I feel very cliché saying, yet again, that time is going by quickly. But it is. If you've read my other baby updates (check them out here) you know that we've had a heck of a ride with Finnley and getting him healthy, well rested, and well fed. Now that he's on track it is amazing to see how far he has come.
He likes to be independent when feeding himself a bottle. It's rather bitter sweet, I used to love our feeding cuddles but now he likes to lay down and feed himself. He's trying to take over when he's eating solids too, but I haven't let him win that battle yet.
He's sitting very well; strong and sturdy and independent. He's enjoying reaching for toys and spends his time either trying to get what he wants or learning how to move (the latter of which is a bit of a slow process).
He's also developed a rather strong personality. He likes what he likes and has no problem letting you know when he would like to change things up. I can see him getting frustrated and when you change up the activity (or food, or whatever) he's all smiles again.
He's also cut two teeth and a third is on the way. To be honest, the first tooth was rather hard. He was cranky and was of course surprised by the fact that a something new was growing in his mouth (and hurt!). The second tooth though was much better and it didn't involve as many wake ups (thankfully).
As we move into the eighth month I know that crawling or cruising will be just around the corner, and maybe even a word or two in the next few months.
When did your babies meet their moving milestone? What surprised you about the last months of their first year? Leave them in the comments below!
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