Just about every new parent knows to be on the lookout for those big, well-known milestone moments in their baby’s first six months, but there are many less obvious moments that parents often overlook. These moments may not have pre-made pages in the baby books, but they’re just as precious. Here are ten unexpectedly amazing moments to cherish in your baby’s first six months.
Parents-to-be buy baby clothes and spend months dreaming of when a squishy baby will fill them out. The moment you finally slip those clothes onto your baby and your dreams become a reality is incredible.
Baby shoes are unnecessary, of course, but totally adorable. Savor the moment you first slide a pair of tiny shoes onto your newborn’s feet!
It’s an awe-inspiring moment the first time your parents hold your baby and you realize that they held you the same way all those years ago.
The best of friends are as close as family. The first time you introduce them to your baby is a joyous occasion to remember.
You feel like a superhero the first time you’re able to calm your baby and turn his cries into content little coos.
The first time you intuitively know if your baby is hungry, tired, or wet is the incredible moment you realize you’ve become an experienced parent.
You’ll want to remember your baby’s expression that first time you spoon a little food into her mouth.
We all celebrate the first time a baby rolls over, but the first time your baby shimmies across a blanket is pretty amazing, too.
Before a baby is able to sit up by herself comes an amazing moment when she leans against you and looks out at the world like a full-fledged person.
There’s nothing like the moment your baby first starts bopping and laughing to music!