Monday, November 11, 2013

SIX MONTHS OLD!!! {10.19.2013}

22 Weeks Old - September 20 thru September 26
Got a cold and tool Tylenol for the first time. First sippy cup of water. Had to sleep upright at night in the swing because of his cold and stuffy nose. Mostly would sleep through the night. Grandma came to town to watch him and he stayed home from Daycare and I worked from home.  Mom and Dad got sick too. More interested in the dogs. Screams loudly at everything. Likes to take daddy's glasses on and off.  Tooth is about to pop through and chewing on everything. Getting better at holding things and can bring and hold toys in his mouth.                                                          

23 Weeks Old - September 27 thru October 3
Used your last size two diaper. Now in size 3 shoes. In 9 month clothes. Had oatmeal cereal for the first time. Grandma and Grandpa Ayers came in town and we went to the Taste of St. Louis. Sitting up!! Scooting. Teething. Chewing. Grabbing. Happy baby. If you are grubby, we just walk around or change what you are doing and you are much better. Spends lots of time playing in the walker, bouncer, and playmat. Loves watching Bubble Guppies. 

24 Weeks Old - October 4 thru October 10
FIRST TOOTH came in! Size 3 diapers. Size 3 shoes. Growing out of almost all 6 month clothes. Prefers the bottle over nursing. Went to Ekerts to go Apple an Pumpkin picking with the Meyers. Went to the Blue Owl for Great- Grandma Betty's birthday lunch. We had a BBQ for people to come and meet you. Got to meet baby Hudson Evans. Great Uncle David Franke came in town and we got to meet him. Like to "walk" with people holding your hands. 

25 Weeks Old - October 11 thru October 17
Road trip to Canton for Culver's Homecoming. Got to meet Great Aunt Donna Ayers. Played with cousin Braylin. Second tooth came in. Scoot. Scoot. Scoot. Cardinals won the NLDS and he stayed up to watch it. Tried sweet potatoes and wasn't a fan. Eats oatmeal cereal once a day. Drinks 4-5 ounces of breastmilk every 3 hours. Working hard to get more teeth out. Doing planks and push ups. Gets up on knees but doesn't move anywhere yet. 

FIVE MONTHS OLD!!! {9.19.2013}

17 Weeks Old - August 16 thru August 22
4 MONTHS OLD!!! Talking so much! Had to stop swadding since you can roll over back to belly when swaddled. Too strong. Trying to sit up. Like to sit and stand, sit and stand. Grandma came in town for both 4 Month doctor appointment and specialist appointment. 16lb 15 oz. 26.5 inches. 95% height and 75% weight. Got bloodwork out of your arm and it was painful and there were lots of tears.  Happy and healthy. Smiling and giggling. Chewing on everything. 

18 Weeks Old - August 23 thru August 29
Able to put in and pull out pacifier. Prefer to sleep on your tummy with your legs tucked under you. Have been waking up once a night to feed. Sits up well propped against something. Getting strong. Starting to arch back and throw short fits. Stays awake longer. Loves to flirt. Really like daycare and playing with Jaxon. Give kisses (eats our noses). Went to Kansas city and spent the night at the Barnett's. Slept through the night on the floor. Great Grandma Janice and Great Grandpa Jack's 60th Anniversary party. Met all the Humphrey's. Dad went out of town for work for 3 night. 

19 Weeks Old - August 30 thru September 5
Labor day weekend he swam for the first time! Didn't like the wet diaper and looked at us like we were crazy to all be in a big bath with him. Haley's 2nd birthday party. Started favoring a bottle over nursing so he can look around at things. Can grab for bottle and bring it to his mouth but won't hold it just yet. Gets up once for a feeding and clean diaper during the night. Mom went out for the first time by herself! 

20 Weeks Old - September 6 thru September 12
We went to Leanne Ragan's baby shower and met baby Beckham Reynolds. The highway was shut down and we spent 3 hours to get there, but he did great. Then we stopped the Barklage's house and met baby Cora. Then the final stop at Kristen and Paul Fels' baby shower for baby Mason. Sunday we went to church and baptism class. Afterwards we visited great-grandma Betty and Grandma Michelle. Making lots of noises. Cuddled with dad and watch NFL all Sunday. Dad now works out during lunch and we are all able to carpool and all get home together after work. We spend Sundays making all our meals for the week so we have more time to spend with Avery when we get home. 

21 Weeks Old - September 13 thru September 19
Goes to bed around 8:30. Gets up around 1 and 5:30 or 6 for feedings. Chewing like crazy. Army crawling everywhere. Energetic and playful. Giggly. Likes to study things around him. Yells and grunts a lot. Have to see his face to know if he is happy or sad. Likes to nap in the swing. Karli and Matt babysat while we went to my class reunion. Snuggled and slept the entire weekend away.

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