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Freddie's Half Birthday!

Ikle Freddie is 6 months old today!


I love this little chap SO much! I am still really enjoying him being a baby. I'm still wearing him in the sling most days - I can't remember the last time I put him in the buggy. I'm still breastfeeding him, although he does have some solids he still chooses boobs over mush most meal times. We're still co-sleeping with him! The mattress has arrived for his cot bed but neither me nor the Hubby have done anything about it yet! He takes up most of the bed with his Starfishing and kicking, but it is so nice having him close to us.

I wish wish WISH I had had the confidence to parent Jack like this. I hardly wore him, barely ever co-slept, and had him on a bottle at 9 months. I did more with Tom, and more again with George, and now with Freddie I feel like we can do it all. It's not made any difference to my relationships with them, or to their health or mental well being... but it makes me feel better. Freddie is a very calm baby and I believe that's because we are more into this "attachment parenting" this time. Parenting a calm and happy baby is much easier than a fussy one!

I'm amazed that we are halfway to his first birthday already. I have no idea where the time has gone. I am still rocked by the thought that it won't be long before he is a toddler. He SO wants to be moving and following his brothers. He clearly loves each and every one of them. He adores his Daddy too, and loves to tug his beard. He snuggles up to Daddy at night for loves (and me for feeds).

Happy Half Birthday to my Littlest Man! Love you Freddie! xxxx



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