Eight month old baby observations

I don’t even know what to say. Am I really 8-months postpartum, and my little baby eight months old? It’s all going too fast. I say it every time, and judging by the old women who accost me on the bus to tell me, “Cherish this time because it goes too fast,”  I will continue to say this every time. Forever. I just cannot believe it has been 8-months since I was pregnant.  Too fast… 1.  J is big – I need to get him weighed but the main thing I notice is how long he is – he is longer than babies older than him.. 2. He is a human wrecking ball.  Now that J is mobile he rolls into everything in his way. He is constantly up to no good. 3. He has figured out that screaming, fussing and whining will get him attention.  I am trying not to respond as much,… View Post

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Five months old – Observations of my beautiful baby

I cant believe it J is five months old today (21 weeks), where has the time gone apart from being a blur of disturbed sleep.. These are a few of my observations of our lovely little boy. He is so aware of the world around him!   He knows his name and his home. He knows his routine and toys. He is brilliant! He rolled of the changing mat yesterday – it was on the floor. . He has really bad baby eczema which makes me very sad. He poops every other day. – apart from when teething! He only eats solids once a day, for tea. I am going to try to keep it like that until he is 6 months old as we want to do baby led weaning like we did with E. His coos have gone to goo-gaaas and oh-yeahs. I’m guessing words up from the partial… View Post

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