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Oscar you are 7 months old

I know I say it every month little man, but boy are you growing quickly. 7 months is just ridiculous. I mean seriously, the way things are going, it's going to feel like only five minutes have passed before it's your first birthday! 

Last time I wrote, you had just started rolling. You had only managed to do a few and still found it a bit of a struggle? But now? You are well and truly a roller! You roll everywhere – all over your playmat, off of your playmat, on the sofas, on the beds, on Zach's floor, on the changing unit, in your cot…EVERYWHERE! You not only roll but you turn yourself around and you even sometimes manage to drag yourself over to something you want with such determination, it's shocking. We were at soft play with Zach and you wanted to play with the toy that he was playing with. You used your elbows to shuffle yourself forward and within moments, you were over there. Nowhere is safe now! Which is why…

We bought you a walker! 

Baby In Walker

Your brother never had one because when he was a baby, we lived in a very small flat and there really was no space for one. Since we have more space now, we decided that it was a good idea to get you one and so I picked up a second hand one because seriously, you won't be in it for long so it would have been a massive waste of money to spend over double the amount I paid for something that has only been used a handful of times by the previous owner! 

It seems we were right to buy one as you absolutely love it. You jump up and down in it like you do in your jumperoo, only you move around in this and the look on your face when you first found yourself in a slightly different spot, was priceless! Your favourite thing is when you are in your walker and Zach is riding up and down the front room on his bike – as he zooms past you, your face lights up! 

This month has seen your first trip to the park. Yep, the weather has been lovely at times and Zach has been wanting to spend more time at the park. We discovered a new one and the two of you went on the giant net swing together – you looked like you were about to fall asleep as I pushed you back and forth. Then, you went on the normal swing all by yourself and you loved it!

Brothers At The ParkBaby In Swing

You have also discovered grass this month which you really enjoyed trying to eat! 

Baby On Grass

We have been out and about quite a lot really. First up was your second trip to the theatre when we went to see Ben & Holly Live. You were utterly mesmorised and was such a good boy througout the whole show! Second, we went to Paradise Wildlife Park for my Mother's Day out and you loved it. You particularly liked it when Daddy strapped you into the carrier and was forward facing for the first time so you got to see everything properly! You were less keen on him having access to nom noms though! 

Baby And Dad Carrier

Weaning has begun and whilst it has been a slow process, you are starting to get the hang of it now. You have tried a mixture of baby led and purees and your favourite things seem to be brocolli and fruit. And you love making a mess!

Weaning Baby

The past couple of days have been a bit slower because you decided to get yourself a bit constipated and didn't poo for six days! I ended up having to get a pouch of prune puree to try and help it through and it worked a treat. I have never been so happy to see poo and you have never looked so relieved! 

You have actually been sleeping in your cot! Not all of the time and actually, as I write this, I am having a nightmare night. You are so snotty though, whether you have caught my cold or it's teething again, I don't know, and I feel bad for feeling mad at you for waking up every ruddy 15 minutes but it is so draining when only boob will get you back to sleep. But, the main thing is, you are accepting of being in your cot some of the time! Night is still co-sleeping focused. We do try to get you into your cot but you just prefer being next to me and for now that is ok. Small progress is better than no progress right?! 

You are still absolutely loving Baby Sensory. It is the highlight of your week and you spend the whole session utterly mesmorised by everything going on. You adore it when the leader turns out the big lights and puts the twinkly lights on and you especially love ribbons! 

Baby Sensory Ribbons

You have been upgraded in the bath to a proper sitting up bath seat! Your lay down one was wonderful right up until you really learnt to roll and sit up and almost flung yourself out of it trying to splash the water with your hands! 

And finally, you are extremely vocal and love a good screeching session! We know you are happy and excited when there's a lot of noise coming out of your mouth!

And that my love, is month seven! I wonder what the next month will bring! 

 

 

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35 Comments

  • Reply Folakemi (peacockscanfly)

    Happy 7 months Oscar, he's so adorable & growing very quickly! Thought I'll leave a comment even though it's not Tuesday πŸ™‚ #twinklytuesday 

    April 15, 2017 at 9:50 am
  • Reply Sarah

    Such a lot of exciting things! I loved hearing that you've been to the theatre, as a theatre oriented family I love hearing about little getting to visit, and I think it makes for easier trips in the future xx

    April 16, 2017 at 10:54 pm
  • Reply Alyssa

    Ahhh sound slide you have had a busy month. Those walkers are lethal for getting ram raided with.  I ended up with bruised legs. Haha 

    April 17, 2017 at 8:28 am
  • Reply Al

    Seriously miss this stage. It's great fun and so many cuddles! 

    April 17, 2017 at 9:35 am
  • Reply Amy @ The Smallest Of Things

    This means that it's only a few days until I'll be writing L's 7 month update! How can that be already? Yay to weaning. It was also a very slow process for us but I think we're finally getting the hang of it! And well done Oscar for sleeping in your cot ox

    April 17, 2017 at 9:44 am
  • Reply Mrs H

    He is such a cutie. It sounds like he is doing amazingly well. I love that photo of him in the swing with his big brother. And I took Little Miss H to Baby Sensory and she loved it. But I haven't signed Little Mister H  up to anything like that yet. I really need to look into it. Hugs Lucy xxxx

    April 17, 2017 at 3:43 pm
  • Reply RachelSwirl

    He is adorable, gosh hes growing so fast too. Where on earth have seven months gone already?

    April 17, 2017 at 10:52 pm
  • Reply Helen

    Aww wow what a busy time you've been having recently – weaning, rolling and trips to the park! So many gorgeous photos here too πŸ™‚ #TwinklyTuesday 

    April 18, 2017 at 6:05 am
  • Reply Kiri

    Such a lovely time. It's good that he is staying in his cot some of the time – like you say it's a good start and you can gradually build up from where you are now. #twinklytuesday 

    April 18, 2017 at 6:49 am
  • Reply Kelly Chubb

    What a lovely idea to write it to your son. ❀️ 

    My littlest one is 9 months and the time seems to be whizzing past (and we are already thinking about his 1st birthday!)

    #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 7:02 am
  • Reply Briony

    What a busy month, lots of changes. He really did look like he was going to have a nap on that swing with Zach. How cute. #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 7:41 am
  • Reply Chloe

    He is adorable and growing up fast. I love the picture of the two boys on the net swing #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 7:50 am
  • Reply Fran Back With a Bump

    Wow I can't believe how big he's got already. It only seems 5 minutes since he was born. He's gorgeous! Thanks for hosting #twinklytuesday x

    April 18, 2017 at 8:22 am
  • Reply Sarah - Arthurwears

    Wow this really has gone fast it doesn't seem two mins since you had him, and 7 months sounds so much longer than 6! #twinklytuesday 

    April 18, 2017 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Nichole Goodland

    Looks like a fun busy month. It is crazy how time is going by so quickly. My youngest today slept in her cot with a pillow and duvet for the first time. She absolutely loved it and she just looked so much older, πŸ™‚ x #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 11:01 am
  • Reply kristin mccarthy

    Awwww, what a sweet little man you have πŸ™‚

     

    #twinklytues

    April 18, 2017 at 11:09 am
  • Reply Tubbs

    Wow, seven months already!  Time goes so quickly when they're that age …

    April 18, 2017 at 11:30 am
  • Reply Sarah Howe

    Ah I was wondering about getting a walker!! He looks so cute! Glad the weaning and sleeping is going well. Time is just flying isn't it? Let's go back to Brit Mums when we were pregnant! Thanks for hosting xx

    April 18, 2017 at 11:35 am
  • Reply The Tale of Mummyhood

    Aw baby sensory looks so much fun!  #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 1:12 pm
  • Reply ItalianBelly

    Time just goes by faster as they start growing and learning how to do new things. Everyday there is something different they do and it is so amazing. I have to look back on photos from a few months back to remember what it used to be like and what my baby used to look like because it changes so fast. Hope he gets over his cold and sleeps a little longer. #TwinklyTuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 1:38 pm
  • Reply Kim Carberry

    Aww! He is just adorable. He's growing up so fast.

    My girls loved their walkers….It was the best money I ever spent. hehehe

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    April 18, 2017 at 1:51 pm
  • Reply Patricia

    Love your chronicles of your little son. It only goes faster. Mine is turning 4 on Sunday. : (

    April 18, 2017 at 2:56 pm
  • Reply five little doves

    Oh wow seven months!! I remember your birth announcement like it was yesterday! So scary how fast the time goes. He seems to be thriving, and I did laugh about him trying to eat the grass!! Gorgeous boy! #Twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 4:58 pm
  • Reply Lexie @ mommyhomemanager.com

    My Peanut turned 7 months on Sunday! I can't believe how quickly he is learning new skills right now. 

    Thank you for sharing. Your son is precious. 

    April 18, 2017 at 5:43 pm
  • Reply Susie at This Is Me Now

    Aw this is such a nice idea to do monthly look backs, I bet you'll love re-reading it when he's older. He's so gorgeous. Glad you are having such fun as a family of 4 xx #TwinklyTuesday 

    April 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm
  • Reply Jaki

    Wow. 7 months. Where does the time go?! 'Never been so pleased to see poo!'  I remember going through one of those phases with Little Man so know what you mean! #TwinklyTuesday

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    April 18, 2017 at 6:40 pm
  • Reply Paula from Her Life Is Love

    My daughter had a fear of grass for awhile before she could ever be in contact with it!  What adorable photos!  Love the one where he has some food on his nose! #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 7:18 pm
  • Reply Sarah | Digital Motherhood

    Aww cute pics. Sounds like you've been having a great time! πŸ™‚ #TwinklyTuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply Chloe

    Beautiful boy! Happy 7 months! #twinklytuesday

    April 18, 2017 at 10:09 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Awww such a cutie! That photo with both of them lying down in so cute! He looks more like you everyday! xx

    April 18, 2017 at 10:50 pm
  • Reply MommyandRory

    Don't they grow so quickly! I remember how much Rory loved his baby walker but it seems as though he sept no time in it at all. Looks like you little guy is doing wonderful #TwinklyTuesday 

    April 18, 2017 at 11:17 pm
  • Reply Annie Willmot

    Cute! I remember the jump from 6 to 7 months seeming huge! #twinklytuesday

    April 19, 2017 at 8:52 am
  • Reply Stacey

    Aww what a little cutie, Oscar looks like her thoroughly enjoed his time at the park. Baby sensory looks so much fun, i do wish i had bitten the bullet and taken Olivia to baby groups while we had the chance. 

    April 19, 2017 at 10:13 am
  • Reply Mrs Mummy Harris

    awww he's getting so big! I love the picture of him in the park with the hat! Ben loves paradise wildlife park, its somewhere I want to go back to once the warm weather sticks around!

    Thanks for hosting #twinklytuesday

    April 23, 2017 at 8:55 pm
  • Reply Crummy Mummy

    It goes by so fast doesn't it. Littlest B will be 10 weeks old this week and I can’t believe it! #twinklytuesday

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    April 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm
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