Saturday, August 22, 2009

Gracie is SEVEN months today!



The week leading up to Gracie's 7 month "birthday" has been incredible! Gracie started sleeping through the night after her 11:30 PM bottle! She started eating banana flavored oatmeal - her first food other than formula! She bumped up sizes to a solid 3-6 month size. She started rolling over both ways constantly with no aid. AND she started sitting up for a few seconds. Her physical therapist was really impressed yesterday. And today - Gracie is SEVEN MONTHS old! I can't believe I've been looking at her face (in picture or in person) since she was just 3 months old. She has been a part of our lives in one manner or another for 4 months now. She's been home for a little over 2 months!

Gracie is starting to be more responsive and expressive. She gets very excited about eating oatmeal and gets twitchy when she tastes peas! She loves to watch her big sister and Libby loves to make Gracie smile. We are trying to move Gracie away from taking a nap every 3 hours to taking 2 solid, longer naps a day - one in the morning and one in the afternoon... but haven't quite got that down just yet.

I can't believe I actually uploaded 18 pictures for this post... but I just couldn't choose my favorite! Enjoy!



















13 comments:

carissa said...

Cindy, Gracie is doing so well!!!! All the pics make me so "auntsy" (he he...sorry, i couldn't resist!) to see her! Happy 7 month birthday sweet Gracie!

Carla said...

Wow, so incredible to see those chubby little arms and legs. Such a difference from the first pictures we saw of Gracie. So happy for your family!

In Him,
Carla L.
AWAA family

cristie said...

OH I love them ALL! What a beauty she is! Praise the Lord for all her progress. Our God has so much in store for this baby girl ... we know .. we've seen the promises! At 7 months old, she already has an incredible testimony .. one we should never forget.
Love the pictures of Libby with her. :-)

Debi said...

Aaaahhh... Can't get enough of those 2 adorable faces!!
Debi

Alli said...

LOVE these pics! You are a blessed mama!!!!!

Katie said...

I find myself coming back to this post and looking at pictures quite often...just to make me smile! It works every time. :D I'm so thankful for you guys and praising the Lord for how far Gracie girl has come!! Love you!

Marti said...

Love those little chubby cheeks, legs, and more!

Love big sister's smiles.

Love Mommy and Daddy, too!

Thank You, Lord Jesus, for Your amazing GRACE in the life of this precious little one and her family. We love You!

Kristy said...

I wouldnt have been able to pick a favorite either, they are all so darn precious!

Love and blessings, Kristy

Cara said...

I'm so happy Gracie is doing so well! She is just the sweetest! Blessings to you all!

Mark and Wendy said...

What sweet girls you have! I've been following your blog for several months now, and just wanted to hop on to say Happy 7 Month Birthday to Gracie!

Jason and Stacy said...

Wow! She is doing Great. Thanks for the pictures and updates!

Danielle said...

It's so good to see that everything is going well! I just can't believe how the time flies once we get our princess's home!!! Both of yours look wonderful! Selah didn't qualify for services either--behind in everything, but not enough, but they're coming back at the end of the month (3 months later)to see if she's made up ground. Life here is good and full of daily surrender. Sending blessings your way!

Pineapple Princess said...

OMGosh! How cute are your girls!!
Our daughter is also adopted. It is the biggest blessing!