Anne Marie is 17 weeks already!?
She's also found her thumb - still to just play (she still wants her paci to be soothed) - but I'm wondering how much longer before she might prefer her thumb to her paci. She used to chew on her fist getting her first finger and thumb... but she's now learned how to separate that thumb out on her right hand. She splits her time with it between gnawing on it and sucking it. I think she's beginning to teethe and wouldn't be surprised to see a tooth start it's way out in the next month or so...
All in all she's very healthy and we're all quite happy. I have started adding work hours back in this week. I'll be ramping up this month to average between 20-30 hours a week. We're still looking for a nanny - so any possible leads, please forward them on. I'm looking forward to returning to Altea and my friends and colleagues there, and can't wait until I don't have the burden of searching for childcare!
Andy and I are attempting to return to some physical activity too! Andy is playing goaltimate (similar to ultimate but more fun!) and did quite well this past Sunday for being pretty thoroughly out-of-shape. And I have finally received my jogging stroller and plan to put it to some use very soon - if it stays this beautiful today, Anne Marie will be bundled up right after I get home from work, and we'll give it a test drive! It was pouring out yesterday when I got it so I had to just run around my living room in my excitement, which wasn't very easy but I'm sure would have been pretty funny to observe. :) Let's just hope I keep up the excitement over exercise!
I hope all of you are doing well and wish you all a happy January!
17th Week Photo Set