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"Uh, uh, B.I.G..."

The Stats
(as documented at PJ's 4 month check-up...which was actually 4 months, 1 week, but anyway...)

26 inches (75th percentile)
16 lbs, 5 oz (75th percentile)


Can you belive it? This is the same teeeeeeny little 6 lb, 19 in. thing I brought home from the hospital, he's huge!!! The doctor was all together very pleased with his visit, and he even took his shots like a champ! Except for not being a great napper, I'd say he's pretty much perfect! I can't believe that he will be starting solid foods soon!

Although it does mean we get to roll out his sa-WEEEET high chair! :-)

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You're comment on my blog meant more to me than you will ever know. Thank you :-) It is really hard not to get discouraged that I'm not the one getting married or having all these good things happening but you helped me realize that I do have good things just in a different way. Thanks for being that older and wiser person :-)

Pj is still the cutest little thing ever! I hope he always has that cute little blond hair!

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