Half a year old!! I say this every single time but I seriously can’t believe how fast time is going. It certainly doesn’t feel like it was six months ago that this little lady came into our lives, but at the same time I almost feel like she’s always been with us.
This past month with Emma wasn’t nearly as eventful as the previous month. We mostly got settled back into our routine after getting home from Tennessee. The biggest thing that happened was some light sleep training, which I mentioned that I was starting in her last post. I decided to start letting her self soothe to get to sleep, and it has been a huge game changer. Some days she falls asleep without even crying, and I have so much more of my day back to dedicate to being productive or just having some me time.
I don’t know if I talked about this anywhere, but my husband was actually gone for two months on a deployment, so at the end of April he finally came home. At first Emma didn’t totally react to seeing him, but I blame that on us having to get up early to go pick him up. Once we got home she was her normal smiley self.
We’re getting ready to transition her to sleeping in her crib in her own room, and honestly y’all my emotions are all over the place because of it. She’s outgrown her bassinet so she’s definitely ready, but I’m not ready to admit she’s growing up.
- Weight: 13lbs 4.5oz
- Wearing: Still in 3 month clothes and size 1 diapers. I’m confident we’re going to be hanging out here for the rest of summer.
- Sleeping: Much improved (temporarily). She got to where she was sleeping on average 5.5-6 hours of sleep for her first stretch at night. We’re currently going through another leap, so things are all over the place, but I’m hoping we’ll be back to that soon.
We officially have a sitter!! She’s doing really well sitting up on her own! She still needs a spotter because sometimes it’s like she forgets to hold herself up and she’ll start falling, but I’m so proud of her. I’m thrilled she’s hit this milestone since she’s still not consistently rolling over on her own.