So, um, oops. I haven’t posted a monthly update on Brody since his five month post. Yeah, he’s definitely eight months old, now. Poor second child! At least I have actually been taking his monthly pictures!! Let’s back-track a bit, shall we?
Here’s cutie pie Brody at six months old:
- Is getting CURLS!! Love. Love. Love.
- Weighs 22 pounds
- Wears a size 12 or 18 months
- Does the “army man” crawl all over the place
- Gets up on all fours and rocks back and forth… real crawling is just around the corner!
- Sits up on his own (but can’t get down without just making himself fall)
- Sticks his tongue out ALL the time, especially when he’s concentrating. The cutest thing!!
- Has the cutest squealy little laugh. He especially loves when people pretend to sneak up on him and “get” him
- Loves Knox! Follows him all over the place
- Is a big eater. He finally nurses less often, generally still every three hours, but that is an improvement! He likes to snack.
- Likes most any kind of food, but even if he doesn’t, he still keeps eating it- he just makes an awful face while he does it!
- Loves to eat Baby Mum Mums, but puffs still make him gag
- Loves to drink water out of a sippy cup
- Sleeping much better than he used to! Generally goes down for the night between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. and sleeps until around 1:00 or 2:00 a.m. Then, he eats and goes back to sleep until 7ish. Naptime is touch and go, he does best with a morning nap and an afternoon, but some days, he rebels and only takes an afternoon one.
- Babbles a lot and is trying out lots of new noises
- Is such a happy, smiley baby- his personality is really coming out, and he is a silly little thing!
- Is incredibly social and people-oriented. He must always have people around!
- His favorite toys are his plush soccer ball, Knox’s Sesame Street school bus, the ball popper and anything he can fit into his mouth!
He has turned into such a sweet little boy, and I truly fall more in love with him each and every day. I’m beyond blessed to be his mother!
- Loves the ladies! Generally prefers women to men and is so flirty!
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