Gus has changed so much in the last month! I was able to be off work over Christmas and it was so nice to be able to spend so much time together as a family. While I was home, Gus learned how to pull up - on everything! He's at that point now where he is fearless and we can't take our eyes off of him for a second - he's into everything! He's also learned how to crawl up the stairs and walk behind his baby walker.
|Loves the baby walker!|
Another exciting development - sleep! He just recently started sleeping through the night. Amazing! We realize now how spoiled we were with Audrey. She slept through the night at about four months and never went back. We thought that was normal. Apparently not. He's had a couple of nights when he wakes up but for the most part, he is sleeping through the night! He usually goes to bed between 6:30 and 7:00 and wakes up around 6:30 or 7:00. Luckily, Gus and Audrey usually wake up at about the same time, not sure how we managed that! He's not a great napper at school, I think it must be too loud and distracting for him. But on the weekends, he typically takes two naps about an hour each.
We had his one year check up on Friday and they said everything looks great! Here are his stats:
Weight: 19.1 lbs (5%)
Length: 28 in. (9%)
Head: 18 in. (52%)
He continues to be pretty laid back for the most part. Although, he is starting to have his opinions about things and isn't afraid to show it. All of the sudden, he's decided he doesn't like his diaper changed or taking baths. I think it's because he wants to be on the move. We also tried to give him a bath in his big boy tub, but he really hated it, so we went back to the sink. He's getting way too big for the sink, so he's just going to have to get used to it!
You can't tell from the photos, but he's actually a very happy little guy! He loves his sister and gets very excited when Dada comes home from work. We love you so much, little guy!