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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Coming up for air.

Many happenings in this house. The most significant of which is Quinlon is now officially crawling and has me running around like a lunatic trying to baby proof things and fishing random objects from his mouth.

We're still plugging away with solids. He has decided his favorite is cucumber slices and gnaws them until they are soggy shredded messes. Still no sign of any teeth, but I can't say that I am all that sad about keeping the gummy smiles as long as possible since he is growing up in every other way so very fast.

As of 6 months, he weighed 19.3 lbs and was 27 1/4 inches long.
Length = in percentile 75
Weight = between percentile 50 and 75

He has recently figured out how to taunt the dog much to our amusement and the dog's dismay. The dog adores Quinlon and he enjoys her company as well, but she has a nasty habit of licking his mouth so we yell at her a lot when she is too near or too friendly with Quinlon. He will hold out a toy that he knows she wants, usually a stuffed animal of some sort, and when she comes to investigate, he swoops in with the other hand and grabs a fearsome fistful of hair.

Quinlon also has an odd fondness for one of my mother's wooden spoons. He ignores the teethers we've spent good money on and gnaws the spoon like it is made out of steak. He also has deadly accuracy with that thing and I have the bruises and bumps to prove his violent talent.

Today he pooped on the floor. He fled a diaper change while I was gathering a forgotten wipe and seemed content so I took my time and tidied up a few things only to realize that things smelled a bit off and found him crawling about and leaving a trail of the gross semi solid food, semi breast fed poo all over the room. :x He thought it was a great game and ran from me when I went to grab him and strip him down for a good wipe down.

I leave you with some pictures of our adventures of late.




5 comments:

Nikki said...

He is so big and beautiful! I can't believe he can eat table food so well. Cannon is almost 8 months and still can't do that yet..atleast not without almost choking to death. :)

Queen Bee said...

oh my goodness-- that last picture is so sweet! i love his little hat too! Logan has pulled the poo-and-flee before too... not fun!

Stephanie said...

How freaking cute is that baby!!! I want to snuggle him so bad, lol!

Sarah R said...

Cute, cute pics!!! Aw....

Be glad for the no teeth yet. I only got to have the gummy baby mouth for 3 months! :(

Nicole - Raising Animals said...

OMG! Honey!!! He's looking SO wonderful! I can't believe he's getting so big - Lola is still 20lbs at her 13m appt!