The rest of the summer flew by. We went on a 'babymoon' in July. My mom came to stay with us starting in August. I had a couple of scares with preterm labor, and was placed on modified bed rest from about 32/33 weeks until 36 weeks. Once we made it to 36 weeks, it was up to Aidan when he wanted to come. But, showing his stubborn side before he was even born, he decided to stay put. I was induced on the 11th of October, and had him at 0dark30 on the 12th.
It's been a roller coaster ever since. I love my boy, and my family with all my heart, and would not trade anything. I would add to our family in a heartbeat, and can't wait to do so. My mom has been here for a couple months now staying with us, and helping with Aidan while she and I get Rhody Mama Designs up and running. With Nick's hectic schedule heading into Air Show and their big inspection, I couldn't have done these last few weeks without her, that's for sure!
One year ago, I couldn't imagine what my life would be like once Aidan was born. Now I can't remember what it was like without him. He's a beautiful, smart, happy baby.
At 7 months he can:
Say Mama and Dada (and look at Mama or Dada while doing it)
Say Baba when he wants his bottle
He's starting to "ask" for his bottle: Mama bababa, and then once you bring it to him, he lights up with his heart breaker grin
He can sit up all by himself
Takes baths in his "big boy" tun (a Lightning McQueen blow up tub from a friend of ours)
Loves to pet his kitty cats, and is trying to say kitty cat (comes out kinda like kikicaaa)
Wants to feed himself. When ever you're feeding him, at lease once per meal, he steals the spoon with the food on it, and puts it in his mouth all by himself.
Has 2 teeth, and 3 more on the way
Sleeps in his crib
And the best...he is starting to give drooly kisses. You give him a kiss, then he puts his open mouth on your cheek and kinda licks you. It's the cutest thing ever!!
So, yeah...it's been quite the year!!
P.S. Thank you to all of our new followers! Over 170 new followers in just a couple weeks! I hope y'all stick around. We're working on alot of special projects coming up this summer!!