Friday, June 20, 2014

Navy 1 Month (and a week ;))/Newborn Pics

Miss Navy turned ONE MONTH already on the 12th!! I can’t believe how fast the time is flying…it seems like I just had her yesterday…except my body is feeling so much better then it did when I just had her! ;)

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She is the sweetest little baby on the planet!! I literally prayed EVERY night and morning that Heavenly Father would send me a sweet and happy baby…one that would bring so much joy into our home!! (those were my exact words) And boy did he ever listen!! She is truly the sweetest thing! I know Heavenly Father was aware of our situation and knew what this momma and daddy for that matter could handle!! I know He listens to Every simple prayer and plea…not that He always gives us what we want but He will give us what we NEED! I know He knew we needed this sweet, patient little girl!!! We are in love!!

At one month:

-Navy is pretty chill unless she wants to eat, sleep, or get her diaper changed. She will sit in her bouncer, swing in her swing, or lay on the floor content as can be unless she is in need on one of the three!!

She has already had several blowouts! ;)

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Only when she wears white! ;)

-She is a dang good little sleeper! Since day 2 she was going 4-5 hours at night. After week 2 she started 5-7 hours and has stayed pretty consistant lately at 6-7…although last night she gave me 8!!! Hope that is here to stay!! ;)

I could eat that little face!!

-She loves to suck on her fist/fingers…whatever she can get into her mouth. You can hear her in her playpen just sucking away…it is so cute!! She is still not good at keeping the pacifier in (Dakota never got good at that so we gave up) which is why she turns to her fist.

-One of the funniest little things she does is she has the most sensitive gag reflex and gags several times a day. It’s funny because her gag is SOO loud and her face makes the dramatic gag face. She gags at different things at random times…binky, her own fingers, breastfeeding, bottle, just burping. It is so loud it can scare you. She will do it to herself in the middle of the night and wake us up and we just laugh cuz it is so funny!!!

-She has SEVERE FOMO (fear of missing out)!! She has to lift her head to look around ALL the time! I swear she came out with the strongest neck ever!! We skipped the newborn…hold your head so carefully…and went straight to the hold your head by yourself. Don’t get me wrong she still needs some support but if you are holding her over your shoulder or she is laying on her tummy she is most likely not resting her head on it and snuggling…she is looking around with those beautiful dark eyes. If you sit her in your lap sitting up she just keeps her head upright and doesn't fall forward. She just wants to see what is happening all the time!!

But it sure makes for some sweet moments!!

-She enjoys tummy time and of course likes to lift her head up!

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See!! ;)

-She is getting used to her car seat and car rides as we have had several work days with daddy and have spent lots of time in the car. As long as it is moving she is pretty content!!
Waiting in the truck for dad to get done with a bid!

-She loves black and white stripes!! And headbands! (Ok her mom does and is making her like them too! ;))
Black and white stripe OVERLOAD!! ;) Wait till she gets a room of her own…it will be black and white stripe heaven! ;)

-She went to church for her first time a couple weeks ago! ;)
Church with two…is a little bit more challenging! I can’t imagine 3!! We don’t have enough hands for that!! ;)

-Dakota is still learning to love her! He has had some hard days adjusting to her. He would literally scuzz her off when you are holding her or if you tried to lay her on him. He would just whine a lot during the day and I know it was because of her.

This was his true feelings!!!

The last few days he has been in a better mood and smiles at her more often. Still not sure if he is sold on her yet but he is coming around!!
Love that boys smile…it lights up my life!!

My amazing friend Chelsea came over when she was about a week and a half and took newborn pictures for us!! She is so talented, amazing, and patient!! She loves and treats Dakota so sweetly and is so patient with him! I just love her!!

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Chelsea in action!!

They all turned out so great I can’t decide what to blow up for her room…so I need YOUR help…PLEASE!! I am the most indecisive person…especially when it comes to things like this!! So I put letters on the ones I am thinking about blowing up. Leave a comment with your favorites below and help me make up my mind!! I know I’m so lame!!! ;)


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Love the little details! ;)


Squishy face! ;)

Babies yawns are the sweetest!!

LOVE this close up side shot!!


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Of course there is black and white options too! ;)
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We got a few of her and Dakota man…although he was TOTALLY not having it that day…so we never captured his sweet smile!! Little stinker!!
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Love this picture of her with Dakota’s trach in the background!! ;)

And one of just my handsome man!! ;)

Love that Chelsea captured this…even though I was a total mess that day!! I love candid shots!!
These 2 hold my heart!!!

PLEASE tell me what’s your fav?! I will probably print a few on canvas!!



  1. OH my goodness I swoon at each one! B or C are probably my top 2 but really you can't go wrong with any picture of the sweet babe!!!

  2. They are all adorable, but with what you lettered I personally like B the most!

  3. These pictures are all so gorgeous. If I MUST choose, I would say B is my favorite. The ones of Navy and Dakota are precious too!!

  4. B and C are my favorites, but they're all adorable!! She's gorgeous!

  5. B!!!!! i also think you need to blow up the one of you kissing Dakota's cheek while he's holding Navy. That's such a priceless picture!!

  6. D!!! and the one of you kissing Dakota with him holding Navy for sure. Adorable! :)

  7. Awe she is so cute, and so is Dakota. I personally LOVE the squishy face :) but if you've narrowed down to the others, I think D is precious.

  8. I actually like the one Just below b the best, it shows her just so relaxed and peaceful, and I like the lighting in it. Otherwise, i like A and D. O heck, I like them all. You choose :).

  9. They are all great, but I would choose B!

  10. Where did you find the banner with her name? Or did you make it? I love it!!

    1. I wish I made it!! ;) I bought it from a shop on etsy

  11. Does your son have a feeding tube? I have 2 daughters with special needs. Nancy has a feeding tube. G-tube. 2 of our 5 children have a rare disorder called Joubert Syndrome.

    1. WOW!! YOU are AMAZING supermom!! I can't imagine more then 1 child with special needs!! You rock my world!! He does have a feeding tube but I blend up all of his food cuz we hated the formula!

  12. PS My counselor just named her baby Navy Rain. She's a little red head.
    Deb Gale

  13. THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!! Now I gotta get some printed already before she is 1!! ;)

  14. You know me, I'm a bow girl, so gonna vote b and c! All so darling though! Can't wait to meet her!

  15. I guess I'm a little late reading this post (whoops!) but Navy's birthday caught my eye so I thought I would give my two cents (my Maggie's birthday is May 12th too)! I LOVE "C"! So so cute. I like the pink headband... so girlie. :) But really, I don't know how you will decide! They're all so cute!