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Atticus: Seven Months


7 months of this little cutie pie in our lives!  I can't even imagine life before him, he brings so much happiness to us & just goes with the flow (until bedtime then he's a little monster).  He is on the go now scooting all around & loves playing with all his brothers toys, he'll just lay in there & play with him forever.  He's the giggliest, most smiley baby & is showing off his two little teeth all the time!  Love this happy little babe!

Age: 7 months
Height: 
Weight: 15.5 lbs


Likes:
- Playing with his big brother & stealing all his toys.
- LOVES eating baby food! Especially loves bananas & sweet potatoes!
- His lovey blankey! Rubs it on his face to fall asleep!
- Being tickled & playing peekaboo
- When mom plays pizza baby! (Throw him in the air like a pizza) The biggest giggles!
- Loves daddy's beard & pulling on it.

Dislikes:
- Being put down..
- When mom leaves the room, ever.
- Bedtime.  He has some serious fomo.
- Teething.

Big Moments:
- April 23: Started scooting!
- May 8: Basically crawling, he's got that army crawl down pretty good!
- May 10: Started to hold his own bottle!
Other:
- Starting to fill out 6 month clothes, size 3 diapers (cause #blowouts) & 3-6 month shoes!
- Atticus is just a little guy, in the 5% so we are working on chunking him up, he is still growing but just his weight has been a mild concern.  So give this boy a cheesecake with a side of fries!  Or.. banana baby food & some extra milk. haha
- After what feels like forever, Atticus will finally take a bottle again! FREEDOM! (& still no binkies)


Atticus six months


How is my little baby already HALFWAY to a year old?  Atticus is the big six months! Suddenly he is this big baby, well not in stature he is very much a small baby but more in a sense that he has people to see & places to go!  He popped TWO teeth in this month & likes to jump in every second of his spare time.  He is such a wiggly baby!  But also the happiest baby on earth so we'll keep him!

Age: 6 months 
Height: 26 in
Weight: 14.5 lbs


Likes:
- Eating baby food!
- Moshing in his bouncer
- LOVES his big brother - he gets the biggest giggles from him!
- Touching peoples faces!
- Sleeping, he is still such a great sleeper despite two teeth!

Dislikes:
- Getting dressed
- A full diaper
- His car seat! Major tears.
- Bedtime has been a little rough lately.
- Taking medicine - reallllllly hates it.

Big Moments:
- March 24: Tried his first food! Avacado! Loved it!
- March 30: Got his first tooth!
- April 1: First Easter! 
- April 5: Flew on his first airplane!
- April 9: Got his second tooth!

Other:
- Still fits in 3-6 month clothes & wears a size 2 diaper.  3-6 month shoes are still loose on him!  Tiny itty bitty baby.
- Still winning at that blowout game.  Destroying outfits left & right.
- Took his first airplane ride to Nashville this month! He was a dream on the airplane.  Ate & passed out & woke up 10 minutes before we landed.  Both times!  He was such a flirt to everyone that talked to us in the airport/ on the airplane.  He wasn't the happiest camper on our actual trip- but he was cutting a tooth the entire time so we'll let it slide.  He loved going to the zoo & looking at the animals!  And meeting his great aunt & uncle for the first time!  And yes, there were a whole lot of blowouts on our trip.  This kid.

Atticus: five months


Atticus is five months old!  This has got to be my favorite age ever, he is so giggly & happy & just loving life right now.  He rolls every which way now & found his cute toes & loves to chomp on his little hands all day long.  He loves to yell & coo & has the cutest little voice.  We can't get enough of him, especially with these new thigh rolls he's working on. YUM.

Age: 5 months
Height: 25.5 in.
Weight: 14.5 lbs


Likes:
- Being tickled - he is SO ticklish especially his back!
- Loves chewing on his hands- possibly a sign of a toothy?
- Napping!
- Waking up in the morning, he is SO happy every morning!
- He's all about that toy life now, especially Benson's toys! So it begins!

Dislikes:
- Bottles... mom is very flustered about this.
- Going to bed - naps are fantastic but bedtime is another story, but then he sleeps for eternity so it's okay.
- His big brother.  He loves him the most I'd say.
- When he gets stuck on his belly.
- Full diapers always

Big Moments:
- Feb 11: Found his toes!
- Feb 14: First Valentines! All heart eyes for him everyday.
- Feb 28: First time in his chair! Big boy!- Mar 4: Learned to roll both ways!

Other:
- Fits in 3-6 month clothes & size 2 diapers but has a tiny booty so all his pants fall off
- Wins for worst blowouts!  Destroyed a solid 5 outfits this month!  Mom has given up.

Atticus: four months


Atticus is four months old! He is the best baby.  I can't say it enough, he sleeps forever & wakes up happy as can be.  He is giggly & content 99% of the time.  He is very expressive these days & loves posing for the camera. Everyone always tells us he is just the best baby, its true!  He loves everything & is just here to party.


Age: 4 months
Height: 25 inches
Weight: 13.5 pounds


Likes:
- LOVES his thumb.  & currently only accepts a newborn binky.. but mom is determined.
- Big big fan of sleep.  Currently sleeps from 8 pm to 10 am with one snack.
- His own cute voice.  He loves yelling & talking to anyone who will listen.  He stops mid-eating to just tell me a story.  I love his sweet little voice.
- Bubble baths
- His big brother!  Laughs every time he comes near him.
- The big kitties.

Dislikes:
- A full diaper
- Daddy's beard kisses
- His car seat
- Not a huge fan of the wrap
- Being hungry!  His needs are basic, although he is finally stretching out feedings a little bit.
- Shoes

Big Moments:
- Jan 22: Rolled over for the first time
- Feb 8: Trying to sit up all by himself

Other:
- Busting out of 0-3 month clothing & upgraded to size 2 diapers because holy blowouts.
- Wins for most farts & biggest blowouts.  Mom is quickly becoming defeated with poop stains.


Atticus: three months

Atticus is three months old!  He is really starting to develop his little personality & we are all obsessed with him! We spend most of the day trying to make him laugh & smile.  He's chunking up a lot & the rolls are hard not to chomp on.  He basically sleeps through the night, praise the heavens!  & loves just kicking & looking at the fan. He's just a dream!

Age: 3 months
Height: 24 inches
Weight: 12.2 lbs
Likes:
- Naps & Sleeping in! Usually sleeps in until 9 or 9:30!
- LOVES being swaddled.
- Eating.  He is chunking up so much!  Gimme those cheeks & thighs!
- All his siblings- even the fur ones.  He might sneeze everytime they come near but he loves watching them!
-Jumping & bouncing - all day he wants to stand & jump.

Dislikes:
- Full Diapers
- Hunger but he'll let ya go awhile
- When Benson cries.  Big sympathy crier.
- Going to bed.  Not a fan.  Just needs some snuggles first.

Big Moments:
- Dec 25: First Christmas!  Got some pjs, Mama book, a rattle personally picked by his big bro, & socks! jack pot!
- Dec 31: First big new years eve.
- Found his hands!  Always trying to suck his thumbs & watches his hands move!  He also is a fan of grabbing moms hair now.. good thing she just cut it!

Other:
- One of his odd quirks is he will only sleep in fleece pajamas!  haha! He loves to be cozy & warm all night long, every time we put him in anything else he wakes up all night.
- Has become very finicky with binkies & really wants to suck his thumb.  Trying to nail down a binky he likes more than a thumb.
- Takes the cake for worst diaper changes!  Always pees on us & has some of the worst blow outs!  The other day he blew out a diaper all up his back, then peed all over the bed while mom was wiping his bum!  It was a big deal & then we all took a nap from exhaustion for it.
- Wearing 0-3 month & 3 month clothes- outgrown all NB clothes! So sad!
- Wears size 1 diapers although he has a lot of blow outs.. so might size him up.

Atticus: two months


Atticus is two months & as always that flew by!  He is still the BEST baby!  He is so tiny but so long & has the happiest little attitude about life.  Always smiling, always well natured until he is hungry & then he can really get himself going.  He loves his sleep, has dropped a feed in the night & wants to sleep in until 9 every morning! (me too buddy!) We are just all googly eyes over him all the time!

Age: 2 months
Height: 22.5 inches
Weight: 10.15 lbs


Likes:
- Sleeping, like all day & all night!
- His big brother, he smiles at him all the time.
- Drinking milk - boob or bottle he will take what he can get, which mom LOVES.
- Fresh diapers & getting swaddled for bed
- Bubble Baths

Dislikes:
- Being woken up early
- His car seat
- Diaper changes
- Shots - major tears!

Big Moments:
- Nov 19: smiled for the first time!
- First Thanksgiving!
- Nov 27: giggled for the first time!
- Dec 7: Finding his hands!  Watches them move all the time!

Other:
- Rarely cries but when he does he really cries hard!
- Takes the cake for worst diaper changes!  Always pees on us & has some of the worst blow outs!  The other day he blew out a diaper all up his back, then peed all over the bed while mom was wiping his bum!  It was a big deal & then we all took a nap from exhaustion for it.
- Wearing 0-3 month clothes but still fits in NB mostly.
- Wears size 1 diapers, still has no shoes that fit him!


Atticus: one month

Atticus is one month old!  This month flew by,  I feel like we just brought him home from the hospital & now he's a whole month old!  He is just the tiniest little thing & is a dream baby.  Sleeps all day, eats & then goes back to sleep all night, I actually googled "Too much sleep for newborn?" the other day, there is no such thing haha loving this cuddly sleepy stage & our perfect little baby!

Age: 1 month
Height: 20.5 inches
Weight: 8 lbs
Likes:
- Sleeping
- Eating, he's a ravenous little guy
- His big brother, he's VERY entertaining
- Warm baths
- Peeing on his parents often

Dislikes:
- Diaper changes
- Hunger
- Being naked
- Medicine (gas drops)
- When he pees on himself

Big Moments:
- Takes binky & bottle & nurses like a pro
- First outing: Target, per tradition.  3 days old
- First Halloween!
- At one month he has such good head control & is so observant when he is awake.

Other:
- Wearing newborn diapers & clothes.
- No shoes fit his tiny little feet.