:30am. Mommy goes to bed as soon as she can after I go to sleep and she eats and finishes the chores, so that she can get enough rest. But last night I went to sleep early at 6:30pm. Mommy thought it was ok since she had a networking event to attend, and she wasn't sure Daddy would enjoy handling my evening fussies alone. She was hoping that I would continue sleeping through the night, waking to eat once or twice and then going back to sleep. But yesterday evening when I went to sleep at 6:30pm, I just wanted a nap. I woke up at 10pm and was fussy. I wouldn't go back to sleep after eating and I kept Mommy up until 11:30pm. The next morning I slept in a bit, until 8am. Here I am, still asleep!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Prepping for Halloween

I'm excited it's almost Halloween! Last time Aunt Jennifer and Uncle Mark were here, they gave me a cute Halloween sleeper, so I've got a nice outfit to wear for the occasion!

Monday, October 4, 2010


Mommy and Daddy took me to see the doctor this afternoon because a few days ago they noticed red, scaly patches on the back of my elbows and knees, on my thighs, and behind my left ear. They suspected it was eczema, and the doctor confirmed it. Mommy was a little stressed/sad about that because she was hoping I wouldn't get eczema. She knew it was a foregone conclusion that I would need glasses since her and Daddy's eyes are so bad and they both need corrective lenses. But she was hoping that I don't get eczema since she didn't have it as a baby and doesn't have it and Daddy only started getting eczema as a teenager or adult.

The doctor told Mommy and Daddy to put some mild hydrocortisone on my spots, and rub Cetaphil cream on me to keep me moisturized.


I like to kick the toy animals that hang in my Gymini. They chime and tinkle in interesting ways. Besides, I just like kicking in general. I also like kicking Mommy and Daddy. :)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Visiting Grandma & Grandpa Meyers

Today I went to visit Grandma and Grandpa Meyers. It was fun to play with them. Grandma held me for a while and sat me on her lap. I miss being held by Grandpa. He's recovering from surgery so he couldn't hold me today, but soon when I see him and he feels better, he'll be able to hold me again.

Saturday Smiley Time

I was sad that Aunt Joyce had to watch one movie over and over, so I told daddy "Make more movies starring me!"