And NO that doesn't mean that baby came early...it just means that Aubrey had an exciting day!
I have been waiting to do this post FOREVER.
A little background: Let me start with this cutie! This is Koen...he is 6 weeks older than Aubrey.
I know that sometimes when you see Aubrey on this website....it is hard to get a feel for how big she is and if you just see her by herself...well, you just kind of don't know either...so I wanted to get a picture of her with someone that was her age...Her and her friend.
My ballerina is petite as you can see! But she is happy and healthy.
Our nutritionist comes every other week to keep an eye on her growth. We gave up on charts a long time ago...I don't even know if she is on the Ds chart! About a year ago...we decided to keep track of her growth and proportion. As long as she is growing and proportional...then we let it go.
After all...this is not the bod of a girl that is wasting away! The girl eats and she has the belly and cheeks to prove it! And she is holding her own...and staying proportional....
BUT, this weight thing...is holding her back...literally backwards.
Yup...for the last 2+ years...she has been in the infant carseat...BACKWARDS! And yes, I could have moved her to a convertable carseat a long time ago, but she still had not met the 20lb requirement to turn her around. And to be honest...I have been a little lazy. It has been nice to just tote her into the house when she falls asleep in the car...and she keeps napping.
(2 weeks ago we weighed her with all her clothes on, just to see, and she was over 20lbs--so Suzanne said that if we don't take her anywhere NAKED, we could turn her around:)
BUT YESTERDAY...at her weigh in...she hit 20lbs EXACT! So we could legitamitely TURN HER AROUND!!!!
She wasn't sure what to think about it at first...and I wish I could take pictures while I am driving, because she is LOVING it. She can actually see out the windows and she "talks" the whole car ride now! I knew that life would be so much better and different for her, but I am actually amazed at how much she is loving it.
She's a big girl now!
(Nothing like waiting until 4 days before new baby comes and we need the carseat for him/her! Thanks for finally giving it up, Aubrey:)