Wednesday, April 15, 2009

3 Months


Harper is THREE months old today.

Harper - what are you up to these days?????

  • You are starting to be in a pretty good routine - you have started taking naps every day sometimes as much as 4 hours!
  • You have started laughing and it's the best sound I've ever heard!
  • You like to stand up on your daddy's lap and you look SO proud of yourself when you lock your legs!
  • You can roll from tummy to your back and you are so determined as you try to do it!
  • You love it when you sit in your bouncy seat and I sit on the floor in front of you and talk to you or read to you or sing to you. You just smile and laugh and coo! (Mommy loves it a whole lot too!)
  • You sleep every night from 8:30 to 7:30. Not through the whole night yet. Just like clock work you get me up at 1:30 and 4:30 to eat. I always wonder why it's almost always those times. But you eat quick and we go right back to bed.
  • You are SO happy every morning - you just lay in bed smiling!
  • You are wearing size 2 diapers and you weigh around 14 pounds. You are wearing 3 months size clothes - right on target.
  • You LOVE your bath!
  • You like riding in the car as long as we don't stop at too many lights - that makes you scream like the devil. But more times than not - you fall asleep in the car. You, me and Dawson go for a short ride almost every day! I don't know which one of the 3 of us enjoys it the most.
  • I've given up on the pacifier. You really like sucking your whole hand. And you also like your softie.
  • You will sit and watch a video every morning in your bouncy seat while I take a shower. And then you sit up on the counter and watch me do my make-up and hair and you seem to love it!
  • Your eyes are still a dark blue - but I'm wondering if they will turn brown.
  • You are growing way too fast. :-)
    I can really tell you have grown this month!

139 comments:

PamperingBeki said...

Happy 3 months, little Princess!!

Jillian, Inc said...

Sweet. Happy 3 months Harper!

Jordan Sanders said...

She's looking so long and slender! What a beautiful blessing.

Tara G. said...

She's stretching out! CUTE!

jskcaesquivel said...

beautiful!!

Rachel said...

Sweet post!! What a cutie pie!!

Taylor said...

I literally was just sitting here thinking about how Miss Harper is 3 months old today and then I clicked on your blog to see her smiling face!

She is just so precious! Happy 3 months Harper!!!

Chele said...

I LOVE her adorable shirt. What a pretty big girl!

harmonysong said...

Cute,cute!! Happy 3 months, little girl!

Lauren Kelly said...

I love this Kelly and I love being with you on this mommy journey!!!!!! Happy 3 months Harper :)

A Wedding Story said...

She is so sweet. I'm so happy for you guys! I love that you gave her a bath in a cute leopard print shirt! So chic!

Sherri's Southern Style said...

And you are ADORABLE!
Happy 3 months Sweetie!

James' Mommy said...

My son never took a pacifier either. He loved sucking on his fingers, but would throw the pacifier! I think it is a breast fed baby thing.

Christa said...

Happy 3 Month Birthday Harper! :) You have grown so much!

Lindy said...

She's precious! SO long and slender and full of grace! What an amazing blessing from above! Happy three months, Harper!

Heather said...

Enjoy your three-month birthday, Miss Harper!

Sarah said...

So very cute!!! Happy 3 months!! :)

Michele said...

What a precious little girl you are Harper! Yes, I can really see the growth spurt in you! Kelly, care to trade my 20 year old daughter for Harper?!!!! Just kidding...they grow up so fast...enjoy that little one!

Hugz,
Michele

Geidlbots said...

I forgot that Lucy and Harper share their birthday each month on the same day. I just posted pics of Lucy at 5 months. They grow so quickly!!! Harper is such a pretty girl.

Paige said...

adorable.
Happy sweet little 3 month bday =)

mlbh said...

SO cute!!! Aren't red lights the worse at this age?!?! Happy 3months!

The Silva's said...

She is beautiful Kelly, just beautiful!!!

JTRBedenbaugh said...

Happy 3 months!! She is so precious. Be thankful she doesn't like the pacifer, its one less thing you have to break her of using later. My little girl never took to one either. Have a blessed day!

MaryBe said...

Happy Three Month Birthday!

Rachel said...

Harper is the most darling girl I have ever seen. She looks so big and grown up! :)

Channa said...

It almost looks like she is posing. So cute!!

Serious Shopaholic said...

Happy Birthday Harper!

Annie said...

Love it! Happy 3 month Birthday, Sweet Harper!!! You are a doll baby for sure!

Judy said...

I'm so glad you're enjoying her! These are precious times! I like how you put all of her previous pictures up there, you can really see how she's growing! I love all the monogramed shirts :)

Alexis said...

Isn't it strange how other babies can grow in real time, but your own grows at light speed? My own baby will be two months Saturday, and I'm already asking myself where all the time has gone.

Suzie said...

she's just getting so beautiful Kelly!
Happy 3 months Harper! :)

Tonya said...

She looks like a little confident diva in that top photo. Adorable!

Krista Lynn said...

She's too cute for words!! SHe looks like she's saying "Mee?? I'm 3 months??!" PRECIOUS!

Lisa said...

so precious!!! Happy 3 months Harper!

Emily and Patrick said...

My little guy Miles does the same thing in the car! He loves it until you stop to often...haha!

Cruson Crew said...

My little girls have fallen in love with your sweet Harper! Everyday after school, they want to check for new Harper pictures
1st thing! She is adorable, and we are so glad that she is in perfect health now. Thank you for sharing her with all of us.

Diana said...

She just gets cuter and cuter, doesn't she??

Misplaced Country Girl said...

It's fun to see all three pictures together. She has changed a lot this month. What a big girl!

Karen (KayKay) said...

She has grown so much this month! What a cutie!

Sydney said...

YAY!! Harper You are getting soo big:) I enjoy seeing you grow. Happy 3 months

michelle said...

you can really tell how much she has changed, she is growing up so fast! mine is 13 months old and it seems just like yesterday he was only a few months old....they are such blessings

Ashley said...

Kelly- she is so precious, I just want to eat her up! Can't wait until I can hold her! Have a blessed week! XOXO!!

Rathi said...

Love the post, Happy 3 months Harper! Have a wonderful weekend!

ocean mommy said...

Happy 3 months!!!! Look what God has done!!!

My second daughter never took a pacifier either...oh I kept one handy each time we went out but she refused to take it!! She was happy with her tiny stuffed lamb. :)

Thanks for sharing her with us. :)

steph.

It's a wonderful life said...

Wow what a blessing!! Happy 3 months!! You are blessed with those 4 hour naps!! People think I am crazy but I miss getting up for those feedings, my daughter is 7 now and she is full speed so our cuddle time is in the mornings!!

A mom and one princess said...

Happy 3 months baby girl! They grow soooo fast. It's sad.

Mrs. M said...

What a great way to document her life! She is beautiful!

Rory said...

Ok...I am so impressed/jealous/shocked that you take a shower and do hair and makeup every day. I did my makeup for the first time in weeks on Easter Sunday.

Marianne said...

Hard to believe she is 3 months already. Time flies so quickly.

Happy birthday!

The Family Lewis said...

Happy Three Months, Sweet Harper! :)

Leslie Lambert said...

What a precious idea to take a picture of her on her "birthday" every month! She is getting big!

MEGAN said...

She is a little angel. Such a sweet, happy little face!

Our Curly Girls said...

Happy three month birthday, Princess! You are soooooo beautiful, and the world loves you!

Kelly, I love reading your posts earlier in day, like today, because it makes my day that much brighter! Glad your pumpkin let's you do a little blogging in the morning.

Have a great day!

xo,

Shannon A.

Chicy-Creations said...

Harper looks like such a sweet little girl! AND you sound like such a great mom! Glad she is growing happy and healthy!

PS, Love your blog :)

KinaBolina said...

Strech Harper!
Happy 3 month birthday!
xoxo Caroline

Samantha said...

Happy THREE MONTHS Harper!!
Half way to your half birthday!

Katie said...

Wow, Kelly! She looks like she is losing some of her little round pudginess! She's looking so grown up! hehe! She is just pretty, pretty!

HappyascanB said...

I can't believe how much Harper's grown this last month! She's so precious! I'm sure you'll be so thankful for keeping track of these each month. What a great mom you are.

Heather said...

happy 3 months Harper! She has changed, so cute! Love the pics and love the updates on what she loves!

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

Happy 3 months Harper!! It just seems like yesterday that you were born and we were all praying for you. God has truly blessed your family! Have a wonderful day. Kelly, I know you are loving being at home. Treasure every moment!! She will be a year old before you know it. Love & blessings from NC!

Our Family said...

Woo Hoo God Bless you Little Miss Harper! Happy 3 month Birthday ahahaha. Love the sequence picture what a fantastic idea!

Jessica K. said...

Happy 3 month little Harper!!!
I love to see all those cute pictures your mom puts up of you!! You really did grow!! This time even I can see it :)
I hope you have a wonderful day together with your parents!!

Meg B....that's me! said...

Happy 3 Months!!!

Wow...you really can tell that she has grown!

Alexandra's Mommy said...

She is really thinning out! She is just adorable!

Rebecca said...

Happy 3 months!

Lindsee said...

Happy 3 Months to your sweet girl. She is looking darling as ever! And girlfriend, I never took a pacifier and sucked my thumb till I was 4 and didn't have to get braces! There is hope!

JCWillow99@gmail.com..( Cassie) said...

She is a doll baby..such a sweet little face...that is funny about the stoplights, she wants to keep moving..lol~I enjoy reading how well she is coming along.
I can tell you are a great mommy.

Maggie Elizabeth said...

She is such a doll! How long has she been rolling over??

Kelly Taylor said...

Time just flies by! I love the last 3 pics and being able to see all the growing and changing she's done. Just too sweet!!

Chris said...

That was fast! One thing I learned with my kids when they were babies was that when I got used to a routine they would change it on me and I would have to learn a new routine all over again.

April, Mom to Heavenly and Earthly Angels said...

Happy 3 months B-Day All Princess dersve to have a Big Day!!

Mandy Bean said...

I love that you're doing the monthly pictures - you are such a good mommy! Happy birthday, baby Harper!

Lea Ann said...

She is BEAUTIFUL!

Heather B. said...

I love how you take her monthly pic in the same place - good idea but a bit of warning, it may not work when she gets mobile ie crawling!!!

Happy 3 month Harper!!

erika said...

I can't believe how much she has grown! Isn't it crazy that 3 months ago she was a newborn?! I look at Emily, who is 14 months old and just sigh. She is getting so big and "old" :) When Emily was little, I tried to take pictures of her every month in the same 12 month onsie...I gave up/forgot to keep it going after 3 or 4 months-oops! Maybe for my next one I'll do more like you have done with the signs etc.
Yay Harper!!!!
Erika

lovelyjubblylondon said...

Harper is getting cuter every day! Happy 3 months!

Jennifer said...

Happy 3 month, Harper! You are so cute and you are growing so fast!

Julia said...

I laughed out loud when you said she screams like the devil at stop lights...I feel like I can just hear the tone in your voice! :)

Anna said...

She's getting so big!! So cute!!

Katy said...

Wow - the comparison shots really show how long she's getting!!

What a cutie!
~Kate

Susan said...

Happy 3 months!! What a doll baby! :)

Flo said...

Kelly, that's too funny! Sophie is almost 3 months, too, and she wakes every night at 1:30 and 4:30ish, too! I wondered if it was just ME that wasn't getting good REM sleep! With my first, she slept through the night already! Not Miss Sophie....Harper's a cutie. : )

McFarland Family said...

What a little lady:)

Christi said...

I saw Harper's picture in the Ouachita Circle that arrived today! Happy 3 months Harper! :)

Allison said...

I don't say this often since I have had my own babies, but I think she is one of the cutest babies ever. She is so precious. Don't fell bad about the paccie, all 3 of my duaghters never took one, against what I would have wanted. My oldest one took a softie and she actually sucked on it, it was kind of gross, but kept her quite, so you got to do what you got to do. HA. Enjoy her, they grow way to fast, mine are 8,5 and 2.

annalee said...

there is something about that third month. they really do go from looking like a newborn to a baby almost overnight. i can't ever get enough of her sweet cheeks!

Whitmorekru said...

I have never commented on your blog before but I have read it faithfully for almost a month now. I am a stay -at-home mom of 3, fix'n to be 4 in 5 more weeks, and I can honestly say that you inspire me to enjoy every minuite with my kids. You can read in your blog how much you love Harper and I just thought today would be a nice day to tell you that ! Happy 3 months Harper !!She is soo cute !! I also really enjoy reading you blog because you give God the Glory for it all, keep on letting him show up and show out in your lives!! God Bless, Gina Whitmore

Mandi said...

Happy 3 months, Harper!!! You are such a sweet little thing!!!!

Karen said...

Are those the same pants in 1 month and 3 months? If they are, she is really growing!

Jonnie said...

So sweet! What a big girl she is turning into!

Pineapple Princess said...

Cute! Cute! Cute!
What an answer to prayer that she is doing SO well!!
Love to you guys!!

sjm4him said...

Happy quarter birthday, Miss Harper! Pretty as ever and love what you're up to! Love Mommy's posts, too! :)

Mary said...

Three months--wow time flies!! She does look so different when you look at the pictures so close together! I love that you wrote, "you like the car ride...scream like the devil when we are at red lights..." so true!! My son (2 1/) STILL whines when we are stopped at red lights. Like I wouldn't just keep right on going if I could!

The Allens said...

We gave up on the pacifier, too, and Aaron sucks his whole hand. AND we had cute little paci clips, too!

martha - ca knitter said...

Happy 3 months, Harper!!

Michelle said...

Such a beautiful girl! Happy 3rd month b-day Harper! :)

Brenda said...

she looks like she's saying, "Don't look at my tummy!" So adorable.

Joceline said...

Happy 3 month birthday Harper! I love reading your updates, as my little girl was born the same day as Harper! She also weighs 14 pounds, and I can't get enough of her little rolls and her chunky cheeks!

Jennifer said...

Too sweet! And I love that you are "journaling" what she's up to! Both of you will appreciate this later!

joannrodz said...

I found your site through Angie[bring the rain] back in Jan. when she asked to pray for you and your little one. I check your site not knowing what to comment or say so I never wrote anything till now. Its a beautiful thing to come to your site and see the work that God has done he amazes me everyday with his amazing power. Your babygirl is soooo beautiful! I will continue to keep her and your family in prayer and the many other families that are in need as well.

God Bless.

PaisleyJade said...

So cute! Happy 3 month birthday Harper!

Living for Him said...

Hi Kelly,
My name is Alyssa, I'm sixteen years old, live in Cali', and have loved following your story!! :)Your precious Harper is just the sweetest little thing... and I praise God for the tiny pink princess :)Thanks for sharing all the fun stories, cute pictures... and even the struggles too. I wish I lived closer so I could meet you and your sweet family... but I suppose this will have to do for now! :) I pray for your family, and am honored to be able to read your baby girl's story :) Harper is blessed to have such a sweet mama :)
Hugs,
Alyssa
P.S. For the record, I think your hair is adorable!!! :)

Abigail Hutchinson said...

What an adorable little pumpkin! Happy 3 month birthday Harper!

Dana said...

aww Happy 3 months Harper!!!

Where did you get Harper's crib bumper? I just LOVE it!! What does the rest of her nursery look like?

Mommy to those Special Ks said...

Happy 3 months Harper!!! :)

Katie L said...

She is so darn cute!!! Love the pics of her growth...one month, two months, three months.

Stafford Moments said...

Glad to see you out and for a walk with your parents. It was great to see you as we just got home from Tulsa you give me hope and strength to get through our IVF journey. I hope you have a great weekend with your parents and hopefully we can get together early next week. Melissa

Heather said...

SO CUTE I can't stand it!!! Todd just walked by the computer and I said "Look at how cute Harper is" and he said "3 MONTHS??? How can she be 3 months?!?!?" It just goes so fast!!

Jenna said...

Happy 3 months, Babygirl!! You are just getting more precious with every passing day!

Kristin said...

Wow!!! The time is going by so fast!! Happy Birthday Harper!!

m2m578 said...

Okay Mrs. Kelly I think I finally figured out how to leave a comment??? I can"t believe Harper is 3 months! I can tell her momma is head over hills in love!! She is a cutie!!

Mom of 3 and bride-to-be! said...

She's longer and slimmer now :)
She's such a PEACH!

Love'her!

Thanks for sharing Kel :)

Chantal

Fran said...

She's just darling!!! Give her a bday hug ok? ;)

LKB said...

Kelly - I am really hoping you get this because I need for you to add this girl to your list for prayer:

I am asking for you to put this girl on any and every prayer list you have access to. This is the daughter of a friend of mine. Amanda will be 33 years old on June 18th and has 4 small children. She has been put on a heart transplant list. I really don't know what the future holds for her family. This family has suffered beyond our wildest imagination. Amanda's father was a police officer in Fort Smith and was murdered 30+ years ago by an escaped convict right in front of the State Police headquarters here in Fort Smith. I spoke with Amanda's mother this evening and she said they are taking things one day at a time but she told me that she firmly believed in the power of prayer. When I told her that I blog she was so excited that I could solicit prayers for Amanda.
My heart is so heavy right now and I feel guilty for asking God for anything when I am so lucky that everyone in my family has their health. Please pray for Amanda!

I have a blog but I have very few readers and I know you reach thousands of people. Thank you in advance. Peace and Blessings!
Lavetta

Ashley, Kyle, and Baby Boy said...

what kind of camera and lense do you use?

CAC muffin said...

Happy 3 months Harper- your so cute!

2 Little Irish Boys said...

What a wonderful time!! It goes by way too fast!! Cutie Pie!!

Kristine said...

Happy 3 months Harper!!!

Can you believe that she wasn't in your life just 12 months ago! It's shocking isn't it! It's like our little girls have been with us forever. I like to think that they were...we just couldn't see them yet. :)

I'm SO happy for you both!

Kate's Mommy said...

love the 3 month face...so precious!

CinderellaMommy said...

Harper is PRECIOUS!!!

Andrea said...

Happy 3 Months! It's my first time to your blog, but she's captured my heart already. :)

Roetta said...

I have read your blog for months and have never written. I finally have to share that it is so heart warming to know of families that are raising their children in God's word. I read your story as well as others every day. It is such a blessing to me. I am a mother and grandmother and know that God continues throughout your life and your children's life to guide you and them in life's journey. I will have to share one day about our families journey!!
It is a journey that I never thought we would take--but it definitely is a God thing!!
Roetta

Jacquie said...

Love the progressive photos! Little Miss H is getting big!!

(Hope she didn't cry at seeing Granddad again today. HA!)

Bethany said...

She is just so precious! Happy Three Months, Harper!!!

Detra said...

She is precious - appears to have so much personality!

Michele Helms said...

I love it....My baby...is now 6! he is the youngest of 5 and I 'm telling you the truth..I loved every step of the way but I sure do miss those sweet baby stages!

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Happy 3 months, Harper! She has changed so much! :)

Sonya said...

Wow it has been three months already!! Man she is just so cute. :) Happy three months Harper.

Crystal said...

Happy 3 Months, Harper! You're so adorable!

wotstott said...

She's just getting cuter all the time! And she was awfully cute to start with! ;)

The Carrolls said...

I cannot believe it has been three months. She is gorgeous Kelly! My Bryce celebrates his second birthday on April 26. Wait until Harper is that old. I still feel like I just blinked. We are so blessed.

k and c's mom said...

Oh. What a precious way to "chart" her growth. Thanks for sharing with all us "Grandmothers in Waiting". Such joy to come!

ilovepink said...

Happy 3 months of mommyhood! Harper is soooo cute! My new little princess is almost 3 mos too. It sounds like they are very similar. I put my 3 year old on the counter to watch me do makeup/hair when she was little. Today, she loves makeup and everything girly! You can't train them too early! Ha!

Erin said...

Kelly she is a doll!! She's grown so much and is such a healthy girl! Can't wait for fun play dates!

Executive Momma said...

I am a new blogger and first time commenter. I love your blog and I am so happy that Harper is celebrating her 3 month anniversary!!

kim_brough said...

I know what a bold statement this is, but I'm going to make it anyway; Harper's 3 month picture is the cutest yet!

Amanda said...

Happy 3 months Harper! So sweet. What a wonderful tradition to update little things each month. fun for Mommy and Baby as she's older. Isn't it funny how something as mundane as a trip to the bank or post office can become such treat and highlight of the day when you are a SAHM home with a little one all day :) Thanks Kelly, for writing such a fun bloggie.

Kim said...

Kelly,
She is just precious! So, so cute! I bet your daily car ride includes a stop at Sonic! I know my daily car ride does! :)

Lauren said...

Happy 3 Month Birthday Harper! She just gets cuter and cuter with each post!

I am so glad that all is well! It just warms my heart to watch you grow into such a wonderful mom!

Enjoy your weekend!