Wyatt: 8 Months

Wyatt turned eight months last Saturday! As time goes by, the months go by faster and faster. I can’t believe we have an eight month old. 

It’s been a busy month of growth for our loving little boy. He is now army crawling everywhere, has two teeth, is very curious, and loves to pick up everything in reach. 


Weight:  I’d guess around 20 pounds

Length: I’d guess around 28 inches. 


Hair: light brown and getting longer all over. When he wakes up in the morning he looks like a mad scientist. 

Eyes: Blue

Nicknames: Wy, Wy-Wy, Mr. Man, Bink, Stinky


Likes: The boy is on the move! He likes to crawl and explore everywhere. He army crawls very well and does it until he turns all red and works up a sweat. Examining everything in his reach. Eating! and Books.



Dislikes: Sleeping in his crib. Getting dressed. 

Clothing and Diapers: Mix of 3-6 month and 6-12  and size 3 diapers. 

Sleep: He is getting better at taking scheduled naps, about three a day. They range from 15 minutes to a hour. At night he’s getting better too. He wakes up about once or twice a night, but still will only sleep in his rock n play!! We are doomed when he grows out of it…


Feeding: Breastfed every three hours and eats two – three solids a day. Usually a fruit or veggie puree that I mix up in the morning and oatmeal at night. He likes everything.

Milestones: Army crawling everywhere. Rolling at lightning speed. Grabbing at everything. Two teeth. Taking better naps. “Talking” much more, he’s a pro at saying “dadadadadada” . 

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Favorite Things: Board books, Mickey Mouse, Hot Dog song, singing, listening to music, crawling around, balls, his stacking rings, his wooden school bus toy, and dogs. 


What I want to remember:

How happy he gets when we get into the pool. 

The way he kicks and flails about when he hears the Hot Dog Song 

How happy he gets when mommy or daddy come home.

The way he picks and pulls at the grass.

The way he smashes and nuzzles his face up into my shoulder. I think of it as his way of kissing me. 


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  • Ahh I cannot get enough of his happy little smile!!

    • kwalshmac

      He’s such a happy boy!

  • I CAN’T EVEN DEAL WITH HIS THIGH ROLLS. for real, they are so amazing, I want to hug him and squish him!

    • kwalshmac

      They are out of control!! I could just eat them up they are so squishy and perfect.

  • Those chubby legs!! Gah! I need a video of that army crawling 🙂

    • kwalshmac

      He’s so freaking fast!! I’ll be sure to share a crawling video next month, there is one on instagram too. I hope you’re having a good week.

  • I love those chunky thighs!!! So cute!! And I’m sure there is nothing cuter than a baby in the hat! he looks so comfortable in the pool!! Happy 8 months cutie!

  • Hot dog hot dog hot diggity dog! That hot dog song? Lol! My nephew was obsessed with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and I think I know ever episode. I have a friend who is having the hardest time getting her daughter to switch out of the rock n play. Best wishes on that!! Sleep is important 🙂 He is such a handsome little man!