Two Wednesdays ago, Duncan turned 20 weeks old. During this week, we went in for Duncan's 4-month checkup. He now weighs 17lb, 9oz and is 26.25in long. His head circumference measures 42.9cm.
With the 4-month mark, we started rice cereal! He was not very interested in this new substance. Instead he opted for some of Mommy's milk.
We also started letting Duncan "comfort himself" at bed time. This means, we let him cry himself to sleep. About half the time, he still falls asleep while nursing, so the process is being a bit drawn out. So far, the worst was a one hour crying fit in the middle of the night. Fortunately, Elsie did not wake up!
When he is awake during the day, he is a lot of fun. He is a pretty content baby. He doesn't get a whole lot of one-on-one time with Mommy and Daddy, since Elsie always wants to play, too. So, we try to maximize our time with Duncan during Elsie's nap time on the weekends!
Duncan had a lot of great pictures from this week at school. Here he is exploring the blocks containing pictures of the students' bodies to correspond with the Karen Katz books they are reading this month.
Duncan has started sitting at the big table with the older students. He is propped up and held snug with a blanket.