"Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he has been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop, most beef is tough, most children grow up to be just like people, most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration, and most jobs are more often dull than otherwise. Life is just like an old time rail journey ... delays, sidetracks, smoke, dust, cinders, and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas and thrilling bursts of speed. The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride."

~ Gordon B. Hinckley

May 13, 2011


I’ve been neglecting this blog that I started nearly 3 years ago. If I have any extra time, which hasn’t been a whole heck of a lot here lately, I try and do one of my favorite things: nap. So, now I'm having to backtrack on posts that should have been written and published weeks ago. Friends and Family, here you are and more is to come over the next few days:

De ja Vu? Its another 6 month pic :)

6 months flew by and now her 7 month picture time just took place!

I haven’t had the time to sit down and type all that has been going on so, I have been jotting down important milestones in a notebook I keep in the kitchen.  This is her Happy 6 Month Old Post, where I talk about the previous month:

Baby Camille is growing so fast, it’s hard to remember back when she used to be tiny. At 5 months she became extremely strong willed. P-Daddy and I have to put her in “The Choker Hold” to get her to sleep. No, worries- we aren’t choking her… just holding her tight where she can’t mover her arms and eventually she falls into that wonderful MILK coma.  Here lately, Camille FIGHTS sleep--- Yes, FIGHTS whoever is holding her while she is trying to doze off. I am constantly cutting her nails back because if not, she would claw my eye out… seriously, I’m not kidding. She gets MEAN when she is trying to go to sleep. March was a pretty uneventful month, lots of lounging around and playing she:

• Has been drinking from a transition cup (A sippy cup with a nipple), which is preparing her for a real Sipper cup.
• Wore out her favorite paci
• Can sit unassisted, when placed in the sitting position.
• Is trying to sit up from a laying down position by pulling up on things.
• Beginning to reach for people
• Says, “Da da”… hopefully, “Ma Ma” will come soon.
• Pushes up on her arms and rocks back and forth… Eeeek! She will soon be crawling.
• Wearing 6-9 month clothing

Makes the best facial expressions:



Plays Dress-Up
{Camille's St. Patty's Day TuTu}

P-Daddy has taken up fishing and this is a pic of my parents pond, which my dad calls a "lake" and in a few years, I suppose it will be referred to as an "ocean"

P-Daddy and C-Mil are SO gangsta!
(Patrick was just getting a 24 hr shift and that is why he looks sick in this pic.
 She loves her oatmeal for breakfast

1 comment:

Lori Mercer said...

LOVE it! Those first two pics are HILARIOUS! What were you saying to her??? ;) I love what you did with the pictures over her changing table. Maybe you need to take some new nursery pics for a blog post!! :)