Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Smiles and storm before the calm...

 First smiles on camera!!
6 weeks 1 day

We bought Louis a Kick n whirl carnival for Christmas but I couldn't wait and gave it to him now.  Louis is loving having baths now.  

Look at that serious face!  

Louis loves to wee on us when we change his nappy! 

Cuddles with Nanna...
6 weeks 2 days

This last week was so hectic in preperations for the concert.  It was really stressful and I was so looking forward to having a long break until the end of January.   Wednesday night I had my dance school concert.  Luckily Robbie and Lea babysat for us so Michael and Nanna could be there helping me out as well.  The night was a success and I could breathe a big sigh of relief that it was all finished! 

6 weeks 4 days

 Cute outfit all ready for mothers group.  It was great to chat with other Mums!
MCHN stats:
Weight: 4.77kg or 10.5lb
Height: 54.5cm

6 weeks 5 days

On the weekend Louis had his first trip to Oma and Opas farm at Bonnie Doon
 6 weeks 6 days

Big cuddles with Oma

He must have had a growth spurt in the country because he's officially grown out of all of the "0000" clothing and is in all "000". 

Tuesday we had the ante-natal reunion and Louis was LOUD.  So loud.  He's really noticing everything now as well.  Looking around and observing.  
He chats away to us and makes lots of noise.  We noticed that he's started to get a little flat spot on his head. 

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Gorgeous bubba...

So, Louis gave me that gorgeous smile yesterday and we've been pestering him ever since for another one with no luck! 

Aunty Sharon looked after Louis again on Tuesday afternoon while I worked.  He is loving shaking his rings around and making a racket. 

I need to take photos of Louis sleeping because it's not always an easy process!! 

 5 weeks 2 days

On Thursday Louis cried and cried while I was teaching so a heap of Mums had cuddles with him.  So nice of them but I find it such a challenge.

This week it seems Louis has worked out that when it's dark at night it means sleeptime.  He is luckily only waking once overnight which is so nice.  

Uncle Col came to visit on Saturday.

5 weeks 6 days

We went and had 6 week photos taken at Pixifoto...very cute!

Sunday, November 13, 2005


I don't have any photos from this week other than a nudey one I'm not going to post.

We had a lot happening though.

On  Monday we had Louis's MCHN are his stats for 4 weeks old:

Weight: 4kg / 8lb 13
Height: 53cm
Head 36.7cm

On Wednesday he was already 1 month old! Crazy.  His skin was breaking out and he was starting to lose some of his baby hair.

The feeds were starting to take less time which was great and Louis started to stay up and have a little play before another nap which was fun.  I was certain I saw some little smiles!

Michael had Louis while I was at work on Friday and gave him a bottle of expressed milk.  So far so good.

Saturday we went out to the pub for Pa's birthday lunch which was fun.

Sunday I went for a walk and had Louis in the pram.  He had a big sleep and when he woke up he really did have his first real big smile.  I may or may not have been completely teary at this point.  Haha.  A big 5 weeks old today!

Sunday, November 6, 2005

The nights are long but the days are short...

Our little Louis loves to sleep in his's been super hot and we have no air-conditioner so that's been interesting.  We've ordered one though. 

3 weeks 2 days

Louis is enjoying his baths now but does not like getting out and getting dressed...he screams the house down!

3 week 4 days

Sunday we went out for the day to Yarra Glen market with Nanna.  It was a hot day but I just gave Louis an extra feed. 

I spent a fair amount of my time stressing out about being a new Mum (and being tired) and trying to organise the dance concert.  It really was all too much so soon after his birth.  Only a few more weeks to go.