Ally Ann--6 weeks old

Holy cow- our littlest baby is six weeks and our oldest babies are 2 1/2! 
We can't believe it. STOP time, stop.

Ally Ann- you are the sweetest little girl! Let me catch up on some details from the past 6 weeks.

You sleep- Thank the good Lord, you sleep! You go down about 8pm and we wake you for a 10pm dream feed. You then sleep soundly till 3/4am and then quickly eat again and off to bed till 6:30/7am. I was truly worried about sleep... running after twins and caring for a newborn with NO sleep. We are thankful for such a great sleeper. 

You eat- fabulous!! I was nervous (terrified) about how you would do nursing. It was hard (extremely hard) to nurse your big sisters. They were teeny tiny and we had to nurse and then feed them a bottle of pumped milk. It was tough, hard and a long process every 2-3 hours. You sweet girl, nurse like a champ and have been such a blessing to your Momma, as I was praying to be able to breastfeed you. Way to go, punkin'.

You play- Well.... more like you watch your sisters play! They keep you entertained. 

You are- laid back!! You cry when you are hungry and that's about it. At times you have a hard time putting yourself to sleep, so I swaddle you up nice and snuggly and place you in the swing. Off to sleep you go and then into your bed!  You take a pacifier every once and a while. Last night you didn't use it at all.  I cherish each of your sweet snuggles with you!!! {You are currently laying in my lap as I type this post and your sisters are taking their nap. It's just me and you, little girl!}

Your hair is still a light brown and your eyes are a beautiful blue! You have been gaining weight and growing/measuring on track.

Your sisters LOVE you! They have done wonderful with your transition into our family. I have be honest and say that I was a little nervous about how your sisters would interact with you and one another when the attention wasn't all about them. But, they have done great! They love you! They ask for you every morning and throughout the day. When we are in the car and you get upset Layton always says, "It's okay Ally (Ah-wee) Ann!" & Hadley always pats you and tries to give you a pacifier. It's adorable. They also ask if you need Mommy's milk. It took them some time to understand where and why you get your milk from Mommy. When we first brought you home, Hadley pointed to the refrigerator and said, "Mommy, milk is in there! " Sweet girl.

All in all- the last 6 weeks have been pure bliss! You have made your Mommy and Daddy so happy. I have loved watching you grow for the past few weeks and can't wait to watch you grow up with your sisters. 

We are blessed to have been in trusted with your care. We thank God for you daily. 

We love you, Ally Ann!!!   

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