Friday, October 19, 2012

7 Quick Takes: 4 Months!

Thanks to Jen for hosting!

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It's Friday. Oh, thank goodness. I do have to work Saturday, but I'm still excited for the weekend. We have some plans with friends on Sunday, which will be a lot of fun, and a play date for the girls on Sunday as well.
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Our precious girls, five days old. Emily is on the bottom and Erin is on top. 
Emily and Erin are 4 months old today! One hundred and twenty days ago (yes, I counted!) we met our beautiful baby girls. They seemed enormous. I couldn't believe that they had really been inside me. They looked a little bewildered, like they weren't sure why they were here, and they were only awake when they were hungry. The first few weeks passed in a blur of diaper changes, feedings, and an immense amount of adjustment for all four of us.
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Now, they can prop themselves up and look at each other!
They have changed so much, I am constantly amazed. They are getting bigger every day. At the beginning of this week, Emily was comfortably wearing a 0-3 month onesie, and I tried on a 3-6 month size of the same onesie today and it fit fine. Erin is even bigger - she can wear 6 month tops!
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I had been thinking both girls were getting very heavy, especially Erin. So I weighed them, rather unscientifically of course, by weighing myself and then myself holding each baby. To my amazement, Emily tips the scale at 14 pounds and Erin weighs in at a whopping 16! That means Emily has gained at least 7 pounds since birth and Erin has gained nearly 10! Let's hear it for the power of mama's milk (with a little supplement too, of course!)
Did I mention how big they are getting?! (Emily - L, Erin - R)

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At four months, Emily and Erin can: roll from back to side, roll from back to front (Emily), roll from front to back (Emily), hold their head up while their body is supported, coo, shriek, smile, grab the hanging toys on their activity gym, and make several different simple sounds that correspond with various letters. They are very happy girls and lots of fun to be around. I am so blessed to be their mommy!
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The gorgeous fall colors outside our house. See how the leaves are darker on the outer edges of the tree?

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See that green stuff? Know what it is? If you let broccoli go long enough, it begins to resemble an alien life form. There's your random thought of the week.
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  1. I don't think I've ever seen that picture of your girls with the duck hats! That is so incredibly cute! I can't believe they're four months already. Have a good weekend Sarah! :)

  2. That picture is SO cute. I can't believe how big they're getting! My twin cousins are almost 4, and I still can't believe it!
    And I have no idea what that green stuff is :/

  3. Isn't it crazy how fast time flies?! They are adorable!

  4. Makes my uterus ache. They are precious. And they do grow fast. Too fast. Enjoy.