Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Plum tuckered out...

After a long day at the office. Naomi is wiped!

First Train Ride

Naomi's on her way into the office with Austin, taking her first train ride ever! And i'm missing it, still lying in bed sick at home. UGH . Hopefully she'll be nice to daddy and wont have too many spazz out fussiness attacks while in the office =)

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

sick

i'm sick sick sick and i fully blame the little carrier monkeys at naomi's day care. lol.
anyway, after sleeping for almost the entire day, i still feel completely exhausted. i better get better before turkey day!!!!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Daily dose of cuteness

Naomi enjoyed an unusually warm winter day at the park

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Exercise does the body good

We've been exercising a lot in the Wei household, trying to get into
better shape. Naomi likes to get in on the push-up action.

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Daily dose of cuteness.

Just because. And proof that Naomi loves daycare.

Monday, November 16, 2009

A Material Girl

Naomi loves her accessories. Bags, shoes, bracelets, hats, sunglasses....you name it. Tonight she took apart some of the links to her baby toys and made then into a multi-colored set of bangles. They even matched her outfit!




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Saturday, November 14, 2009

A born shopper

videoNaomi is a born shopper just like her daddy. Lol.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Projectile

Naomi is feeling much better these days, but she's still has a nasty cough. When she gets a coughing fit, she gets so worked up that sometimes she gags. And if she's recently had something to eat or drink, she gags and then pukes. This has happened so many times this past week I can't even count the number of extra loads of laundry I've had to do. Last night, right before going to bed, she must have choked on some of her milk, cause she started coughing and coughing and finally, projectile vomit! Why is this blog-worthy? Cause the girl has talent. She managed to soak my sweatshirt and pants (nasty), she got her Izzy and Lambie comfort dolls, and got maybe a radius of a 1meter circumfrence in her room. and yet, NONE of this got on her except a little drip on her lip.
Amazing

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Roseola


Yesterday I got home at 5:30 to find Naomi sleeping. This was the second day in a row she's taken multiple naps. This sickness is really wiping her out!

At around 6, I finally woke her up since I wanted her to still be able to sleep at her normal bed time of 8. She was fussy and clingy, not surpring. But I noticed her face had little red bumps all over it, and upon further inspection, found that she had a rash all over her neck, back and chest. A call to our doctor left us with a diagnosis of Roseola.


Roseola symptoms:

High fever of 103-104 for 3-4 days - Check

Once the fever breaks, a pink rash with small flat spots or raised bumps - Check

Irritability - CHECK

Mild Dirrahea - Check

Decreased appetite - Check

Swollen eyelids - Check


The good news is that now that she has the tell tale rash which is what doctor's usually use to determine Roseola, the sickness is almost over, and hopefully within a few days our happy baby will be back.


In the meantime, we're letting her sleep in, and get as much RnR as possible. Here's a pic of Naomi, fast asleep at 8am as Austin left her in the morning. (can i say thank god for grandparents who are around to help with sick babies!!)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Piano Girl

Naomi plays a little piano and shows off her bopping skills.

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Monday, November 9, 2009

Baby diva part 2.

videoBecause chris thought this video was cuter I thought I'd post this as
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Baby diva

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Naomi loves to dance. Even while she's been sick the first thing she asks for when she wakes up is for music to dance to. She does this by making dancing movements with her arms. Last night she picked up a new trick by grabbing one of our rockband mics. This kid is meant for the stage!!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

All good things must come to an end.

After 2 weeks and 2 days of vacation, I’m back at work. It’s only been a couple of hours but I’m already exhausted and missing Naomi like crazy. Naomi got sick the last couple of days that we were in Cabo, and never fully got better. On Friday night, she ended up getting a fever of 103. On Saturday we took her to the doctors, confirmed she did not have the flu (thank goodness), but she still had a high fever, and hasn’t been eating well. She’s also been waking up in the middle of the night, coughing, vomiting, screaming for mama and dada. Needless to say, the last couple days of our vacation were exhausting, and I could use a couple of good hours of sleep!
Having a sick baby is difficult because your only sign of the baby’s discomfort is from their cries. Now that Naomi is talking, you have a whole new set of challenges to face. When she wakes up in the middle of the night, she’s not just crying. She’s screaming your name, it’s a lot harder to hear your child screaming for you, “MAMAAAA, DADAAA” as opposed to just random cries. She’s also very demanding, and will ask for juice, water, you name it. But offer her something she doesn’t want and you’ll get a strong, “NO NO NO”
Thankfully my mom is back, and she is taking care of Naomi today, and most likely tomorrow since Naomi woke up with a fever again this morning, and isn’t allowed back at daycare until she’s fever free for 24 hours. Naomi has been more than excited to see her Ah-Ma. If we’re out of Ah-Ma’s sight for even just a few minutes, Naomi starts screaming her name, and runs around trying to find her.
It hasn’t been all difficult though. Despite Naomi being sick, being home with her was just amazing. I really do wish I could be a stay at home mom. I watch how she picks up new words, skills, comprehension every minute each day and think about how much I’ll be missing while I’m at work.
On Friday night, Naomi had woken up in the middle of the night, and threw up all over her bed, her lambie and izzy dolls, and even managed to project some out onto the floor and rug. After a quick clean up, we were ready to put her back to bed, but anytime either Austin or I tried to leave the room so that the other could take care of her, she would start screaming and crying. She wanted both of us to be in her room. Exhausted, we finally tried just lying down on the floor with her on her playmat. With the three of us cuddled up, Naomi turned to me, reached for my head, and pulled me in close to her head. I thought she wanted something, so I asked her, “whats up Naomi?” And she proceeded to kiss me. Then I laughed, and she did it again! Then she turned to Austin and kissed him. She did this back and forth for awhile til I was literally crying about how sweet she was despite her being sick and feeling awful. Then she started asking for Elmo and her Ge Ge (our friend Lois’ son Caleb). Haha. Then we were just laughing. Anyway, only 4 more days til the weekend.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Happy Halloween



Home sweet home and a little chat-a-holic

We got home from Cabo on Friday night. Our suitcases are still lying in the middle of our bedroom floor, our house is utter chaos. But it's so good to be home, sleeping in our own bed. It was an incredible trip and I'll post pictures later. But the best part of the trip by far was having so much time to spend with Naomi. She has really grown up so much over the past 1.5wks! She's saying over 50 words now and picking up more and more each day. It's incredible she'll point things out that we never even really made the effort to teach her yet, she's just so observant she picks so much up. (we definitely need to be more careful with what we say going forward!!) Last night her Nai Nai (Austin's mom) called, and Naomi was quick to grab the phone as always. We were in the middle of skypeing our friends Gene, Jaime and Alli, and Naomi was rudely ignoring the conversation and having one of her own! Here she is on the phone with Nai nai. And yes, Nai Nai was really on the other end...possibly for 10 whole minutes or longer!! Every time we told Naomi it was time to hang up and say bye bye, she'd say, "Noo no no"

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