We had a really good week together. Â After Tuesday, you were such a happy baby. Â You slept great, smiled all day, wanted to play several times during the day and spaced out your feedings more.
You are loving your activity gym. Â You love to look at all the colors and toys hanging above you and then after a little bit, youâ€™ll swat away at them while cooing and squealing. Itâ€™s the absolute best thing mommy can watch! Â You lay on the floor or in your crib and talk to yourself for much longer intervals this week too.
We had our longest stretch of sleep on Saturday night – 6 hours! Â I was shocked when I looked at the clock. Â You have also been easier to get to sleep and youâ€™re able to put yourself back to bed easier as well. Â You are sleeping in your rock and play and my bed at night and then a couple of times, you slept for a little bit in your pack nâ€™ play for a nap during the day. Â I must admit I was shocked. Â I think there is hope youâ€™ll sleep in your crib eventually. Â I always thought when I was pregnant that at about 3 months we would try that, but as that is coming sooner, I know that it isnâ€™t time yet. Â Mommy isnâ€™t even ready and I know you arenâ€™t either. Â Iâ€™m not worried about it though. Â I like you in our room. Â I know there are definitely sleep cycles, so Iâ€™m not planning on this lasting forever, but we are having more and more good nights sleep and thatâ€™s all I can ask for.
You are able to go a solid four hours at night without eating now for one stretch and then you eat about 2 hours the rest of the time. Â During the day, it varies from every 1.5-3 hours. Â I find myself getting nervous that you havenâ€™t eaten for a while (like I was in the early days).
I made my first debut back into the running community this week by running a 5k. Â It was slow and ugly, but I ran the entire thing, which is my longest distance since I got pregnant due to being told I couldnâ€™t get my heart rate above 140 bpm. In my next pregnancy, I wonâ€™t be following that advice because itâ€™s very outdated. Â I could have run for most of my pregnancy I think. Â Oh well, Iâ€™m getting back into it and couldnâ€™t be more excited. Â I still donâ€™t have a huge desire to go out on the weekends and run for 4 hours to train for a marathon yet though. Â Iâ€™m totally fine with this feeling. Â Iâ€™d much rather spend my mornings snuggling with you and getting in a couple miles to stay in shape and calling it good.
Grandma, you and I went to watch daddy run in the Colfax Half Marathon on Sunday morning too. You did great. Â You slept most of it and then watched him finish and ate and then went back to sleep! Â It was a nice morning and fun to watch daddy run. Â I can see you and I watching daddy a lot in our future.
We were forced to pack up some of your 0-3 month clothes because you are much too big for them! Â They are difficult to zip, button and the magnet outfit doesn’t work at all anymore. Â It was a sad moment for mamma, but totally necessary. Â I’m obviously freaking out about you growing up too fast.
Thatâ€™s about it for this week. Â You were so sweet and melted my heart so many times. Â I love that youâ€™re becoming so much of a little boy now. Â I can see a personality starting to shine through and your little voice kills me! Â You and I are becoming closer and closer and it is getting harder and harder to leave you in the times I have to for work.
I love you so much!