Thursday, October 18, 2012

We missed the celebration!

Dear Levi,
In the midst of all the October excitement around us, we missed celebrating your half birthday.  We may be two weeks late, but it's never too late to wish such a handsome little guy a happy six months!  

You are changing in so many ways and so quick.  Still as happy as can be, you are getting easier to manage by the day.  You are getting to be such a big boy!  At your six month check-up last week, you weighed in at 19 pounds 4 ounces and 28 inches tall.  Thankfully you are in the 98th percentile for height so you even out pretty well.  :-)  

In just the past week you have learned how to sit unassisted and have almost mastered it.  I'm not sure I'd say you are crawling, but you are moving.  It's more like you propel yourself forward and flop down on your belly, get back up on all fours and repeat.  I'm not sure it's the easiest way, but for now you've figured out how to move forward and it certainly makes you proud.  You wear the biggest smile on your face as you inch towards the place you want to go.  So cute! 

You are babbling all. the. time.  We hear "ba ba ba" the most but we've heard a few "ma ma ma's" and "da da da's" in between.  I get the feeling you are going to talk a lot, just like your big sis.  :)

This time last month you were very unsure of solid foods.  Oh, how you have changed little man!  You are loving your food.  You are enjoying peas, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, pears, apples, blueberries, mangos, peaches and bananas.  You love everything and open your mouth wide for the next bite.

Sleep is getting even better.  I think sleep finally turned a corner when I realized (just like Abby) that the earlier bedtime, the better sleep will be.  Putting you down around 7:30 has made a huge difference!  For the past six nights you have gone to sleep around 7:30, skipping that dreaded 5am feeding, and sleeping right until 6:30, sometimes later!  Way to go!  :)

Levi, your toothless grin keeps a smile on my face.  You are such a handsome little guy, with or without the helmet.  The helmet is making your head progress so much in such a short amount of time.  Your personality is starting to shine and I'm looking forward to the next few months, where you will learn so much more.

Happy half birthday sweet boy!



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