Well, it's hard to believe in 3 days Vivian will be 3 months old. The time has flown by and there have been so many changes in her development. I decided to start a formal blog so Vivian can have a special memory of her early days and so everyone can get a chance to see her pictures. I have pictures on Facebook and on Picasa, but trying to manage both sites is getting a bit out of hand. We also keep a day-in-the-life Google document, but again having everything in one place would be much more convenient.
I'll try to add a little something each day, but I can't make any promises. Life is pretty busy right now (when hasn't it been over the last year). The house went on the market last week, so we're having to keep it spotless for the showings (we had our first one yesterday!). We're going to Tallahassee in a week-and-a-half to look for housing, drive around the area, and meet my professors and friends. It's hard to believe that so many of us have brand new babies or are pregnant. What a great network!
Yesterday, we went to the NC Zoo. Vivian slept through the first few exhibits until we woke her up for her "milks" and a diaper change. We had to change her on the brick outside of the restrooms. Who knew a public restroom would be so NASTY! Chris carried her in the Baby Bjorn for awhile but I think at this age, she was more interested in sucking her thumb and looking at her hands than looking at anything else.
She's a VERY photogenic baby and is really happy -- smiling all the time, including at strangers. I had to change her at Walmart and she just kept smiling at two grandmotherly women. It was really cute. I heard a lot of "Oh, bless her heart" statements. Yes, it's a southern thing! :)
We are very blessed to have Vivian. It's been a whirlwind adventure so far. We can't wait for the exciting changes later this year!!