William’s 5 Month Update

Time’s flying by, that’s for sure. I can’t believe little William is already 5 months old. Things will really hit home next month when I have to accept the fact that my maternity leave is half over!

William has really changed a lot this last month, especially within the last two weeks. He’s not so much a little baby anymore!

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After my brother left, we moved him over to his full sized crib in the nursery and also started using a sleep sac. We were anticipating some resistance as we had been swaddling him for quite a while, but he didn’t really seem to notice a difference. He must be going through a growth spurt because he has been quite tired lately. He’s having more frequent and longer naps during the day and not waking up as much at night.

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He has developed a newfound acceptance of tummy time and has even started to like it!

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With that, he has started to roll over!

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He also can sit on our lap and maintain head control. He really grabs for toys and can bring them to his mouth.

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Along with that, he grabs hair, skin, glasses, you name it! But it’s also quite sweet how now when I hold him, he holds me back.

He’s still chewing on everything he can lay his hands on and drooling non-stop. Sometimes he gets quite frustrated that he can’t stuff the whole toy into his mouth and I have to take it away before he gets too mad! I wonder when the first little tooth is going to poke it’s way through.

Although he was laughing last month, I would say he has full-fledged laughs this month.

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I could spend hours tickling and making funny faces at him to hear his precious little giggle. He’s also making lots of sounds and noises and likes to use his voice.

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This month we did a baby sign language class and some more swimming lessons. We also had our week in Paris as well.

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We have started collecting post cards from our trips to add to his baby book. It will be fun to one day show him all the places he has been.

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4 thoughts on “William’s 5 Month Update

  1. What a joy to see my lovely grand baby grow through these remarkable stages! I am so glad you are documenting them for us all to see and enjoy. Keep it up and can’t wait to see you all in 6-8 months!!!!!

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  2. Awww he’s just so cute! And really starting to fill out! I always said I was going to do baby sign language with Sully, but it never happened 😦

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    1. We only did one class and did not sign up for the full term because we would miss too many. I’m sure our babes won’t be missing out on too much!

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