Dear Maddox, I have to say this has been my favorite month! I cannot believe the contrast you are from the previous 6 months. You are super chill, sleep like a champ, and are very easily entertained. You are squealing a lot in pure joy. You don’t really want anything to do with crawling, but roll like a professional roly poly. Check out those thighs!
The red cheeks at 5 months was due to being too hot with that helmet on…it was a constant guess as to how to dress him with it being colder, while having something on his head. They ended up getting pretty chapped too. It was crazy…at times he’d be in a onesie when it was 50 degrees out. Also, his 6 month photos were during
Big man wasn’t in the greatest moods, but I had to get photos done Dear Maddox, Things are finally getting a little more normal. Your fussiness has subsided a bit this month and you are starting to become interested in things and react when you’re happy…or not. You have plagiocephaly and torticollis so you were prescribed a DOC band (helmet) to help reshape your flat
Dear Maddox, This letter/update is well overdue, as is everything in my life right now. Let me just sum up your personality… Being Held = HAPPY. Not Being Held – NOT HAPPY. You’ve come a long way since the beginning of your 3rd month, but you are still very clingy and fussy if not being held. I think God is teaching me a lot through
Dear Maddox. Oh dear Maddox Cade! You are generally a happy baby and actually pretty easy during the day. But your “night life” is killing me. You sleep just how the books say you should sleep during the day, but for some reason, you have not adapted to sleeping through the night like they say you should right now. This is all new to me
For those of you that are fairly new, I wrote a letter to Beckham each month for the first year of his life. I intend to do the same for Maddox with the same outline. You can see all of Beckham’s letters HERE. Dear Maddox, You have survived your first month! Better yet, WE have survived the first month. It’s always the hardest getting adjusted