Category: Cayden’s Monthly Update

[Celebration] — Cayden’s 1st Birthday Party

What a blessed day getting to celebrate his FIRST birthday with families and friends. We had about 50 attendees that day and it was fun catching up with everyone!

Hubby’s friend came with a professional camera and took some decent photos with us. So this post includes both Iphone & professional photos. We are so grateful to have a friend take photos! Photos mean the world to especially me! Thank you so much Kev!

 

Kids had loads of fun chasing each other around. They all love the wagon!

Munchkin#2 was a bit nervous when we all sang “Happy Birthday” to him. All eyes were staring at him – I would be nervous too.

I am so glad to be hosting this birthday party with adults and kids. But next party – I will only keep it small to the kids. With a party this big – it’s so hard to catch up with everyone. A conversation could only last maximum 10 minutes. Having a small and intimate party is definitely easier but I won’t say I will never host a big party again. Friends and families play a big part of our lives – we wouldn’t be who we are without them! Thank you all for finding the time out of your busy schedule to come out & love these munchkins!

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[Cayden] — 9 Month Update

This active cutie pie is such a handful these days but mommy is embracing every bit of it. I’m blessed that I get to raise both kids on our own and watch every milestone.

He hasn’t been putting his fingers into his mouth as much as before because he puts other things in his mouth now. Literally whatever he can put in.

He doesn’t let anyone hold him except myself and his daddy. Usually he prefers mommy. But if I am out of his sight – daddy is fine too. Picky much?

He crawls literally everywhere! Kitchen, bathroom, foyer, and bedrooms. It’s crazy how fast he can go too! On another note – he’s been standing so often – that he takes steps by holding on the ledge of something. I think he might be walking very soon. Which means – it’s more trouble for mommy. I haven’t been sitting on my bum lately because I’m always walking around cleaning or watching him to see where he is lol. Perhaps it’s a good thing?

We have started baby classes last month. It’s a great class for babies to interact and play together. Great for us mommies to have a conversation too. So far – he enjoys it.

He understands ‘no’ – but sometimes he still does it. Rebellious at 9 month old already? Oh no! If we raise our voice – he’ll know we are serious but if we have a smile on our face – he knows it’s not that serious. How do such young child know these things?

He is still taking iron supplement and D-drops.

He has been on liquid formula for a month now. It took him about 2-3 days to get used to it and now he loves it. He drinks about 4-5 ounce per feeding. Which is 3 times a day. Usually when we are out – we skip the afternoon milk.

He’s still having four meals a day with three bottle of milk. Keeps mommy busy for sure!

Still taking 2 naps but the naps seem to be getting shorter and shorter! Usually it’s two hour long – but these days seem to be an hour or an hour and a half. Maybe he doesn’t need as much sleep anymore? I forget when did Munchkin#1 cut down to 1 nap. Maybe soon?

He’s been playing with everything. Even things he’s not suppose to – he shows interest in everything. I got to say – comparing my two boys – this one is definitely much more active than my first born! Even though my first born is very active – this one is extremely active. Hopefully it’s a good thing – so mommy can loose some weight chasing after him lol. That’s it for his 9 month update!

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[Cayden] — 8 Month Old Update ::

Here’s an update of my 8 month old Munchkin! I miss the days when he was tiny and just a 4-pounder! I’ll never get sick of saying that! He has tripled his weight. A little over 12 pound and very active boy! I’ve finally got time to clean out his 3 month old clothes. It all went to donation. He is onto 6-9 month clothes.

I think this will be the last month I’ll be using the baby bath angel because my child is too active. He loves kicking the water and sometimes slides out. He’ll be able to use the baby tub and play in there freely. He loves water!

He’s eating well. Eats 4 times a day and about 1.5 serving each + fruits after certain meals. I tend to feed him more during the before bed feeding – so he sleeps longer without waking up in the middle of the night. Talking about sleep. He’s been a great sleeper! Mommy is so blessed that both my boys sleep so well! He sleeps around 10-11 hours per night. Once in awhile he’ll wake up and cry in the night. But falls back to sleep.

Loves to give you the serious face but yet smiles a lot! He’s not a crier but he definitely cries more than his big brother. He loves sitting and standing. He’s been enjoying a lot more of his toys. Loves to touch and push buttons. Loves mommy spending time with him and playing with him.

Oh – one big milestone this month is he knows how to crawl! YUP – we are officially in trouble because I gotta be extra careful with tiny little things. He loves putting everything in his mouth. He is attracted to wires and controllers. He does get more freedom to crawl everywhere he wants. But the other thing is – he does get into his big brothers toys – which his big brother doesn’t like. They’ll need to learn how to work this out. Hahahah.

His third tooth is spouting out and it’s getting more dangerous. He doesn’t bite me all the time but once in awhile. It sure does hurt!

Still very clingy to mommy. When I am home – he prefers me. But when I’m out – he prefers his daddy than anyone else. It feels cute because we feel that kind of importance when he wants us.

That’s really it for this month. He’s keeping me busy for sure! We cannot wait till the weather gets warmer so we can go out for walks and breathe more fresh air! Please slow down on growing up – I just want to hold you a little longer baby boy!

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[Cayden] — 8 Month Update • Sprouting 2 Bottom Teeth

 

My second child sure has some character! A whole lot of character comparing to his big brother! He will scream and get angry at things – I know right? Get angry and throw a fit at 8 month old? I sure don’t remember his big brother doing that at this young! I’m going to read up upon how to control baby behavior and fix this issue. It’s better to start it early than later – otherwise it’ll be even harder to fix.

My little Munchkin has officially sleep trained in his own crib. He hasn’t slept in the play pan for over a month now! I have to say he’s only 90% sleep train. I am still working on skipping out on the night time 12:30AM feed. Other than that he’ll cry in the middle of the night once in awhile. Sometimes I ignore it and he goes back to sleep till 7 in the morning. I’m glad we started this sleep training process early because Mama gets her beauty sleep back!

Big brother loves baby brother. Baby brother loves watching his big brother do things. I love their interaction and am in love watching them both grow up together. It warms my heart so much that they’ll have each other growing up together when we are old and wrinkly in the future.

He loves standing up and jumping – quite active! He shifts around on the floor and goes everywhere. When I leave him their for a few minutes – he’s gone! I’m not going to put gates up for him – so I got to keep my eyes on him at all times. This kid is fast!

Mama has finally got his routine down. He’s down with 2 naps, 4 meals, and the rest of the time is play time, bath time, and etc… Having a routine is such a must – it just makes my life easier and I can plan ahead. I still nurse him before naps and before bedtime. He has cut down to half his nursing.

He graduated from his play mat and blue bouncer. I’ve sold them – makes me kind of sad when it’s gone because that means he’s grown up and soon not a baby anymore. The blue bouncer was from his baby brother over 4 years ago. A little sentimental to me for sure.

Loves playing toys and listening to music. Whenever I sing “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” – he settles down.

Look at that cheekiness!

I’ve been preparing his solids 2-3 times a week. I try to mix up a bit of the ingredients so he doesn’t have the same things all the time. I don’t think it makes a difference for him but I want him to try new things. So far – he’s been alright eating solids 4 times a day.

So far he’s tried most vegetables and meat except for beef and tomato – I’m going to wait a little bit more for those food. I enjoy preparing and cooking these meals for Munchkin#2 – totally reminds me how I made solids for Munchkin#1. It’s not that feeding store bought food is not healthy – I just like making my own, so I know what’s in it.

That’s all for the month of January 2017 – stay tune to see what’s in store for this little guy next month! There sure is a lot of changes in each month as he grows.

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[Cayden] — 6 Month Update • Starting Solids

This cutie is 6 months already! Growing and growing and nonstop growing. He had his six month check up just a few weeks ago. Everything looks great except he’s on a smaller side. Which is no surprise to us because Munchkin#1 is on the smaller side as well. Plus their mom and dad are tiny when they were babies. I’m not too concern about it. Each child is different.

When he started solids – he wasn’t a huge fan of it but now he’s alright with it. I started feeding him two times a day to now four times a day plus breast milk before naps and night time sleep. He’s been eating so much better and eating a lot. The doctor told us to feed him whenever he wants it for him to grow faster – so that’s what we are doing. That means making mommy a lot busier with his feeding schedule. I also started making congee for him. Which I enjoy making!

Six months old with an attitude problem? Uh yes – whenever he doesn’t want anything he screams his lung out! I never encounter this with munchkin#1 – so this was completely new to us. Basically he’s flipping out when he doesn’t want it or wants us to hold him. Isn’t this a little too early for attitude problems? A bit too early to send him to time out too. Sometimes we just ignore him till he calm his bum down. We do tell him ‘no no’.

He started lifting his hand out when we ask if he wants to be held. I don’t hold him a lot during the day but I do think he knows how to work it with his daddy when he gets home from work. Hahaha. Mommy is too busy during the day to be holding him all the time. I am not doing it! And I am not going to spoil him either. Once he knows he can be held all the time – it will be nightmare for me.

Although we are home most of the time. It can get quite busy with this Munchkin. His schedule includes 4 solids a day (3 congee, 1 cereal, and fruits after meals). It used to be 3 naps a day but I cut out his evening nap so he can sleep better at night.

He experienced his first Christmas – which of course he had no idea about. Firsts is always very special. We are so blessed to have him in our family.

Ill talk about sleep training for the next update. We wanted to sleep train him during the Christmas break when my hubby had a few days off but that fell through. Because we all got sick.

We are still giving him baths every other day to prevent dry skin.

Ever since he started solids – his poop has been stinky and very hard poops. Haha. Mommy is still not a big fan of changing diapers. Once when his daddy is home – he takes over that job! Haha.

Overall – he has very different personality then his brother. What was I thinking? I was expecting to be taken care of the exact same baby from 4 years ago… My first born was an angel to take care of when he was a baby! He slept well, ate well, no fuss, barely cried, and just very easy. I was probably expecting the same for my second child. Haha. As long as they are both healthy – mommy will take on anything. Even the frustrations and craziness. Nothing can buy health!

Big brother loves making baby brother laugh. He enjoys his company – that makes me happy to watch. Makes me feel like we did the right thing having a second child. Because they love each other.

Anyways that’s all the updates of last month. Stay tune for more next month. I love keeping a journal of my kids because I’ll never remember these things if you ask me a year later. Do you keep a journal of your kids?? Comment below to share!

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[Cayden] — 5 Month Update • First Vacation

My little cutie pie has turned 5 months!! He’s started to be more active – shifting around on the bed or rug. He could not be unattended anymore. He would chit chat with you if he’s in the mood to. He loves to laugh and smile a lot. The frowning face is almost retiring and gone!

He enjoys sitting on the Bumbo chair than the bouncer or swing. He just loves the straight sitting position instead of being slanted.

Loves to watch us talk and listens very well. He still loves licking and sucking his fingers. Even though he knows he’s not allow to. When he understands he’s not allow to – he then takes it out. Then he sneakily puts it back in. Sometimes he’ll turn his head the other way to do it. Assuming we can’t see it. Smart or what!?

Still drinks a lot of milk. He needs his milk before a nap and sleep.

I’m starting to create a routine for him with two naps a day. I say 2-3 hour each time. So far – its going good. After I nap-train him – I’ll be sleep training him for the night. Hopefully mommy can sleep through the night soon.

As for solids – we are introducing it to him this month (December). Doctor recommended at 5 month – since he’s a preemie.

During our vacation – he did amazing! Not much crying but with lots of broken naps. I can understand because sleeping in the car seat is uncomfortable. He didn’t get sick or anything – that’s the most worry I have. Phew* He didn’t swim because the water was too cold for him. He only dips his foot into the water and that’s about it. Maybe next year will be better.

Still wearing size 2 diapers but when I finish with all size 2s, he’ll be starting size 3 soon. For size 2 – I only bought 2 large boxes. Need to start stocking up on size 3 and 4 soon.

Grandparents gave us money to get the kids gifts. For Munchkin#2 – we’ll be picking up 2-3 boxes of diapers as gifts for him. He has basically everything already. All he needs is diapers and wipes for now. Practical right!?

Not sure what his weight is this month but he sure does feel heavier. I love being carried but mommy doesn’t carry him too much. I don’t want to spoil him. When he wants to be carried – he knows he can cry and have what he wants. What I do is. I let him cry till he stops. Then I go over to carry him. Haha am I mean or what?

There’s going to be a lot of things to do when he starts solids. Than I can have a solid routine for him.

Ill start to look at those community center programs that I can bring him during weekdays. Something for him to do and keep him busy.

That’s it for all the update this month. Babies grow so fast – cherish the moment you have with them. As for me – I like to capture tons of photos to look back on. Stay tune for more hauls and reviews. This blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for stopping by!

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[Cayden] — 4 Month Old Update

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My little four month old has grown a lot. A lot of different changes each month and mommy is still going to document every bit of it. He’ll be starting solids next month and I’m kind of excited! He’ll start with baby cereal first than I’ll make him soft rice and than add veggies and meats in it after. I miss making baby food with my first one. I find it so much fun. Weird huh?

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Let’s talk about hair growth – he’s been growing quite a bit of hair this month. In some pictures – he still looks bald but it’s because his hair is light. His brother was born with a lot of hair while this Munchkin was born with very little. I’ve heard since the last month is when the baby’s hair growth inside the tummy – he’s missed that last month since he came out a month early. I’m not too worried because it’ll eventually grow.

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This guy loves sucking and licking his fingers still. He loves to laugh and smile a lot these days. A lot of reactions from him now. We still love the serious look from him – it looks like he’s seriously thinking about things.

He had two needle shots near the end of October – which gave him an overnight fever again. Yes – it happened for the first time when he had his needle and it was an overnight fever. Which is totally different than my first born. He had no reactions to needles while this Munchkin does. I have a feeling that he’ll react to needles every time now.

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He loves staring at the TV. Chit chats from time to time depending on his mood. Loves getting kisses from his big brother. He loves diaper change now – he would smile and laugh. I know right? Weird! Because when he was a newborn – he hated diaper changes.

He experienced his first Halloween & trick or treating this year. It’s nothing to him but mommy captured all the memories to show it back to him one day.

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I think he can recognize us now. When his daddy is holding him and I’m in the kitchen doing something – his eyes will be on me for awhile. It’s sorta cute! He’s still strictly breastfeeding and no water yet. I’ll start giving him water after coming back from our vacation.

I’m not sure about his night time sleeping habits because we co-sleep and whenever he cries – I just give him my boob and I go right back to sleep. I think average – he wakes up 3-4 times a night? Co-sleeping makes it so much easier – it’s just I don’t need to wake up and go to his crib and get him. Than put him back after. I know some might say it’s not safe but I did it with my first and now with my second.

That’s it with this months update – stay tune for more daily reviews & hauls – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for stopping by!

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[Cayden] — 3 Month Old Update • Cooing & Annoyingness

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This Munchkin is weighting 9 and a half pound already. His doctor is happy with his growing progress. He doubles up from his birth weight already.

He’s breaking into his size 2 diapers and 3 month size clothing. So sad for mommy to put away the newborn clothes and possibly give them away to whoever needs it. Thinking about it makes me cry. He’s growing too fast!

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Lots of movements and cooing up a storm lately. He loves it when we talk to him & he’ll talk back. I kept a record of it on videos.

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He’s awake a lot more than before 4-6 hours per day now. Mommy needs to get used to it – less time for me to do things while this Munchkin is awake. He’s half co-sleeping and the other half in the play pen still. Not going to fully have him sleeps on his own yet because I don’t want to get up in the middle of the night to get him. So far – he’s still sleeping well at night. There was one night he slept for 8.5 hour straight! That was SO amazing! That only happened once though. Some nights 4, 5, 6 hour straight. It all depends how tired out he is. As for naps in the afternoon us quite broken. He use to nap 3hr straight no problem. Now is probably 1.5-2hr long. Oh and night time – he usually sleeps around 8-9pm – just like his brother. Sometimes they sleep at the same time.

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As for routine – we don’t really have one right now. Since he sleeps most of the time – we just let him sleep whenever he wants.

Bath schedule is every other day. I started bathing him in the tub with the Angel Care support myself. Just saves time for daddy. When hubby is home – we just want to spend family time as much as possible.

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It’s hysterical and annoying at the same time. He has a problem when he’s in the car and the car doesn’t move. When the car immediately stops – he starts crying by the second. When the car moves – he stops crying right away. When he’s asleep during the ride – he’ll be fine. My first born never had this ‘problem’. If we are stopped on a red light and he’s awake – we are screwed lol.

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Still breastfeeding still – I say he drinks every 3 hours. Strictly on the breast now. After we get back on vacation – I’ll reintroduce him with bottles again. Hubby does miss feeding him.

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Loves cuddling with mommy or maybe it’s the other way around that mommy loves cuddling with him. I’m trying to smell him more and hold him more because I know I’ll miss how tiny he is now.

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I think that’s all the updates for now. He’s grown so fast and I truly miss my 4 pounder! Stay tune for more updates!

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[Cayden] — 2 Month Update • Growing Up Too Fast

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My Munchkin #2 is officially two months! I can’t believe this! I miss my 4 pounder already! He is now at 8 pound – doubled his weight.  I really miss holding my newborn – I feel like he’s so much older than two months ago.

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His newborn onesies is getting tight on him – so he’s breaking out in his 0-3 months onesies. I’m so glad I kept all of Munchkin#1s clothes because it brings back so many memories. There were so many clothes that weren’t even worn much too. So nice to finally use them more on Munchkin#2. I already have a friend that wants all the hand me downs. The thought of letting them all go makes me sad.

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Munchkin#2 is starting to get picking about bottle verse breast feeding. He prefers the breast of course. But it makes it much convenient to bottle feed him in public. Plus daddy gets to feed him too – that’s one of the main reason why I pump. Sometimes my husband would be like ‘I want to feed him’ – it’s nice to have the hubby interact with the baby during feeding. I did both with Munchkin#1 as well – he did prefer the breast as well. I think its just softer & the milk is hotter in temperature.

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He’s beginning to be more awake. About 2-4hours a day. Still a great sleeper during the night. He wakes up for a feed than back to sleep he goes. Thanks for letting mommy sleep! I fall asleep during my feed. So really – I’m only awake for a minute to give it to him than I’m back to sleep.

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We celebrated his one month birthday with our friends on August 14th 2016. It’s the first party I planned for this Munchkin and I had a lot of fun planning it. Can’t wait to plan the next celebration! Which is his 100 days with families and relatives.

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He’s been messing up his face by his scratches. I’m not too sure if I want to put gloves over it. I heard it’s not that good. I do cut his nails but it’s still sharp even after cutting it.

Still on iron supplements & vitamin D drops. I’ll have to ask his doctor when he is done with iron supplements. He’s not really a fan of it and spits out 1/4 of it.

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Still a crier. Reason why I say this is – is that his brother never cried as much as he does. We never encounter a noisy crying dinner with our Munchkin#1 till he was a lot older. I guess Munchkin#1 was just a quiet baby while Munchkin#2 loves to distract us with crying.

We bring Munchkin#2 out all the time & usually he behaves very well with no fuss. He’s usually sleeping when he’s out – so it makes it super easy to bring him out. Keep it up!

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We bring Munchkin#2 out all the time & usually he behaves very well with no fuss. He’s usually sleeping when he’s out – so it makes it super easy to bring him out. Keep it up!

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What else? Can’t believe time flew just like that! I want to slow down time a little bit to enjoy the moment a little more. But with the busy lives of ours – time just keeps ticking. Munchkin#2 completes our family & I feel so blessed! Stay tune for more daily life updates – thanks for hopping by!

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[Celebration] — Cayden’s 1 Month Kerropi Party

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Celebrated my son’s 1 month birthday on August 14th 2016 – he was a little more than a month old by than. Above was the party food I prepared for around 25-30 people. For more details about the theme and food – check out this link here.

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Friends playing diaper game and chubby bunny here. I made the diaper game a little harder this time with the not so well known chocolates – I did have about 4-5 winners! They must know their chocolates! I had the honor of playing chubby bunny for the first time too! LOL – it was fun and disgusting at the same time!

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Here’s our friends playing the cotton challenge game and fitbit (I think that’s what it’s called?). The cotton challenge game is really fun! I love how you get blind folded and you have no idea if you are scooping cottons or not!

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Here’s myself and my Munchkin#2! We didn’t intend to have two outfit changes but he did wet his first outfit – so the froggy outfit was perfect for the Kerropi theme!

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Finally a perfect family picture! I LOVE LOVE LOVE pictures and especially family pictures! For sure I’ll be developing a few of these to put it around the home and photo albums! I love my family!

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Here’s a little collage I made! Thank you all for coming out to spend time with this little Munchkin – he sure did feel spoil by your love and time! The backdrop I made was perfect!

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Thank you for bringing gifts!

By the time this post goes live – Munchkin#2 will be almost two months old. I miss the time when he was kicking in my belly, hiccuping in my belly, and just moving nonstop in my belly! Only mothers will understand and miss those! Stay tune for more daily updates – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for hopping by!

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[Cayden] — 1 Month Update • Nothing But Love

I literally took pictures of this Munchkin with each day and sometimes I forget and jump out of bed in the middle of the night for photos! What a crazy mother I am eh? I did that during my stay in the hospital as well.

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Cayden Joseph’s first update! One month flew by so fast – I miss holding my 4lb 3oz baby already! He came 25 days earlier than expected (I wrote a post on why he came so early – stay tune for that in a few days!) There were so many different emotions before we welcome him into this world. Would he be too light? Would he be okay? Would he be able to breathe without tubes? Would he be on IVs?

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Thank god that he came out fine without any problems. He was only light weighted but as long as he drinks enough milk – he was gaining.

He did lose weight the 24 hours he came out which was normal but he quickly gained it back the next few days. He was in the NICU box since Thursday to Sunday – a total of 4 days. Then he was pushed to a parent room where I stayed in for 2-3 days after my discharge.

I was actually very happy that Cayden could go home after 6 days! The nurses estimated a week+ but I kept asking because I wanted to be home. What’s better than the comfort of being home right? Of course we had to know everything was good first and the doctors input as well.

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After being home – he was adjusted quickly and loved to sleep! He’s barely awake – I would say he’s awake a little less than 2 hours a day. So the rest of the time he sleeps.

His first doctor appointment went great – since he was born at 4lb 3oz – the doctor wanted to see him every week. After our last appointment on July 19th – the doctor was very impressed with his weight gain that he doesn’t need to go to the doctors every week. Its every two weeks now.

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He is now weighting 5lb 6oz since the last visit on July 19th. Hubby and I assume he’s weighting over almost 7lb now. He’s on iron supplements & D-drops.

The first bath at home was quite SCARY! We haven’t done a baby bath for over four years and we just was just scared! After the first time we got the hang of it. He gets a bath every other day. For the first 3-4 times he cried but after that he loves it! I mean what is there to cry about!? It feels like someone is giving him a massage and it’s so relaxing!

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I’ve cut his nails twice already! His nails are sharp and he likes to scratch his mommy with it. I’m thinking of having it trimmed every two weeks since it grows so fast.

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As for diapers – I’ve been using size 1 instead of newborn since it’s just a tad bigger. I find that newborn diapers are a little more expensive than size 1. But they are darn cute!

What else did I forget? We are co-sleeping now since it’s just easier that way for night time feedings. He’s usually up every 2ish-3 hours. Right when he’s done with feeding – he falls right back asleep with no fuss! Thank god for that because mommy needs her sleep! He’s such a great sleeper just like his big brother. I’m so blessed for that!

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He had his first bath at 1 day old

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First doctor appointment on July 7th 2016

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Oh yeah – I’ve just started planning his first party which is his 1 Month celebration with friends and families. Decided to celebrate it in mid-August instead of early August. Just the timing works better for us and by then he’s a little bigger too.

I think that’s all the updates for the first month! I feel like he’s grown so much already. I’m cherishing these times when he’s so tiny because he’s my last baby! Stay tune for more life updates & food adventures – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for dropping by!

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