Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Happy 5 Months Tatum!

Let me start by saying I am feeling a little like a bad mommy right now because Tatum's 5 month birthday was actually YESTERDAY, but I will use the excuse that I was sick(because I really was) and I couldn't blog.

Anyway, once again let me tell you how fast Tatum is growing and developing! She is such a happy baby and I am enjoying this age she is currently. Just today, I opened the door to her classroom at daycare and heard about 4 babies crying. I quickly scanned the room to find Tatum to see why she was crying. What did I see? I saw Tatum sitting in a swing and as soon as she locked her eyes on me she gave me the BIGGEST smile! She wasn't one of the ones crying at all, she was just talking and making noises. Needless to say, seeing her smile just made my day.

Tatum's latest tricks include:
~ trying REALLY hard to sit up (she has not mastered it yet, but it is only a matter of time)
~ giggling all the time (Antonio and I try to make her giggle every night by either tickling her or blowing raspberries on her tummy)
~ she has been rolling from tummy to back for a while, but she is now starting to roll from back to tummy some too
~ reaching out and grabbing toys, our hands, her bottle, our faces (if she can get to them), etc.
~ we also think she reaches out when we come to get her because she wants us, but I really just think she might be reaching to grab our hands or something
~ she really enjoys bathtime now. I think this is only because either Mommy or Daddy is in the bathtub playing with her, but if that is what it takes, we don't mind. We have just as much fun playing in the tub as she does.

I am sure there are other things, but my mind is going blank.

On another note, I went to another consignment sale today and got some more cute clothes for Tatum. She really doesn't need any more clothes for the summer, but we have one more sale to go to that I think is the best one in town. I actually work the sale so I can shop early, so I have been saving some money for the sale. Anyway, if you have a baby or are about to have a baby, I STRONGLY suggest shopping at consignment sales to get the best clothes at the best prices.

Finally, I am happy to say that I am feeling MUCH better today. I guess I had the 24 hour stomach virus that is apparently going around. Also, studying goes so much smoother when I feel well! I had 2 more modules to read today and either these medical terms are sinking in or the modules are getting easier. Either way, I am feeling a little more comfortable with all of this knowledge overload.

I apologize for not posting any new pictures, but I am on my work computer and there are no pictures on here. I will get some up this weekend.


Kimberly said...

Happy 5 months Tatum Alivia! I can't believe she is 5 months already. She sounds so smart and I know for certain she is so cute but need a new picture. I guess I might let you off the hook since you are studying- I know that is no fun and pretty time consuming.

Buck Rogers said...

Happy 5 months Tatum. Its funny Danni's 8 months was yesterday 03/28...Anyways good luck with the studying. Where is the consignment sale this weekend?