Today Arosha-gorosha is turning 4 months old. Danya wrote about our weight/height statistics, so I won’t repeat it. I can only say that I’m delighted that I produce enough milk to satisfy our little man!
I started to read about solids introduction and want to buy a few appliances for making baby food at home (mainly hand blender and steamer pot insert). I plan to follow AAP recommendations and will start him at around 6 months.
Arosha started rolling over consistently over the past few days. He only does it from back to tummy though, and I have to flip him the other way when he gets tired. He also tries to crawl, but does not have the strength to do it just yet.
Arosha is becoming more fun to be around.
He smiles a lot, and even laughs from time to time. He cries much less than in the beginning, and takes longer naps during the day. He wakes up a few times at night still, but at least it takes much less effort to put him back to sleep after feeding him now than a few months back.
By the way, we received Arosha’s birth certificate in the mail right before going to our Shenandoah trip. This time around, it does not have any mistakes (first time they messed up the gender, and we had to refile).
Zhanna keeps supplying us with different children books. I love reading to Arosha.
Too bad Amazon doesn’t have any books in Russian for Kindle (for the future, when Aaron will actually understand what it is I am reading).
Also, another bit of exciting news today is that my mom got a visa! She’ll come on December 16th (which is next week!) and will stay with us for 3 months. I am very happy with this development — I only saw my mom once during the last 8.5 years and miss her very much.