This month has been full of fun things – especially now that we are able to take him outside the home. My husband and I have begun to get back into our social routine and learning new things along the way as new parents with an infant in public. For example, not all bathrooms have a changing table (and those that do I don’t know if I’d want my baby on it – but I have gotten pretty good at changing his diaper while he’s still seated in his car seat!), always have a bottle ready or be prepared to nurse in public, and invest in a good carrier like a Baby Bjorn or wrap since it helps little ones drift off to sleep. I’ve been so thankful that others are so understanding and even impressed we’re continuing our lives (ahem…happy hour anyone?) even with a newborn. It’s important for my husband and I to enjoy these little moments doing what we love and finding a way to make Greyson a part of it – it just takes some extra planning and preparedness.
Also this month we ventured out to LA and got to visit The Getty Museum which has been on my California bucket list since we moved here almost 2 years ago. I really enjoyed the whole trip especially since Greyson just loved walking around the gardens and looking at all the flowers and trees. He loved it so much he was knocked out sleeping by the time we got inside to walk around the galleries! This is a very exciting time for me as a mom because I get to be witness to the world just opening up for him and I love the way he smiles when he sees something new. Plus Daddy was a trooper and carried him the whole time!
So here’s to what he’s up to this month…
Date: May 10, 2016
Weight: 14 lbs 15 oz.
Celebrated: Mommy’s first Mother’s Day and sleeping through the night for the first time!
Went: wine tasting with Mommy & Daddy in Santa Barbara and Los Olivos and visited The Getty Museum in LA!
Can: reach and grasp for things, hold my head up strongly, and smile (oh, the smiles!).
Enjoys: sucking on my fingers (and my Wubanub!), listening to Mommy talk and read to me, and dancing with Daddy. I also like warm baths and playing on my floor gym.
Hates: being put down – I want to be up and looking around especially at all the colors of outside! I also hate being put into my carseat or car rides when we come to a stop light.
Learning: to self-soothe and become very vocal (I loves to babble!).