Four months old

Now Oscar has come back from holiday and is almost at his 4 month mark on 10th September! He is now about 17 weeks old so we are counting his age in months. He is much more alert at the moment, especially in the day and is doing wonderfully sleeping through the night. In France he slept in his pop up cot and adjusted very well, going to sleep at about 8 or 9pm and waking about 7am. When he wakes in the morning he often has a good hour practising talking to himself and then starts grizzling for attention! We often find him swivelled upside-down in his cot though and have had to put the side up now on his co-sleeper one.

He naps a lot throughout the day still, and slept for most of the plane ride although there was quite a bit of fidgeting in the air! We have noticed he has grown a lot more feathery hair recently; it glows slightly auburn in the sun and we think it may grow lighter. I just love the smell of babies hair – it smells like warm milk! The biggest development this time is how he is learning to grasp things with his hands and reaches out to grab objects, such as his bottle – and any hair that is within his reach! He usually comes away with fistfuls of it in his little hands (ouch!). We are learning more about his personality every day – he prefers to be carried up high so he can look around at everything, likes being around other people and practising sitting and standing up. He is getting a lot stronger and manages to sit up himself for a few seconds when being winded!

Oscar has just started to teethe lately, chewing his fists and drooling everywhere; I think this is why he has been particularly fidgety and has periods of bad mood. We are waiting for a weigh in by the Health Visitor and are excited to start trying him with a small amount of mushy veggies soon, after we get the go-ahead!

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16 Comments

  1. Beauty Unearthly
    September 7, 2015 / 6:10 am

    OMG beautiful pictures!

    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:53 pm

      Aw thanks so much! 😀 xx

  2. Nora Gouma
    September 7, 2015 / 6:54 pm

    Amazing pictures, adorable baby, great post, I love it. Thank you for sharing!!!

    xxx

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    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:54 pm

      Thank you so much Nora! That's so kind! 😀 xxx

  3. Sylvia
    September 7, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    Oscar is such a beautiful baby! His eyes are just captivating <3 <3 <3
    xxx
    She Will Be

    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:54 pm

      Awww thank you so much Sylvia! 😀 xx

  4. Unknown
    September 8, 2015 / 3:37 pm

    Your baby is so adorable!! Love it!

    Syd
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    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:55 pm

      Hi Sydney – awww thank you!! 😀 xx

  5. Unknown
    September 8, 2015 / 3:42 pm

    Awww I die from his cuteness. He has such super pretty eyes! I just want to cuddle him ;A;
    xxx ♥ sugarmew.com

    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:56 pm

      Hehe thank you for the lovely comment Sugar Mew! Aw you are very welcome to xD xxx

  6. Noree
    September 8, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    Great blog! I just started mine about gardening, phytotherapy and tea blends. Have a look if you like:

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    Much love!

    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:57 pm

      Thank you so much and I would love to take a look! 😀 xx

  7. Rainbow-Rose Blossom
    September 9, 2015 / 7:05 am

    So precious and his eyes are just big and blue!

    rainbow-roseblossom.blogspot.co.nz/

    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:58 pm

      N'awww thank you Rainbow! 😀 xx

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    September 9, 2015 / 2:40 pm

    Cool look! Have a nice day 🙂

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    • elizabeth
      September 9, 2015 / 8:59 pm

      Thank you and you too! 😀 xx

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