I'm interrupting my series of posts on our holiday travels to tell you all about the BIG morning Elias had! First of all, he cut his FIRST TOOTH!! Finally! He had a rough day yesterday, didn't take a nap at all in the evening, and we suspected maybe a tooth was coming because of the excessive drool. Then this morning when I was playing with him, I noticed he kept sticking his tongue out like he was feeling something on his lower gum. So I felt in there, and behold! The bottom right front tooth came in! My precious boy. So far in Elias' life, I haven't been one of those moms who gets nostalgic over every milestone and wishes her baby would stay a baby. But this one has kind of affected me in that way - I mean, he will NEVER again have that sweet gummy grin! And babies always start to look more like toddlers once they get teeth in their smiles. So although I am rejoicing at this milestone, it's a little bittersweet for me.
And THEN, as if that wasn't enough, I saw him get up on all fours today! My family told me they saw him do it while we were at their house last week, but I missed it. So this is the first time I'd seen it! I still don't think he'll be crawling tomorrow or anything, but we're closer!
My baby's growing up!!!
Holiday posts will resume this evening. :)