March 9, 2011

7 months: Week 1

Houston, we have ANOTHER tooth! He might be getting them in later than Seth did (he had his first two within 3 days of turning 4 months!) but he's an EASY teether at this point! No late nights with a screaming baby. No excessive drool. I think he's even easier than Seth was! I KNOW I had to keep Orajel on hand for Seth! But Justin is content with a metal spoon! LOL!

Unfortunately, he *tested* those teeth out on me while nursing today! OUCH!!!!! A quick flick to this cheek and he quit--of course then his feelings were hurt and his mouth turned down and he cried...but biting is a BIG NO-NO!! Oy!

And as for food...he's getting better--but is MUCH more partial to fruits than veggies! Seth ate everything and anything so this is a bit different. Pears and Prunes are his favorite right now...but he does enjoy sweet potatoes! I guess he's just got a sweet tooth like his daddy!

Still no crawling...but he's up on all fours more often and I know it will happen very soon.

Hard to believe he's this big already...time is just flashing by!

March 1, 2011

The White Knight

Bravely, the white knight fights his way from inside the depths of the crimson mountain until finally he reaches the top and peaks out to see the world...then *WHAM WHAM WHAM*...a female giant bashes on his head with a metal weapon declaring "Aha! I see you! You have finally arrived!"

LOL! Yes, you guessed it...Justin's first tooth FINALLY arrived! He'll be 7 months old on Saturday! After a fretful night last night, the bottom front right tooth broke thru the gums! My mother-in-law and I heard tested it out with a metal spoon and we heard it, so we KNOW it's there! I'm not looking foward to the moment he decides to test it out while nursing! OY!!!

My monster is growing like a weed. He's 21 lbs now...and I'm having issues with my arm! His weight while nursing pretty much cuts off my circulation to my wrist and my hands are really having issues. So I'm having to find new holds which is weird at this point in nursing, but I can't handle the continual numbness I get while he nurses. It's the worse when it's in the middle of the night as he falls asleep and is just a dead weight.

As for crawling, that's still a no go...but he loves to roll! His most favorite activity is to take baths with his brother. He get so excited and practically runs (while we hold him by the arms) to the bathtub! So cute to see those little naked buns!

Life with the baby is NEVER boring! Babies are just so much fun at this age!