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Happy 1/2 Year!

01/29/14 - 6 Months

01/29/14 – 6 Months

Weight

16 lbs 15 ounces – slightly under 50th percentile

Length

26.25 inches – right on 50th percentile

Health
he has a bit of a rash – too soon to tell if it’s eczema or just life as a baby

He got four shots, including the flu shot!  He charmed all the ladies at the doctors office which got him some extra attention 🙂 A nice distraction after getting stuck 4 times!

Also, he enjoyed the crinkly paper.

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Changes

He can sit for longer periods of time now – although not always consistently so we use the Boppy in case he decides to flop backwards (which he does).

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We like playing with our toys…

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He can make B sounds now along with the M sounds he’s been making for a while.  “mum ba ummm ba ba ba” – yup, I talk baby.

No bad teething days this month but still no teeth.

Eating Solids!! He’s had sweet potatoes, avocados, carrots, and green beans.  We are doing the baby led weaning approach where we are letting Brody feed himself.  It’s going fairly well – he’s still not super into eating but he knows how to put the food in his mouth and he’s eating some of it.  Every night, he seems to get it a little bit more.  He wasn’t very fond of avocados.  He is his father’s son.

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Activities & Outings:

Uncle Ethan came for a visit!

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Brody’s first snow!

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and his first snow man 🙂

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We went to a food truck rally in Durham.  No pictures of us – as usual we forgot

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Nicknames: Little B, Bro, Broseph, Little dude,  Bro Bro, B-Man, Little Man

Clothing Size: 3-9 Months – all depends on the brand

Often heard:

“He is so agreeable” – says his doctor 🙂
“What a cutie!”
“He has so much hair”
“He’s very calm”
“So handsome”
“Look at those cheeks”
“What beautiful blue eyes”

 

We still suck our fingers – mostly when we are sleepy or upset

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Excited hands

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Still love our feet

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I kept the snowman decoration out 🙂

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Snow for Brody’s 1/2 Birthday!

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Axel had fun

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More feet chewing…

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You know it!

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Go Dawgs!

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We like to be cool like Daddy!

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Love our fox hoodie!

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We still nap in our bouncer – or on mommy.

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first selfie

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This is his floor move – legs and arms up and wiggle them

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Toe-popsicle

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yup – my mom leaves me naked and then puts me in a hoodie

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smiles

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got bacon?

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yup 🙂 – like father like son

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love fluffy bums

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5 Months

 

 

 

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5 months 12/29/13

Weight

15 lbs 6 ounces – (by my bathroom scale)

Length
not sure – we have a doctors appointment in a month!

Health
perfect!

Looking forward to
Relaxing and playing with our Christmas goodies

Starting solids – I’m looking forward to this and dreading it at the same time 🙂

Changes

He can roll both directions!  and he does it all the time.  He kept rolling under the coffee table so I moved it to give him the whole living room rug.

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sometimes he rolls over and watches tv…

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He even rolled over while I was taking his 5 month photos

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He loves his feet – he has two of them 🙂

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He also likes to blow bubbles/lip buzz

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He has been teething off an on this month.  Most days he’s fine.  He just likes to chew on things but sometimes he has bad days…

You can tell his teeth are bothering him when he is trying to put more than two fingers in his mouth.

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He hasn’t had a paci all month – when I give him one he spits it out and replaces it with his fingers so I’ve stopped trying.

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We also love grabbing at glasses and bringing to them our mouth!  Gonna be eating soon

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We love things that are crunchy – This is our crunchy book from Uncle Ethan – we also love our elephant with crunchy ears and our rainbow rings.

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Activities & Outings:

THREE CHRISTMASES.  We had Christmas with Nana and Papaw (Brett’s parents) – then Christmas Day just us three – then GiGi and Grandpa (My parents)  So this little boy racked up the goodies.

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Also earlier in December we visited Charlottesville and visited my work and our buddies there!  And got to hang out with Aunt Jac and Care Bear!

Nicknames: Little B, Bro, Broseph, Little dude,  Bro Bro, B-Man, Little Man

Clothing Size: 3-9 Months – all depends on the brand

Often heard:B 

“He has so much hair”
“He’s so alert”
“He’s very calm”
“So handsome”
“Look at those cheeks”
“What beautiful blue eyes”
“Love his coloring/complexion”

Had to take a rainbow picture of our cloth diapers. Still in love with them – but solid foods is going to change the game. (I have white ones too but those are boring 🙂 )

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This is how our hair looks after we try to turn over in our bouncer

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4 months – 11/29/13

Weight
14 lbs 6 ounces – 50% percentile

Length
24.5 inches – officially over 2 feet tall!  Whoohoo. Also, 50% percentile

Health
We had a doctors appointment on Monday 12/2/13 and he is still perfect.  He might be teething but it’s kinda hard to know since we can’t see anything.  But he’s chewing on things!

Pre-doctor and shots

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A day after his shots and still feeling icky.  He ran a fever…and threw up on me! First throw up was my least favorite milestone

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Looking forward to
Christmas!! DUH!

Changes

He’s rolled over from front to back! – So now we use the boppy when we want tummy time so he can’t flip over

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He’s trying to sit up on his own.  He just isn’t quite there yet.

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My favorite…oops we fell over

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He sleeps in his crib and has for the whole month of November.  Super Star.  Until lately, he’s been sleeping on average 8 hours a night.  We think either teething or Thanksgiving vacation threw his sleep off because now he wakes up every 3 or 4 hours.

Happy Crib Boy!

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See look what I can do…

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He has started liking his paci less and his fingers more.  And he’s grabbing lots of things – Like the icing on daddy’s cake and his 4 months sticker.  So we had to safety pin it on.

He loves having his diaper changed!  It can change a screaming baby into a smiling one.  Although usually to mood is ruined once the diaper is changed.

Activities & Outings:

Halloween!  Our little guy was a Ninja Turtle.  His costume was a hit with the neighborhood kids.  Although one was kind of confused “He’s not a turtle, he’s a human!”

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Daddy’s Birthday!  Brody helped me decorate the cake and had fun helping Daddy blow out his candles 🙂

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We had Thanksgiving with both sets of parents.  Brody was a little overwhelmed by all the different people but we had a good time!  He was so good on his first Thanksgiving.  However, we didn’t take many pictures.

Nicknames: Little B, Bro, Broseph, Little dude,  Bro Bro, B-Man.

Clothing Size: 3-9 Months – all depends on the brand

Often heard:B 

“He has so much hair”
“He’s so alert”
“He’s very calm”
“So handsome”
“He’s so cute” (oh wait that’s me)

I have learned that if he’s in the room with me – he will let me shower in peace.  I’m okay with this :).

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Gangsta…

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Gangsta’s gotta sleep…

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Silly Daddy bought me a mustache!

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He refused to smile for me – but that’s what happens when you do a photo shoot the day after shots.  Not a happy baby.

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He was done! 🙂

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