Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Wow 6 Months!

Hi Stinky!

Today you are 6 months old! I cannot believe that we are already in the downward slope to your very first birthday.  You are getting so big so quickly, and I wish time would stop for a little while so we can enjoy you being a baby for just a little while longer.  I'm not ready for you to grow up just yet.  You are growing so quickly! You are still in size 1-2 diapers, wearing 3-6 month clothing, and weigh around 16 pounds. We will know for sure your measurements next week when we take a 6 month visit to your pediatrician.  Your first tooth has ALMOST broken through the gums completely, and I know you will be so much happier when it does.  It's caused you quite a bit of grief lately, but you still manage to fuss with a smile on your face.  You have such a positive attitude.

This month, you've been experiencing a lot of new things, mostly Christmas related.  

You met Santa...

You watched "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and laughed through the entire thing.
 You are sitting up unassisted with hardly any topples.  You are doing so well with regaining your balance and moving around while sitting!

 You experienced a lot of COLD and dressed up as a snowman! 
 You have discovered your waterfall soother and have begun to try to make it work on your own.  We failed you on this attempt since the batteries had died.  Hopefully next time you attempt to play with it, it will work properly.
 You are working on your poses to be a future GQ model.
 You got the sweetest gift from Daddy's godparents and LOVE it.  You play with your hand carved, hand painted Noah's Ark all the time.

And while you aren't crawling JUST yet, you have the feet motions down! It's a shame those silly arms aren't doing what you want them too yet! You still know that creeping will get you there faster, so you give up on crawling quickly when you really want something.

You celebrated your first Christmas! You were VERY spoiled by everyone with so many new clothes, books and toys!
 You love your Granny so much.  Thank goodness she will be who you stay with when Mommy goes back to work for a few hours.

 You also played with Granny's new singing flamingo that Aunt Angie sent.  You have such a funny "What the hell?!" type look.  That silly toy got that look a lot.
 You love your solid foods.  There's very little that you have refused and haven't liked.
 You waited up for Santa...

And he was VERY good to you.  Someone must have told him how wonderful you are, and it hasn't gone unnoticed. 
 You love your new rocking horse, and laugh and grin every time we play with it.
 Your FAVORITE toy was the basketball goal Santa brought you.  I think it's because it cheers for you.
 You are still BFF with Fenway.
 You LOVED Christmas paper and bows! I think it was more impressive than any toys.

 You are still such a Momma's boy.  You gave me the honor of giving me your very first kiss, and your very first hug this month.  I love asking you for hugs, and you respond. You are such a loving, sweet little boy and have completely stolen my heart. 

I'm so proud of you and the things you have already accomplished and learned.  You are such a smart baby, and I know how quickly your toddlerhood is approaching us.  Just do me a favor: always be as loving as you are right now to everyone you encounter.  Your sweet gestures of love have made the days of so many people, and don't ever lose that.

I love you,

1 comment:

Katie @ Loves of Life said...

I realize this is an extremely old post--but I just have to say, ALL your blogs from the last few months JUST popped up in google reader JUST NOW. Like, TONS of blog posts from you. So, fail. Anyway, Ethan is growing up into such a handsome man. Good job momma.