Dear Elise, Oh my! Time is going by too fast, you are 9 months old today! Here is what you are up to:
•You weighed 14lbs. 11oz. and were 26 inches long at your 6 month checkup. No more doctor visits scheduled until 9 months, so no update here. We will go for your 9 month checkup next week, I am guessing you are at about 18lbs.
•You are still a great eater and have started shoving your hand in your mouth after each spoonful for some reason lately. You eat finger type foods - pancakes, chicken, puffs - but you won't put them in your mouth yourself yet.
•You are still waking for a middle of the night feeding....
•You wear size 2 diapers.
•You are wearing mostly size 9 months clothing, with a few 6-9 month pieces thrown in.
•You say 3 words with regularity- Mama, Dada, and Bye Bye. When you are feeling generous, you even throw in a wave with Bye Bye.
•You learned how to crawl this month! Your form is a little funny, you crawl with one knee on the floor and drag the other leg on tiptoe. It is really cute! Scarlett is not amused, she cannot escape you now...
•Still no teeth, I have visions of a toothless, gummy kindergartner... •You celebrated your first 4th of July with fireworks from your perch on Daddy's shoulders. I was worried about the noise, but you were a champ, just staring at all of the bright colors.
•This is my favorite picture of you right now...my little ray of sunshine!