My O My! I guess we'll just make it a tradition that each month I will tell you all how fast time is flying around here! Jackson turned 6 months on March 21... Yes, we had a mini celebration... Yes, I did cry... And Yes, Jackson was fully aware about what was going on...(I like to think at least) Doughnuts and Sweet Potatoes- YuMmY! New Set of Balls! New Books! We love to read! I especially love it when Andrew reads to him. It is funny how differently a man and a woman read the same book. Andrew really does sound like a dad reading it, ya know, in a very... I don't even know how to describe it, but it is a total "dad" way of reading it and I love it. We read books every night before bed! (Thank you Border's for going Bankrupt, it really helped us celebrate Jackson's 1/2 b-day nicely!) 1 Week! 1 Month! 2 Months! 3 Months! 4 Months! 5 Months! 6 Months! I LOVE looking at these pictures because it really does show, not only how big he gets each month, but how everything changes. How his nice tan he was born with has slowely faded, how his face has gotten older and how much more aware of his surroundings he is. This time he was so interested in that ball and paper that it was hard to get him to look at the dang camera! Also, I am teaching Jackson a little sign language. I am teaching him MORE and ALL DONE for right now. He sometimes will kinda do MORE, but the other day he decided he just wanted to start talking instead... Watch! (This was having issues, so if it doesn't work, just believe me... or look on my FB)
He now has his M's down so now he is saying mamama all day long- it is SO dang cute! I can't imagine my life without him!
Now, one sentence that doesn't have to do with Jackson (kinda)...I have been pretty sick lately ;( The Dr thinks I have gallstones! I'm going in for an ultrasound on Monday and will let you know. If it is not gallstones then they think it is ulcers. When the Dr said all these things I told him that I am breastfeeding and he gave me this look like, "Why the heck are you doing that if your baby is 6 months..." Then he said, "Well, 6 months is a long time and most women don't even go that long so you might want to stop. If it is gallstones you'll need surgery and that'd be hard while you're breast feeding, and if it's ulcers the meds you'll have to be on aren't good while you are breast feeding and you'll have to stop." At this point I am bawling just thinking about stopping. I knew before I had Jackson that women "loved" breast feeding, but I never really understood it, obviously cause I had never done it. Now that I am, I love it SO much. I really really really DO NOT want to stop. I think that this Dr thought that I was nuts- but I really don't care. I don't even know him, I only went in cause my stomach pain was SO bad and I went to see the first Dr that I could.
How long did you guys breast feed your babies? And, when you stopped how did that go? I am almost praying that it is gallstones because if I am in the hospital for a day or two and can't, I can pump and I've got plenty of frozen milk that Jackson would be just fine... Anyways, pray that I don't have to stop, that's all I care about!