December 10, 2012

Happy 3 Months Hudson!

Last week Hudson turned 3 months old! I can't believe how fast time flies when you have a baby! I absolutely love the stage that he is in right now. He is such a sweet boy and brings so much joy to our lives.

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Height and Weight: We haven't had a doctor's appointment this month, but according to our scale he is 16 pounds 6 ounces! The last time we measured him he was 24 inches...so he might be a little taller now. He is growing so fast! 

The little hair he has is definitely red/strawberry blonde. I LOVE it. And so far his eyes are staying blue.

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Health: The day he turned 3 months old Hudson got his first cold. He is still sick 5 days later, but starting to feel better. Hearing his little cough just breaks my heart! I am so thankful for an otherwise healthy baby.

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Even though he doesn't feel well, he's still all smiles!

Sleep: Hudson started sleeping through the night about a week or so ago! He usually sleeps for a 10-11 hour stretch. But now that he's sick that has gone out the window. Hopefully when he starts feeling better he'll go back to sleeping through the night. Fingers crossed! Hudson isn't a very consistent napper, but I try to get him to take 2 naps a day. Some days he takes 3 naps and some days he takes one super long nap.

Diet: 100% breast milk. And thanks to his daddy he finally learned to take a bottle when he is at daycare or home with daddy or grandma while I am at work.

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Clothes: He wears mostly 3-6 month clothing and size 6 months in jammies. He's still wearing size 2 diapers.

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Baby Gear Love: Hudson loves his Sophie the Giraffe. It is by far his favorite toy. He also likes to swat at the toys on his baby gym. 

Crying: Hudson cries when he is tired, hungry, and according to daddy when he has to take a bottle.

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Likes: Eating, laughing at daddy, and chewing on his hands. And he still loves his bath. He is also noticing Wrigley and the cats more often now. Wrigley is dying to play with Hudson! They are going to be such great friends one day.

Postpartum: I still have a few pregnancy pounds to loose but I'm not stressing about it. And I've been shedding hair like crazy. I still have a ton of hair so it's not noticeable at all...just a pain in the butt. 

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Social: Hudson started day care at 12 weeks. So far so good. It was much harder on me than it was on him! And all of the day care workers just LOVE him. His teacher, Miss Morgan, told me that teachers from other rooms come in just to see him and love on his chubby cheeks. It makes it a little easier to leave him knowing that he'll get lots of love during the day. 

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Milestones: Hudson can hold his head up now and sit in the Bumbo. He also started rolling over from his tummy on to his back! My mom watched him on Friday and he did it twice for her....she didn't want to tell me because she was afraid I would be upset that I missed it. He still hasn't done it for me! Funny story: when my husband got home I told him the good news and he said "oh, he did that for me last week too, but I didn't think it counted." WHAT? I guess my husband thinks that it was too easy for Hudson to roll from his tummy to his back because his head is so big it just sort of pulls him over....so he is only counting rolling from back to tummy as rolling over! Silly man. 
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We love our little moose!

18 comments:

Alyssa said...

Oh my goodness what a sweetheart!!! Love those cheeks!!! I just want to squeeze them.

Carly Sapp said...

Oh Julie, he's perfect!!! I love reading your updates and seeing his growth. Good for you for taking his picture every week! I was way not that on top if it! Makes me kinda sad now. I love all the pictures! Especially the one with Sophie. Connor LOVES Sophie too! Crazy how time flies...can't wait for the next update :)

Erin R. said...

That little guy is too cute! I'm glad he's getting over his cold.

Married...with a Pup said...

Aww so so sweet! Hope he feels better soon.

Blue Dog Belle said...

He is just so cute!!!! I love those chubby cheeks.

natasha {schue love} said...

Such a cute little guy! Love his little looks and hearing how he's doing!!

erin vancura said...

awe! i'm so glad hes hitting milestones!! its so fun to watch them grow and learn!! such a big guy!

Linda said...

He is sooooo cute...just love those chubby cheeks! Hope he feels better soon...no fun when babies are sick!

Erin said...

What a sweetie!! I would totally be one of the daycare teachers sneaking over to see that adorable face every day ;) So glad that is going well for him and you both!

Hope he feels better soon too, poor little man!

Amy Gougler said...

Melt my heart! Seriously, those cheeks are to die for! What a handsome little man :)

connie said...

I just melted over each and every picture. Holding his head up made a few tears fall. I'm missing so many milestones in his life. How precious-those eyes & the cheeks!
Love that little guy. Hope he gets over that cold real soon.
Grandma misses you Hudson!!!!

Lia Joy said...

I just love his cheeks!!! I just want to squeeze them :) Hope your little guy gets to feeling better soon!

Table4One said...

Seriously he is sooooooooo cute! I could eat him up!

Ashley said...

Just adorable! I love his cheeks!
Hope he fully recovers real soon, a sick baby is heartbreaking.

TexanCouture said...

He is so adorable. I could reach through the screen and squeeze his little cheeks. I'm sorry that is creepy :)

Carolyn said...

He is absolutely ADORABLE! :)

Emily said...

Such a cutie pie!! Love his little rolls! And Sophie is a fav of ours too.

Kim said...

SO cute!!! We have the same tub and my little guy loves it!! He's 12 months and still uses it!! And we have that octopus too, it's one of our toys for the bathroom when I attempt showering while home alone with him!!

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