Thursday, 12 December 2013

6 Months Old

I'm somewhat shocked that we have reached 6 months, I can't seem to get my head around the fact that my boy is 6 months! I mean that's not a teeny tiny baby age anymore, he's more of grown up baby if you know what I mean!
The 5th month was a good one for Luke, he seemed to really come into his own personality and the chatter has kicked up a notch, along with the blowing bubbles, this entertains me and him for ages. He's so much more aware of his surroundings now, he recognises voices and really wants to touch and feel everything. He's sitting up unaided most of the time now, of course we keep a close eye on him as he can still fall backwards or sideways but he has his own play area surrounded by cushions. This is another thing thats amazed me the last few days, he happily plays on his play mat with all his toys by himself for ages, I sit behind him, not distracting him, just watching him interacting with all the different toys. He's trying to hold the bottle himself now, he can for a while but then lets it drop. He's mad to grab the spoon as you feed him too but can satisfy him for now by giving it to him afterwards.
The little monster has been in 6-9 months clothes the last 3 weeks, he's very long so all baby grows were getting too small.
He's dropped to 6oz bottles now and the solids have increased. His favourite at the moment is chicken and vegetables and fruit custard for dessert. He always has a bit of bedtime porridge before bed too just keep him that bit fuller going to sleep. He's still taking a middle of the night bottle but this will phase out soon.
He's still a bit of a divil during the night, he's been a bit unsettled the last few nights but then again he is still teething mad. He comes into us about 5am or 6am in the morning until about 8am. Saying that he went to his Nanny's for a sleepover last Saturday and slept 6 hours straight, had a bottle and back off for another 4 or 5 hours, he likes to keep his Mum and Dad on our toes I'd say!
He had his 6 month jabs today, I definitely react worse than he does, I dread them the whole night before and feel guilty for him for ages afterwards. He screamed for about 30 seconds and then that was it, he had a sleep for 1 1/2 hours then.
He is such a good little boy, he melts my heart every time he laughs, especially when he's being tickled, his lovely little smile can brighten up the darkest of moods and he always seems to know the right time to do it too! Each day he's becoming so much more independent, wanting to do things by himself, his way. This is great of course but sometimes I wish I could just freeze us in time for a while. I'm am so so proud of him though and each day I am more excited to see the little boy he's becoming.
I'm really looking forward to enjoying his 6th month, I have a feeling he's going to be keeping us all entertained over the festive holidays :) xo

Fingers are ALWAYS in his mouth! :)

"Mum...I'm tryna play here!"

2 comments:

  1. He sounds like he is doing wonderfully. :) It is such a lovely age, LL my youngest girl is 10 months and I think this might be my favourite age so far, but then we go on to the next milestone and I think that one is my favourite. ;)

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  2. Thank you :) I'm the same, each stage it all gets even better, scary how fast the time is going though, I no sooner get used to one of his new "things" and he's off and learnt another :) xo

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