Today we are the proud parents of a 5 month old boy!
And people aren't joking when they say things like, "it goes by so fast" or "before you know it he'll be running around". It's true, before we know it he will be running around! Our little bug has changed so much and continues to change with every passing week. Remember this? I know all we can do is try to stay as present as possible and take it all in, though if anyone has discovered a way to press pause on this whole life-changing adventure please do share.
Okay, now I have to admit something semi-embarrassing. Am I the only mama who watches videos or looks at photos of her baby after he has gone to sleep at night? I don't know how it happens, it's not like I don't have a kizillion things to do. I suppose I start missing him and before I know it I'm clicking around my computer looking at his sweet face. Dustin makes loads of fun of me even though he joins in most nights! I can't be the only one doing this, can I?
Some of the highlights from his 5th month include:
He has his first tooth! It isn't completely in and he's not eating corn on the cob or apples just yet, but it is definitely there in all its sharp glory (ouch!)
This is just the beginning -- there is more tooth spoutin' business in the works.
The giggles are happening in full force now. He might not be such a serious boy after all.
Sitting up is not too far off. He's not there just yet, but he's very close.
Lots of good sleeping going on here (did I just jinx us by typing that?). He doesn't sleep through the night every night, but he comes pretty dang close. For now anyway...
At his last appointment he weighed 20 lbs. 10 oz. and was 26 1/2" long. No joke.
Happy 5 month birthday, Felix Augustus!
May the longtime sun shine upon you.
Mama and Daddy