Saturday, September 17, 2011

happy half birthday!

happy half birthday to our sweet isla grace!
i made her a special shirt to celebrate her first half birthday.  she looks so adorable!
her 6 month doctor visit isn't for another couple of weeks so i will be back with the official stats.
here is what isla is up to at 6 months:

she is wearing 3-6 month clothes and size 3 diapers.
she is army crawling all over the place and is very close to full out crawling.
she laughs and talks all the time.
she can push herself up to sitting from her belly.
she loves going on walks, the swing, sitting in her high chair, and eating her cereal.
she is very aware of her surroundings and will watch you anywhere you move in the room.
she loves looking at herself in the mirror.
she goes to bed around 7:30 pm and wakes up about 8:30 am (yay!)
she takes 2 naps a day.  a good morning nap and let's just say the afternoon nap is hit or miss.
she loves her paci (and sleeps with about 6 of them).
she rubs her blanket against her cheek when she is tired.
there is so much expression in her eyes... they are beautiful.
she loves abby and being outside.
she holds her bottle.
she has a few favorite cartoons that really catch her attention... the backyardigans, fresh beat band, and mrs. spiders sunny patch friends.
she loves getting wrapped in her towel and snuggled after bath time.
she puts everything in her mouth.
she listens intently to any conversation you have with her.
she loves for you to sing to her.  especially in the car and at bedtime.
she loves to play in her crib and 'talk' to ollie and bunny.
she is still the happiest baby in the morning and has the biggest smile when you go in to get her. 
i'll warn you now... LOTS of pictures coming your way!  
isla is all over the place, which means i have to take a million pictures.  then i can't pick a favorite because she looks so cute in all of them!  so here you go...
Picnik collage
you see... there are just too many cute one's to choose from!
ok... just a few more!
Picnik collage
6 months ago our lives changed forever.  i don't think i could have ever imagined the amount of joy and love this little girl could bring to our family.  we love her more and more everyday.
happy half bday little lady!

1 comment:

Kate said...

Jen, I absolutely love keeping up with your blog and sweet little Isla. She is the cutest little girl ever and you are such a great and fun mom!