Baby J: Month 8

8-month-old cutie pie!

Yay! Yay! 8 months!

Oops, I’m a couple of weeks late with Baby J’s 8 month update!  Work’s been busy so blogging has taken a back seat.

There’s not a ton to tell at 8 months though.  Baby J is as adorable and sweet as ever.  He still eats really well.  He still does not sleep the greatest (grr).  And I’m still really tired as a result!

He’s not crawling yet, but that doesn’t mean he’s not mobile!  This kid is a roller.  He will easily roll all over the room to get at what he wants.  If I put him down in one spot and then leave the room for a few minutes, I never know where I’ll find him when I get back.  I’ve actually started closing the baby gate when I put him on the floor upstairs because I don’t trust him not to roll down!

8 month old cutie pie!

Yeah, I’m 8 months old. I’m cool.

Baby J is still breastfeeding and going strong.  At this point, I’m quite optimistic that we’ll make it a full year breastfeeding.  Since he started solid foods, his daily breastmilk intake has dropped significantly and I’m actually building up a frozen stash again!  I will probably have enough to stop pumping at work sometime in mid-August, which would be really nice.

He still adores his big brother and sister, and the feeling is mutual.  Little Man loves to make Baby J laugh and comes up with the goofiest faces and voices in the process.  At 3 now (!!) Mei-Mei is a bit of a Hulk with him, and we occasionally have to watch to make sure she doesn’t love him to death.  Baby J has discovered he can pull her hair, though, so they’re even.

Exciting times are coming up for Baby J, though, when he starts school (technically parents’ day out) next month!

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One thought on “Baby J: Month 8

  1. Time is flying! Baby J is such a handsome little guy. And I love picturing him rolling about. Babies will always find a way to get from point A to B.

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