Arlo: Four Months

Four Month Monthly Photo

psst… Check the bottom of the post for an awesome deal (just for you guys!!) on Arlo’s wardrobe staple up there!)

Four months feels like SUCH a big month! Holy moly. Arlo is like a real person now! We had our four month doctors appointment and he passed with flying colors, weighing in at 14 lbs 6 oz and 25.5 inches long! What a tall, skinny guy!

Every week he gets more and more fun. He’s now a master at rolling from his stomach to his back, and he’s almost rolling from back to stomach too. He’s laughing a lot more which is the best sound I’ve ever heard and he’s really starting to notice and interact with everything. He’s reaching for things and bringing them to his mouth like a champ! He is also obsessed with trying to fit his entire fist in his mouth. This often results in gagging. Ha!

Possibly related, he’s stellar at projectile spitting up on everything and everyone and smiling afterwards, so we have to warn people before they hold him. He’s gotten more and more vocal. In addition to happy and mad screams, he now sometimes sings while we burp him. It’s hilarious!

Right after he turned three months he decided he absolutely H-A-T-E-D the car. And he let us know by screaming from the moment we set him in the car to the moment we took him out. Even if I was sitting next to him, SCREAMS! He’s been a little bit better the last week or so, but if you have any tricks for districting babies who hate the car, help a girl out!

I do think a large part of it is because he’s… bored? Arlo’s so active and just seems to get bored easily in general. We recently bought an excersaucer which we’re hoping will help with that! He’s definitely a little guy that likes to be entertained. But I just love how curious he is as a result! Curiosity is such a sign of creativity and you know that makes this mama happy! I can’t wait until he can really start exploring everything. It feels like he’s itching to be an early crawler.

The doctor said we can start introducing solids whenever we feel comfortable which we’re ridiculously excited about! I’m going to start doing some research on what kinds of foods I want to start with and once we finally get a high chair (now that we’ll have room for one!), we’ll get him rolling on some real food! Wahooo!!!

And that’s that! Arlo, doing four months like a pro!!

Monthly Baby Photos

Ok last fun bit of news!!! June January, our favorite kids clothing company for Arlo, is offering a crazy awesome buy one get one deal JUST for you guys on their solid color tank shorties!!!!

That’s what Arlo is wearing up there and basically what he wears every day because it’s so easy to get him dressed in it and so so comfy for him!!! I also love the fabric they use. We’ve washed these a zillion times and you honestly cant tell. So many of his other onesies/clothes look so worn after just one wash. These don’t!! Anyway, from now through July 31st you can use code ‘BOGOSTUDIODIY’ here for a buy one get one free deal on the solid tank shorty!!!! They have up to size 2T! Arlo currently wears the 0/6M size for reference! Get on that, ladies!!!

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