Wednesday, February 23, 2011
A year and a half! Wow, time does fly. Our little man is 18months.
He is a very sweet big brother. He loves being around his sister and making her laugh. He still likes to steal her paci and stick his finger in her mouth.
He has finally said “Mama” and has lots of words now, though I’d have to translate most of them for you. He says mama, dada, sissy, teddy, puppy, cracker, water, apple, banana, spoon, cookie, eye, ear, nose, car, cup, ball, rock (as in the rocking chair), bouncy, up, down, go, hole, bible, house, key, diaper, bath, potty, slide, toe, blanket, bye-bye, hi, night-night, clock, snow, balloon and probably more that I can’t think of right now. He know where is his ear, eye, nose, head, hair, tongue, arm, fingers, toes and tummy are. He know the animal sounds of the lion, horse, and snake.
He now has 8 teeth on the top and 8 on the bottom. For the last week or so his appetite has been quite poor. He now eats all regular foods except for a container of baby food vegetables every now and then. His favorite foods are crackers (animal, fish, and graham), bananas, oranges, PB&J, meatballs, yogurt. Recent new foods that he is eating are cheese, pasta, peas, and chips.
He is always on the go. His new favorite skill is jumping, stepping up and down the stairs (or anything) by himself (vs crawling). He also has taken to falling down (as in ring-around-the-rosie, “we all fall down”) and then rolls around on the ground. He doesn’t really have a favorite toy, maybe one of his sit on cars with a steering wheel. He still likes books only he no longer has the patience to actually sit with you and read one, he likes to sit and “read” them by himself. He loves watching TV. His favorite video is Action Bible Songs by the Cedermont Kids. It’s the only time I can cut his finger/toe nails or cut his hair.
He is still our great sleeper. Sleep ~12 hours at night. He take 1-2 naps per day usually about 1—2 hours each. I think he has long been ready to transition to just one nap a day but I am trying to hold onto two for as long as I can.
He is just about the most easy-going little man. Adapts well to any situation/new place. Goes to anyone, has never had any separation issues. Our little social outgoing one.
Pics and videos to come….. (promise)
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Monday, February 7, 2011
Our little girl is 5 months old! Hard to believe. It is going by way to fast.
Nursing: every 3-4 hours during the day, 5-6 times per day. She is going 9-10 hours between feedings at night. She is still spitting up, but seems to be slightly less lately. We have not started any foods yet, but likely will in the next week.
Sleeping: 9 hours at night, 3 naps during the day of 1-2 hours. She is waking 1-3 times per night. She has started to be able to put herself back to sleep but occasionally I have to get up and put her paci back in or rock her to soothe her back to sleep.
She is rolling over from front to back over the left side consistently. She likes sitting in the bumbo and in the jumperoo. She is reaching and grabbing things. She likes to hold on to her feet up in the air.
She is pretty vocal most of the time, cooing, screaming and laughing. She is smiling at anyone. She loves watching Jacob run around and laughs at him. She is becoming more and more social. She still likes to be held, especially to face out and see what’s going on.
Friday, February 4, 2011
Yeah, no I didn’t make this. I wish! I found it here.
I have been seeing these on blogs and wanting to make one. You can buy one here. However I am pretty sure I could make one for WAY less. Aren’t they so cute. Maybe come day I will make one.
Here are some other ones I have seen.
and this one found here.