I wish I was a little bit taller, I wish I was a crawler…

8 months old
By Mom & Dad

There are so many new, fun things to report – milestones for Mom, Dad, and Archer!

  1. Foods: Archer loves bananas and pears, but needed a little convincing with peas, and a lot of convincing with broccoli
    – Mom and Dad learned that they can hide less-loved foods with faves, as evidenced by Guacabana (or Banacado, if you prefer)

    Archer's favorite sleeping position

    Archer's favorite sleeping position

  2. Sleeping: Archer no longer needs to be swaddled
    – Mom and Dad have learned to appreciate his new sleeping positions, especially the one where he sticks his butt in the air
  3. Smooches: Archer now shows his affection by putting his mouth in the general vicinity of our face, and then hanging out for a bit
    – Mom and Dad are learning to keep something absorbent nearby for clean-up

    My chompers – hard to miss!

    New chompers: hard to miss!

  4. Chompers: Archer’s first two bottom teeth sprouted in mid-March. The next teeth are generally expected up top. His third tooth showed up – on the bottom!
    – Mom and Dad have learned to expect the unexpected
  5. Movement: Archer did the “creep,” then the “plank,” and now he’s crawling! See below!
    – Mom and Dad are planning to relocate some of Archer’s toys to the places he’ll probably cruise on his crawls

Check out Archer’s crawling style!


7 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    Nonna said,

    This is a great post…love the list of accomplishments…and what Mom & Dad have learned! And of course the video is terrific!!! Watch out…now the fun of chasing Archer all ovr the place begins!

    • 2

      Margo said,

      I’d felt funny about the lack of content in the other recent posts. There’ve been so many funny videos, so for a while there our blog had become a “vlog.” 🙂
      Glad you enjoyed it!

  2. 3

    Momma Rowder (Bubbe) said,

    So glad he didn’t do the row the boat crawl like his uncle- can’t wait to kiss those cute cheeks!

  3. 5

    Emily said,

    What a cutie! I love the time-lapse video of his progress.

  4. 7

    Kym Gremmler said,

    SWEEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The little man wanted to do this awhile ago- I’m happy for him that his body caught up to his brain!!! Looking forward to chasing him around! 🙂

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