Channing loves the jolly jumper. Stick around for the surprise ending:
At his appointment, he was 18.5lbs and 27in. He started out smaller than both Bennett and Dawson and now he's the biggest at that age! His bottom two teeth are so close to popping through, I've felt them just under the surface for a few weeks now. The doctor said he has about 6 more coming soon too. His cheeks have been all red for a while now (Bennett's did that too). He had horrible diarrhea that lasted about a week which resulted in bad diaper rash. Not sure if it was from the teething or a reaction to his first immunization. But thankfully once we finally got to the store for some bananas, it went away.
I wanted to get a closeup of his hair. Its really growing fast now and has come in a ton in the last month (he has way more than the other two did at this age). It sticks straight up all around the crown and lays fairly flat everywhere else:
...and his eyes. So far they're still dark grey around the outside with a faint brown circle around the pupil. (Bennett's were chocolate brown when he was born. Dawson's turned brown earlier than this, so I'm wondering if Channing will have my hazel eyes):
The doctor asked me if he was starting to sit up on his own and I said, "Oh no, he's so laid back. He doesn't even try. He's nowhere near sitting up on his own". About two days later I walked into our room after Jon had been with him and he was sitting up completely straight with his back against our headboard. I was like, "Oh my word! He does sit!" And then I realized I had been in complete denial that this kid will ever even move. The prospect of three little boys terrorizing the house at the same time must be too much for my subconscious to handle :) I'll probably just push him over every time he tries to stand. With your first, you encourage every little milestone and cheer them on! And now with my third I'm perfectly content with this laid-back dude just watching from the sidelines.
I've started supplementing with frozen breastmilk for his last feeding when my supply is low at night. And I generally just feed him solids for his 3rd feeding. He started waking up anywhere between 6:30 and 7:30am (as opposed to 9 or later!) so that's been a little rough since I could at least sleep in on Saturdays. But I figure its the teething. Plus, it works better for him to be on an earlier schedule so I can pick Bennett up from school rather than him riding the bus home for 30 minutes.
'Cause sometimes you can't pick just one:
Love every one of those faces. Slow down, little man. :(