It’s so hard for me to believe, but this guy is six months old today.
Weight: My scale is broken and says I weigh 20 pounds less than I do (I refuse to fix it, of course), so I really don’t know. At his pediatrician appointment last week they said 15.9 lbs.
Likes: being held, milk, his sister, sitting outside, watching the fan, when mommy makes crazy faces and voices, the baby gym, being “hugged” by his sister, flying in the air, being tickled, trying to sit up, belly raspberries, grabbing his feet, “talking.”
Dislikes: He is still super pleasant. We recently got over a bout of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease and neither the doctor or I could tell because he was still so content. He did want to be held a lot last week when he was sick. He doesn’t like getting hot in his car seat.
Eats: We just started solid foods this week. So far, he’s loving his rice cereal, avocados and apples.
Sleeps: Through the night. In his crib. Thank the Lord.
Accomplishments: Smiling (a lot!), chuckling, rolling over like crazy, chewing on his hands, grabbing toys, kicking like a soccer player, holding his head up, putting his Nuk in his mouth. He’s getting better at sitting up with help. He coos and “talks” a lot.
Seriously, this kid is awesome.
But, so as not to be all braggy like “that mom,” here’s a true look at the behind-the-scenes of our little shoot today.
Now that he’s discovered his feet, it’s a little tougher to keep him still or to get him to smile for a photo.
He’s a mover.
He’s really curious and is especially entertained by his sister, so I enlisted her help to try to get a smile.
It didn’t really work.
(Notice the blur in the lower right corner.)
But still, no complaints with this guy. Lovin’ every day with him.
PS – the adorable month tie stickers are from Bump2Baby Stickers on Etsy.