Monday, June 21, 2010

Love My Little Love - 3 Month Checkup





Daisy had her 3 month checkup this morning. She weighs 13.6 pounds is 23 1/2 inches long and I can't remember her head size but, it was average which is good:-). The pediatrician just raved about how healthy and adorable Daisy is. I told her I was worried that she might be too round and jolly for her age but, she said she looks perfect and could be a Gerber Baby cover model! haha Nothing like a great compliment to put a mama at ease. Daisy had to get two shots this morning. I had been told at her last checkup that she would be getting four shots, so when I learned that Daisy would only be needing two shots today, I actually felt relieved. Daisy of course was not a happy camper after the first shot and just as she started to calm down from that one then came the other one which produced the most unhappy cry I have ever heard come out of Daisy's cute little mouth, a purple face and tons of tears. I'm proud to say that I held it together really well and fortunately I was able to soothe Daisy in just a minute and then I nursed her in the room which calmed her even more. She fell asleep immediately after which was wonderful! I gave her some baby Tylenol and as we speak Daisy is napping again. The medicine and shots combined can make a baby very sleepy...and fussy, but for now just sleepy.

On a side note: Our nanny has flown the coop or in other words deserted us. A handful of people are aware of the issues we were having with her but, I really was trying to give her the benefit of the doubt and be patient with her. Last Friday was a bizarre day and the nanny was just down right rude and abrupt with me and today she just decided not to show up or call. I had to take the day off at the last minute because I don't have a back up. It of course makes me question myself and Daisy and wonder what we did wrong to make her flee but, regardless, she is gone and perhaps it is a blessing in disguise because I was planning on letting her go as soon as we could find a replacement. I guess the feeling was mutual. lol. Joey's sister has been kind enough to be a stand in nanny until our replacement is available in a few weeks. God is ever faithful to provide and to hold us steady so to Him I give all the glory! I'll keep you posted on how all this pans out. Stay tuned....

6 comments:

  1. Those pictures are to die for. Oh, her face! Love that baby! I hate shots:(. That is really disturbing about your nanny. It's better she is out of the picture now! I'll keep you in my prayers.

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  2. So glad she only had to get two shots, and I, for one, am a sucker for chunky monkey little babies! Enjoy the chub because once the toddler times come, they slim down and that baby fat seems to just vanish! I am SO sorry and SO upset about your Nanny situation and am thankful that the Lord protected you and Daisy by having her leave. I really believe that its the best that it ended abruptly like that before anything worse could happen. I will be praying for your nanny finding process again and that the Lord just provides the perfect Nanny at just the right time! XOXO!

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  3. Total bummer about your nanny...I doubt she'll be putting you down as a referral. :-) But I can't believe how big Daisy is getting. It's hard to tell how big she is when she is the only one in a picture, but in these pictures where the two of you are holding her, you can see just how well she is doing. And by big, you already know I mean healthy big...she is just too adorable for words.

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  4. Oh Casey, I'm so sorry about the nanny, that is horrible, but I'm so glad Joey's sister is going to be able to help you out for a while. You guys are definitely in my prayers. Daisy is adorable, I miss seeing her (and you too) let me know if you need anything!

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  5. she sounds healthy and beautiful! Those pictures say it all...casey you have a real doll on your hands! Love all the naked pictures, seriously, can I have her? Hope the shots don't effect her too much. That is so crazy about the nanny...what I would say if I ever saw her...:=( I pray this is a blessing still and that God will use it to show you all goodness. You deserve it!

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  6. I love the picture of you and Daisy when she is looking right at the camera! Such a good little eater and healthy girl.

    By the way, you did NOTHING wrong to cause the nanny leaving. It is a blessing from God, as she is clearly the mayor of Crazytown :-)

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