Monday, April 20, 2009

Mondays with Crosby


At 11:24 am, Crosby Fox turned 16 weeks old!!! What a big boy. We didn't make it to the clinic for a weight check this week. However, my arms are telling me his has gained a few ounces at least! He is really starting to give me an arm workout!!

Someone must of told Crosby we were getting spoiled with his great sleeping streak. He quickly put a stop to that!!! He went from sleeping 8-10 hours to waking every 3-4 hours again! I had a feeling sleepFULL nights wouldn't last long. You can't blame one for hoping though. So, for now, we are back to sleepLESS nights!!

We got to see Miss Margaret Belle on Saturday. She is almost 9 pounds now. It is amazing how tiny that feels compared to Crosby!! She is a little doll. I loved getting my hands on her...






I forgot what it was like to hold a baby in one arm. As you can see below, Crosby definitely requires 2 arms!!!


In an attempt to encourage a longer stretch of sleep that night, I tried to keep Crosby awake and entertained in the great outdoors. Really, it was just an excuse to get some pictures of him in one of my most FAVORITE outfits. I got it from Itty Bitty in Columbia. Personally speaking...I don't think it can get much cuter than this. And I am definitely NOT biased...











Is he delicious or what???

For whatever reason, I am really fond of the "Soothie" pacifier. Yes, they are turquoise. Yes, they take up their entire face. Yes, there is no easy way to attach a pacifier clip to them. But I loved them. I knew Baptist gave them out to their newborns and was thrilled when Crosby got his very own. We tried and tried to get him to take it to no avail. We had been given a NUK pacifier from the church at the Baby Blessing. He seemed to like it but gagged on it when I stuck it in his mouth. So, I wasn't sure about that. I finally gave in and bought 3 other brands. Surely off the three, one would work! Jackpot!!!!!


I happened to notice the NUK for his age was about half the size of the one we had at home!!! Ahhhh, that explains the gagging. He may be growing fast but he is clearly not 18 months old... When you get the age appropriate size, he LOVES it!!! We love that he loves it. Now I am just trying to decide what to call it. I know, silly. I don't really like "pacie." Blake's called his a "bubba." Just for fun, I need options...

Crosby has also become more interested in his videos. He just happened to be watching his Praise Baby DVD. He likes Baby Mozart and Baby Beethoven as well. We just set his swing up in front of the TV and he is mesmerized for nearly the full 30 minutes!!! I am quite jealous of his movie seat. If they made this swing in my size I would have it in a heartbeat. It just looks awesome to me!!!





Finally, you must prepare yourself for one of the most adorable videos yet!!! I will let it "speak for itself".... (I have no idea why the screen has a red hue. It starts out normal but then gradually turns red. Any Canon Powershot users who know what button I have accidentally pushed, please share. My baby does NOT look like a lobster...)

video
Crosby learned he can vocalize today. And he has been doing this ALL DAY LONG!!! I can't get enough of hearing that sweet little voice. He paused in the middle until Nugget walked up. Then he started going again. Is that not to die for???? I am so in love with this baby...
And... Happy Birthday, Lulu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And...Corey will have Davis and Henley in her arms tomorrow!!!! She was scheduled to have them on Wednesday but they bumped it up due to Henley's low fluid level. Please pray for a safe delivery and 2 healthy babies tomorrow morning!!!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Danielle! I love that video! It is the cutest thing. I can't wait to hear him live. I miss ya'll! We fly back in tomorrow from Canada. Will see you soon, ay?
LeAnne

stance. said...

that video is super cute. i thought maybe all that time outside had given him a little sunburn :P

Melissa said...

How precious-- I love the video and the adorable pics of you and Margaret. I'll have to get a copy! Had a great time walking this morning- take care- Melissa

JuliB said...

OK--too sweet!!! Love seeing that little tongue really working! So funny how Crosby tried to look back for Nuggett when he walked away....As for the pacifier...Lilli called hers "cici" (pronounced "ceeeee ceeee")--short for "paci". Holly and Adam's boys kad a "binks". Isn't it GREAT when they love it???? Lilli and Charlie both really really loved theirs but--NOT JACK!!! (Maury Regional gives out the big green ones, as well....Jack would not have it--believe me, I forced it but finally gave up.) You'll come up with a name--or Crosby will for you!!!
Love, Juli

Sonja said...

Yes.....I DO Love me some baby cooing! super sweet sound.This and the first laugh are two things I would bottle up and keep forever if I could.

Anonymous said...

Precious, precious boy! "Delicious" is the perfect word! So happy about the paci/bubba/cici find! Maybe it will make the nights a bit longer! Oh, and yes, I love the outfit as well! Too cute! jill

KellyRose said...

A friend of mine calls it a "shooshie" as if you were saying shhh...

Crosby is precious. You do not know me, but we are friends with Bobby and Sonja and have been praying for you and your family. We are so happy for you!